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The Newton and Faulkner gates will be closed Thursday-Sunday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. They will resume normal operating hours Monday, Nov. 27.
Lyster Army Health Clinic will be closed Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
The Fort Rucker Army Wellness Center will host lunch and learn sessions in collaboration with the Fort Rucker Ready Resilient Training Center. All lunch and learn sessions are open to all eligible beneficiaries, including active-duty Soldiers and their dependents, retirees and Department of Defense civilian employees. All sessions will be located at LAHC in V-130 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month.
The next session is scheduled for Nov. 21 with the topics of stress management, energy management and attention control.
For more information, call 255-3923 or 255-9218.
Deer season has begun on Fort Rucker. Archery season runs from Oct. 14 through Feb. 10. Gun deer season runs from Nov. 18 through Feb. 10. Antlered bucks only, with three points or better on one side for both archery and gun deer season. For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation Services at 255-4305.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Rm. 147 of Bldg. 4502. For more on the group, call 334-237-1973.
The post’s emergency broadcast channel, Channel 6, is now reflected onto Channel 900 for on-post cable outlets. This is due to the new hardware installed by Spectrum for high-definition TV. All channels have been rearranged, including changing Channel 6 to its new location on Channel 900.
The Lyster Army Health Clinic Pharmacy no longer accepts drop-off forms for all refill requests. It is mandatory to phone in all prescription refills. Call 1-877-520-1623 or 334-255-7671.
The Lyster and Fort Rucker Resiliency Resources mobile device app is available for free in Android and iPhone mobile app stores. The app can help people find information for Fort Rucker, including addresses, phone numbers and event information, and also information such as where running trails are located, if there is a 5k race coming up, when Bible studies occur and more.
People who have lost or misplaced property while on Fort Rucker can call the Directorate of Public Safety’s lost and found point of contact at 255-3239 to inquire if their property has been turned in. To claim their property, people must be able to demonstrate ownership of the property. DPS retains property found or turned in at special events held on the installation, such as Freedom Fest – the most common items turned-in are keys, cell phones and wallets.
The Armed Forces Bank ATM located at the Silver Wings Golf Course will be relocated to the Army and Air Force Exchange Service Class VI store Dec. 1. For more information, call Armed Forces Bank at 334-598-2402.
A post-traumatic stress disorder education group meets Tuesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Fort Rucker Spiritual Life Center in Bldg. 8939 on Red Cloud Road. The group follows the Veterans Affairs protocol PTSD Recovery Program and is for anyone interested in learning more about PTSD. For more information, call 255-3903.
People interested in becoming a Criminal Investigation Command special agent should visit www.cid.army.mil or call the Fort Rucker CID office at 255-3108.
The Fort Rucker Thrift Shop is open Wednesdays-Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The thrift shop needs people’s unwanted items. People can drop off donations at any time in the shed behind the shop (former Armed Forces Bank building) located in front of the theater next door to the bowling alley. Donations are tax deductible. For more information, call 255-9595.
The Fort Rucker ID Card Section will close from 2:15-4:15 p.m. for training the second Wednesday of every month.
Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (regular duty hours) will be set aside for appointments only. Walk-in customers will be seen on an emergency basis only (e.g. Lost CAC/ID card, PIN Reset, DD Form 1172, In/Out Processing, and Retirees renewing ID card). Click here for more information.
Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker
Major General William Gayler is a Distinguished Military Graduate of North Georgia College in Dahlonega, Georgia, where he was commissioned as an Aviation Officer in 1988. Gayler’s key command assignments include C/2-227th Aviation Regiment in Hanau, Germany; D/2-227th Aviation Regiment in Germany and Bosnia-Herzegovina; A/1-14th Aviation Regiment in Mesa, Arizona; 3-101st (Eagle Attack) Aviation Regiment in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and Iraq; 101st Combat Aviation Regiment (Destiny) in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and Afghanistan; Deputy Commanding General... More
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