In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Faulkner and Newton gates will be closed May 25-27. They will resume normal operating hours Tuesday, May 28.
Memorial Day ceremony
Fort Rucker will host its Memorial Day Ceremony May 24 at 8:30 a.m. at Veterans Park to pay tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in defense of the nation.
Sergeant Audie Murphy Association induction
The Fort Rucker Sergeant Audie Murphy Association will host an induction ceremony May 21 at 10 a.m. in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum. All are welcome to attend to honor the newest inductees.
Road crews are resurfacing the section of Andrews Avenue between the Enterprise Gate and the entrance to Lyster Army Health Clinic. People using the Enterprise Gate should expect traffic delays along this route daily from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fort Rucker officials recommend using the Daleville and Faulkner gates as alternatives whenever possible while work is under way. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and drivers are urged to exercise caution as flagmen will be directing traffic. Work is expected to continue into the summer months.
Vacation Bible School
The Fort Rucker Religious Education Center will host its annual vacation Bible school June 10-13 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Spiritual Life Center, Bldg. 8939 on Red Cloud Road. The theme is “Emmanuel God With Us.” The event will feature Bible lessons, crafts, music, recreation, snacks and daily celebrations. The children will focus on learning about the Bible and also develop friends within the chapel while having a great time, according to chaplaincy officials. For more information, call 255-3946 or 255-2989.