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  • Ornament contest seeks creations

    Nov 7, 2013

    The annual Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Christmas Tree Ornament Contest will soon have parents vacuuming up glitter, breakfast cereal and tinsel off of every surface of the house, but the payoff of their child's creation hanging on the post Christmas tree may make it all worthwhile.

  • Chiropractic, physical therapy work together to heal Soldiers

    Nov 7, 2013

    The chiropractic and physical therapy departments at Lyster Army Health Clinic recently combined efforts to accelerate Soldiers' recovery time after injuries.

  • Waffles edge Old Warriors

    Nov 7, 2013

    As a chilly breeze took over the field, the 1st Battalion, 11th Aviation Regiment Waffles took on the 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment Old Warriors in a close intramural football game that had both teams on the edge of their seats.

  • Fair celebrates 39th year supporting retirees

    Oct 31, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic hosted the 39th annual Retiree Health Fair Oct. 25 at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility in honor of Retiree Appreciation Day, educating retirees on numerous health and insurance topics.

  • Disabled worker recognized by peers, installation

    Oct 31, 2013

    In conjunction with National Disability Employment Awareness Month the Equal Employment Opportunity Office recognized the winner of the 2013 Fort Rucker Outstanding Employee of the Year with a Disability Award -- Brian Fair.

  • Fort Rucker Post Theater celebrates digital, 3-D upgrades

    Oct 31, 2013

    Nearly a year after closing its doors to moviegoers, the Post Theater here will celebrate a grand-reopening Nov. 8. For the first time, Fort Rucker Soldiers and Families will be able to drive, or even walk to the theater, and take in first-run and Disney 3-D movies, according to Army and Air Force Exchange Service.

  • Garrison commander calls for access safety

    Oct 31, 2013

    Teammates, over the past few weeks I have seen a significant spike in speeding tickets as we have begun enforcing the speed limits at our various gates. We recently reduced the speed limits approaching each of our active vehicle barriers to 25 miles per hour.

  • ACAP offers salary negotiation tips

    Oct 31, 2013

    Many times job seekers are so eager to have an offer that they forget to take advantage of the leverage they have at this critical moment. Your negotiating strength is never stronger than at the moment when the company invites you to join their team.

  • Fort Rucker honors 11 retirees

    Oct 31, 2013

    On a day when Fort Rucker hosted area retirees for Retiree Appreciation Day and the Retiree Health Fair, the post took it a step further by honoring nine Soldiers and two civilians -- the newest to enter the retired ranks -- at the quarterly retirement ceremony Oct. 25.

  • B.E.S.T. offers forum for Soldiers

    Oct 31, 2013

    The Army is a fruit salad of individuals who come together from different backgrounds and experiences which collide to make a delicious and successful combination, and to ensure that the salad blends together correctly the Fort Rucker garrison command team has put together a new program to hear from an important ingredient -- its female Soldiers.

  • Fort Rucker 10-Miler team breaks record

    Oct 31, 2013

    Staff Sgt. David Seymour led the eight member Fort Rucker Ten Mile Team to a second-place division finish Oct. 20. in Washington during the 29th running of the Army Ten-Miler Race.

  • Iron Aviator -- close call in competition

    Oct 31, 2013

    As two competitors raced neck and neck up a hill near Beaver Lake Oct. 24 it seemed that a tie might be in order for Team 3 and Team 8. That was until one competitor collapsed from exhaustion just 50 yards from the finish line.

  • Soldier earns Air Medal with Valor

    Oct 24, 2013

    Army Aviation's primary mission is to support commanders and troops on the ground, and one Soldier put his life and his aircraft on the line to complete that mission one summer day in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

  • Weather threats continue through fall season

    Oct 24, 2013

    'Tis the season when many people's thoughts turn to ghostly hauntings, the zombie apocalypse and things that go bump in the night, but post officials hope people don't forget a real danger -- fall severe weather.

  • Riding stables events frightening, fun, festive

    Oct 24, 2013

    Nothing foul was in the air during the Fort Rucker Riding Stable's Fall Festival despite the fact that Frite Nite was just around the stable's corners, but both events went off without a hitch, though a few pants were reportedly soiled.

  • Flu vaccinations start for military

    Oct 24, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic kicked off the influenza vaccination season Oct. 18 with a visit to the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker command group in Bldg. 101.

  • Fort Rucker traces Army roots to early 1940s

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Rucker covers about 63,100 acres of southeast Alabama countryside in an area known as the Wiregrass, and though the post is relatively small compared to other Army installations, and has no official historical sites, it is steeped in rich Southern history with pre-Civil War cemeteries predating 1854, a former WWII prisoner of war camp and historical buildings that pre-date the installation's founding.

  • Mammogram saves life of LAHC employee

    Oct 24, 2013

    Lisa Hale, a licensed practical nurse at Lyster Army Health Clinic, used to work at a gynecologist office, and often answered questions from nervous women about receiving a mammogram and what to expect during the exam.

  • Survey seeks to improve sports

    Oct 24, 2013

    With a large selection of choices when it comes to intramural sports at Fort Rucker, people aren't limited when it comes to the type of sports available on the installation.

  • Health fair supports retirees, Families

    Oct 17, 2013

    As cooler weather blankets the South, people become more aware of health concerns, and Lyster Army Health Clinic is providing a way for retirees to learn about ways to keep themselves healthy.

  • Program provides assistance for civilian employees

    Oct 17, 2013

    While the government shutdown continues, so do the stresses and financial burdens within the federal workforce, but a helping hand is available through the Fort Rucker Employee Assistance Program.

  • Drug Take-Back Day returns to fight abuse

    Oct 17, 2013

    Although flu season is upon us, Fort Rucker is bringing back a program designed to take unneeded medication out of the cabinets to fight drug abuse.

  • Shoplifting ruins careers, reputations

    Oct 17, 2013

    With so many Family assistance programs on the installation, and the high morals and ethics that come from military duty, many people might think that shoplifting on post is not a concern.

  • Resilience training strengthens Families

    Oct 17, 2013

    From the ever-changing economic hardships to day-to-day stresses that make it hard to get through the day, one Fort Rucker program is looking to help Families remain strong and push through.

  • Halloween: Family, frightening fun for all

    Oct 17, 2013

    A host of Halloween activities are scheduled for this chilling, yet lively, season around post.

  • Trick-or-Treat

    Oct 17, 2013

    Trick-or-Treating hours this year on post are 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 in post housing areas. Parents, children and those driving through the housing areas at that time are reminded to keep safety in the forefront of their minds and to be vigilant while enjoying trick-or-treating on post.

  • Resilience: Hunt benefits area wounded warriors

    Oct 17, 2013

    The Wounded Warrior Fall Hunt enhanced the quality of life of Soldiers from the Southeast and even grew in both kills and participants despite being hindered by the government shutdown and summer furloughs.

  • TAOG Soldiers welcomed home

    Oct 10, 2013

    Nine air traffic control equipment repairers with the 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group returned to Fort Rucker Oct. 7 to the cheers and tears of Family members, friends and fellow Soldiers from a tour of duty to Kuwait and Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers run to offer support to Operation Santa

    Oct 10, 2013

    The sun had yet to peek over the horizon when hundreds of Soldiers came together for a run to kick off an event meant to honor the holiday spirit of giving.

  • Local Boy Scout paves way for community improvement

    Oct 10, 2013

    While most teenage boys are playing video games and watching TV, one Fort Rucker teen is literally paving the way to better his community.

  • Landing Zone renovations take diners back to the future

    Oct 10, 2013

    It has been more than 20 years since Aviator's Landing was transformed into The Landing Zone restaurant for all ranks, but this time around, instead of updating who is allowed in the restaurant, it expanded its menu and atmosphere.

  • Federal Impact Aid helps local schools

    Oct 10, 2013

    Many children of Fort Rucker military members attend local schools, but their parents may not be responsible for paying into the local tax bases that fuel the education system.

  • Guardians flag down Triple C

    Oct 10, 2013

    The 158th Airfield Operations Battalion Guardians went head-to-head with A Company Captains Career Course Triple C during an intramural football game as the season gets into full swing.

  • SERE training experts include family members

    Oct 3, 2013

    Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape training is an important section of aviators' training in the instance they should be taken hostage by one of America's enemies, but Fort Rucker, Ala., and Army South decided to take the training one step further.

  • Lyster Pharmacy upgrades to medication refill robotics center

    Oct 3, 2013

    New medication dispensing machines will soon be humming and clicking away inside Lyster Army Health Clinic's pharmacy.

  • Holiday program helps Families in need

    Oct 3, 2013

    With more fiscal uncertainty on the horizon, many Fort Rucker Families may find themselves struggling to make ends meet, but the Holiday Food Program is out to help those Families in need throughout the upcoming holiday season.

  • Leading Change Team kicks off recruitment, change

    Oct 3, 2013

    Fort Rucker's Leading Change Team is known for pushing initiatives and ideas to improve the installation from the lowest level to the top, but in order to facilitate change, the team needs new members with new ideas.

  • National Disability Awareness Expo displays assistive technology

    Oct 3, 2013

    Improving the quality of life of Soldiers and Families has long been part of the Fort Rucker and Army mission, and that mission remains the same when it comes to people with disabilities in the workplace on the installation.

  • Oktoberfest: Event gives taste of Deutschland

    Oct 3, 2013

    A little German culture stopped by Fort Rucker's Festival Fields Sept. 27 when more than 4,500 people attended the 11th annual Oktoberfest, featuring vendors, live music, children's activities, games and food.

  • Pre-Civil War cemeteries not forgotten on Fort Rucker

    Oct 3, 2013

    Halloween is a common time of the year for people's thoughts to turn to local urban legend sites, and cemeteries are often on the must-visit list, as well, but the cemeteries on post have visitors all year long, dead and living.

  • Lyster MRI machine receives upgrades

    Oct 3, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic is upgrading its MRI machine to high definition.

  • Knights beat Royal Blue, 21-20

    Oct 3, 2013

    Fort Rucker Youth Sports 7-on-7 tackle football started last week and teams went head-to-head Sept. 30 in what is sure to be one of the closest games of the season, and The Fort Rucker Knights beat Royal Blue, 21-20.

  • Gate-to-Gate promotes diversity, fitness

    Oct 3, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility hosted its annual Gate-to-Gate Run Sept. 28 to celebrate the Army's cultural diversity as part of Hispanic Heritage Month and to encourage fitness throughout Army Families.

  • 164th TAOG cases colors, deploys

    Sep 26, 2013

    It's only been a few short months since Soldiers of the 164th Theater Operations Airfield Group returned from their most recent deployment, but these freedom fighters have once again answered the call of duty without hesitation.

  • Ceremony honors past, present POW/MIAs

    Sep 26, 2013

    Approximately 83,343 service members are still unaccounted for from America's time at war, and to remember the men and women who never came home, and those still held captive, Fort Rucker hosted a Prisoner of War and Missing in Action remembrance ceremony Sept. 20 at Veterans Park.

  • Training improves POW reintegration

    Sep 26, 2013

    Soldiers, Families, local police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Army South received training Sept. 13-15 at Fort Rucker to further develop the military's reintegration efforts of Soldiers, contractors and civilians who are taken captive by America's enemies.

  • AAFES gives back, improves community

    Sep 26, 2013

    Shopping on Fort Rucker can offer a lot of savings for military Families, but something many people might not know is that the dollars people spend at the post exchange go right back into improving the quality of life on the installation.

  • NCOA: Iron Squad teaches teamwork

    Sep 26, 2013

    The Iron Squad Challenge is the culminating event for NCO Academy students, and after the grueling four-hour, six-event competition students still do not know who won.

  • Fort Rucker seeks to increase domestic violence awareness

    Sep 26, 2013

    Domestic violence appears to be on the rise in the military, so much so that the Department of Defense considers it an item of specific concern, and Fort Rucker is on a mission to help Soldiers and Families understand, recognize and report it.

  • Teen AFAP gives youth a voice

    Sep 26, 2013

    Fort Rucker leadership wants to hear from the total military Family, and will get a chance to do so when it holds a Teen Army Family Action Plan Oct. 5.

  • Lyster embarks on new radiology partnership

    Sep 26, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic has teamed up with Eisenhower Army Medical Center's radiology department at Fort Gordon, Ga., to speed the process of clinical interpretation and expand the opportunity for consultation.

  • Bulldogs beat down Medics, 28-6

    Sep 26, 2013

    Fort Rucker's 2013 Intramural Football Season kicked off Sept. 23 as teams went head-to-head to set the tone for the season.

  • Fall hunt aims to help wounded warriors

    Sep 26, 2013

    The 2013 Wounded Warrior Fall Hunt at Fort Rucker, Ala., will be Oct. 5-12, 2013, and will give wounded warriors, as well as Soldiers and civilians, the opportunity to hunt hogs and coyotes to win prizes that will help out a worthy cause.

  • CFC kicks off, aims to raise $1.15 million

    Sep 19, 2013

    Hearts and wallets unite as the Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign sets its aim high to help those in need.

  • Speaker addresses coping with PTS

    Sep 19, 2013

    Bob Delaney, former NBA referee and undercover police officer, returned to Fort Rucker Sept. 10-11 to speak to Soldiers, Families and civilians about managing post-traumatic stress.

  • TAOG, AOB Soldiers lend helping hand at gates

    Sep 19, 2013

    People coming onto post the last couple of months may have been aware of the many changing faces that greet them at the gates, but Fort Rucker's first line of defense has not waned as Soldiers of the 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion have stepped up to the duty of guarding the installation.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates Hispanic Heritage

    Sep 19, 2013

    It's often said that diversity is one of the nation's strong points, and Fort Rucker remains on the forefront of that strength as it celebrates the contributions of one group that makes up more than 17 percent of the U.S. population.

  • DPS remembers, honors 9/11 victims with ceremony

    Sep 19, 2013

    While hundreds of vigils and ceremonies were being held across the nation to remember those lost during the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001, Fort Rucker's Directorate of Public Safety didn't miss its opportunity to pay its respects.

  • Oktoberfest offers entertainment, games, camaraderie

    Sep 19, 2013

    Fall is right around the corner, which means it is time to don some lederhosen or a dirndl and head out to the festival fields to help celebrate Family, food and cultural diversity.

  • Students learn about 1st responders

    Sep 19, 2013

    On the anniversary of what is widely remembered as one of the darkest days in American history, the staff at the Fort Rucker Primary School took the opportunity to teach students about the importance of the nation's first responders.

  • Lyster gears up to vaccinate against this year's flu

    Sep 19, 2013

    The 2013-2014 flu season is here and although no major outbreaks have been reported in Alabama, Lyster Army Health Clinic is getting ready to vaccinate Fort Rucker Soldiers against the newest flu strain -- Influenza A, H3N2.

  • DODEA sets student attendance standards

    Sep 19, 2013

    Keeping a school-age child at home when they have a runny nose or because Family is visiting from out of town may seem harmless enough, but when these occasional absences add up it affects everyone from teachers, the child, other students and even the school as a whole.

  • Fall Boot Camp seeks to change lifestyles

    Sep 19, 2013

    As cooler weather looms ahead, people sometimes find it harder to find motivation to keep up with their workouts, but one program on Fort Rucker helps to push people to their peak.

  • 'Theater' promotes anti-suicide discussion

    Sep 12, 2013

    Soldiers have not only been fighting off the enemies of their leaders since time immemorial, they have also been fighting off the mental demons that often come with the warrior's life.

  • Iron Sergeant: Soldiers test their mettle in competition

    Sep 12, 2013

    Dozens of hardened warriors pushed themselves to their physical limits Sept. 9 when they competed to see who was made of the sternest stuff while going through the NCO Academy Iron Sergeant competition.

  • AFAP gives community a voice

    Sep 12, 2013

    Recognizing an issue is the first step to correcting it, and one of the ways the Army listens to its community members' issues is through the Army Family Action Plan.

  • CFC kicks off, aims to improve lives

    Sep 12, 2013

    The Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign has its sights set on helping those in need with an aggressive goal as it kicks off its 2013 fundraising campaign.

  • Ladies-only event draws large crowd, once again

    Sep 12, 2013

    The sixth biannual Girls Night Out Sept. 6 at The Landing's ballroom held up its reputation by not disappointing the 275 attendees.

  • Diamonds and Denim features national star

    Sep 12, 2013

    It's time to dust off those old boots and cowboy hat; the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation offers an event that is sure to bring out the country in everyone who attends.

  • Stables hosts Ride, Swim, BBQ

    Sep 12, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Riding Stables offers Families and Soldiers an experience that's hard to come by in this area, and Sept. 7 it offered a unique experience that dozens of Families won't soon forget.

  • USAARL, NASA crash helicopter to protect aircrew

    Sep 6, 2013

    Engineers and scientists crashed a former Marine CH-46 helicopter airframe at Langley's Landing and Impact Research Facility in Hampton, Va., Aug. 29.

  • Sgt. Audie Murphy Club inducts members

    Sep 5, 2013

    Three Soldiers joined prestigious company as they were inducted into Fort Rucker's Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum Aug. 30.

  • Fort Rucker to celebrate Hispanic heritage

    Sep 5, 2013

    Diversity is a large part of not only the U.S. armed forces, but of the nation as well, and Fort Rucker is celebrating that diversity with a kickoff event that promises education with entertainment.

  • Delaney to talk to Soldiers on PTS

    Sep 5, 2013

    A former undercover cop and current NBA referee will visit Fort Rucker to share his story and message to Soldiers, Families and civilians.

  • ACAP: Job seekers need support during search

    Sep 5, 2013

    When thinking of getting out of the military, some Soldiers say, "I can't wait!" They are excited about getting back into civilian life.

  • Fort Rucker Primary School hosts Tailgate Day

    Sep 5, 2013

    Summer is officially over now that Labor Day weekend has passed, and for many that only means one thing -- football season is here, and Fort Rucker Primary School welcomed the changing of the leaves and cooler weather with a Tailgate Day Aug. 30 during college football's opening weekend.

  • Center offers creative opportunities for patrons

    Sep 5, 2013

    There are many ways people can entertain themselves and learn a new skill on post, from outdoor activities like archery to indoor activates such as reading at the library, but one facility can help people learn multiple skills and offers an opportunity to paint their `arts out.

  • Army spouse showcases talent on national stage

    Sep 5, 2013

    It is not uncommon for military spouses to set aside their dreams and aspirations when they marry a Soldier, but sometimes their dreams can come to life with a little perseverance and the support of their Families.

  • USAARL, elementary school form partnership to benefit students

    Sep 5, 2013

    Forty Fort Rucker Elementary School teachers and staff members toured the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory at Fort Rucker Aug. 26.

  • Rucker swimmer reaches 1000-mile milestone

    Sep 5, 2013

    People choose to exercise for many reasons, from wanting to stay fit to increasing stamina to improving their physical physique, and one Fort Rucker man did all that and reached a milestone in the process.

  • Archers Club hosts tournament Sept. 15

    Sep 5, 2013

    Along the east bank of Lake Tholocco, nestled within the woods of Fort Rucker, lies a place that many on the installation might not know exists hiding a well-equipped archery range where dozens of people will gather for an upcoming competition.

  • Fort Rucker urges people to 'Embrace Life'

    Aug 29, 2013

    Suicide can be a touchy subject for people to talk about, but Army leadership feels awareness outweighs the decision to keep quiet on the matter.

  • Wildlife course shares Army knowledge

    Aug 29, 2013

    More than 60 landowners and managers from across the South came to Fort Rucker to learn about the installation's conservation efforts, as well as share their experiences.

  • Lyster opens new behavioral health clinic

    Aug 29, 2013

    More than 40 senior leaders from Fort Rucker joined Lyster Army Health Clinic Aug. 22 in a ceremony to commemorate the opening of the new behavioral health clinic.

  • Fort Rucker promotes equal rights for women

    Aug 29, 2013

    In a society where equal rights is still a hot topic of discussion, the installation looked back at one group's fight for equality in order to move forward into the future.

  • Dining facilities thank Soldiers for service

    Aug 29, 2013

    Wading through the humdrum of the everyday work week can hinder morale, so the dining facilities decided to show Fort Rucker Soldiers they are appreciated.

  • Corvias rebrands, services remain same

    Aug 29, 2013

    Some may argue that change is not something to be feared but welcomed, and in the past few months residents in housing may have noticed some slight changes.

  • Girls Night Out promises entertaining escape

    Aug 29, 2013

    The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation invites women to enjoy the sixth bi-annual Girls Night Out at the ballroom in The Landing Sept. 6.

  • Child find campaign aims to help Army Families

    Aug 29, 2013

    Some say that caring for a Family can be a job in itself, and the Exceptional Family Member Program wants to make sure that Families with special needs get all the help they can.

  • MEDCOM recommends 9 well-child visits in first 18 months of life

    Aug 29, 2013

    The American Academy of Pediatrics, the U.S. Army Medical Command and Lyster Army Health Clinic recommend nine well-child visits during the first 18 months of life.

  • Event brings horses, Families, friends together

    Aug 29, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Riding Stables is rounding everyone up to enjoy a day in the warm summer sun and the cool waters of Buckhorn Lake.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Aug 22, 2013

    Many would argue that a large part of progression is not just about looking forward, but looking back, and Fort Rucker is looking back at what women have accomplished throughout history in order to move into the future.

  • Fort Rucker continues fight against PII violations

    Aug 22, 2013

    In an age when information is literally available at people's fingertips, protecting personally identifiable information has become a priority, especially on military installations.

  • Facility the 'cat's meow' for strays

    Aug 22, 2013

    Hidden behind major construction and a high fence, the Fort Rucker Spay and Neuter Facility on Andrews Road near the Enterprise gate is the current residence of 11 furry faces that desperately need a new place to call home.

  • Technology, social media aid Fort Rucker weather operations

    Aug 22, 2013

    Pilots have enough to worry about when it comes to flying an aircraft, but when weather is added to the mix, that can make their job downright stressful.

  • Hired! Program provides employment opportunities for teens

    Aug 22, 2013

    Jobs may be getting harder and harder to obtain, but the Fort Rucker Hired! Apprenticeship Program provides youth valuable work experience and training to better equip them for the highly competitive job market.

  • FCC provides quality care, employment prospects

    Aug 22, 2013

    The Family Child Care program offers a way for Families to find quality child care providers who welcome children into their homes and offer safe child care services.

  • 110th Avn. welcomes command team

    Aug 15, 2013

    As Soldiers lined in formation and aircraft from Fort Rucker's fleet adorned the field, hundreds gathered at Howze Field to welcome a new command team to the 110th Aviation Brigade.

  • ACLC earns air conservationist award

    Aug 15, 2013

    Fort Rucker's Aviation Center Logistics Command was recently awarded the Air Conservationist of the Year award by the Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards Aug. 2 in Prattville for its implementation of the Spray Technique Analysis and Research for Defense program.

  • Why lead change?

    Aug 15, 2013

    Why should little old me lead change? That is probably a question anyone asks themselves when they hear of the Leading Change Team.

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