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Searchers comb Colony 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...
Obama traveling to Alaska next month

...president has visited the 49th state since 2009 when he made a refueling stop on his way to Japan at what was then Elmendorf Air Force Base.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at Follow her on...
DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

...673rd Civil Engineer Group.Of $300 million appropriated for air base maintenance nationwide, Lucht said Elmendorf Air Force Base received about $20 million, and about half of that will likely go to paving the airfield and work on hangar...
Military recovers some items from 1952 Alaska plane crash

...Rose Marie Slaydon Thigpen, he was heading to Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage.The plane, one of the largest...a mountainside between the Gulf of Alaska and Elmendorf Air Force Base three days after it crashed, according to a Dec...
Juneau's emergency preparedness tested

...said. In Wednesday's scenario, response was limited to local resources, so nobody would be called in from Elmendorf Air Force Base, for example. "We limit resources and control response," Mattice said. "We're not going to give you assets...
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 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...
Maxine Lois Savland Johnson

...Secretary for the Sweden Freezer Company. In 1951 she moved to Alaska, first working in Juneau and then moving to Elmendorf Air Force Base where she worked for the law department. She also worked for a time in Seward at a TB sanatorium. Maxine married...
Marilyn O'Brien

...passed away on September 22, 2014 at home in Juneau, Alaska. At 19 years of age, Marilyn arrived in Alaska at Elmendorf Air Force base from New York, in her high heels and fur coat, to marry fiancé John A. O'Brien Sr.Marilyn went to work...
Photo: Military flyover

A C-17 military cargo plane from Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage does a flyover of the Juneau International Airport with the mountains of Douglas Island in the background on Thursday.
Alaska editorial: Was Alaska asleep at the switch concerning military base closings? fell earlier this month. Kulis Air Station is to be closed. Fort Richardson is to be "consolidated" with Elmendorf Air Force Base. And, basically, the plug was pulled on Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks. Thousands of jobs headed south...


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