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Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory M. Chambers, command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Aviation Branch, will read the book, “Verdi,” to children as part of the Tell Me A Story: Making Connections and Finding Support through Literature initiative Sunday at 3 p.m. in Bldg. 101. The story is geared towards children ages 4-12. Admission is free, but space is limited. To reserve a space, visit tmassignin.questionpro.com. Registration code is ENT.
For more information, send an email to PtoP.Enterprise@MilitaryChild.org.
Effective Oct. 10, operating hours for Faulkner Gate have changed to 4:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday – Friday. Faulkner Gate will be closed weekends, holidays and on DONSAs. Please plan your travel accordingly.
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.
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.
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.
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 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment will host a change of responsibility ceremony Nov. 7 at 8:30 a.m. on Howze Field (in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum in case of inclement weather). Command Sgt. Maj. Devon M. Weber will assume responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. George S. Webster.
The Fort Rucker Fall Post-wide Clean Up has been rescheduled to Nov. 14-17. All garrison, mission and tenant units are required to participate. For more information, call 255-0739.
The 43rd annual Fort Rucker Retiree Health Fair is scheduled for Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at Yano Hall, Bldg. 4605. All retirees and their family members are welcome to attend. Lyster Army Health Clinic and other agencies will have booths with information on various health topics, including health and disease management information, physical therapy, fitness, nutrition and more. Light refreshments will be available along with several door prize drawings. Pending arrival of flu vaccines, retirees and their family members may also be able to receive flu and pneumococcal vaccinations. For more information, call 255-2292.
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.
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.
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.
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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