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Fort Wainwright has a finance office to assist you in resolving most financial arrangements during in-processing.

All pay accounts for Soldiers stationed at forts Wainwright and Greely is handled by the Defense Military Pay Office on the second floor of the Welcome Center in Building 3401. Open 9:30 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The customer service phone number is 907-353-1307.

The Department of Defense authorizes a cost-of-living allowance (COLA) for all Soldiers stationed in Alaska. The amount of COLA service members draw depends on rank, years of service, duty location and the number of command-sponsored family members. Soldiers stationed at Fort Greely will receive hardship duty pay-location to compensate for the austere living conditions. Basic allowance for housing is payable to Soldiers authorized to obtain quarters, based on the economy.

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