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  1. Brigade pilot at National Training Center lengthens rotation to increase training, save moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The United States Army

    The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska, received a bonus when they deployed to the National Training Center, or NTC, at Fort Irwin, California, last month: four extra training days. The usual rotation is 14 days, said Maj.


  2. Arctic Wolves validate new Army training conceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The United States Army

    U.S. Army Alaska's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat, or 1st SBCT, Team, "Arctic Wolves" from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, is assisting the National Training Center, or NTC, in validating a new 18-day training cycle that will provide units with 22 percent more time to hone their warfighting skills. The new 18-day decisive action training cycle is in its validation phase, with U.S. Army Alaska's 1st SBCT, being the first unit to participate in the four extra days of intense, real-world training.


  3. Soldiers overcome environmental challenges to fitness in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The United States Army

    Polar bears thrive in Alaska, as do Arctic wolves -- particularly the Arctic Wolves of 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team's 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Thanks to the Performance Triad -- the Army surgeon general's prescription for building readiness and resilience through adequate sleep, activity and nutrition -- the two-legged variety of Arctic Wolves are thriving even more in their harsh environment, according to 1-5's commander, Lt.


  4. Better gear under evaluation for both winter, tropical climatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The United States Army

    This winter, the Army's Soldier Enhancement Program will evaluate commercial off-the-shelf winter-weather items in Alaska, for possible future use by units there. Here, a team from 1st Battalion , 501st Infantry Regiment, marches with snow shoes across the flats while pulling an ahkio sled full of arctic combat gear to a rifle range, where the team will fire at targets under pressure before moving on to the next event.


  5. U.S., Indian Soldiers train togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The United States Army

    Watching the sunrise above the Himalayas while practicing yoga, rock climbing and rappelling as monkeys jump through the trees overhead; it sounds like an adventure vacation but for more than 75 U.S. Soldiers from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, it's an opportunity to work with the soldiers of the Indian Army to enhance the cooperation and coordination necessary during peacekeeping operations. "I never thought I'd be rock climbing in the Himalayas, even with joining the Army," said 2nd Lt.


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