President Obama holds rally with troops during his first trip to Alaska

On his way over to Asia, President Obama will  stop in Alaska to hold a rally with troops at Elmendorf  Air Force Base today at 5:30pm ET.

There will be approximately 2000 people in attendance at the rally which includes service members, civilians and people from the community.  President Obama will also meet with service members privately before the service.

This is the President Obama's first trip to Alaska.