INFORMATION

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

Shariki Soldiers defend homeland, allies

Story by Jason Cutshaw on 09/25/2019 SHARIKI COMMUNICATIONS SITE, Japan Nestled in the northern edge of the Japanese island of Honshu, one small radar site

Midnight Sun Guardians participate in Gobi Wolf 2019

Story by David Bedard on 09/25/2019 On Nov. 30, 2018, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted Southcentral Alaska. In the temblor's crosshairs was Alaska Air National

U.S. Coast Guard marine science manager serves nation for 48 years

Story by Walter Ham on 09/25/2019 WASHIGNTON After earning his PhD in geophysics from University of Wisconsin-Madison, the U.S. Coast Guard marine science program manager

First responders, volunteers train with Mongolian partners during Gobi Wolf 19

Story by MSgt John Hughel on 09/24/2019 SAINSHAND, Mongolia There are several important pieces of equipment firefighters wear that make up their Personal Protection Equipment

U.S. Army Alaska gives Marine Corps a lift

Story by Christina McCann on 09/24/2019 Soldiers of the 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska, assisted the Navy and Marine

Pride in the uniform

Story by Darrius Parker on 09/18/2019 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio To don the uniform of the United States military indicates a person's willingness to
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