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Searchers comb Colony Glacier for GIs killed in 1950s crash

...sacrifice for their nation," U.S. Navy Lt. 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...
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 crash

...Wednesday. "However, I am still happy for the 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...
Alaska editorial: Was Alaska asleep at the switch concerning military base closings?

...Base near Spokane - which some thought faced possible elimination - took a small hit, the loss of 198 people. McChord Air Force Base, which adjoins Fort Lewis south of Tacoma, was targeted for a 576-personnel cut, but Fort Lewis will pick...

...000 in the next several years. The Army post is facing other changes, as it works toward aligning with nearby McChord Air Force Base, a merger ordered by the federal Base Realignment and Closure Commission. The changes are being driven by the...
Photo: Raining infantrymen and HUMVEEs exercise Tuesday at the Malemute Drop Zone in Anchorage. Three Globemasters from the 446th Air Wing at McChord Air Force Base in Washington and several C-130H Hercules from the 517th Airlift Squadron of Elmendorf Air Force dropped HUMVEE...
Alaska editorial

...In Washington state, for example, Gov. Christine Gregoire is mounting a full-court press to be sure that McChord Air Force Base, Fort Lewis, the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and others in the area escape the knife. The military is Washington's...
Elmendorf, Ft. Richardson to become joint base

...Air Force Base in Hawaii announced a merger in August. The Army said that in Washington state, Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force base will also become a joint installation.
Jitney looks odd, but is vital for patrol

...the pond or river, about one-fourth of a mile away. Therefore, in 1980, the jitney was built and flown from McChord Air Force Base in Washington to Juneau. The jitney can best be described as the cab part of a jeep-type vehicle. Attached...
Pearl Harbor, Hickam to become a joint base

...Elmendorf Air Force Base is to merge with the Army's Fort Richardson. In Washington state, Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base will join forces. Naval Station Pearl Harbor commander Capt. Richard W. Kitchens is due to lead the combined...
Two-legged dog gives hope to disabled Army veterans Army bases. Last weekend she headed to Washington state, where she met with as many as 5,000 soldiers at McChord Air Force Base and Fort Lewis. Some of the soldiers were headed to war, some were coming back. "She just walks around barking...


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