Welcome to Fort Wainwright

Commander Welcome
Rotational Unit Summary

On behalf of the entire Fort Wainwright Garrison Command Group, welcome to Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Fort Wainwright is the home to the United States Army Garrison and units of the United States Army Alaska (USARAK) including the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as the 1-25th SBCT; the U.S. Army Aviation Task Force, and the Medical Department Activity-Alaska.

Fort Wainwright is co-located with the great city of Fairbanks, which is home to more than 50,000 people and provides virtually everything you and your family would enjoy in any other city in America. The activities are endless. Nowhere else in the world will you see the display of the Alaskan Northern lights as they dance across the skies. Wildlife is prominent, beautiful and a part of every Alaskan's adventure.

Your assignment to Fort Wainwright provides unique opportunities for you to be on the cutting edge of Army Transformation and to enjoy the incredible opportunities this state has to offer. Our units are well-prepared to deploy anywhere in the world for contingencies ranging from humanitarian relief to combat operations, thanks to the superior support and professionalism of our well trained staff.

Our commitment to families is unprecedented. Our Soldier, spouse and Family programs are second to none. Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, Army Community Service, medical care, youth services and our outstanding recreational programs rank with the best anywhere in the Army. Families enjoy newly-built privatized housing, and our extensive training areas throughout this beautiful state provide critical backdrops for molding the tough, well-trained Soldiers and units.

Our strategic location, superior training capabilities and dynamic relationship with our local civilian communities make Alaska a significant national asset and world-class power projection platform for military operations anywhere in the world.

You are joining a team of Soldiers, Family members and civilians whose tremendous heart is matched only by the size of this wondrous state. It is the people and the community that make this installation one of the best.

We look forward to you joining us on top of the world.

Fort Wainwright, Alaska
1060 Gaffney Rd #6000
Fort Wainwright, AK 99703-6000
Commercial (907) 353-7660