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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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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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...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
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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What others say: Mass transit still needs to be sustainable

...the borough bus system's Gold Line route between Fort Wainwright and downtown suffers from poor ridership. But a report...Army-mandated security guard accompanying the driver onto Fort Wainwright, the route has been hemorrhaging funds, unlike other...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-29/what-others-say-mass-transit-stil
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Soldiers recover in Warrior Transition Units

FAIRBANKS (AP) - The Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Wainwright invited families, friends and community members to...much of his time learning automotive repair at the Fort Wainwright Automotive Skills Center and studying welding at the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-09/soldiers-recover-in-warrior-transiti
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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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