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Population/Major Units Assigned
5,108 soldiers are stationed at Fort Wainwright, and 5,798 command sponsored dependents live with those soldiers on post or in the surrounding community. Also, 915 civil service employees and 273 non-appropriated employees work at Fort Wainwright, for a total of 1188 civilians working on post.
The major unit at Fort Wainwright today is the 1st Brigade, 6th Infantry Division (Light). Fort Wainwright is also home to the 172d Infantry Brigade (separate), 4/11 Field Artillery Regiment, 203rd Personnel Services Battalion, Medical Activity-Alaska and Dental Activity-Alaska.