Fort Richardson Army Base

Anchorage, Alaska

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Joint Base ElmendorfÐRichardson is a United States military facility in Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska. It is an amalgamation of the United States Air Force's Elmendorf Air Force Base and the United States Army's Fort Richardson, which were merged in 2010.The adjacent facilities were officially combined by the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Its mission is to support and defend U.S. interests in the Asia Pacific region and around the world by providing units who are ready for worldwide air power projection and a base that is capable of meeting PACOM's theater staging and throughput requirements. It is the home of the Headquarters, Alaskan Command (ALCOM), Alaskan NORAD Region (ANR), Joint Task Force-Alaska (JTF-AK), Eleventh Air Force (11 AF), the 673d Air Base Wing, the 3rd Wing, the 176th Wing and other Tenant Units.

Population
298,178
Military Population
8,593
Avg. Home Price
$286,600
Avg. Monthly Rent
$1,172
* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Abbott Loop Elementary
PK - 6 Public
Airport Heights Elementary
PK - 6 Public
Aurora Elementary
PK - 6 Public
Bartlett High School
9 - 12 Public
Baxter Elementary
PK - 6 Public
Bayshore Elementary
PK - 6 Public
Birchwood Abc Elementary
PK - 6 Public
Campbell Elementary
PK - 6 Public
Central Middle School Of Science
7 - 8 Public
Clark Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Chester Valley Elementary
PK - 5 Public
Chinook Elementary
PK - 6 Public

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Cities Near Fort Richardson Army Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Tanaina 39.3 miles 9,391 $214,400 $1,234
Knik-Fairview 31.2 miles 15,797 $214,800 $1,367
Wasilla 33.9 miles 8,406 $227,800 $978
Lakes 34.8 miles 9,345 $232,000 $1,076
Palmer 34.1 miles 6,250 $178,600 $912
Gateway 32.2 miles 5,367 $266,700 $1,212
Butte 31.4 miles 3,544 $223,200 $960
Fishhook 42.7 miles 5,015 $253,700 $1,114
Meadow Lakes 40.0 miles 7,139 $195,800 $919
Farm Loop 37.2 miles 1,018 $232,400 $942
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