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Alaska National Guardsmen deploy for international peacekeeping exercise

Alaska National Guard members are en route to Mongolia, Aug. 10 to participate in Khaan Quest 12, a multinational training exercise sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. The Washington Air National Guard’s 141st Air Refueling Wing flew the Alaska Guard members onboard a KC-135 for the approximately 11 hour flight to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. (Photo: Kalei Rupp, Alaska National Guard Public Affairs)



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This work, Alaska National Guardsmen deploy for international peacekeeping exercise [Image 1 of 3], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.10.2012

Date Posted:08.12.2012 06:41

Photo ID:643861

VIRIN:120810-A-#####-428

Resolution:2880x1920

Size:1.77 MB

Location:JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, USGlobe

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