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The Fort Rucker Theater will host its first Throwback Tuesday free classic movie showing July 22 at 7 p.m., with the first feature being “Casablanca.” According to Army and Air Force Exchange Service officials, back in the day it would have cost a person at least a dime to see this classic film, but now people can view it for free, adding they hope to make it a night of making new memories and recalling old ones.
Fort Rucker will host its quarterly retirement ceremony July 25 at 2 p.m. in the U.S. Army Aviation. All are invited to attend and honor Fort Rucker’s latest retirees.
There will not be a veterinarian available at the Fort Rucker Veterinary Facility July 28-Aug. 1. People are asked to put in their prescription refill requests no later than July 24 to ensure the veterinarian has time to honor the requests. If requests are called in after that, people will have to wait until Aug. 4-8.
Marriage 101, a premarital seminar and training, will be held on the second and fourth Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each month from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Spiritual Life Center, Bldg. 8939. For more information, call 255-3447 or 255-3903.
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.
In honor of the 239th U.S. Army Chaplain Corps anniversary, the Fort Rucker Ministry Team will host a short celebration with cake and refreshments July 29 from 10-10:30 a.m. in the Atrium of the Soldier Service Center, Bldg. 5700. The gathering will celebrate the work of the Chaplaincy of Fort Rucker while also honoring all Army chaplains that have served as religious and spiritual leaders for Soldiers and their Families since 1775. The event is open to the public.
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.
People who need a common access card or military ID card who are in a hurry can make an appointment by calling (334) 255-2437 or (334) 255-2182. When people call for an appointment, they will be screened and advised of any documentation they need to bring. Walk-ins will continue to be served on a first-come, first-served basis. As a reminder, people may experience delays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Michael D. Lundy
Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker
Brig. Gen. Mike Lundy was commissioned as an Aviation second lieutenant in 1987 from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La. After completing the Aviation Officers Basic Course, Basic Rotary Wing Training and the OH-58D transition, he was assigned to Task Force 23, 3rd Infantry Division in Giebelstadt, Germany, where he served as a company executive officer and target acquisition and reconnaissance platoon leader. More
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