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  • Aim Point 2030, Aviation Campaign Plan focus of annual gathering

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Army Aviation Association of America's 2012 professional forum and exhibition revolved around themes of change, the Army Aviation 'Aim Point' 2030 and the Army Aviation Enterprise Campaign Plan April 1-4 in Nashville.

  • AAAA professional forum offers activities for spouses

    Apr 12, 2012

    The theme of this year's Army Aviation Association of America forum -- "Army Aviation -- Professional, Strong and Committed, Today and Tomorrow" -- can be applied to spouses as well as their Army Aviators.

  • Picerne housing goes to the dogs with Woofstock

    Apr 12, 2012

    Picerne housing is going to the dogs … and their owners. This is the third year Picerne Military Housing will host the Woofstock festival for the Families and pets living on post.

  • April showers bring May flowers

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Easter weekend celebration reminded me of a popular phrase that I memorized as a teenager that encourages me to look forward to the month of May with excitement and enthusiasm, in spite of the depression that looms from the hard and long winter of the past several months -- that phrase is, April showers, bring May flowers.

  • Swing into spring to help Soldiers

    Apr 12, 2012

    People on Fort Rucker and the surrounding communities finally have an excuse to work on their golf game by contributing to a worthy cause as the installation gets ready for the 22nd annual Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union Golf Tournament April 20.

  • Fort Rucker runs for survivors, fallen heroes

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Fort Rucker community will show its support for the Families of fallen heroes during the Survivors and Fallen Heroes 5k run April 28.

  • Evening concert series returns to post

    Apr 6, 2012

    Fort Rucker's 98th Army "Silver Wings" Band will try to overcome Mother Nature's unruly spring behavior with a belated start to the Music Under the Alabama Stars concert series for the home crowd April 20.

  • Fort Rucker honors Women of Year with ceremony

    Apr 6, 2012

    More than 30 women were nominated, but only six were given the title Women of the Year at an awards ceremony March 29 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Protecting natural resources essential to training, recreation

    Apr 6, 2012

    Fort Rucker's natural resources are vast, from its ecosystems to its forests, and the installation is doing what it can to make sure that these resources are available for future generations to use and enjoy.

  • Instructor of the Quarter

    Apr 6, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. James H. Thomson, Aviation Branch Command Sergeant Major (Left), and Col. Jessie O. Farrington, USAACE deputy commander (far right), stand with the second quarter 2012 instructors of the quarter: CW3 Craig J. Johnson, warrant officer academic instructor of the quarter; CW3 Ryan J. Rothmeyer, officer instructor pilot of the quarter; Staff Sgt. Cory L. Wolston, noncommissioned officer academic instructor of the quarter; Phillip J. Schmiesing, civilian instructor pilot of the quarter; and Chris E. Elkins, civilian academic instructor of the quarter, at the awards ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum March 30.

  • Local courses help keep bikers safe

    Apr 6, 2012

    With Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month just around the corner, Fort Rucker safety officials want to make sure that Soldiers take the proper precautions and safety measures before breaking out their bikes for the spring.

  • Rain doesn't dampen fun for military Families

    Apr 6, 2012

    Scattered showers may have kept a few Families at home, but more than 1,300 people still showed up for Fort Rucker's annual Children's Festival March 31.

  • GEMS program -- science for fun of it

    Apr 6, 2012

    The U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory once again offered the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • German badge competition returns for spring cycle

    Apr 6, 2012

    The time has come again for Soldiers to shine by showing their dexterity by participating in the training and testing for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge April 16 to May 18.

  • Hurricane season arrives, requires preparation

    Apr 1, 2012

    With Tropical Storm Isaac bearing down on the Gulf Coast, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently increasing its estimate of named storms and hurricanes for 2012, military families near the Gulf Coast or the Eastern Seaboard should assess how vulnerable they are, and review their emergency plans to ensure they weather the season safely.

  • Boot camp -- it's not just for Soldiers

    Mar 29, 2012

    Spring has sprung as Fort Rucker, Ala., residents are gearing up to get their bodies beach-ready with Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility's 2012 Spring Boot Camp, beginning April 2.

  • Thomson becomes new Aviation Branch Command Sgt. Maj.

    Mar 29, 2012

    Emotions ran high as Fort Rucker said goodbye to one of its leaders and welcomed a new command sergeant major during the change of responsibility ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum March 27.

  • Army AFAP Conference ranks Rucker issue as No. 1

    Mar 29, 2012

    Keeping Army Families in mind, a committee for Fort Rucker's Army Family Action Plan program submitted the No. 1 issue for the Army to tackle at this year's Army-level AFAP Conference in Arlington, Va., March 2.

  • Event connects industry representatives, Army Aviators

    Mar 29, 2012

    Fort Rucker's Aviation Training Industry Day proved to be a "huge success," according to an organizer.

  • Spring clean-up effort starts April 3

    Mar 29, 2012

    A little work on everyone's part during spring clean-up can make a big difference.

  • Nationally recognized month seeks to raise awareness

    Mar 29, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Family Advocacy Program offers services throughout the year, but April is an especially notable month because it's Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  • Keep security in mind while on vacation

    Mar 29, 2012

    Spring break season is here and the time for summer vacations is quickly approaching. Many Soldiers and Family members will invest hours into planning trips, but many also forget about plans to keep homes and vehicles safe while they travel.

  • Rucker Lanes offers leagues of Family fun

    Mar 29, 2012

    Avid bowlers can suit up and get their bowling shoes ready for some friendly competition as the Rucker Lanes bowling center's spring intramural season begins April 3, while everyone else can enjoy food and fun and more that the bowling center has to offer.

  • A pinch of SALT could save a life

    Mar 26, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Army Substance Abuse Program is looking to help save lives through education and technology as it hosts the Save A Life Tour during Alcohol Awareness Month at the Post Theater, April 16-18, 2012.

  • EMS ensures resource availability

    Mar 22, 2012

    The Environmental Management System is a tool that helps ensure Soldiers today -- and the Soldiers of the future -- have the land, water, and air resources that they need to train; a healthy environment in which to live; and the support of local communities and the American people.

  • Soldiers need to report contact with rabid animals

    Mar 22, 2012

    Soldiers preparing for deployment have many things to be aware of, but there is one potential danger many may not have considered -- the danger of rabies.

  • Veterans organizations, Scouts help with proper flag disposal

    Mar 22, 2012

    The nation's symbol is proudly displayed outside houses and businesses to show respect for those who sacrificed on behalf of fellow citizens past, present and future, here at home and in faraway places; however, how people should honor the flag when it becomes worn, torn, faded and threadbare is not clear to many who fly it.

  • Upcoming post event honors military children

    Mar 22, 2012

    There's no doubt about it. Fort Rucker's Children's Festival, coming up March 31, is just for kids with a schedule that includes a giant Easter egg hunt, magic show, petting zoo, inflatables, crafts, games and flying kites.

  • 1st Avn. Bde. transfers iPads to primary school

    Mar 22, 2012

    The video showed a student with autism doing something she'd never done before. The young girl identified shapes by pointing to them on the screen of an iPad, then handed her teacher whatever toy the teacher requested.

  • Showstoppers win 2012 basketball championship

    Mar 22, 2012

    The Showstoppers showed their stopping power by winning the final game of the 2012 Fort Rucker Intramural Basketball Post Championship to take the title as post champions against Fired Up at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility March 15.

  • 128th Avn. Bde. activates, USAALS inactivates

    Mar 22, 2012

    "Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."

  • Post responds to simulated attack

    Mar 15, 2012

    Fort Rucker was on alert as the sound of explosions rang out, smoke billowed from a helicopter and injured Soldiers cried for help behind the Fort Rucker Fitness Facility as the installation's emergency responders put their "boots on the ground" to take on a simulated terrorist attack during an all-hazards/protection exercise March 6.

  • Rucker reduces consumption of natural resources

    Mar 15, 2012

    Fort Rucker is doing its part to reduce energy and water consumption, reduce waste and promote recycling through its ongoing sustainability efforts.

  • Get financially set with ACS class

    Mar 15, 2012

    Almost everyone can learn something at Army Community Service's upcoming "Where's Your Money?" class, scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. on March 22 at the Bowden Community Center.

  • Event offers vacation ideas for Soldiers, Families

    Mar 15, 2012

    From as close as Coffee County and as far away as Orlando, 49 vendors made their way to Fort Rucker to promote vacation destinations during the 24th annual travel extravaganza held March 7 at The Landing.

  • 'Get REAL' prepares new spouses for military life

    Mar 15, 2012

    Christin James had been an Army spouse for several years before she took any Army Family Team Building classes. She thought she already knew everything she needed to know about military life, but when she finally took a class, she was amazed at how much she learned.

  • Resilience training aims to build stronger Families

    Mar 15, 2012

    "It's an eye-opener." "You understand yourself better." "The light bulb turns on." "It's about self-awareness." All these phrases and more have been used to describe resilience training, a new class offered by Army Community Service.

  • Bulldogs take out Warhawks during quarterfinals

    Mar 15, 2012

    The Bulldogs took on the 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group Warhawks during the Fort Rucker Intramural Post Championship loser's bracket quarterfinals with the Bulldogs coming out on top 56-54 Mar. 12.

  • Priority tee times offered for active-duty Soldiers

    Mar 15, 2012

    Active-duty Soldiers take priority when it comes to weekend and holiday tee times offered at the Fort Rucker Silver Wings Golf Course.

  • Fort Rucker kicks off 2012 AER Campaign

    Mar 7, 2012

    Representatives from units across Fort Rucker gathered at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum to kick off the annual Army Emergency Relief campaign Feb. 29.

  • Post focuses on sustainability for future generations

    Mar 7, 2012

    Fort Rucker is taking on the challenge to implement sustainability initiatives with the Installation Management Campaign Plan to ensure that future generations have access to resources available today.

  • Chaplains offer support for those with suicidal thoughts

    Mar 7, 2012

    Suicide can have a devastating effect on Families, friends and other Soldiers. Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Milton Johnson knows from experience. He carries around a photo of a sergeant major who committed suicide while he was stationed at Fort Sill, Okla. Johnson was in the same unit.

  • Class helps job seekers with search

    Mar 7, 2012

    Debbie Gaydos has invested countless hours of work into her side of a partnership. She expects those who attend her employment readiness workshop to be willing to do the same.

  • Students celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday

    Mar 7, 2012

    Some children's eyes were wide with wonder. Some wrinkled up their noses in disgust, while others maintained expressions of confusion. But all the children waited in line for a plate of green eggs and ham during Fort Rucker Primary School's end-of-the-week celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday.

  • Volunteers strengthen themselves, organizations

    Mar 7, 2012

    Whether you are looking for job experience, a resume builder or simply a way to connect with people in the area, volunteering has something to offer.

  • Season-long turkey hunt features prizes

    Mar 7, 2012

    Turkey hunters can rejoice as the Outdoor Recreation Gobbler Classic Turkey Hunt returns to Fort Rucker this year to run through the entire turkey season from March 15 to April 30 with cash prizes awarded to the winners.

  • Air Force names building after fallen Osprey pilot

    Mar 1, 2012

    Maj. Randell D. Voas lost his life in a CV-22 crash in Afghanistan on April 9, 2010, but his legacy will now continue to influence future Aviators in the Air Force's 23rd Flying Training Squadron at Fort Rucker.

  • Fort Rucker tests readiness with force protection exercise

    Mar 1, 2012

    Exercise scenarios could put Fort Rucker through a simulated catastrophe such as a terrorist attack or a weather emergency during next week's All-Hazards/ Protection Exercise.

  • DOD transitions to USA Staffing for hiring process

    Mar 1, 2012

    Those looking for employment with the federal government can say goodbye to "buzz words" and numerous application processes, and say hello to a "one-stop shop" on employment with the government.

  • Son of deployed Soldier wins game system

    Mar 1, 2012

    At first, Perrin Brumfield, 6, didn't know what was happening. All he could see was a small crowd walking toward him -- one person carrying a bunch of balloons and a white box.

  • ACAP offers opportunities to transitioning Soldiers

    Mar 1, 2012

    As the Department of Defense downsizes due to budget cuts, the Army Career and Alumni Program offers opportunities to Soldiers and Family members who could possibly be transitioning out of military life.

  • Annual travel show features more vendors, prizes

    Mar 1, 2012

    Leisure Travel Services has big plans for the upcoming 24th annual Travel Show Extravaganza to be held March 7, from 11a.m. to 2p.m. at The Landing.

  • Fort Rucker Thrift Shop gives back to community

    Mar 1, 2012

    If the mission of the Fort Rucker Thrift Shop is to give back to the community, then the past two years can be called successes.

  • Kinston victorious in youth basketball tournament

    Mar 1, 2012

    The 11-12 year-old 2012 Fort Rucker Youth Basketball Tournament wrapped up its final game Feb. 24 as Kinston took home the championship beating Abbeville 27-19.

  • Post EMS receives Army-wide recognition

    Feb 23, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Environmental Management Branch achieved runner-up status for a Secretary of the Army Environmental Award for Environmental Quality, non-industrial installation, for fiscal year 2011.

  • Evening concert series returns

    Feb 23, 2012

    The Fort Rucker community will again have the chance to enjoy Music Under the Alabama Stars as the monthly outdoor concert series, featuring the 98th Army Silver Wings Band, will begin March 23, and continue through August and possibly on into September.

  • More than 360 people turn out for Prayer Breakfast

    Feb 23, 2012

    The world is a noisy place that distracts people. Prayer is a powerful resource that turns people to and tunes them toward the things of God.

  • Post seeks to improve foreign student sponsorship program

    Feb 23, 2012

    Fort Rucker is looking to get more involvement from Soldiers and Families, civilian and military, to expand its foreign student sponsorship program in which international military students are taught about American culture while they go through their training on the installation.

  • Art exhibit features work of military spouse duo

    Feb 23, 2012

    For Annastasha Larsen and Marie Martelly, this show is personal.

  • EFMP aims to help special needs Families

    Feb 23, 2012

    It's not uncommon to hear mothers talk about being soccer moms, but at least one mother on Fort Rucker says she's not a soccer mom, but a therapy mom.

  • Golf course seeks new, old members for 2012-13 season

    Feb 23, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Silver Wings Golf Course holds a membership drive through the month of March to attract new members to join the golf club and get current members to renew their membership through the 2012-2013 golf season.

  • Friends, Family welcome home 1-58th

    Feb 16, 2012

    Family and friends of 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion gathered at Cairns Army Airfield to welcome Soldiers home from their deployment Feb. 5.

  • Exercise prepares post for active shooter threat

    Feb 16, 2012

    Simulated shots rang out at the Rucker-Picerne Partners building during an exercise the morning of Feb. 8. An hour and a half later, the active shooter threat was neutralized, with one assailant in custody and another "dead."

  • Post officials seek to raise motorists' deer strike awareness

    Feb 16, 2012

    An increase in deer versus car incidents on post has led Fort Rucker officials to seek to raise drivers' awareness of the threat.

  • Job hunt networking provides valuable employment contacts

    Feb 16, 2012

    During a job search, you will be on constant alert for job leads. The first place you will probably look is the want ads.

  • Crash Dynamics Lab a tool to save lives

    Feb 16, 2012

    A ceremony was held to unveil the new U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center Crash Dynamics Lab at what was once more commonly known as the "bone yard" to most Soldiers and members of the Fort Rucker community Feb. 14.

  • Event features beauty, fashion, health

    Feb 16, 2012

    The upcoming Girls Night Out offers the ladies of Fort Rucker a night of beauty, fashion, health and music.

  • Military Saves Week helps Soldiers make dollars last

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Department of Defense has designated Feb. 18-26 as Military Saves Week, and Fort Rucker's Army Community Service's Financial Readiness Office encourages Soldiers and Families to become aware and recognize the need to reduce debt and save money.

  • Fitness facility's day spa offers an escape

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility offers more than just a place where people can go to work out and get fit, but also a place where people can escape, relax and unwind.

  • Help wanted: DFMWR looking for lifeguards

    Feb 16, 2012

    Fort Rucker Directorate of Family Morale Welfare and Recreation will be hiring lifeguards for the 2012 summer swimming season in early April.

  • New UAS maintainer course launches

    Feb 9, 2012

    At first glance, the 15E Unmanned Aircraft Systems Maintainer Advanced and Senior Leadership Course at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officer Academy looks and feels like a well-oiled Army training machine honed over the years by experienced Soldiers.

  • Post celebrates Black History

    Feb 9, 2012

    Members of the Fort Rucker community gathered at the post exchange Feb. 3 to kick off the annual celebration of Black History Month.

  • Tax Center provides free return preparation

    Feb 9, 2012

    "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax," said Albert Einstein, according the Internal Revenue Service's website that lists famous quotations on one of life's two certainties.

  • Post offers emergency, weather notification system

    Feb 9, 2012

    Members of the Fort Rucker community can be among the first to know when severe weather threatens or security issues arise when they sign up for an emergency notification system offered by the post.

  • Instructor of the quarter

    Feb 9, 2012

    Fort Rucker recognizes the instructors of the first quarter at the U.S. Army Aviation museum during a ceremony Jan. 31.

  • Spouses earn wings at 3rd Aviation Spouse Day

    Feb 9, 2012

    More than 60 Army spouses got a taste of the training that their husbands and wives go through while at Fort Rucker during the installation's third Aviation Spouse Day Feb 3.

  • 5K, 1-mile race honor rich history

    Feb 9, 2012

    Hundreds of people came out to Fort Rucker to participate and witness the African American History 5k run in front of Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility Feb 4.

  • Neighborhood center opens

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers, Families and community leaders gathered Jan. 27 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration of the Munson Heights Neighborhood Center's grand opening on Fort Rucker.

  • Army Aviation checks its vision at Fort Rucker

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Rucker hosted a "vision" check for Army Aviation in January, but it wasn't about eyesight; it was about foresight.

  • TCM-UAS charter changes hands

    Feb 2, 2012

    A 1985 flight school student accepted the charter to become the new U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Capabilities Manager-Unmanned Aircraft Systems during a change of charter ceremony Jan. 27 at The Landing.

  • Post honors Parker Award recipients

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers, Family members and other members of the Fort Rucker community gathered for a ceremony at The Landing to honor the recipients of the Lt. Gen. Ellis D. Parker Outstanding Unit Awards Jan. 24.

  • AAAA honors Soldiers at awards ceremony on Fort Rucker

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Rucker hosted the annual Army Aviation Association of America Awards presentation at The Landing where Soldiers, Family members and members of the community came to honor the winners Jan 25.

  • Free resources abound at post facility

    Feb 2, 2012

    From e-books to music downloads to language learning software, the Center Library features a treasure trove of free resources to the community.

  • Super Bowl safety key to good time

    Feb 2, 2012

    Super Bowl weekend has arrived and Fort Rucker officials urge people in the community to be safe and healthy before, during and after the upcoming football game.

  • 2-13th Aviation Battalion graduates 10,000th recorded student

    Feb 1, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - The 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment graduated its 10,000th recorded student here Feb. 1.

  • Leaders gather, focus on future force

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker hosted 300 leaders from across U.S. Army Aviation, including active duty and retired general officers, who gathered here Jan. 23-26 to chart the future course of Army Aviation.

  • Fort Rucker stops issuing vehicle decals

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker will no longer issue Department of Defense decals for privately owned vehicles starting Jan. 28.

  • Fort Rucker exercise focuses on active shooters

    Jan 26, 2012

    Active shooter events have occurred in America as far away as Fort Lewis, Wash., and as close as Panama City, Fla.

  • Fort Rucker honors retirees at ceremony

    Jan 26, 2012

    A standing-room-only crowd turned out to honor the post's latest eight retirees during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum Jan. 20.

  • Net Zero conference begins in Chicago

    Jan 26, 2012

    Representatives from posts named in April as pilots for the Army's Net Zero Installation Strategy met last week to brief their progress.

  • Post FCC offers career opportunities

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker Family Child Care offers new career opportunities with the added benefit of working from home as a child care provider on or off the installation.

  • Fort Rucker hosts Black History Month events

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker will host events throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month, starting a kickoff event with food and fun at the Post Exchange Feb. 3.

  • Fitness facility offers aquatic activities

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility on Andrews Avenue offers various aquatic programs, many of which are free, for all ages and skill levels.

  • Severe Weather Update

    Jan 26, 2012

    UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. -- Due to the current and forecast weather conditions, Fort Rucker officials have ceased training for the rest of today.

  • Earned Income Tax Credit may put money in people's pockets

    Jan 23, 2012

    Some people could be eligible to get more money back from the Internal Revenue Service -- as much as $5,751.

  • Aviators benefit from cockpit trainers

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Aviation Learning Center on Fort Rucker received four new Cockpit Academic Procedural Trainers to help flight students and transitioning Aviators stay proficient Jan. 9.

  • Fort Rucker commemorates life of MLK Jr.

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers, Family members and members of the local community gathered on Fort Rucker to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and ask "life's most persistent and urgent question: What are you doing for others?"

  • New car wash facility opens on post Friday

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker community will soon have a new way to keep its vehicles looking like new when the new automatic car wash opens near the automotive skills center on post Jan. 20.

  • DPS officials urge awareness to Fort Rucker drivers

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Directorate of Public Safety officials offer some driving safety tips as they urge Fort Rucker residents to take in certain considerations while driving on post.

  • Soldier brings roller hockey to Fort Rucker

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Hockey enthusiasts from as far as Panama City came to Fort Rucker Jan. 14 in an effort to start an active, weekly gathering to play roller hockey.

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