• Thanksgiving 2020

    Thanksgiving 2020

    Although Thanksgiving might look a bit different this year, U.S. Army Garrison Alaska, Fort Greely was able to provide carryout holiday meals from the Fort Greely Dining Facility Nov. 25.

  • Rescue Training 2020

    Rescue Training 2020

    U.S. Army Garrison Alaska, Fort Greely Firefighters Colin Winkelman, left, and Mark Zastavskiy, right, respond to a confined space rescue response scenario during a three week, agency mandated, training course provided by the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute at the University of Maryland.

  • DASA Visit 2020

    DASA Visit 2020

    Mr. Bryan Gossage, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy, and Environment(IEE) visited Fort Greely for an overview of the Garrison's energy and environmental initiatives. The visit provided the official party with an overview of Fort Greely, Update of the SM1A Project (Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant Program), and Fort Greely's Strategic Energy Plan.

  • U.S. Army 245th Birthday 2020

    U.S. Army 245th Birthday 2020

    In honor of National Flag Day and the 245th Army Birthday, U.S. Army Garrison Alaska Fort Greely and the 49th MDB raised the large US Flag during the morning Reveille Ceremony June 14.

  • Spring Fling 2020

    Spring Fling 2020

    U.S. Army Garrison Alaska, Fort Greely Family and MWR hosted their 11th Annual Latrines on Ice event as part of the 2020 Spring Fling Campaign March 14 at Quartz Lake. Latrines on Ice pitted six “latrine” teams against each other in a race to the finish. Coming in first was the garrison team led by Tammy Powers and Lt. Col. Joel Johnson, second place went to the Boosters from the 49th Missile Defense Battalion led by 1st Sgt. Robert Carson, and third place went to 59th Signal Battalion led by Barb Flynn. 

  • Flag Day Preparation 2020

    Flag Day Preparation 2020

    Soldiers from the 49th Missile Defense Battalion, Fort Greely, Alaska practice raising the large garrison flag June 2 in preparation for the Army Birthday June 14.

  • Arctic Edge 20

    Arctic Edge 20

    Arctic Edge is a NORAD & USNORTHCOM exercise scheduled every two years. Alaskan Command serves as N&NC host headquarters for the bi-national joint-training exercise, Feb. 24-March 6, 2020 across Alaska.

  • FGA Adopt-A-School Program

    FGA Adopt-A-School Program

    Caiden, Emerson, and Grayson Stoner listen to Fort Greely Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Joel Johnson read a story virtually for Mrs. Reiter’s Delta Elementary School class as part of the garrison's Adopt-A-School program. 

  • Volunteer Recognition

    Volunteer Recognition

    In 2019, volunteers logged 6517 hours of service, saving the Garrison $188,015. If you have questions about volunteering, please reach out to our Installation Volunteer Coordinator, Ruth Fuller, at 873-2479.

  • USSPACECOM Commander visit 2020

    USSPACECOM Commander visit 2020

    GEN James Dickinson, Commander, USSPACECOM, middle left, visited Fort Greely for a Missile Defense Complex tour and overview of Ground Based Missile Defense system Nov. 19.  

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