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Well received: Obama greeted with cheers at Elmendorf Air Force Base

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE -- President Barack Obama received a rousing welcome at Elmendorf Air Force Base Thursday. Some 2,000 military troops and their families cheered...
Huel L. Waddell

...Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks. He later moved to Anchorage, where he was a barber and managed shops at Elmendorf Air Force Base and Fort Richardson. He moved to the Kenai Peninsula and continued as a barber at R.D.'s Barber Shop, retiring...
Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...Plafker was on the ground in Anchorage less than 24 hours after the earthquake struck. His flight was diverted to Elmendorf Air Force Base north of the small city because the air-traffic control tower at the international airport had collapsed. The...
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 Alaska crash

...that are bringing their servicemen home."The plane from McChord Air Force Base, Washington, was headed to Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage when it went down with 52 crew members and passengers aboard.Efforts to reach the crash site immediately...
Elmendorf soldiers to help Guam over holiday

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE (AP) -- About 70 soldiers at Elmendorf Air Force Base are headed to Guam for the holiday season, military officials...
Restricted access to military bases hurting local businesses

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Restricted access to Fort Richardson and Elmendorf Air Force Base in response to the terrorist attacks on the East Coast is hurting Anchorage businesses that cater to the military. The Northern...
Air Force praised for quick response to Elmendorf fuel spill

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Cleanup of a jet fuel spill at Elmendorf Air Force Base is nearly complete -- an effort that won the praise of state environmental officials. In the May 1 spill, between 850 and 1...
Hilmer Carmello Kiser

...Peninsula."Dad has such a legacy in Alaska. In 1968, he arrived and his journey began. He was stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base. He met the catch of his life in 1968, his wife, Maranna. His life was forever changed in 1972, when he met...
New chief to take over Alaskan Command

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The military is changing commanders for the Alaskan Air Command headquartered at Elmendorf Air Force Base. The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that Lt. Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, the current commander, has...
Warren Carl Cheney

...the base closure, the Cheney family moved to Anchorage where Mr. Cheney worked as a Supervisor of Billeting on Elmendorf Air Force Base. He retired in 1988.Mr. Cheney was a past member of Grange 985 in Oroville, Wash., a member of the Masonic...


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