Sexual Harrassment / Assault Response and Prevention Hotline (24/7) 334-470-6629

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), For Deaf and Hard of Hearing 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) Fort Rucker Hotline 1-334-379-7947

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Ozark Enterprise Daleville Dothan

Federal Voting Assistance Program

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ICE - Interactive Customer Evaluation

iSalute - Suspicious Activity Reporting

  • Gate Guard Job Fair, Satuday, Jan. 20 at 9 a.m. at the Soldier Service Center, Bldg. 5700
  • AAFES and DECA are looking for your feedback! Let your voice be heard! AAFES/DECA Feedback Forum, Wednesday, Feb. 7 1 p.m., Bldg. 5700, Rm. 281
  • Effective immediately, Ruf Avenue will be closed from 0515 - 0715 on ALL DUTY DAYS for PT. Please plan travel accordingly.
  • Help us assess the needs of our community by completing the Community Strengths and Themes Assessment and share your thoughts about what is important to Fort Rucker. Click here to access the survey! Together we can create a healthy community!
  • Effective Oct. 10, operating hours for Faulkner Gate are Monday-Friday, 4:30-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. Closed weekends, holidays and DONSAs. Please plan your travel accordingly.

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Community Strengths and Themes Survey

Fort Rucker continues its Community Strengths and Themes Survey through March 16. All Soldiers and Department of the Army civilian employees should complete the survey. Family members and retired military are welcome to take part in the survey, as well. The survey is designed to help leadership assess the community’s health, according to officials.

Fort Rucker 2017-2018 Deer Season

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

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.

Emergency broadcast channel change

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.

Pharmacy change

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.

Resiliency Resources

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.

Gate Access and Visitor Control Centers - Click for more information

PTSD group

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.

CID career opps

People interested in becoming a Criminal Investigation Command special agent should visit or call the Fort Rucker CID office at 255-3108.

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.

ID Card Section

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.

Lost and found

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.

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Brig. Gen. Michael D. Lundy, Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker

Major General
William Gayler

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

USAACE Mission

USAACE trains, educates, and develops agile and adaptive Army Aviation professionals, manages the Aviation Enterprise, and integrates indispensable Aviation capabilities and requirements across the warfighting functions to enable commanders and Soldiers on the ground to fight and win in an increasingly complex world.

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
    4:30-9 a.m., M-F
    3-6 p.m., M-F
    Closed Weekends, Holidays and DONSAs
  • Newton Gate
    5-7 a.m., M-F
    1-3 p.m., M-F

Exterior Airfield Gates

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


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