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  1. Father charged in abuse of 8-month-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A 22-year-old Fort Wainwright man is accused of causing profound, lasting brain damage to his 8-month-old son after severely beating him Aug. 5. Ronald Lawrance McGriff reportedly kicked his son about 3 feet against a wall and shook him for about 10 seconds, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in Fairbanks court.

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  2. Alaskan soldiers train under Northern LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KIMO

    It's not every day soldiers train with a spectacular light show backdrop, but troops based at Fort Wainwright found themselves under the Northern Lights Friday. This photo was snapped as U.S. Army Alaska soldiers conducted unscheduled field maintenance on an M1132 Stryker Engineer Squad Vehicle.

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  3. A.P. Hill event tests mental and physical endurance for Army ordnance disposal teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Year. Staff Sgt. Sean Conley, left, and Spc. Kyle Moorhead from the 65th OD Company (EOD), 8th MP Brigade at Fort Wainwright, Ak., work to identify various types of ordnance during the US Army's Ordnance Crucible at Fort AP Hill in Bowling Green, ...

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  4. Small Army unit plays big role for Japan-based exercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the mission gets delayed." Last Friday, soldiers from the 25th ID's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska, arrived at Yokohama North Dock ahead of exercise Orient Shield, which kicked off Monday. The soldiers were greeted by ...

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  5. Auction raises money for protective K-9 vestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... of woven paracord in a variety of lengths and colors. Burden, who works at the veterinary clinic on Fort Wainwright, said she taught herself to make the leashes from instructions online. "I always love supporting our local K-9s, and I feel this is ...

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  6. Demolition exercise under way today at Fort WainwrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Loud noises and explosions are likely to be heard throughout the day due to an ongoing explosives demolition event on Fort Wainwright.

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  7. Don't misuse the dumpstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... round was discovered by a dumpster diver, who wisely alerted Alaska State Troopers, who in turn contacted Fort Wainwright for some help. The Army post sent out its ordnance disposal unit to destroy the shell. The first is that dumpster diving, while ...

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  8. Transfer site closed after dumpster diver finds artillery roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A member of the Fort Wainwright Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit gathers equipment while inspecting a 40MM artillery shell that was found at the FNSB Farmers Loop West Transfer Site Thursday afternoon, September 7, 2017.

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  9. Military services carves a path to US citizenship, Alaska residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... in Fort Jackson, and it took me six months." Forto is a sergeant and unit supply specialist stationed at Fort Wainwright. Although Filipino, he was born in Saudi Arabia in 1996, where his parents were foreign workers affiliated with the oil ...

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  10. Going after Afghanistan: President's policy for longest US war could involve more Alaska forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... be called upon again. The 4,000 personnel of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Fort Wainwright deployed to Afghanistan in mid-2011 for a 12-month tour, serving in the southeastern Afghan provinces of Kandahar, Zabul and ...

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  11. Yes, Fairbanks, there was a Santa Claus Half MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... race that started and finished at the Chena Lakes Recreation Area in North Pole. Japheth Ng'Ojoy, of Fort Wainwright, and Davya Flaharty, a former West Valley High School and University of Alaska Anchorage runner, won the respective overall and ...

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  12. Fort Wainwright releases fall moose hunting mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Army post operates four military training ranges around Delta Junction, North Pole, Fort Wainwright and across the Tanana River from Fairbanks.

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  13. Photos: Soldiers march a marathon in DenaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... About 75 soldiers from C Troop, 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment (part of the 1st Stryker Brigade at Fort Wainwright) took part in a 26-mile foot march Wednesday, July 26, in Denali National Park and Preserve. The soldiers camped out . They ...

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  14. Fort Wainwright soldiers hike 26.2 miles through Denali National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Fort Wainwright soldiers visit the sled dog kennels Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Denali National Park before beginning their training march.

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  15. The parade of Golden Heart history: 115 years after Felix Pedro's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... new construction boom to Fairbanks, with an expansion of the U.S. Army's Ladd Field that would later become Fort Wainwright and the later construction of Eielson Air Force Base southeast of town. A further boom came after the discovery of massive ...

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  16. Black bear reported around Fort Wainwright Badger GateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Fort Wainwright sent out three Nixle email and cell phone alerts about the bear Wednesday night.

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  17. New group hopes to offer grants for junior enlistedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Duane Anderson, Shaquavia Trotter and Xavier Trotter pose Thursday afternoon, July 13, 2017. The trio of Fort Wainwright soldiers form a new service group for junior enlisted service members in Fairbanks, offering an app that includes information ...

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  18. Alaska-based Bushmasters trade extreme cold for Australia's tropical heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    One hundred and fifty U.S. troops more accustomed to training in Alaska's extreme cold found themselves trudging Down Under in the tropical heat this week. The Bushmaster Company, part of the Fort Wainwright-based 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, are in Australia for the monthlong, biennial Talisman Saber drills.

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  19. Cleanup under way at sites along old pipeline that fueled Interior basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | APRN

    ... soil, equipment and materiel that were used to help transport fuel from Haines to Eielson Air Force Base, Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely while the pipeline was operating from 1954 to 1973. Army Corps of Engineers project manager Beth Astley said ...

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  20. Fleet-footed on the Fourth of July: Bonnet wins Independence 5K; Kramer third in girls Mount MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... High School. Kramer finished third in the girls Mount Marathon race Tuesday. The Army captain, stationed at Fort Wainwright, won overall Tuesday in the 32nd annual Independence Day Run. Allison Hebard, a Colorado State University Pueblo runner and ...

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