• FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Sgt. Daniel Puls, Arctic Warrior Band, rocked the crowd at Saturday's Golden Days street fair in downtown Fairbanks following the parade.

    Rock on!

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Sgt. Daniel Puls, Arctic Warrior Band, rocked the crowd at Saturday's Golden Days street fair in downtown Fairbanks following the parade.

  • FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Spc. Justin Bryant, Medical Department Activity-Alaska and his wife Pamela competed in the cross cut saw com-petition on the opening night of Golden Days. Although they did not win anything in that competition, they had a good time. Spc. Bryant did win 2nd place in the log chopping contest.Here

    Hard work

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Spc. Justin Bryant, Medical Department Activity-Alaska and his wife Pamela competed in the cross cut saw com-petition on the opening night of Golden Days. Although they did not win anything in that competition, they had a good time...

  • FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Stryker and accompanying marching unit from 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division took the Best Automotive trophy from among all of the parade entries in the annual Golden Days Grande Parade.

    Best Automotive entry

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Stryker and accompanying marching unit from 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division took the Best Automotive trophy from among all of the parade entries in the annual Golden...

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Fort Wainwright Soldiers and their families joined in the Golden Days celebration in Fairbanks July 21-25. The annual event notes the discovery of gold and subsequent founding of Fairbanks.

The celebration includes a senior citizens' luncheon, Grizzliest Alaskan contest (looking for the hairiest legs, bushiest beard, craziest beard and ugliest feet), kids' games, log-splitting and sawing competitions, the Red Green Regatta (a river float using boats made primarily of duct tape), music and more.

The annual event is an opportunity for Soldiers and their families to join their civilian neighbors in celebrating the city's history.

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