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  • 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.

  • Antiterrorism Awareness Month promotes vigilance

    Aug 15, 2013

    Each month represents awareness for countless organizations and causes, but the Army is recognizing one cause throughout August to keep its Soldiers, Families and civilians "Always Ready. Always Alert."

  • Girl Scouts offer a lifetime of leadership skills

    Aug 15, 2013

    Girl Scouts are known for making many adventurous memories a girl will remember throughout her lifetime. However, the one fact the Girl Scouts take pride in is teaching leadership skills to young girls ages 5-17.

  • Fort Rucker Riding Stables hosts competitions, exercise, Family fun

    Aug 15, 2013

    Fort Rucker is home to many types of people and four legged Family members, but many citizens seem to overlook that there is a full compound on Hatch Road dedicated to Family members who don't exactly fit in a backyard.

  • Mind Candy to gratify mental sweet tooth

    Aug 15, 2013

    Fort Rucker's mental sweet tooth is about to be satisfied because Wayne Hoffman, the illusionist and hypnotist, will return to the installation with his show, Mind Candy, Aug. 23 for the second time in as many years.

  • Punt, Pass, Kick: Youth advance to sectionals

    Aug 15, 2013

    Fort Rucker Youth Sports provides an avenue for children of all ages on the installation to compete in friendly competitions, but it also provides a setting for some to advance to a high level of competition.

  • Off-limits memo protects Soldiers

    Aug 8, 2013

    Many businesses near military installations benefit from the patronage of Soldiers and Families, but occasionally a business may create an atmosphere that is detrimental to the wellbeing of Soldiers.

  • And the winner is…

    Aug 8, 2013

    …the Aviation Center Logistics Command, after being awarded the Air Conservationist of the Year Award at the 2013 Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards banquet Aug. 2 in Prattville.

  • Dog Days of summer and your job search

    Aug 8, 2013

    Have you ever wondered why people call the period between early July and early September, when the hot sultry weather of summer usually occurs in the northern hemisphere, Dog Days?

  • New DARE officer heads for schools

    Aug 8, 2013

    Fort Rucker youth made their way back to the post elementary and primary schools Aug. 6 for the 2013-14 school year, and an Army specialist was in amongst them, on her first day at a new job.

  • Back to School: Students return to class at Fort Rucker

    Aug 8, 2013

    All good things, like summer vacations, must come to an end, and more than 300 children walked across Red Cloud Road toward new beginnings and new learning experiences at Fort Rucker schools.

  • Top Gun: Fort Rucker youth keeps NFL in sights

    Aug 8, 2013

    Setting goals in life is something everyone is familiar with, but one Army Family member is setting his sights on the highest level as he shoots for his dreams.

  • Schools offer Sneak-a-peek

    Aug 1, 2013

    Knowing what's coming is key to keeping ahead of the game, and Fort Rucker schools want to make sure that parents and their children are prepared for the upcoming school year.

  • DPS urges traffic safety as school begins

    Aug 1, 2013

    Children are sharpening their pencils and packing their lunches to prepare for the upcoming school year, and with schools opening Aug. 6 comes higher foot traffic in the housing areas.

  • Fort Rucker honors 12 retirees

    Aug 1, 2013

    Fort Rucker honored 12 men and women with a collection of more than 275 years of military service and 130 permanent change of station moves between them at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum July 26 during the quarterly retirement ceremony.

  • Party sends summer off in a fun way

    Aug 1, 2013

    This is the time of year where most children and teens are dragging their feet a little more than usual as summer break comes to an end and each day the first day back to school looms closer, but Fort Rucker Child, Youth and School Services wants to send off summer the right way.

  • Lyster staff encourages early school physicals

    Aug 1, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic primary care managers encourage parents to start thinking about making appointments for their child's school and sports physicals.

  • Iron Aviator: Soldiers battle for title, bragging rights

    Aug 1, 2013

    Days of rain saturated the ground and Lake Tholocco's waters rose high onto the banks of West Beach, but Soldiers wouldn't be kept from battling it out for one of Fort Rucker's most coveted titles.

  • Punt, Pass & Kick offers professional experience

    Aug 1, 2013

    Fort Rucker's Youth Sports program offers children of all ages an outlet to compete in friendly competitions through a wide range of activities, but an upcoming competition will put their skills to the test and give them the opportunity to shine on a national level.

  • Soldier Show plays in Wiregrass

    Jul 25, 2013

    The stereotypical Soldier is a muscle head Captain America figure yelling "Hooah" as he runs into a gunfight, but the 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show is determined to display the sensitive and creative side that many Soldiers have.

  • NAF positions available to job hunters

    Jul 25, 2013

    The 10th annual Fort Rucker Area Job Fair is today, but there are other opportunities for people interested in obtaining work on the installation with non-appropriated fund jobs.

  • ACAP: Discovering your career potential

    Jul 25, 2013

    When thinking about pursuing goals, whether it be going back to school, or finding a new job or career, one may have defeating thoughts such as, "I'm not capable of accomplishing this because I don't have the necessary skills."

  • Landing Zone keeps new design veiled

    Jul 25, 2013

    The Landing Zone is currently renovation innovation at its finest with all the new concepts and ideas that are going into its new construction layout and functionality, but a few surprises are in store.

  • GEMS: Students climb mountains

    Jul 25, 2013

    Although school has been out of session for quite some time, some children are continuing their education by learning through the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program, and this time they're conquering mountains.

  • Lemon Lot offers sweet deals

    Jul 25, 2013

    The hassle and stress of buying and selling big-ticket items can be overwhelming for Soldiers and Families, but Fort Rucker's Lemon Lot helps to alleviate that strain, and may leave patrons with a feeling that is more sweet than sour.

  • The Pro: New SWGC manager looks to make impact

    Jul 25, 2013

    Fort Rucker's Silver Wings Golf Course offers Soldiers and civilians a means to escape the drudgery of everyday life, and one man hopes to improve one of the installations most leisurely activities.

  • In Memoriam

    Jul 25, 2013

    A memorial service was held July 18 at Wings Chapel to honor Warrant Officer Candidate/ Sergeant First Class Darrell R. McNealy who passed away July 11 on the installation.

  • Spartans continue legacy with new commander

    Jul 18, 2013

    The 1st Battalion, 223rd Aviation Regiment received a new commander July 10 at Howze Field when Lt. Col. Todd H. Marshburn assumed command of the Spartan battalion.

  • Professional preparation vital at job fair

    Jul 18, 2013

    With more than 100 employers scheduled to be at the July 25 Fort Rucker Area Job Fair and 25-30 times that many job hunters expected at the event, preparing beforehand is key, according to organizers.

  • Wildlife course promotes conservation

    Jul 18, 2013

    Wildlife conservation and sustainability have been at the forefront of Fort Rucker's and the Army's environmental mission for some time, and the installation wants to share its knowledge of land conservation and management with local landowners.

  • Fort Rucker goes to dogs with Bark Park

    Jul 18, 2013

    Soldiers are not the only citizens on post who have to keep up their figure and release pent up energy, and Fort Rucker offers a way for those citizens to bark 'til dark.

  • Body Mechanics pampers Soldiers, Families

    Jul 18, 2013

    Being in and working for the Army can be a vigorous and stressful life, but Fort Rucker wants all of its workers, and Family members, to know that they deserve a chance to be pampered and indulged.

  • Pro-Am gives golfers chance to play with pros

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Silver Wings Golf Course on Fort Rucker doesn't have a shortage of tournaments, but one tournament offers a unique experience where golfers can not only compete, but also learn.

  • Youth sports provides recreation, learning experience

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Youth Sports and Fitness Program is taking registrations for its various youth sports programs.

  • Rain doesn't stop Freedom Fest

    Jul 11, 2013

    Rain snuffed out the fireworks July 3, closed vendors and disappointed others who had been eagerly waiting for one of the biggest events of the year-- Freedom Fest.

  • Temporary pharmacy opens

    Jul 11, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic's pharmacy reopened and began operation at its temporary location in front of the main parking lot by Andrews Avenue after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony July 8.

  • Army Aviators embrace future of learning

    Jul 11, 2013

    In keeping with the standard of being the world's most-adaptive military, the home of Army Aviation is embracing changes in modern technology.

  • HHC, 1-223rd hosts mentor ride

    Jul 11, 2013

    There can never be enough emphasis on safety, especially when it comes to sharing the road with motorcyclists.

  • Customer feedback drives Fort Rucker services

    Jul 11, 2013

    "Feedback is the breakfast of champions," Ken Blanchard once said, and that's why Fort Rucker provides its customers with a way to stay connected and let the installation know not only what it's doing wrong, but what it's doing right.

  • Job Fair: Record number of participants at 10th year

    Jul 11, 2013

    It has been a decade since the first Fort Rucker Area Job Fair was held, bringing in civilians, Family members and Soldiers looking for a new job or career, and this year the co-hosted event will feature 100 employers looking to hire immediately.

  • DFMWR discounts seek to lessen furlough impact

    Jul 11, 2013

    As Department of Defense civilian employee furloughs begin, the Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation is seeking to lessen the impact by offering discounts at various activities.

  • Lyster encourages patients to bring in questionable medical bills

    Jul 11, 2013

    Patients who have medical bills in debt collection are encouraged to bring their statements as well as all supporting documents to the Lyster Army Health Clinic Managed Care Division for further assistance.

  • ACS helps Soldiers, Families, civilians manage finances

    Jul 11, 2013

    It's important for people on Fort Rucker to be certain about how they manage their finances, especially in uncertain fiscal times, and Fort Rucker has the resources to help Soldiers and Families.

  • Old Skool claims 4th post championship

    Jul 11, 2013

    In a game close enough to be worthy of a championship match, two teams battled head to head for the post softball championship title July 9.

  • Runners prepare for Army 10-Miler race

    Jul 11, 2013

    The All-Army 10-Miler Race is known for being the largest 10-mile race in the Western Hemisphere with more than 30,000 competitors.

  • Lyster Pharmacy relocates to temporary facility

    Jul 5, 2013

    The pharmacy at Lyster Army Health Clinic will close July 5 to prepare to relocate to the temporary structure at the front of the main parking lot by Andrews Avenue and start operating out of the new facility July 8 until renovation is complete inside the clinic.

  • CodeRED keeps community in the loop

    Jul 5, 2013

    It is said that knowledge is power, and that old adage doesn't reign any truer than during an emergency situation.

  • Instructor of the quarter

    Jul 5, 2013

    Fort Rucker senior leaders congratulated winners of the Instructor of the 3rd Quarter Award during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum June 26.

  • Students drill down during flight school to construct maps

    Jul 5, 2013

    For those who have attended the U.S. Army's rotary-wing flight training program, there are a few things that prospective pilots become very familiar with during hours of studying and mission preparation. This includes study "flash" cards, various Army publications and maps.

  • Fort Rucker facility offers summer escape

    Jul 5, 2013

    With summer in full swing, people on Fort Rucker don't have to travel far to get their beach and camping experiences all in one place.

  • 'The Warrior' helps disabled Soldiers hit lake

    Jul 5, 2013

    Fort Rucker, Ala., is never shy about showing its support for Soldiers injured in the line of duty, and the installation makes sure wounded warriors aren't left out when it comes to life in the outdoors.

  • ACS, DFMWR swap offices

    Jul 5, 2013

    Freedom Fest often takes up a lot of time for organizations on post that organize vendors, entertainment and traffic routes, but two Family-focused programs took the plunge to transfer offices during one of the busiest times of the year at Fort Rucker.

  • Fuel your body: Experts offer tips to improve performance

    Jul 5, 2013

    In the Profession of Arms, it is widely known that endurance is an important part of being a top Soldier. The challenge for many within the profession is execution.

  • Audie Murphy Club expands

    Jun 27, 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 June 20.

  • Post opens up Splash! to public

    Jun 27, 2013

    There are a host of choices to choose from when it comes to deciding how to cool off during the summer, but Fort Rucker is making that decision easier now that Splash! Pool and Spray Park is open to the general public.

  • Flight school students execute 'Zero Defect' honors mission

    Jun 27, 2013

    Rendering final honors to deceased military members is considered by many Soldiers as the highest demonstration of gratitude that one can bestow upon grieving Families.

  • Future leaders provide more than 14,500 meals to people in need

    Jun 27, 2013

    Far from the classroom, Fort Rucker students are making a difference serving local Wiregrass communities.

  • Post plays part in nationwide drug take-back success

    Jun 27, 2013

    Fort Rucker joined the fight and helped the Drug Enforcement Administration collect almost 750,000 pounds of unused prescription medication during "take-back" events across the nation.

  • Travel office helps book deals

    Jun 27, 2013

    As temperatures rise and summer takes its grip on the South, the community may begin dreaming of blue waters and tropical siestas, and Fort Rucker Leisure Travel Services is here to help those who wish to get away.

  • Hangar lends a helping hand to Soldiers, Families

    Jun 27, 2013

    When a Soldier around Fort Rucker hears the word 'hangar' most usually ask "Which airfield?" But the hangar in Bldg. 5700 houses something a little different than helicopters, and possibly something just as important in a time of need.

  • Thrift store offers savings, personal development

    Jun 27, 2013

    Shopping and volunteering are two activities that usually don't go together, but at the Fort Rucker Thrift Shop people have a place to donate, shop, volunteer and consign.

  • Improve your run time -- now!

    Jun 27, 2013

    in the recent months have made it clear that the Army is undergoing some dramatic changes. The number of Soldiers allowed to be in uniform is going down. With these changes, the Army is scrutinizing who should be in its ranks a little harder. One of the discriminators in evaluating a person's ability to serve is the Army Physical Fitness Test.

  • 5th Avenue renamed in honor of legendary Aviator

    Jun 20, 2013

    It was a friendship of Aviation warriors that spanned for more than four decades and is now linked on the ground where Army Aviation began.

  • USAARL welcomes new commander

    Jun 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory welcomed a new commander and bid farewell to a familiar face during a change of command ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation museum June 14.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates Army's 238th birthday

    Jun 20, 2013

    For 238 years, the U.S. Army has fought to protect and defend the freedom that people enjoy today, and Fort Rucker celebrates that freedom just as anyone would -- with cake.

  • Commissary to close on Tuesdays

    Jun 20, 2013

    As sequestration continues to move across America's military installations, many programs and businesses are seeing changes, one business being the commissaries that employ more than 14,000 U.S. civilians.

  • Student loans bring benefits, burdens

    Jun 20, 2013

    Student loans can be a big help to those in need, but if not managed correctly might do more damage than good.

  • Vacation Bible school brings lessons to life

    Jun 20, 2013

    Students of all ages attended this year's Fort Rucker Vacation Bible School, but they were treated to more than just classrooms and Sunday school, they had the opportunity to experience firsthand what it was like to live in biblical times.

  • GEMS: Young investigators solve a crime

    Jun 20, 2013

    More than 20 crime scene investigators filled the library at the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory June 13 checking for fingerprints and comparing footprints in order to identify a killer.

  • Lyster AHC: Don't let summer heat slow you down

    Jun 20, 2013

    As the temperatures rise in southern Alabama, the staff at Lyster Army Health Clinic is eager to educate patients about sun safety.

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