Welcome to USAG Alaska - Fort Wainwright

  • Upcoming construction work - June 2 to Early October

    Upcoming construction work - June 2 to Early October

    The main gate improvement construction project will begin in late May and extending to early October. Read more here

  • Digital Garrison - Stay connected to your community

    Digital Garrison - Stay connected to your community

    Looking for Fort Wainwright community information? Download the app - available now for both Android and iOS devices through their app stores.

  • MWR Summer Concert

    MWR Summer Concert

    Get ready for the biggest event of the season: U.S. Army Garrison Alaska presents Brantley Gilbert and Ludacris, live in concert!

  • Unidirectional System Flushing, Summer 2021

    Unidirectional System Flushing, Summer 2021

    The fire hydrants on Post will be opened and flushed to scour the pipes and refresh the water distribution systems to ensure quality drinking water for our customers.

    We will be flushing daily between 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 1 - July 22.

Garrison Announcements

Date Added Title Announcement Body
7/6/21, 9:08 AM Fort Wainwright Fire Department Open House This year's Open House will include a variety of kids activities, fire truck rides, various safety and capability demos and of course some food! Saturday July 10, 1100-1600, at Fire Station 3, 1054 Marks Road.
7/6/21, 9:05 AM USAG Alaska, Fort Wainwright Change of Command Ceremony - July 22, 11 a.m. COL Christopher Ruga, garrison commander of U.S. Army Garrison Alaska Fort Wainwright, will be turning over command of the installation to COL Nathan Surrey during a ceremony on post on July 22. COL Surrey most recently served as the Chief of the Army Protection Division at the Pentagon. COL Ruga will be taking over as the chief of the Force Support Division, Enlisted Personnel Management Directorate, at Fort Knox. The ceremony will take place at the Fort Wainwright parade field, adjacent to building 1555 on Gaffney Road, on Thursday, July 22, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
6/4/21, 10:31 AM Army Birthday Run - June 10, 0600-0730 U.S. Army commemorates its birthday each June by honoring the courage of the American Soldier. This year, the U.S. Army will have answered its nation’s call for 246 years, always there when needed. Fort Wainwright’s Soldiers are celebrating with a traditional unit run a few days early on June 10th. Staring at 6:30 a.m., all Fort Wainwright units will be participating in the U.S. Army Birthday 4-mile run. Road closures will impact early morning traffic on post between 6 and 7:30 a.m. Commuters should expect some delays. The run will start and end at the corner of Montgomery Road and Luzon Avenue near the Alert Holding Area building. From there units will run west along Montgomery, crossing Meridian Road until meeting 10th Street near the hospital where they will head south, making a left on Neely Road, crossing Meridian once again until meeting Santiago Avenue, turning right until Rhineland Avenue, meeting Luzon to head north back to the starting point near the AHA. Civilian employees are also invited to participate.
6/2/21, 9:10 AM Badger Gate expected delays Drivers entering or exiting Badger Gate should use caution, watch for directions from flaggers, and anticipate slight delays between 9:30-11:30 a.m., June 9-10. The gate will remain open while asphalt repairs are made to shoulders and traffic lanes.
5/27/21, 12:29 PM Traffic light adjustment for summer construction season The traffic light pattern at the intersection of River Road and Trainer Gate Road will change soon to flashing red lights for all directions, i.e., an all-way stop. Motorists must make a complete stop and proceed in the sequence of arrival when the intersection is clear. The change is being made in advance of the opening of Lazelle Gate and the June 2nd closure of the Main Gate for repair.


May 7, 2021
Alaska Post, Vol. 12, No. 17, May 7, 2021 Fort Wainwright to begin major main gate construction work in late May; Fort Wainwright pens partnership supporting enhanced degree benefits; Pets and animals in emergency planning; Regional director tours Fort Wa…