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Resources for Fort Wainwright and surrounding area.

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  • Points of interest when signing in to Fort WainwrightWelcome Center is located in building 3401 # 37 on the map1-24 BN is building 3214 # 36 on the mapCompany areas are located in building 3215 next to the BNBarracks are located directly behind the BN and company areas. Billeting is # 38 on the mapCommissary, PX, food court, barber and etc… # 57 on the mapAll weapons must be registered when arriving at Fort Wainwright. You will need the make, model and serial number of each weapon. Bring only this information into the Visitors Center. DO NOT bring in your weapons!

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  • 1. 1-24 INNewcomer’s Orientation to Fort Wainwright, Alaska
  • 2. Acronyms• 1-24 IN is also known as the following: – Legion, Deuce Four• FWA – Fort Wainwright, Alaska• AK – Alaska• POC – Point of Contact, who to call• PX – Post Exchange
  • 3. Arrival to FWA
  • 4. Welcome to Fort Wainwright• Welcome Center is located in building 3401 is 1 on the map• 1-24 BN is building 3214 is 2 on the map• 1-24 IN Barracks are located directly behind the BN and company areas bldg 3208 and across post in bldg 1001. 3• The Northern Lights Inn/ Holiday Inn Express is 4 on the map• Commissary, PX, food court, barber and etc… 5 on the map
  • 5. 35 2 4 1
  • 6. Maps• Fairbanks Area – http://www.wainwright.army.mil/sites/about/img /fairbanksmap.pdf• Fort Wainwright, Alaska (FWA) – http://www.usarak.army.mil/main/Maps/FWA_ Map.pdf
  • 7. Post Hotel Lodginghttp://www.ihgarmyhotels.com/pal/en/us/hotel/MFWAKhttp://www.pcs-lodging.com/base/Fort-Wainwright.aspx
  • 8. Important Web Links• 1-24 IN Official Facebook Page – http://www.facebook.com/pages/1st-Battalion-24th-Infantry-Regiment/459819984038977• Are you a hunter or fisherman or thinking of becoming one? Follow the link below for all regulations in AK – http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=home.main• Alaska Official State Website – http://www.alaska.gov/• Fairbanks, AK Official Website – http://www.ci.fairbanks.ak.us/
  • 9. Important Web Links cont• Major FWA Upcoming Events – http://www.wainwright.army.mil/sites/about/scr/FWA_Major_Events_Calendar.pdf• Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles – http://doa.alaska.gov/dmv/
  • 10. Fairbanks Area Resource Links• Map of Fairbanks • http://www.wainwright.army.mil/sites/about/img/fairbanksmap.pdf• Official State of Alaska Vacation and Travel Information – Alaska State Trails, Outdoor Activities and other Entertainment • http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/aktrails/ats.htm • http://www.travelalaska.com/Things%20To%20Do.aspx• Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce – Virtual relocation Guide can be found under Relocating/Visiting • http://fairbankschamber.org/# • http://local.yahoo.com/AK/Fairbanks/Food+Dining/Grocery+Stores • http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g60826-Fairbanks_Alaska.html• Y on wheels – offers transportation on-post, click the link for more information. • http://www.asymcaofalaska.com/images/Y_on_Wheels_Rack_Card.pdf
  • 11. Fairbanks Area Resources cont.• Furniture • http://www.yellowpages.com/fairbanks-ak/furniture-stores• Child Care Services • http://www.ftwainwrightfmwr.com/cyss.html• The Child Care Program Office can provide you with a list of child care centers and licensed home day cares. • http://www.hss.state.ak.us/dpa/programs/ccare/• Sports for all ages • http://co.fairbanks.ak.us/parksandrecreation/Forms/Sports/Handout.pdf
  • 12. Off-Limits Establishments
  • 13. Questions/ Concerns• If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email legion1869@gmail.com• Please leave your name, rank, the unit you are coming to (e.g. A CO, B CO, etc) if known, contact info, and a summary of your issue and we will respond ASAP.