US Army Alaska Public Affairs Office

Mailing Address:

Public Affairs Office
Attention: APVR-RPO
724 Postal Service Loop #5900
JBER-Richardson, Alaska 99505-5900

Public Affairs Officer
Phone: 907-384-1542
LTC Martyn Crighton Email: martyn.y.crighton.mil@mail.mil

PAO (Fort Wainwright)
Phone: 907-353-0498
CPT Richard Packer Email: richard.l.packer.mil@mail.mil

NCOIC (JBER)
Phone: 907-384-1709
SFC Joel Gibson Email: joel.f.gibson.mil@mail.mil

NCOIC (Fort Wainwright)
Phone: 907-353-0498
SSG Sean Brady Email: sean.p.brady4.mil@mail.mil

Media Relations Chief
Phone: 907-384-2072
John Pennell Email: john.m.pennell2.civ@mail.mil

Community Relations Chief
Phone: 907-384-2019
Mary Rall Email: mary.m.rall.civ@mail.mil


U.S. Army Alaska

U.S. Army Alaska (USARAK), a subordinate element of U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC), is headquartered at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. USARAK provides trained and ready forces in support of worldwide unified land operations, supports theater engagement in the Pacific/Arctic and military operations in the Alaska Joint Operations Area, in order to contribute to a stable and secure operational environment.

Alaska is home to two Infantry Brigade Combat Teams, a Combat Aviation Task Force, enabling Echelon Above Brigade units, and Reserve Component units.

The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division is headquartered at Fort Wainwright, near Fairbanks, Alaska, along with 16th Combat Aviation Brigade the USARAK Aviation Task Force (UATF), , the Northern Warfare Training Center (NWTC, ), and U.S. Army Garrison Fort Wainwright.

In addition to the USARAK Headquarters, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, the SFC Christopher R. Brevard Noncommissioned Officer's Academy, and selected units of the 17th Combat Sustainment Battalion are stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson..

Other Army-affiliated tenant organizations stationed in Alaska include the Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency (based at Fort Greely), the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Alaska (MEDDAC), U.S. Army Dental Activity-Alaska (DENTAC), U.S. Army Veterinary Command-Alaska, 59th Signal Battalion, Cold Regions Test Center (CRTC), Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division, 404th Army Field Support Battalion--Alaska, and supporting elements from Army Material Command. The Reserve Component units located throughout the state include Army National Guard Missile Defense, Infantry and Aviation formations, an Army Reserve Heavy Engineer Company and an Army Reserve Field Hospital.