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  • Food locker provides for holidays, year round

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The holiday season is not always a joyous time for those who are struggling financially, but the Fort Rucker Food Locker and the post Holiday Food Program seek to provide meals to those in need.

  • Spooky 5K

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility hosts the annual Spooky 5k, 1-Mile Fun Run and Costume Contest Saturday. Registration is 7:30-8:45 a.m. at the track behind the physical fitness facility on Andrews Avenue the day of the event.

  • Getting in synch

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Maj. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general, opens the Aviation Synchronization Conference Oct. 24 at the Fort Rucker Seneff Building with a call to the Branch to "take an appetite suppressant"-- to separate wants from needs, in light of the resource-constrained defense environment.

  • HASC chairman: 'Fort Rucker among things we have to protect'

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Monday was a day of firsts at Fort Rucker. For the home of Army Aviation, it was a first-ever visit from a chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee.

  • Events connect retirees to resources, community

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The 37th annual Fort Rucker Retiree Appreciation Day will be held Oct. 28, with multiple Fort Rucker organizations hosting events to acknowledge the contributions made by retired servicemembers.

  • Rucker supports 7th SFG at Eglin

    Oct 20, 2011

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- After calling Fort Bragg, N.C., home since 1953, the 7th Special Forces Group has a new address at Eglin AFB.

  • Post honors outstanding employee

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- By the way Dan Stamaris, Aviation Center Logistics Command quality assurance specialist, works, it would be almost impossible to tell he has a disability.

  • Domestic violence presentation places participants in victims' shoes

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Over 30 participants experienced domestic violence scenarios when Fort Rucker's Family Advocacy Program and Social Work Service presented the "In Her Shoes" domestic violence simulation to Soldiers and civilian staff Oct. 13 at Wings Chapel.

  • Community Police give tips for a safe, fun Halloween

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Community Police wants the community to have a safe and fun Halloween as trick-or-treating is observed on post Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m.

  • Red Ribbon Week educates youth, prevents drug abuse

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker's Department of Public Safety, Army Substance Abuse Program and installation schools will join forces to help prevent drug use during Red Ribbon week Oct. 24-29.

  • Numbers mean little in volleyball

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. (October 20, 2011) -- Just because the majority of a team fails to show up for the game, it doesn't mean that team will automatically lose, according to Tuesday night's game between the 110th Aviation Brigade and Lyster Army Health Clinic.

  • Conference turns problems into possibilities

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Last week, delegates, volunteers and subject matter experts gathered to seek solutions for problems within the Fort Rucker community and the total Army at the installation's Army Family Action Plan Conference for the 2012 fiscal year.

  • Lean Six Sigma class encourages new ideas

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- "Because that's how we've always done it," is not an acceptable excuse for those who recently completed the Lean Six Sigma class here.

  • Energy Expo offers helpful tips, items

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- There are many different ways to save energy at Fort Rucker, according to Directorate of Public Works officials.

  • Post hosts Halloween events for Families, community

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Multiple Fort Rucker organizations will be hosting Halloween events for both children and adults in the upcoming weeks, ranging from old-fashioned fun to frightening.

  • Hollyday Mart participants, vendors, volunteers sought

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala.-- The Fort Rucker Community Spouses Club seeks volunteers, vendors and pageant participants for its annual arts and crafts Hollyday Mart Nov. 5 at the Enterprise Civic Center.

  • Iron Aviator: AVCIII competes for coveted title

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Cooler temperatures made part of the Iron Aviator competition less stressful, but it wasn't any easier on the Aviation Captains Career Course students who participated Oct. 6.

  • Proclamation urges community to unite against abuse

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker senior leaders and community members gathered Oct. 3 to begin a month of Domestic Abuse Awareness activities.

  • Blood drive helps Soldiers, local Families, Lyster

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers downrange can face any number of challenges, but when they need an emergency supply of blood, it can be scarce.

  • Former SMA visits, addresses NCOA grads

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A former Sergeant Major of the Army told the more than 100 members of the Noncommissioned Officer Academy graduates of classes 11-004 and 11-005 that he didn't get into the Army to become a leader.

  • Crime prevention a year-round concern for DPS officials

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- October is crime prevention month, but Directorate of Public Safety officials said it's something everyone should be mindful of every day.

  • Event brings art, entertainment to community

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation will provide arts and entertainment of all kinds at the Fort Rucker Arts Festival Oct. 15 at the festival fields from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Workshop helps eliminate effects of anger, stress

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala.-- Fort Rucker's Family Advocacy Program wants to help people identify and handle anger before it affects Soldiers, civilians and Family members at the quarterly anger management workshops Oct. 18 and 25 in the Early Childhood Activity Center.

  • ACS class offers home buying, selling strategies

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Army Community Services offers assistance to Soldiers, retirees Family members and federal employees at the quarterly home buying and selling workshop Oct. 15 from 9-11:30 a.m. at The Commons, Bldg. 8950.

  • Gate-to-Gate run celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 5, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- More than 200 participants came out to make the journey from Fort Rucker's Ozark gate to its Daleville gate Oct. 1 during the annual Hispanic Heritage Month Gate-to-Gate run.

  • ASAP promotes prevention

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Army Substance Abuse Program aimed to educate the community on identifying and preventing suicide among Soldiers, Family members and civilian employees during an event Sept. 26 at the post theater.

  • CFC kicks off 50th year of caring

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign began its 50th year Sept. 21 with an agency fair and keynote address by Russ Dunman, Executive Director of the River Region United Way.

  • Enterprise City Schools receives DOD grant

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Officials from Enterprise City Schools, Daleville City Schools and Fort Rucker announced to the public Sept. 22 that the Department of Defense awarded the school systems sizeable grants.

  • Firefighters, Family members put skills to the test

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker emergency responders showcased their skills at the Fort Rucker Directorate of Public Safety Fire and Emergency Services Division's quarterly skills challenge Sept. 24 at the post firefighter training grounds.

  • Post looks to clean up this fall

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It's that time again, and units, offices, Soldiers and civilians are gearing up to take on the fall cleanup project on post, according to garrison and Directorate of Public Works officials.

  • October events aim to prevent domestic violence

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- During October, the Fort Rucker Family Advocacy Program will host multiple events in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, starting with a proclamation signing Monday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon in the lobby of Bldg. 5700.

  • Snakes: The good, the bad and the pygmy

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Alabama is home to a variety of snake species, according to Game and Wildlife officials here. Most are non-venomous, but there are some that carry powerful toxins.

  • School events teach liberty, citizenship

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker Elementary School observed Constitution Day and Citizenship Day last week with events aimed at teaching good citizenship to students.

  • Local Army 10-Miler team ready for D.C.

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With only two more weeks to prepare for the Army 10-Miler run in Washington, D.C., Fort Rucker's team is well prepared, according to its coach and members.

  • Spouses earn wings during Aviation Spouse Day

    Sep 27, 2011

    Sixty Fort Rucker spouses flew, shot and swam their way through a day of hands-on exercises, hoping to better understand their Soldiers' experiences and even earn their own set of Aviator's wings Sept. 16, 2011.

  • Post honors our POWs, MIAs

    Sep 22, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker joined with members of the surrounding communities to pay tribute to those missing in action and prisoners of war during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum Friday.

  • Presentations promote suicide prevention

    Sep 22, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Army Substance Abuse Program will host multiple events next week in observance of suicide prevention month, including a three-act dramatization and a presentation by researcher Dr. Thomas Joiner Monday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. at the post theater.

  • FORSCOM deputy commander visits

    Sep 22, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- U.S. Army Air Traffic Services Command welcomed Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Forces Command deputy commanding general, for the annual mission training brief and a coin ceremony recognizing outstanding Fort Rucker Soldiers on Sept. 15.

  • Post honors culture's rich history

    Sep 22, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Patrons from many different backgrounds enjoyed a day of song, dance and food at the post exchange Sept. 16 during a Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off event.

  • ACS offers Aloha night with educational twist

    Sep 22, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It's nice to get away for some quality time with a loved one, and Army Community Service's Family Advocacy Program hopes to make a night at Lake Tholocco even more enjoyable for couples by providing free entertainment and education at the Aloha Paradise Fun Night Oct. 1 from 4-6 p.m.

  • 'Biscuits' too hot to handle for TAOG

    Sep 22, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Intramural Football preseason is under way and things didn't start off so well for the 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group team.

  • Wiregrass commemorates 9-11

    Sep 14, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Last week, events across the Wiregrass reflected upon the 10 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Fort Rucker kicks off weekend with vigor

    Sep 14, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Friday evening promises to be another memorable one for Fort Rucker Soldiers and Families, with an energy-filled band concert on Howze Field, followed by stress-relieving laughter and lively, crowd-pleasing country music in The Landing Ballroom.

  • CFC begins drive

    Sep 14, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- For 50 years, the Combined Federal Campaign has provided federal employees with the chance to donate to charities of their choice, and that mission continues during the annual campaign Wednesday through Nov. 4.

  • Commissary honors wounded hero, Family

    Sep 14, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Commissary staff gathered Sept. 6 to welcome home a wounded Marine, former commissary employee, and son of a current commissary worker after his months spent recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

  • Warning sirens, tests aid post community

    Sep 14, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- On the first Wednesday of every month, a loud, sustained warning siren can be heard across the installation, according to Fort Rucker Installation Operations Center officials.

  • Post seeks to prevent suicides

    Sep 14, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Hundreds of Aviators gathered before physical training exercises on Sept. 7 to hear Maj. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general, remark on national suicide prevention month.

  • AFAP gives voice to community

    Sep 14, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers, civilians and Family members representing the total Army concept will have their voices heard at the annual Army Family Action Plan Conference Oct. 5-6.

  • BOSS goes fishing for Hearts Apart, SOS

    Sep 14, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Single Soldiers might not be married, but that doesn't mean they don't want to help other Families when possible, according to Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers and Survivor Outreach Services officials.

  • Soldiers take Frisbee to 'Ultimate' level

    Sep 14, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The early morning air was pierced by calls like "Move Up!" and "Striker! Striker!" Friday as two, seven-man teams met on the field of battle behind the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility.

  • Commanders talk civilian reductions with Rucker, USAACE workforce

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The commanding general of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker and the post garrison commander met with hundreds of members of the workforce Sept. 1 in the post theater to discuss openly how the Army's plan to reduce its civilian workforce servicewide by more than 8,700 over the next year will affect people locally.

  • Fort Rucker CG stands by Leading Change Team

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Change can be difficult, but it's necessary in order to continue pushing the installation into the future, according to Fort Rucker leadership.

  • Workshop provides essential lessons in airfield management

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker Air Traffic Services Command hosted more than 20 Soldiers and civilians at the biannual contingency airfield management workshop last week, making it the third successful workshop since ATSCOM began efforts to train Aviators in airfield management after combat missions began in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • DPS urges caution when dealing with snakes

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- As the temperatures vary during the fall, snakes are more likely to have encounters with people in their search for food, water and shelter, according to Directorate of Public Safety officials.

  • EO, AAFES events honor Hispanic heritage

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Post Exchange and the Military Equal Opportunity Office host events in September and October in observance of national Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Oktoberfest celebrates German culture - Rucker style

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker residents get to experience German culture and heritage without having to leave post at the Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation ninth annual Oktoberfest Sept. 23, 4:30 p.m. at the post's Festival Fields.

  • Soldier running to remember

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- He's not doing it to change the world or to spread "awareness," but Capt. Zach Keefer is running from the U.S. Military Academy to Ground Zero of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks as his way of honoring those lost.

  • CG urges Soldiers to remember 'basics'

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Graduating Soldiers of the Initial Entry Rotary Wing Aviator Course received professional counsel from their Branch commander as they prepared to embark on their new career paths.

  • Suicide prevention campaign focuses on techniques, education

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker officials welcome the community to join local icon, Sgt. Ted E. Bear, by donning the designated color of yellow to show support of the Army's September observance of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

  • Aviators help Army right-size uniforms, equipment

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Over the next five weeks, 1,000 Fort Rucker Aviators will contribute their body measurements for the servicewide anthropometric survey known as ANSUR II, conducted by a team from Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • AER implements changes

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Army Emergency Relief is a private, non-profit organization that provides emergency financial assistance to active duty Soldiers, retirees, Family members, survivors, National Guard and Reserve.

  • DFMWR program manager wins IMCEA award

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Turning around a failing program is no easy task, but The Landing Zone's Bingo Program manager did just that and received recognition for it.

  • Workshop helps Soldiers, Families cope with stressors

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Army Community Service's Family Advocacy Program staff wants to help the people of Fort Rucker identify, treat and prevent stress at its quarterly stress management workshop September 6 from 9-11 a.m. at the Early Childhood Activity Center.

  • Eagle Scout helps Fort Rucker community

    Aug 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Joshua Halverson is described as trustworthy, helpful and determined, just a few of the qualities that are necessary to reach the Boy Scouts of America's Eagle Scout rank.

  • CG awards Soldier's Purple Heart

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Being awarded a Purple Heart is no small matter, so when Sgt. 1st Class Noel Harrison found out he was going to get his again, it was a surprise.

  • USAACE recognizes NCO, Soldier of the year

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Officials from the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence honored the 2011 noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the year in a ceremony August 23 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Post offers emergency, weather notification system

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- 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 a new emergency notification system offered by the post.

  • AUSA honors long-time member

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Association of the U.S. Army honored one of its long-time members during its annual Wiregrass Chapter breakfast in Ozark Aug. 18.

  • Post enjoys Music Under the Alabama Stars

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It was a mostly clear evening as the sound of instruments filled the air around Howze Field, and Soldiers, civilians and their Families came out to enjoy a night of music under the stars.

  • Event provides opportunities for military, Family members

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- More than 2,500 jobseekers arrived at the Enterprise civic center Aug. 17 for the eighth annual Fort Rucker Area Job Fair, handing out resumes and interviewing with 72 local businesses, government contractors and federal agencies.

  • Post celebrates women's equality

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- In honor of National Women's Equality Day August 26, the Equal Employment Opportunity Office and Special Emphasis Program Committee are sponsoring Women's Equality Day activities August 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Atrium of Bldg 5700.

  • Old Skool rolls, takes 3rd title

    Aug 24, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It couldn't really be called anything less than a blowout as Old Skool dismantled a lackluster Showstoppers team in the Fort Rucker Intramural Softball Championship game Aug. 18, 18-2.

  • Blood donations save lives

    Aug 18, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers and civilians came to support troops by giving the gift of life at the Armed Services Blood Program drive sponsored by the 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment Friday at Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Center.

  • 1st WOC welcomes new commander

    Aug 18, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- There's "Strength in Knowledge," according to the Soldiers of the 1st Warrant Officer Company, who welcomed their new commander, CW4 Richard C. Myers at a change of command ceremony August 16.

  • Instaflix brings DVD, Blu-Ray rentals to post

    Aug 18, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers and Families looking to rent the latest new release movies on DVD or Blu-Ray have a new option at the Mini Mall and Triangle Express facilities here.

  • Event brings Hawaiian fun to Lake Tholocco

    Aug 18, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Those looking for a different type of Saturday night can put on a lei and enjoy fun, food and entertainment with a multicultural twist at the second annual Lake Party Luau Aug. 27 at Lake Tholocco's West Beach at 5:30 p.m.

  • Rockin' Rucker's finalists head to finals next week

    Aug 18, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Rockin' Rucker's top 12 finalists competed in the second round of the talent competition before vocal ensemble Committed performed Saturday at the post theater.

  • Landing Zone hosts week-long birthday bash

    Aug 18, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A week of celebration events for adults, children and Families will commemorate the Landing Zone's second birthday Aug. 20-26.

  • Deltas down Scrubs in playoff opener

    Aug 18, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- After a virtual stand-still in the opening innings, the Deltas from 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment gave the Physical Fitness Facility team a hard-hitting workout, winning a first-round intramural softball playoff game 10-4.

  • CG hosts ‘Music Under the Alabama Stars’

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Although school starting signals that the end of summer is near, Families have an opportunity to gather for one more memory maker here Aug. 19.

  • EFMP seeks to indentify, increase aid to special Families

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Active duty Families with special needs children don’t always get to participate in the same activities as other Families, but Fort Rucker’s Exceptional Family Member Program is looking to change that.

  • Lyster officials encourage immunization awareness

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- August is a time of transition for many in the Wiregrass region as children prepare to go back to school or go to college, and also as medical professionals prepare for flu season.

  • Library preserves Army Aviation history

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER " From 1955 to 1995, the Aviators of Fort Rucker chronicled their story in the pages of the Army Aviation Digest.

  • Safety top priority for new school year

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Local children have returned to school, as Fort Rucker Elementary School and Fort Rucker Primary School are already one week into the school year that began Aug. 4, and Enterprise, Daleville and Ozark schools started classes Tuesday.

  • Club’s Super Sign-Up helps spouses connect

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Military spouses interested in making new friends, having fun and giving back to the community are invited to the Fort Rucker Community Spouses Club’s annual Super Sign-Up Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Landing.

  • Civilian fitness program aims for 'whole health'

    Aug 11, 2011

    Being in shape and living a healthy lifestyle isn't just for Soldiers at Fort Rucker, Ala., according to the organizers of the civilian fitness program.

  • Soldier receives Bronze Star Nearly 70 years later

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It may have taken nearly 70 years for World War II veteran Ret. Staff Sgt. James O. Cockerham to get his Bronze Star, but thanks to his grandson, Capt. Kevin T. Riley, it happened here July 26.

  • Army observes Antiterrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month and the Army’s iWatch program seeks to remind people that the Army community has the power to keep itself safe.

  • Post honors retirees

    Aug 3, 2011

    Hundreds of members of the Fort Rucker community turned out to honor 12 retiring servicemembers and one Army civilian during the quarterly retirement ceremony July 28 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Fort Rucker civilian wins state HH award

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- One of Fort Rucker’s own won the Volunteer of the Year award at the Alabama Association of Habitat Affiliate Awards luncheon in Montgomery last month.

  • Classes give people chance to prepare for job fair

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With the upcoming job fair, Army Community Service wants to make sure all those looking for employment are ready to do it the right way to ensure success at the event.

  • ACS class a REAL success

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Army Community Service and Army Family Team Building hosted a successful first session of Rucker Experience, Army Learning, or REAL, a new monthly class intended to make the transition into Army life easier by covering topics like acronyms, ranks, etiquette and customs, July 27.

  • Dodging paint: Paintball takes kids to the EDGE!

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- At the sound of a whistle, children with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation EDGE! program charged toward the center of the field and took cover behind wooden barriers as paintballs whizzed by their heads and bodies.

  • Soldiers lend helping hand at area school

    Jul 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Helping out at local schools is just one way the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 14th Aviation Regiment like to show their support for the local communities.

  • Job fair helps Soldiers find post-service work

    Jul 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- When the doors opened at the Civilianjobs.com job fair at The Landing July 20, Soldiers, retirees and Family members from around the area and beyond poured in to find out who was looking for them.

  • People put skills on display at Rockin’ Rucker’s

    Jul 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Those looking for some live entertainment might consider the second annual Rockin’ Rucker’s Talent Show -- and they might even see something they’ve never seen before.

  • Parcours Lake set to open spring 2012

    Jul 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With the construction phase of the Parcours renovations complete, now all fishers can do is wait.

  • Saving for emergencies a top priority

    Jul 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It’s important to “pay oneself,” even in a tough economy, according to Army Community Service officials.

  • Fort Rucker youth hit the big stage

    Jul 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The talents of many Fort Rucker children will be on display Saturday, July 30 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the post theater in the musical production of The Wiz of the West, the western version of The Wizard of Oz.

  • Fort Rucker schools prepare for successful year

    Jul 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- While their students are enjoying the last few days of summer vacation, the faculty and staff of Fort Rucker schools are preparing for the beginning of another school year next week, with open houses Aug. 4 followed by first day of classes Aug. 5.

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