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The Fort Rucker Soldier for Life Center will host the NCO Association of America for its annual Career Expo Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Landing. People planning to attend should register for the event by visiting http://bit.ly/1tw8wCn to RSVP. The expo is open to active-duty military, veterans, retirees and spouses only.
Soldiers will have the opportunity to receive their flu vaccinations Oct. 20-25 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Yano Hall. Those unable to attend during the week may come to the preventive medicine department at Lyster Army Health Clinic Oct. 27-30 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Flu shots for patients begin Nov. 3 in the preventive medicine department from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Children can receive their flu shots Nov. 6 until 6 p.m.
Fort Rucker will host its quarterly retirement ceremony Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum. All are welcome to attend and honor Fort Rucker’s latest retirees.
Fort Rucker will host its annual retiree health fair Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center. For more information, call 255-1749.
Fort Rucker’s trick or treating hours will be 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.
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 255-7245.
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.
Fort Rucker will host its Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 7 at 3:30 p.m. on Howze Field. All are invited to attend and honor the nation’s veterans.
The Fort Rucker Amnesty Day is scheduled for Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Individuals may anonymously drop off any unused, unwanted or unauthorized ammunition and explosives at the ammunition supply point off of Christian Road on Fort Rucker. For more information, call 255-4224 or 255-4898.
As a reminder, officials caution people against picking up unexploded ordnance and advise them to call 911 if they encounter UXOs.
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.
The Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign continues through Nov. 14. For more information, call 255-9261.
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.
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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