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...spouses and crew who stepped aboard the C-130s assigned to the 517th or its predecessors...1964. Over the years, Elmendorf's C-130s have supplied Arctic science stations...tsunami victims. Since January, the C-130s have been shifting out to Japan, and...
Elmendorf airmen prep for deployment to western Pacific

...responsibilities," he said. Another 100 airmen and five C-130s from the 517th airlift squadron have orders and are expected...reasons, Badger could not say where those airmen and the C-130s were headed, he said. The three flying squadrons should...
Rescue jobs transferred to Juneau

...Juneau and the customer doesn't know the difference,'' he said. Kodiak Air Station, which stands ready to launch C-130s and helicopters, now monitors Channel 16 on VHF radios 24 hours a day every day. A radioman picking up a distress call...
Kulis' future uncertain; filmmakers show interest buildings, four hangars, a warehouse, assorted sheds and shops, and an engine testing stand designed for C-130s. In all, there are 46 buildings and related facilities at Kulis. One hangar was built in 1963 and is on the National...
Cruise ship visit marks opening of the Far North

...marine shipping assessment for the Arctic Council. "It's global economics." Rumbling up from Kodiak, Coast Guard C-130s twice a month conduct patrols over the Arctic - surveying ice conditions, looking for potential security threats, monitoring...
Coast Guard admiral asks for Arctic resources

...mechanics to Barrow to change out all the seals. "That just doesn't work. We really need a structure that we can put our C-130s in to protect them when we come up here and operate," he said. Adventurers going to the opening Arctic are another...
Alaska Digest

...extending the 3,300-foot runway to its original 5,100-foot length. That will enable commercial jets, military C-130s and fighter jets to land. The airport is the alternative airport for Fairbanks International Airport. In cases of an...


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