To comply with federal law, Fort Wainwright no longer accepts state-issued identification from certain U.S. states and territories for visitor access to the installation as mandated under the REAL ID Act of 2005.
Visit any U.S. Army installation and one is likely to hear a bugle call at some point during the day. Bugle calls are an important part of the military way of life and have been in use since the early days of the Continental Army.
During Fire Prevention Week, we reaffirm the importance of fire safety and awareness, and pay tribute to our firefighters, volunteers, and first responders who put themselves in harm’s way to protect our lives, homes, and communities every day.
If this is your first fall and winter at Fort Wainwright, here comes a spoiler – it’s cold with limited daylight, but it also provides the best opportunity to witness nature’s greatest light show known as the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).
1st Lt. Ayla M. Chase of the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team at Fort Wainwright, Alaska is one of few females accepted in the Army’s infantry officer course.