Garrison Commander, USAG Fort Rucker
Col. Brian E. Walsh was commissioned and branched Aviation upon graduation from the University of Central Florida in 1994. Upon completion of the Aviation Officer Basic Course and Flight School his assignments included Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer 4-159th AVN, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. After attending the Infantry Officer Advanced Course and Combined Arms Services Staff School in 1998, his assignments included G3 Air, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea; Assistant S3 and Commander B Co 2-3 Aviation (Storm), Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, deploying to Bosnia and Herzegovina and... More
Deputy to the Garrison Commander, USAG Fort Rucker
Dr. Bev Joiner began her civil service career at Fort Rucker, Ala. in 1984. Shortly after being hired as a clerk typist, she was selected for the Education Specialist Intern Program. As an education specialist intern... More
Command Sgt. Maj., USAG Fort Rucker
Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher D. Spivey is a native of d’Iberville, Mississippi. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1988 as an 11H Tow Missile Crewman. He completed... More
Welcome to the home of Army Aviation! Fort Rucker, Ala., is an excellent place to live and work. Fort Rucker covers about 63,100 acres of southeast Alabama countryside in an area known as the Wiregrass, named for a wild grass peculiar to the region. Much of the main post is in Dale County, with the remaining government-owned and leased acreage in Coffee, Geneva, and Houston Counties. Most of the countryside is rolling and wooded.
An abundance of lakes and streams and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico make this a fisherman’s paradise. Fort Rucker is about 80 miles south-southeast of Montgomery, the state capital. It is just 20 miles northwest of the city of Dothan, home of the National Peanut Festival. Fort Rucker is surrounded by the communities of Daleville, Enterprise, and Ozark, which have strong ties to the post.
Fort Rucker operates much like any hometown. After all, the post is virtually a small city. The Garrison Command oversees the services and support necessary for the daily operations of a city.
The Garrison Command is comprised of the following directorates: Family and MWR; Plans, Analysis and Integration; Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security; Public Safety and Provost Marshal; Public Works; and Resource Management. Other organizations that fall under the Garrison include: Aviation Center Chaplain, Equal Employment Opportunity Office, Public Affairs Office, and the Military Personnel Division and Adjutant General.
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