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Welcome

On behalf of the entire Fort Wainwright Garrison Command Group, welcome to Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Fort Wainwright is the home of the United State

Preparedness and Emergency Management

ARE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY READY FOR AN EMERGENCY? Emergencies affect hundreds of people every year. One may hit your installation and community and

U.S. Army in Alaska Units

FORT WAINWRIGHT DSN: 317 COMM: 907 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment 353-2509 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment 353-2409 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th

U.S. Army in Alaska Today

U.S. Army Alaska is at the forefront of protecting America’s interests in the volatile Asian Pacific region while also providing ready and relevant force

History of the U.S. Army in Alaska

When Alaska became the 49th state in 1959, the Army was there. Only the indigenous peoples of Alaska have been here longer. Today, the

Getting Here

If you’re behind the wheel, steer north by northwest toward the top of the world. The highways through Canada and Alaska offer breathtaking scenery

Housing On- and Off-Post

For the housing offices at Fort Greely and Fort Wainwright, visit the Army’s website at https://www.housing.army.mil and select an installation. Depending on the number

Law Enforcement and Security Services

MILITARY POLICE DIRECTORATE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES — FORT WAINWRIGHT The Directorate of Emergency Services military police at Fort Wainwright provide 24-hour law enforcement to

Your New Home

FAMILY PROGRAMS’ FACILITIES Army Community Service (ACS) Center Fort Wainwright, Building 3401 907-353-4227 Fort Greely, Basement of Building 702 907-873-4649 Centralized facility providing comprehensive,

Employment/EEO

A workplace providing full and fair employment opportunities for the federal government’s civilian workforce became law with the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Executive

Medical Care

Bassett Army Community Hospital (BACH) at Fort Wainwright is the primary medical treatment facility for Soldiers, family members and retirees and their families. A

Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation

Forts Greely and Wainwright provide well-rounded recreation programs including arts and crafts, auto crafts, sports and athletics, and outdoor recreation. Although there are some

Community and Recreation

MUSHING CHALLENGE RACES www.sleddog.org The Alaska Dog Mushers Association hosts Sunday races at the Jeff Studdert Race Grounds on Farmers Loop Road, featuring skijoring,

Fairbanks

Known the world over as the Golden Heart City, Fairbanks is just 198 miles from the Arctic Circle, 400 miles from the North Slope

Surrounding Areas

ESTER Ester is 8.5 miles west of Fairbanks on the Parks Highway. This old mining community has become a haven for artists, intellectuals and

News

My Month With the Royal Canadian Navy

Story by PO2 Travis Litke on 10/27/2017 I recently had the opportunity to sail with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) for Operation Limpid, which i

The military in Alaska helps mark 150 years since territory transfer

Story by SGT David Bedard on 10/24/2017 Critics called the United States' decision to purchase Alaska from Russia "Seward's folly," naming the perceived blunder after

An evolution of change

Story by SrA Javier Alvarez on 10/24/2017 Army Air Corps Staff Sgt. Leslie Edwards braced himself against the roaring might of an F-22 Raptor a

PMEL precision puts jets in the sky, bombs on target

Story by SrA Curtis Beach on 10/24/2017 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska From torque wrenches and spectrum analyzers to pressure gauges and missile guidance control systems,

Onward to Opportunity Graduates Inaugural Class In Navy Region Northwest

Story by PO2 Wyatt Anthony on 10/20/2017 BREMERTON, Wash. (Oct. 19, 2017) Onward to Opportunity (O2O) graduated its inaugural Navy Region Northwest (NRNW) class, Thursday,

Team Alaska performs despite oppressive heat, humidity

Story by Mary M. Rall on 10/18/2017 By Mary M. Rall U.S. Army Alaska Public Affairs WASHINGTON, D.C. Alaskan service members demonstrated their readiness to
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