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November 13, 2009 4:33 AM

Obama thanks troops at Alaska's Elmendorf Air Force Base

Making his first stop in Alaska, President Obama offered thanks and tribute to hundreds of airmen and soldiers at Elmendorf Air Force Base. With today's refueling stopover in Alaska, Obama says he has now visited all 50 states. After the short layover, he left Anchorage for his first trip to Asia as president.

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