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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE - More than 50 Guardsmen from the Alaska Air National Guard's 168th Air Refueling Wing, based out of Eielson Air Force Base, are deployed to Qatar Dec. 29 in support of the global war on terrorism.
Air National Guard deploys to Middle East 123108 NEWS 2 Capital City Weekly EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE - More than 50 Guardsmen from the Alaska Air National Guard's 168th Air Refueling Wing, based out of Eielson Air Force Base, are deployed to Qatar Dec. 29 in support of the global war on terrorism.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Story last updated at 12/31/2008 - 11:45 am

Air National Guard deploys to Middle East

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE - More than 50 Guardsmen from the Alaska Air National Guard's 168th Air Refueling Wing, based out of Eielson Air Force Base, are deployed to Qatar Dec. 29 in support of the global war on terrorism.

The Alaska National Guardsmen will be providing air-refueling support to U.S. military forces for a 60-day period.

"Guardsmen from the 168th Air Refueling Wing play a critical role in the War on Terrorism," said Lt. Gen. Craig E. Campbell, adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard.


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