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Schools in Arkansas Near Fort Wainwright

Adjacent to Fairbanks, Alaska, Fort Wainwright is in the central Tanana Valley, straddling the Chena River. Fast facts about Fort Wainwright include:

  • Size of base: 5,108 soldiers, 5,798 command sponsored dependents, 915 civil service employees, 273 non-appropriated employees
  • Average temperature: -8-62 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Geography: Hills, rivers, marsh, and bog

Fort Wainwright Education and Recreation

Wayland Baptist University at Fairbanks was established in 1985 at Eielson Air Force Base and became an independent campus location in 1999. The campus meets the needs of military students by providing resources and services at Fort Wainwright Army Post. Additionally, online colleges and universities open the door to any number of degree programs and courses that Fort Wainwright employees and their families can pursue.

When it comes to recreational activities and family services, Fort Wainwright has you covered. Activities and services for soldiers and their families include arts and crafts, auto skills courses, ski and snowboard groups, golf, skeet range, activity center, library, bowling, outdoor recreation center, sports and fitness activities, and veterinary services for your furry family members.

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This list does not include all schools that accept GI Bill funding or VA Benefits. For a more complete list of schools, click here.

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