HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY ALASKA, FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska – Deep-seated rivalries will play out again this year during the Army vs. Air Force hockey game in the Carlson Center in Fairbanks. The two teams consist of Alaska-based Soldiers and Airmen who not only represent their units and service branches, but are also members of the interior Alaskan community.
The game is scheduled for 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12, as part of University of Alaska Fairbanks’s Military Appreciation Week. The event is free and open to the entire community.
Military has preferred seating until noon. Seats will be open on a first-come, first-served basis to the community at noon and will close when the venue is filled. This is an official Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation event and is authorized to be the place of duty for all participating and attending USARAK Soldiers.
A trophy will be presented to the winning team during the first period break of the UAF Military Appreciation Hockey Game against the University of Alabama in Huntsville, which will follow at the Carlson Center beginning at 7 p.m.
Active and retired military and their family members with valid military IDs will be able to attend the UAF Military Appreciation Game for free.
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