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Federal bomb squad conducts training exercise in Anchorage to build upon our already strong partnerships."The device used in the exercise was transported from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and placed in a standard shipping container.Feger-Pellessier declined to provide details of the exercise...
Agitated airman leads to base hospital lockdown

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON - One person is in custody after an agitated airman with...waistband prompted the lockdown Friday of the base hospital at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage.Base authorities said there were no injuries...
Fishing lodge's floatplane crashes; 3 dead

...National Guard flew five of the more seriously injured survivors to Anchorage. The five were first flown to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, then transported by ambulance to a hospital or hospitals, Guard Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton said.Some...
44th in the 49th

...Glacier and sail in Kenai Fjords National Park, his mission Monday was climate change.After arriving at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Obama traveled by motorcade to the Captain Cook hotel in downtown Anchorage for what was billed as a roundtable...
My Turn: Is Murkowski voting her conscience on the Iran deal?

...blasting the president at every opportunity. That's what she did when the Pentagon announced troop cuts at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, even though she voted in favor of the 2011 Budget Control Act that mandated significant reductions in defense...
My Turn: Obama's visit to the arctic

...less than a week, President Barack Obama and a massive team of White House officials will touch down at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for their first official visit to Alaska and the U.S. Arctic. With the rumor mill still churning, the...
Obama, delegation won't cross paths during stop

...filled with real people."He added that he hopes the president will reconsider plans to remove soldiers from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and "sees all that Alaska has to offer its residents and the rest of the country."In a newsletter sent...
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Family members identify missing pilot from Knik Arm crash

...the owner of the plane.The Alaska Air National Guard, the Civil Air Patrol and wildlife officers from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson have been searching for plane's two occupants since it was found around 6 a.m. Friday. The Air National...
Empire Editorial: Happy birthday, U.S. Coast Guard

...outrage from Anchorage, which will soon be confronted with the redeployment of several thousand soldiers from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.Where was that outrage when the Coast Guard's budget was being cut? Why do we see, again and again...
Army announces troop reductions

...the plan calls for cuts at nearly every installation in 2016 and 2017, with Fort Benning, Georgia, and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, taking the largest reductions. Benning is to lose 3,402 soldiers, or 29 percent of its current...


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