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Schools around Alaska receive threatening calls

...One call was received by an elementary school at Fort Wainwright. Juneau-Douglas High School was called on two days...investigating the calls but could not provide details. The Fort Wainwright school in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-06/schools-around-alaska-received-threa
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What others say: Good military news for Alaska's interior

...Army plans to place 24 AH-64 Apache helicopters at Fort Wainwright is another heartening sign that the military is serious...week at a statewide Army competition, with a pair of Fort Wainwright soldiers taking home top honors. Spc. Rahjee Hajj...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-04/what-others-say-good-military-new
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Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

...Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia; Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Polk, Louisiana; Fort Wainwright, Alaska; Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; Fort Meade, Maryland; and Naval Medical Center, San Diego...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-17/army-shutting-down-wounded-warrior-t
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What others say: Military Black Hawks will provide much-needed emergency support

...aid in parts of the Interior. Even in a more limited role, their presence is welcome.The helicopters are part of Fort Wainwright's Company C, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment. They deployed to Iraq in 2008 and most recently to Afghanistan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-01/what-others-say-military-black-ha
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Central Peninsula Hospital performs drill

...volunteers in makeup as simulated patients, Captain Bill Keller, who coordinated two Black Hawk helicopters from Fort Wainwright's 1st Batallion, 52d Aviation Regiment in the exercise, said that legal issues prevented civilian volunteers from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-21/central-peninsula-hospital-performs-
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Time to consider a time change

...nation need to be prepared in the Arctic to protect Alaskan interests and that of all Americans.Fort Richardson and Fort Wainwright, two of about 30 bases being considered for troop reductions, should experience anything but. Instead, the troops...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-13/time-to-consider-a-time-change
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...Army has identified 30 posts that could lose positions, including Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage and Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks. If the main units of both posts were cut, 10,800 troops and 19,000 dependents, about 4 percent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-02-23-1
Youth of the Year award chosen

...Alaska's three separate Boys and Girls clubs for children of military personnel, which will bring competitors from Fort Wainwright Army Base and Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases.In addition to a speech, judges will evaluate the candidates...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-20/youth-of-the-year-award-chosen
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What others say: Reasons to keep Fort Wainwright's brigade

...of up to 5,800 troops from Fort Wainwright - essentially the 1-25th Stryker...reduction of more than 25 percent. Fort Wainwright already faced a potential brigade-level...490,000 soldiers by 2019. Fort Wainwright not only survived that round...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-15/what-others-say-reasons-to-keep-f
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Veterans' cemetery site near Fox gives hope to local service members

...members.The road to the cemetery's establishment has been a bumpy one. Early plans to locate the facility on Fort Wainwright land near the existing Birch Hill cemetery ran into complications when the site was shown to be contaminated by fuel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-07/veterans-cemetery-site-near-fox-g
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