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  • Fort Rucker seeks to increase motorcycle safety awareness

    Mar 14, 2013

    So far in 2013, eight Soldiers have been killed in motorcycle accidents according to the Army's Daily Statistic Spreadsheet, and the riding season is just now approaching.

  • Upcoming Fort Rucker event promises to colorfully soar

    Mar 14, 2013

    Attendees of this year's Children's Festival can expect to see brilliant colors from thousands of kites, decorated eggs, inflatables, crafts and games that will be featured at the Easter event that celebrates and showcases military children.

  • Travel Extravaganza provides vacation info, deals

    Mar 14, 2013

    Soldiers and Families looking to plan vacations visited the 25th annual Travel Extravaganza March 6 to find new places to journey to while taking advantage of deals and discounts.

  • Eagles fly, remain undefeated

    Mar 14, 2013

    It's hard enough to become the No. 1 team for the Fort Rucker Intramural Basketball regular season, but to achieve that while remaining undefeated is an accomplished feat.

  • Spring Boot Camp seeks to change lifestyles

    Mar 14, 2013

    With many people getting ready for beach season, fitness specialists on Fort Rucker have the perfect way for people to work toward that beach body before they hit the sand.

  • Leading Change Team meets with senior leadership group

    Mar 14, 2013

    The Leading Change Team met with senior leaders March 7 to inform them of the importance of the LCT's two standing initiatives and how the two groups can benefit from working together.

  • 1-223rd Avn. receives Parker Award

    Mar 7, 2013

    Soldiers and post officials gathered at Cairns Army Airfield Feb. 27 to honor the Soldiers and civilians of 1st Battalion, 223rd Aviation Regiment on receiving an Ellis D. Parker Award.

  • Fort Rucker kicks off AER fundraising campaign

    Mar 7, 2013

    The Army Emergency Relief program held its annual kickoff event March 5 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum to begin raising funds that help Soldiers take care of Soldiers.

  • Fort Rucker prepares for all-hazards exercise

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Rucker is preparing to test its limits during the all-hazards exercise March 13.

  • IMCOM honors Fort Rucker firefighter

    Mar 7, 2013

    Motivation to set the standard helped push one local Soldier to become the best in Installation Management Command.

  • Recommendations key to job search

    Mar 7, 2013

    Sometimes an employer will make the decision about who to hire based on how well applicants present their work backgrounds.

  • Subway, optical center open at PX

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Rucker is continually partnering with new programs and businesses to make life on post enjoyable, and two such businesses, Subway and the Fort Rucker Optical Center, held their grand openings with ribbon cutting ceremonies March 1 at the main post exchange.

  • German Army Aviation chief visits Fort Rucker

    Mar 7, 2013

    German army Brig. Gen. Reinhard Wolski, branch chief of German Army Aviation and commander of the German Army Aviation School, visited Fort Rucker, Ala., Feb. 26-28, 2013, to tour the post and meet with Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general.

  • Reviews deem Girls Night Out 'fierce, fabulous'

    Mar 7, 2013

    The fifth biannual Girls Night Out March 1 did not disappoint the 330 attending patrons, with many claiming the event to be "fierce," and "fabulous."

  • Job, college fair focuses path to success

    Mar 7, 2013

    For teens looking for a job or the right college, Fort Rucker and child youth and school services put together the second Teen Job and College Fair to help young adults focus in on their intended path.

  • Father-son duo reels in record

    Mar 7, 2013

    Most fisherman have their story of the one that got away, but one father-son team's big-fish story is one that will go down in the record books for Lake Tholocco's Two-Man Buddy Bass Tournament.

  • Disc golf gains momentum on Fort Rucker

    Mar 7, 2013

    Golf is a game that is familiar to most across military posts, but one Army captain is working hard to garner more recognition for a sport he and his friends brought to the installation -- disc golf.

  • 597th Detachment deploys

    Feb 28, 2013

    Family members and Soldiers of the 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group gathered at Knox Army Heliport Feb. 25 to say goodbye to and wish their fellow Soldiers good luck as they deploy to Southwest Asia.

  • Mayor educates students on travel, diversity

    Feb 28, 2013

    Military children are no strangers to moving and meeting new people, but Mike Schmitz, mayor of Dothan, visited the Fort Rucker Primary School to expand students' horizons by talking to them about world travel.

  • Lyster system provides 24/7 communication

    Feb 28, 2013

    Patients at Lyster Army Health Clinic can communicate with their providers 24-hours a day, seven days a week without having to make an appointment or come into the clinic.

  • BOSS builds morale for single Soldiers

    Feb 28, 2013

    In today's military, so many programs focus on catering to military Families that single Soldiers may sometimes feel left out, but one program looks to make sure those Soldiers feel involved while providing an opportunity for them to develop into future leaders.

  • Annual travel show features more vendors, prizes

    Feb 28, 2013

    Day-to-day life on a military installation can become mundane, but leisure travel services is looking to stir things up and show people where they can escape the monotony, whether near or far.

  • Show choir encourages students to 'Shine On'

    Feb 28, 2013

    Sparkling dresses and sharp suits impressed the children at Fort Rucker Elementary School Feb. 22 during the school's Time to Shine rally.

  • Zumba offers challenge for St. Patrick's Day

    Feb 28, 2013

    People feeling a little lucky this March should get ready to start off the St. Patrick's Day celebrations with a healthy challenge -- a Zumba challenge.

  • Community prays for nation

    Feb 21, 2013

    Members of the local community came together at The Landing Feb. 13 for the annual National Prayer Breakfast to pray for the nation, the American Family and Soldier, and Fort Rucker.

  • AER kicks off fundraising campaign

    Feb 21, 2013

    The program designed for Soldiers to help other Soldiers kicks off its 2013 fundraising campaign March 1.

  • OSJA explains legal residency, home of record

    Feb 21, 2013

    Benjamin Franklin wrote, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Nevertheless, most people go to extraordinary lengths to avoid both.

  • ACAP teaches transitioning Soldiers career building

    Feb 21, 2013

    Transitioning out of the military can be a stressful process, but the Army Career and Alumni Program strives to make that process one that leaves Soldiers and their Families with a head start in their futures.

  • Education center offers info for scholarship season

    Feb 21, 2013

    It is scholarship season, and the Fort Rucker Education Center has the information people need to stop procrastinating filling out the paperwork that has been collecting near the computer and begin the task of completing scholarship applications for the 2013 school year.

  • Girls Night Out returns with new choices, more entertainment

    Feb 21, 2013

    The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation invites women to enjoy the fifth bi-annual Girls Night Out at the ballroom in The Landing March 1.

  • Military Saves Campaign encourages wealth, not debt

    Feb 21, 2013

    Financial institutions on post are joining forces and gearing up for Military Saves Week, Feb. 25 through March 2, to help educate military Families about how they can save and spend their money wiser.

  • Lyster commissary tour helps people make healthy choices

    Feb 21, 2013

    Walking down the aisles at a grocery store can be overwhelming and that's why Lyster Army Health Clinic offers commissary tours to teach participants how to shop for healthy food.

  • SWGC seeks new, old members for 2013 season

    Feb 21, 2013

    Fort Rucker's Silver Wings Golf Course is looking to keep its current members while recruiting new members to join its ranks during its membership drive through the month of March.

  • Training tests survival plans

    Feb 14, 2013

    Preparing for a life-or-death situation can be a grim truth, but installation officials said it's a necessary reality that people need to face.

  • ACS offers Family resilience training

    Feb 14, 2013

    Military Family life has its share of ups and downs, but one Fort Rucker program hopes to provide Family members with the tools they need to get through difficult times.

  • NCOA platoon digs up praise from Daleville community

    Feb 14, 2013

    Soldiers from the Noncommissioned Officers Academy were recognized for their selfless service to the Daleville Senior Center during a ceremony Feb. 7.

  • International students need local sponsors

    Feb 14, 2013

    For those seeking to expand their knowledge of another culture or wanting to help the Fort Rucker community, the International Military Student Office offers an opportunity for people to open their minds as a social student and spouse sponsor.

  • Senior leaders' spouses tour USAARL

    Feb 14, 2013

    Spouses of active and retired Army Aviation senior leaders received a tour of the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory at Fort Rucker Jan. 29.

  • Marriage program teaches better communication

    Feb 14, 2013

    All relationships have their ups and downs and their twists and turns, especially for military Families, so to help strengthen Fort Rucker Families, Army Community Service offers the ScreamFree Marriage Program to help bring Families closer together through respectful communication.

  • EFMP donates materials to school library

    Feb 14, 2013

    The Exceptional Family Member Program donated more than 40 books and DVDs to the Fort Rucker Elementary School Library in January.

  • Lyster commander seeks feedback

    Feb 14, 2013

    Over the past few years, receiving a mailed survey from the Army Medical Command Office of the Surgeon General after a recent appointment at Lyster has probably become commonplace.

  • Eagles soar over Guardians, 55-50

    Feb 14, 2013

    The 1st Battalion, 11th Aviation Regiment Eagles soared to a win in intramural basketball game with superior shooting and a bit of luck.

  • Baseball, jump roping registration through Feb. 28

    Feb 14, 2013

    Providing a variety of activities for children on Fort Rucker to participate in is vital to promoting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle for youth, and providing different avenues for children to reach these goals is equally important, according to child, youth and school services officials.

  • TAOG Soldiers return home

    Feb 7, 2013

    A happy gathering of Families and friends came together at the Spiritual Life Center as about 25 Soldiers of the 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group who deployed to Afghanistan and Kuwait last year returned home Feb. 5.

  • Aviators tackle key issues during conference

    Feb 7, 2013

    Army Aviation brigade commanders, their command warrant officers and command sergeants major who were not deployed participated in the Aviation Senior Leaders Conference held at Fort Rucker Jan. 28-31.

  • Black History Month kickoff event celebrates diversity

    Feb 7, 2013

    Fort Rucker held its Black History Month kickoff event Feb. 1 at the main post exchange and organizers, entertainers and patrons agreed that the event helped spread diversity and educated the local community.

  • Job search: Don't forget to say, 'thank you'

    Feb 7, 2013

    So, you're looking for a job and you just made it through the interview. Now what?

  • AAAA honors Soldiers

    Feb 7, 2013

    Soldiers, Family members and senior leaders in Aviation came together at the Landing during the Senior Leaders' Dinner to honor the recipients of the annual Army Aviation Association of America Awards presentation Jan 29.

  • Tactical Tuesday features active shooter survival training

    Feb 7, 2013

    The U.S. has had its fair share of threats, both foreign and domestic, but Fort Rucker officials want to make sure that the installation isn't caught off guard in a life or death situation.

  • Holiday events offer something sweet for all

    Feb 7, 2013

    Valentine's Day is approaching and for the busy couple or Family that is unsure where or how to celebrate Fort Rucker offers many romantic and Family friendly events.

  • Program offers opportunities, experience for teens

    Feb 7, 2013

    Being thrust into the world as a young adult is oftentimes a daunting experience but Fort Rucker Child, Youth and School Services has an apprenticeship program that helps provide career-exploration opportunities to teens.

  • Shred and tread: Class provides low impact, intense workout

    Feb 7, 2013

    With beach season looming, the fitness facilities on Fort Rucker offer different ways to keep on track with workout goals, and one class is more than meets the eye when it comes to fitness intensity.

  • Conference looks to future of Army Aviation

    Feb 1, 2013

    Senior leaders from across Army Aviation came to Fort Rucker to talk about the future of Army Aviation and the changes it will bring.

  • Tax center offers free services on post

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Tax Assistance Center opened Jan. 25 to provide free services as tax season gets into full swing.

  • Socials educate foreign Soldiers on American culture

    Jan 31, 2013

    There are a large number of foreign students that come through Fort Rucker every year, and one way the U.S. Army educates them on American culture is by hosting events that bring the soldiers together.

  • New healthy option at food court

    Jan 31, 2013

    There is a variety of choices when it comes to choosing where to eat in the Army and Air Force Exchange Service food court, and a new option in Subway offers a healthy choice for patrons.

  • Center Library offers free services and programs

    Jan 31, 2013

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

  • Fort Rucker school celebrates 100 days in session

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Fort Rucker Primary School celebrated its 100th day in school Jan. 25, and school officials and faculty members decided to make it a day of service and learning.

  • Prescription sleeping pills pose morning-after risk for patients

    Jan 31, 2013

    The FDA recently released new guidance for the sleep medication Ambien, and other drugs containing zolpidem, after a report found people who take sleep aids are often still impaired the morning after.

  • Fort Rucker rugby combines with Panama City Hurricanes

    Jan 31, 2013

    The first unofficial game of the rugby season set the stage for a successful season as it pinned the Fort Rucker Fliers against the Panama City Hurricanes, but the two teams will combine during the official season to create the perfect storm.

  • Horseman's challenge rounds up friendly competition, good time

    Jan 31, 2013

    Locals' riding skills and good horse behavior was put to the test Jan. 26 at the second Wiregrass Horseman's Challenge held at the Fort Rucker Riding Stables.

  • Gate change relieves congestion

    Jan 24, 2013

    Long lines of traffic at the Daleville Gate during peak hours may be a thing of the past as Directorate of Public Safety officials added an additional inbound lane to alleviate some of the wait.

  • Program celebrates life of Dr. MLK Jr.

    Jan 24, 2013

    Soldiers and Family members came together to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a commemorative program at the post theater Jan. 17.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates diversity during Black History Month

    Jan 24, 2013

    Many men and women from various ethnic groups and cultures answer the call of Army service, and Fort Rucker celebrates its diversity during Black History Month in February.

  • Fort Rucker honors 12 retirees

    Jan 24, 2013

    Dozens of friends, Families and coworkers showed their support during a retirement ceremony Jan. 18 at the U. S. Army Aviation Museum when Fort Rucker honored 12 retiring Soldiers and civilians.

  • SHARP helps victims, aids in prevention

    Jan 24, 2013

    Victims of sexual assaults sometimes find it difficult to find their voice and seek help, but the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program offers those who have been victims of sex crimes a way to find that voice.

  • Shopping, volunteering go together at shop

    Jan 24, 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.

  • Post offers numerous options for various tastes

    Jan 24, 2013

    For those short on time or are not wanting to travel very far, Fort Rucker offers a host of dining options for various palates.

  • Yoga gives sense of balance to patients

    Jan 24, 2013

    Twice a week in a quiet, dimly lit room at Lyster Army Health Clinic, Soldiers and retirees gracefully transition from eagle pose to warrior pose during their hour yoga session.

  • New guidelines outlined for cervical cancer screening

    Jan 24, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic celebrates Cervical Cancer Awareness Month this month by encouraging women to stay educated on the new recommendations for cervical screening.

  • Bulldogs take a bite out of 158th AOB

    Jan 24, 2013

    The 6th Military Police Detachment Bulldogs started their intramural basketball season off right as they brought their strong defense to pull out a win in their first game.

  • Army Aviation approaches 'exciting, uncertain future'

    Jan 17, 2013

    The current fiscal environment poses significant challenges for Army Aviation, as well as the rest of the Army and the Defense Department, said Lt. Gen. James O. Barclay III, deputy chief of staff, G-8.

  • New CH-47F simulator 1st of its kind

    Jan 17, 2013

    As technology continues to advance, Fort Rucker is staying ahead of the game when it comes to training Aviators.

  • Tax Assistance Center offers free services

    Jan 17, 2013

    As tax season approaches, filing returns is one more thing added to the already busy lives of military Soldiers and their Families, but the Fort Rucker Tax Assistance Center is looking to relieve some of that stress by offering free tax services.

  • Fort Rucker helps make recycling easy, accessible

    Jan 17, 2013

    With the arrival of the new year, some people think about making new, healthy habits, and Fort Rucker is helping people make one good change by continuing to make on-post recycling accessible and easy.

  • Dreams come true during Aviation Spouses Day

    Jan 17, 2013

    Dreams came true in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Aviation spouses Jan.9 and 11 when 57 women participated in Senior Aviation Spouses Day and Aviation Spouses Day.

  • ACS helps Soldiers, Families stay financially stable

    Jan 17, 2013

    Army Community Service offers many services to help manage unsteady monetary situations for Soldiers, civilians and Families who feel a little overwhelmed with a financial choice or burden.

  • AER scholarships help military Families

    Jan 17, 2013

    Fort Rucker is home to numerous opportunities for Soldiers and their Families to earn educational scholarships and grants.

  • Former pilot eases Soldiers' pain through chiropractic care

    Jan 17, 2013

    With a few precise adjustments, Dr. Jerry Jones, chief of the Chiropractic Clinic at Lyster Army Health Clinic, can help Soldiers on their way to healing from injuries sustained through everyday work.

  • Lyster consolidates flight-status Soldiers into 1 medical team

    Jan 17, 2013

    Lyster Army Health Clinic recently consolidated all flight-status Soldiers into one flight-centered medical home -- Team Respect.

  • New year, new mindset: Post offers numerous fitness options

    Jan 17, 2013

    With a new year comes new resolutions for many people, and none may be more common than the resolution to get in shape and Fort Rucker has an entire repertoire of fitness options to help people get started.

  • White Plume Award honors local

    Jan 10, 2013

    A local man dedicated to providing the very best to Soldiers and their Families received the prestigious White Plume Award Dec. 20.

  • 5th Ave. morning closure helps keep Soldiers safe

    Jan 10, 2013

    Fifth Avenue is the official run route for morning Soldiers and Family members doing physical training, but Fort Rucker officials say that many drivers are violating the no driving-no crossing policy.

  • USAACE wins 9 Best of AKO awards

    Jan 10, 2013

    At the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence, excellence is a term that has become synonymous with Aviation, but those on Fort Rucker who work to maintain the Army Knowledge Online website have come to be familiar with the term as well.

  • Being proactive, ACAP key to transition process

    Jan 10, 2013

    So, you just looked at your countdown calendar, and, in about a year, you're going to be parting company with the Army.

  • Officer 'gobsmacked' by honors

    Jan 10, 2013

    Before Fort Rucker said goodbye to 2012, it recognized an exceptional officer in its ranks at an informal get together at Mother Rucker's Dec 19.

  • DPS urges mobile device safety awareness

    Jan 10, 2013

    The holiday season has gone, and during that time people may have received gifts ranging from new computers to mobile devices, but according to Directorate of Public Safety officials -- with new devices comes new responsibilities.

  • Skate Night offers escape for Families, community

    Jan 10, 2013

    Friday nights are often spent in front of the television or playing video games for most children, but the school age center offers a way for them to get out of the house and into a more social, active environment.

  • Mother Rucker's celebrates 2nd birthday

    Jan 10, 2013

    Mother Rucker's has been serving burgers and soda to Soldiers, Families and civilians for two years, so to mark the occasion a celebration will be held for its birthday.

  • D Co., 1-13th wins 1st game of season

    Jan 10, 2013

    Along with the new year came the start of the Fort Rucker intramural basketball season, and the D Company, 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment Seven Guys and a Squirt started off with a victory in the season opener.

  • Fort Rucker honors Instructors of the Year

    Dec 20, 2012

    Five Soldiers and two civilians from Fort Rucker were recognized as Academic Instructors and Instructor Pilots of the Year, and were presented with awards from representatives of several organizations during a ceremony Dec. 14 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Holiday concert brings cheer to Fort Rucker

    Dec 20, 2012

    Hundreds of people flocked to the post theater Dec. 13 to enjoy holiday classics played by Fort Rucker's own 98th Army "Silver Wings" Band during the Commanding General's Holiday Concert.

  • Flatiron welcomes new commander

    Dec 20, 2012

    Flatiron welcomed its new commander as Maj. Joseph C. Alexander took command of Air Ambulance Detachment, 1st Battalion, 223rd Aviation Regiment from Lt. Col. Charles C. Cook during a ceremony Dec. 13 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • CG sends winter holiday season safety message

    Dec 20, 2012

    Our Winter Safety Campaign is well under way as Soldiers, Army civilians and their Families are making preparations for the holiday season.

  • Scholarships help military Families

    Dec 20, 2012

    Fort Rucker is home to numerous opportunities for Soldiers and their Families to earn educational scholarships and grants.

  • The Landing hosts holiday event for Soldiers, Families

    Dec 20, 2012

    Christmas is just around the corner and the man in the red suit is making the final checks on his list, but Families had another opportunity to get on Santa's good side while enjoying a hot breakfast at the Landing.

  • CYSS offers teen babysitter training

    Dec 20, 2012

    Child, youth and school services offers teens the chance to take off the training wheels and become entrepreneurs with its annual babysitter training course in January.

  • Aviation museum displays Christopher Kringle's flight jacket

    Dec 20, 2012

    Officials at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum have set up a display showing the original flight jacket of Warrant Officer Christopher Kringle, at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • Lyster encourages healthy eating

    Dec 20, 2012

    Food is an important way that friends and Family express their love and appreciation during the holidays; however, it doesn't have to mean adding additional inches to your waistline.

  • Zumba: Dancing to a healthier lifestyle, shedding holiday weight

    Dec 20, 2012

    People may put on a few pounds throughout the holiday season, but Zumba offers a different way to shed them back off again.

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