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  • U.S. Army School of Aviation Medicine JECC students explain their treatment strategy of a simulated patient before loading the patient onto a mock aircraft at the school.
  • UH-60 Black Hawks prepare to take off after dropping off students of the U.S. Army Ranger School at their designated locations during a training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 19.
  • Students of the U.S. Army Ranger School sit and wait for UH-60 Black Hawks to transport them to their next destination during an exercise Feb. 19.
  • Soldiers from the 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion conduct air traffic control training during a field exercise, Jan. 28.
  • Students from the NCO Academy train in the Universal Mission Simulator.
  • Four UH-60 Black Hawks depart from Brunswick, Georgia, en route to Fort Rucker for modifications to support the Flat Iron MEDEVAC mission at Cairns AAF.

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Officials urge weather preparedness

Officials urge weather preparedness

As waves of pollen and oppressive humidity make their way back into the South, Fort Rucker officials urge people to prepare for the year’s first severe... Read

Fort Rucker commits to preventing child abuse

Fort Rucker commits to preventing child abuse

Child abuse can oftentimes go unnoticed, but Fort Rucker is bringing the issue to the forefront as the installation’s garrison commander signed a... Read

AAAA recognizes USAACE contributions, units, people

AAAA recognizes USAACE contributions, units, people

Members of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence were recognized for their innovation in Army Aviation over the past year at the Army Aviation... Read

Remembering the fallen: Runners honor survivors, fallen heroes during 5K

Runners honor survivors, fallen heroes during 5K

Hundreds of runners are expected to lace up for the Survivor and Fallen Heroes 5K April 11 to honor Soldiers and families who made the ultimate sacrifice. Read

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Change of command

The 1st Battalion, 58th Aviation Regiment (Airfield Operations Battalion) will host its change of command ceremony April 15 at 9 a.m. in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum. Lt. Col. James M. Ashburn will assume command from Lt. Col. Daniel Y. Morris.

Retirement ceremony

The post quarterly retirement ceremony will take place April 24 at 2 p.m. in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum. All are invited to attend and honor the post’s latest retirees and thank them for their service.

AER scholarship applications

Army Emergency Relief is running its scholarship application period through May 1. AER supports both the Spouse Scholarship Program, as well as the Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children. In 2014, 47 children’s scholarships totaling $105,400 and 18 spouses’ scholarships totaling $25,250 were awarded in the Fort Rucker area. Scholarship specifics and applications are available on AER’s website at

For more information, call 255-2341.

Trail closures

The Blue and Green running trails on Beaver Lake will be closed temporarily for repairs until May 16. People will not be able to complete the circle on the green and blue course while repairs are being made. For more information, call 255-9567.

Tax center opens

The tax center is open and ready to help Soldiers, family members and retirees by appointment Mondays-Fridays from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Bldg. 5700, Rm. 371F. This year, the tax center also offers a drop-off tax service for single Soldiers. Single Soldiers can come in and drop off their 2014 income tax paperwork, and return in 48 hours to go over their complete return with a tax representative. Soldiers must return between the hours of 9-11 a.m., Mondays-Fridays, for their returns. Single Soldiers who wish to utilize the drop-off service must have a simple return with no more than two W-2 forms.

When visiting the tax center, people should remember to bring all tax forms, including all valid military ID cards; Social Security cards; all W-2s and wage and earning statements; 1099-R for pensions and retirements; 1098 for interest statements regarding tuitions, student loans, mortgages, etc.; a copy of the previous year’s return if available; power of attorney papers if available; 1099-G forms for gambling winnings, unemployment compensations, etc.; and 1099-MISC for payments received for non-employment compensation.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 255-2937 or 255-2938.

Earth Day

Fort Rucker will host its annual Earth Day Expo April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the festival fields. Exhibitors will be on hand to display Earth-friendly ideas and products for work and home. Food vendors will also be on site.

Additionally, Fort Rucker will host an E-cycling event during the expo. People can bring their electronic items, such as personal computers, keyboards, computer mice, printers, scanners, laptops, wires, microwaves, coffee pots, power cords, battery backups, lead batteries, satellite receivers, cell phones and telephones to the festival fields for recycling. No government-hand-receipt items will be accepted.

For more information, call 255-1658 or 255-1657.

ID Card Section

Effective February 9, 2015, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. will be set aside for appointments only. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. will be for walk-in customers only. Click here for more information.

Fire extinguisher servicing

The Fort Rucker Fire Department is unable to provide people portable fire extinguisher service, but it is still able to conduct annual inspections and tag replacements. For six-year maintenance, recharges and hydrostatic testing, there are local businesses that can assist people. For more information, call 255-3316.

Thrift shop

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.

TRICARE Nurse Advice Line

Lyster Army Health Clinic uses the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line for all after-hours urgent care questions. Call 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273) to speak with a nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker

Major General
Michael D. Lundy

Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker

Maj. Gen. Mike Lundy was commissioned as an Aviation Second Lieutenant in 1987 from McNeese State University. After completing Basic Rotary Wing Training and the OH-58D transition, he was assigned to TF 23, 3 ID in Giebelstadt, Germany as a Company Executive Officer and Platoon Leader. In 1990, his platoon was attached to 4/2 ACR and deployed to Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Following Desert Storm, he was reassigned to CBTF, 3 ID in support of Operation Provide Comfort in Northern Iraq. More

USAACE Mission

USAACE trains, educates and develops Army Aviation professionals and integrates indispensable Aviation capabilities across warfighting functions in support of commanders and Soldiers on the ground.

Why an Aviation Branch?

The Aviation Branch is relentlessly focused on and dedicated to honoring a sacred trust with commanders and Soldiers on the ground. USAACE delivers Army Aviation professionals and indispensible Aviation capabilities to support commanders and Soldiers on the ground.

Fort Rucker Gate Status

Main Cantonment Area Gates

  • Daleville Gate (24/7)
  • Enterprise Gate (24/7)
  • Ozark Gate (24/7)

Additional Cantonment Gates

  • Faulkner Gate
    4:30 am - 8:30 pm, M-F
    6:00 am - 2:00 pm, Sat. and Sun.
  • Newton Gate
    4:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F

Exterior Airfield Gates

  • Cairns AAF Gate (24/7)
  • Shell AAF Gate (24/7)


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