The Fort Rucker Public Affairs responds to media queries, reviews manuscripts, conducts press conferences and produces news releases, public service announcements and media advisories. Post PAO professionals escort media and assist with the dissemination of information to Soldiers and Families on post and to people living in the Wiregrass region.
News organizations interested in covering the mission and events at Fort Rucker or filming on the installation must coordinate with PAO by calling (334) 255-2252.
Groups from the civilian community who wish to tour the installation should coordinate their visits with PAO. Requests for speakers, Soldier participation at community events, and display of military equipment should also be coordinated through the PAO by calling (334) 255-2474.
The Command Information Division produces the “Army Flier,” a bimonthly digital publication that comes out in the middle and end of each month. The division also produces news articles and briefs, photographs, features and information pieces on Fort Rucker people, happenings, services and agencies for use on the installation’s website and social media platforms.
Command Information’s mission is to support leadership’s efforts to keep Soldiers (active and retired), Department of the Army civilians, contractors working on Fort Rucker and family members informed.
People with article ideas, or suggestions for improving Command Information products, can call (334) 255-1239 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fort Rucker Public Affairs Office works closely with local organizations, city and government officials, chambers of commerce and communities surrounding Fort Rucker to foster positive working relationships with the people of the Wiregrass.
PAO helps arrange visits for organized groups. Requests for speakers and Soldier participation in community events are coordinated through the Public Affairs Office.
Community Engagement can be reached by calling (334) 255-2474.
Organized groups, such as veterans, school and community groups should contact the community relations officer at (334) 255-2474. Group visits may be arranged at Fort Rucker facilities on weekdays except Federal Holidays and days of no scheduled activities.
Fort Rucker Public Affairs
131 6th Avenue
Fort Rucker, AL 36362
Visitors coming to Fort Rucker who do not have a DOD-issued identification are subject to a background check in order to obtain a Visitor Access Badge before they are allowed to enter the installation. For information on obtaining a visitor's badge, please click here.
The Fort Rucker Public Affairs Office works with newspaper, television, radio and magazine reporters, and book authors to provide information about the installation, its people and operations to members of the community at large. Fort Rucker policy requires that all news media be escorted when on the installation.
Media Relations can be reached by calling (334) 255-2252.
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