There are 3 US Army bases located in the state of Alaska.
Located southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska, Fort Greely is home to a United States Army launch site for anti-ballistic missiles. Built in 1942, Fort Greely was originally known as Big Delta Army Air Field. By 1949, it was decided it was going to be a permanent fixture of the US Army.
Fort Richardson was opened in 1941. It was named after Army explorer Brig. Gen. Wilds P. Richardson. The fort was moved northeast of Anchorage in 1950. Today, Fort Richardson army base is headquarters to United States Army, Alaska (USARAK), one of the United States Army Pacific Command units.
Fort Wainwright is close to Fairbanks, Alaska. It was created in 1961 when the US Air Force transferred Ladd Field to the Army. The army base received its name from a famous World War 2 general -Jonathan M. Wainwright. During the first 10 years of its existence as an Army base, it was home to the 171st Infantry Brigade.