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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...
Youth of the Year award chosen

...for 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...
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 Alaska crash

...families 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...
Huel L. Waddell

...and 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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