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StoryCorps flies to Fairbanks

...kindergarten teacher at Arctic Light Elementary School on Fort Wainwright. Sitts and Glaser work for the nonprofit journalism...good opportunity in Alaska. The elementary school at Fort Wainwright turned out to be the ideal place, while also meeting...
Defense budget stabilizes Alaska forces split about equally between Fort Wainwright at Fairbanks and Fort Richardson...somewhat to the advantage of Fort Wainwright. The troops at JBER will be reduced but those at Fort Wainwright will increase, he said."We're...
Former Troopers captain accused of child sex abuse

...the agency's statewide search and rescue coordinator.Before joining the troopers, Tanner was provost marshal at Fort Wainwright.A division of the troopers, the Child Crimes unit of the Alaska Bureau of Investigation, on Thursday received...
Fort Wainwright has new commander

FAIRBANKS - Col. Sidney Zemp has taken over as commander at Fort Wainwright, Interior Alaska's largest military installation.The Fairbanks...will make an assessment before discussing any specific plans for Fort Wainwright.
Army to reduce authorized soldier count in Alaska

...Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage will lose 780 soldiers by September 2015, falling to authorized personnel of 4,598.Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks will gain 367 soldiers by the end of fiscal year 2015, pushing the number of authorized personnel to...
Study shows military's impact on Alaska

...military. Just under 23 percent of residents there are employed by the military or a military dependent.The Army post Fort Wainwright and Eieleson Air Force Base are located in the borough.Coming in second with nearly 22 percent was the Denali Borough...
Army: Artillery training sparked Alaska wildfire

...the U.S. Army Alaska deputy commanding officer at Fort Wainwright.An Army spokesman said anyone who believes they suffered any damages from the fire can contact the Fort Wainwright law center claims office and any claims will be looked...
Alaska Airlines' modern turbo-props should serve the community well

...The company's then-new 707s cut a couple hours off the flight time between Seattle and Ladd Air Force Base - as Fort Wainwright was then known. (Fairbanks International Airport's runway wasn't long enough for the jets at first.)Pan Am's...
Soldier devotes his weekends to preventing DUIs as a lab technician at the Fort Wainwright medical clinic by day, and is...the Southern Lights Chapel on Fort Wainwright, the Fairbanks North Star Borough...that led the Army to name him Fort Wainwright Volunteer of the Year for 2012...
Army ignored fire risk before training

...FAIRBANKS - The U.S. Army ignored warnings from the Fort Wainwright Fire Department and the Bureau of Land 85,000-acre wildfire, but last month, the Fort Wainwright garrison commander said base training exercises were...


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