Video Icon

Video: Alaska Air National Guard Heroes Return

Video by Balinda O'NealSmall RSS IconSubscriptions Icon


Embed code ▼

Fifty-four citizen-airmen of the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing arrived in Alaska Oct. 11 after deploying to Afghanistan this May. All together more than 140 Alaska Air National Guardsmen are scheduled to return home during the upcoming week. The Guardsmen deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in what was the wing's single largest deployment of personnel since 2003. Includes soundbites from Col. Scott Wenke, 176th Wing, commander and Lt. Vanessa Ortiz, 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard. Also available in high definition.


Web Views
43
Downloads
0
High-Res. Downloads
0

Podcast Hits
0



Public Domain Mark
This work, Alaska Air National Guard Heroes Return, by SGT Balinda O'Neal, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.11.2012

Date Posted:10.23.2012 2:11PM

Category:Package

Video ID:159061

VIRIN:121011-A-CA180-001

Filename:DOD_100596384

Length:00:00:52

Location:JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, USGlobe

More Like This

  • Interview with Col. Donald Scott Wenke, Alaska Air National Guard, 176th Wing, vice commander, about his unit's deployment to the East Coast for rescue support for Hurricane Irene. Irene, Hurricane relief effort, Hurricane Irene 2011
  • Alaska National Guardsmen performed arctic search and rescue (SAR) training May 2-9, testing skills and equipment during Operation Ardent Sentry 2012.

Available in High Definition.

(0:11-0:16) 1st Sgt. Michael Grunst, C Co., 1st Battalion, 297th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Alaska Army National Guard

(0:30-0:35) 1st Lt. Gary Weir, 144th Airlift Squadron, 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard
  • Runtime: 2:03
Soundbite: Capt. Hans Jagow, a navigator with the 176th Operations Support Squadron, Group Tactics Shop, Alaska Air National Guard

Fifteen Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing and 211th Rescue Squadron took part in an Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., in November.  The ITX is a 28-day exercise consisting of core competency training and a mission rehearsal exercise for units scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • J.B.E.R. Spokesman John Pennel and 3rd Wing Commander Col. Jack McMullen and Alaska Air National Guard 176th Wing Vice Commander Col. Donald Keese talk to a military reporter in Alaska about an F-22 aircraft that went missing on the evening of Nov. 16, 2010. Produced by Airman 1st Class Armando Aparicio Jr. Also available in high definition.

Options

  • Army
  • Marines
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard
  • National Guard

HOLIDAY GREETINGS

SELECT A HOLIDAY:

VIDEO ON DEMAND

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Flickr