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Searchers comb Alaska glacier for GIs killed in 1950s crash

...Commander Paul Cocker said.The C-124 Globemaster was heading from McChord Air Force Base in Washington state to Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage when it vanished Nov. 22, 1952, with 41 passengers and 11 crew members. The wreckage was found...
Youth of the Year award chosen

...children of military personnel, which will bring competitors from Fort Wainwright Army Base and Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases.In addition to a speech, judges will evaluate the candidates through 15 minute interviews, three previously-submitted...
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...
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...
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...
Former Ketchikan legislator was active to the end

...before arriving in Alaska in 1945 with his wife, Fay, and sons, Charles. He worked as a civilian machinist at Elmendorf Air Force Base and then came to Ketchikan in 1946, working here as a commercial fisherman and territorial highway patrolman...
Kenai ski team honors coaches

...August 1950 in San Antonio, Rehm moved to Alaska with her family in 1965, where her father was stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base. Rehm found a calling in Kenai, with her husband, Saylor, and purchased a ReMax franchise. "Dave started...
Air Force veteran hits bumpy air: Lack of communication leads to lack of needed health care

...Central Peninsula Hospital learned he was retired military, they decided to have him flown up to the hospital on Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage for further care. Creary's significant other -- Scharlott Thomas -- then had to do battle to...
Presidential visit makes impression

...contributor Nina Peacock joined dozens of reporters and writers from across Alaska Thursday inside Hanger 1 at Elmendorf Air Force Base to observe President Barack Obama's arrival in Alaska. Obama was on his way to Japan, and Air Force One stopped...


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