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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass traveled to Alaska and met with the command group and Air National Guard Airmen of the 176th Wing, Jan. 10.

Bass, the 19th CMSAF, visited Total Force Airmen during her trip to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Eielson Air Force Base and Point Barrow on the Arctic coast of Alaska.

Brig. Gen. Anthony Stratton, 176th Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Peter Pratt, 176th Wing command chief, met Bass at the wing headquarters before a wing capabilities presentation.

Stratton briefed the wing’s missions of air defense, combat search and rescue, strategic airlift and tactical airlift.

The commander explained the composition of the wing’s Rescue Triad comprising HH-60G Pave Hawk Airmen of the 210th Rescue Squadron, HC-130J Combat King II Airmen of the 211th Rescue Squadron, and Guardian Angels of the 212th Rescue Squadron.

Stratton said the Rescue Triad supports…

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