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  • Students from the NCO Academy train in the Universal Mission Simulator.
  • Four UH-60 Black Hawks depart from Brunswick, Georgia, en route to Fort Rucker for modifications to support the Flat Iron MEDEVAC mission at Cairns AAF.
  • Firefighters from FLATIRON, 1-223rd Aviation Regt. conduct training at Cairns Army Airfield.

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Event honors life, legacy of Dr. King

Event honors life, legacy of Dr. King

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Thrift Savings Plan contribution deadline approaches

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164th TAOG deploys unique unit: Family, friends bid farewell before 9-month mission

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Gate hours change

Starting Jan. 26, there will be changes to operations at the Newton and Faulkner gates. Faulkner Gate will open Saturdays and Sundays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be no changes to Faulkner Gate's weekday hours. Newton Gate's operating hours will change to 4:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays- Fridays.

Office moves

Fort Rucker’s equal employment opportunity office, equal opportunity office, security division and G-4 will move within Bldg. 5700 in the near future. The following are the move dates, dates of closures and phone numbers for the offices involved.

EEO – Moves from Rm. 260 to Rm. 373 Monday. The office will be closed Jan. 26. The phone number remains 255-9219.

EO – Moves from Rm. 260 to Rm. 373 Monday. The office will be closed Jan. 26. The phone number remains 255-9862.

Security division – Moves from Rm. 275 to Rm. 260 Feb. 2. The division will have limited operations for emergencies only Jan. 30 and will be closed Feb. 2. The phone number remains 255-2854.

G-4 – Moves from Rm. 220 to Rm. 275 Feb. 11. It will be closed Feb. 11. The phone number remains 255-3160.

TRICARE Nurse Advice Line

Lyster Army Health Clinic uses the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line for all after-hours urgent care questions. Call 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273) to speak with a nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.

TRICARE Nurse Advice Line

Lyster Army Health Clinic uses the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line for all after-hours urgent care questions. Call 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273) to speak with a nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Marriage 101

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.

AAFES facilities conduct inventory

Army and Air Force Exchange Service on Fort Rucker will conduct a self-counted inventory in January that will necessitate the closure of facilities on certain days.

Jan. 26 – Closure of Fort Rucker Post Exchange. The food court and concessions will remain open for business during their normal hours.

Jan. 27 – Closure of the Class Six store and Triangle Express – gas will be available for pay at the pump.

Jan. 28 – Closure of the Mini-Mall Express – gas will be available for pay at the pump – and closure of military clothing sales.

ID Card Section

Effective February 9, 2015, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. will be set aside for appointments only. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. will be for walk-in customers only. Click here for more information.

PPPT instructor training

People looking for a way to positively impact Soldiers and gain experience as a leader should consider become a Pregnancy and Postpartum Physical Training Program instructor trainer. The position requires completion of the PPPT Exercise Leader Training that provides guidance on leading exercise sessions for pregnant and postpartum Soldiers in a PPPT consolidated installation program.

Attendees may include unit NCOs, health care personnel, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation personnel interested in PPPT program implementation. Requirements include: enthusiasm about helping others succeed; E-6 and above or junior officer; not being pregnant or postpartum; not on a permanent physical profile for no physical training; and stability of at least one year.

Course registration is available by calling the local PPPT NCO in charge at 255-7846, or the officer in charge at 255-7719. The next training is scheduled for Jan. 12-16 at the Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Center.

For more information about the PPPT Program visit the Army Knowledge Online PPPT website.

Volunteers needed

Lyster Army Health Clinic is looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from the parking lot in its golf cart. The golf cart was donated in 2011 by the mayor of Dothan after a retiree noticed that patients often needed assistance when walking to and from the clinic parking lot. Those interested in volunteering can call Capt. Brian Turner at 255-7245.

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Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker

Major General
Michael D. Lundy

Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker

Maj. 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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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 am - 8:30 pm, M-F
    6:00 am - 2:00 pm, Sat. and Sun.
  • Newton Gate
    4:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F

Exterior Airfield Gates

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

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