9:15AM THE PRESIDENT makes a brief statement to the press on the economy - Diplomatic Reception Room

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Andrews Air Force Base

9:50AM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Anchorage, Alaska

4:50PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Anchorage, Alaska

5:10PM THE PRESIDENT meets with service members at Elmendorf Air Force Base

5:30PM THE PRESIDENT holds a rally with troops at Elmendorf Air Force Base

6:55PM THE PRESIDENT departs Alaska for Japan