The Joseph P. Cribbins Soldier Service Center

The Cribbins Soldier Service Center on Novosel Street, is a one-stop venue for all military and civilian personnel services. The building is named for Joseph P. Cribbins, known as the “Father of Modern Army Aviation Logistics.”

Permanent Party

All TRADOC, WOCC, USACRC, USAARL, and USASAM permanent party rated crewmembers and previous non-rated crewmembers assigned to Fort Rucker are required to bring their original individual flight record folder with a CAFRS. PCS electronic flight records file to the Student Support Division, Flight Records Section in Bldg. 5700, Rm. 210 for in-processing within 14 calendar days in accordance with AR 95-1.

Inprocessing signs posted at each of the main entrances to Fort Rucker point permanent party Soldiers to the Soldier Service Center.

Permanent party Soldiers reporting to Fort Rucker during normal duty hours must sign in from leave of travel status in Rm. 280 of the Soldier Service Center. Normal duty hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

On the first duty day after arrival Soldiers should report to Bldg. 5700 to formally inprocess. Soldiers who arrive for inprocessing after duty hours should call (334) 255-3100 for further instructions.

The brigade or battalion completes documentation provided by the Military Personnel Division.

Student Soldiers

All rated and nonrated crewmembers (to include USAR and USARNG) attending a course at Fort Rucker in either a permanent change of atation or temporary duty status are required to bring their original individual flight record folder with a CAFRS. PCS electronic flight records file to the Student Support Division, Flight Records Section in Bldg. 5700, Rm. 210, for inprocessing IAW with Change 1 and 2 of FM 3-04.300.

Student Soldiers will receive inprocessing instructions upon reporting to the student company as indicated on their orders:

  • Enlisted Soldiers report to 1-13th Aviation Regiment.
  • Warrant officer candidates report to the Warrant Officer Career College.
  • Officers and warrant officers report to 1-145th Aviation Regiment or 1-13th Aviation Regiment.

Soldiers attend a levy briefing resulting in publication of Permanent Change of Station orders. Soldiers come to Bldg. 5700, Rm. 280, with unit clearance papers, a copy of DA Form 31 (Leave Form) and orders to obtain installation clearance papers.

All permanent party Soldiers receive a one-on-one records review appointment in Bldg. 5700, Rm. 280, upon initial inprocessing. Update of emergency data (DD 93) and life insurance (SGLV) documentation are completed on all Soldiers inprocessing or as needed on a walk-in basis. Soldiers can make appointments for further records review.

The Soldier’s brigade or battalion is notified upon receipt of assignment instruction for permanent party Soldiers with a PCS.

All enlisted trainees and students will be notified of PCS assignments three weeks before graduation. All enlisted trainees and students will have PCS orders published no later than two weeks before graduation, unless the Soldier does not have a valid security clearance (DD Form 873) on file, or the unit has notified MPD of a Soldier being placed on hold status for any reason.

Note: Enlisted trainees and students will not have PCS orders published until such time as they receive a valid security clearance in hand. Orders will be published by the next duty day after MPD receives the security clearance. Soldiers obtain installation clearance papers from their unit. Final clearance in completed in Bldg. 5700, Rm. 280.

Lending Hangar

The Lending Hangar is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You can borrow items such as: futons, roll-away beds, pots and pans, dishes and more. Items are loaned for a limited period. Valid ID card holders and DA civilians are eligible. Soldiers in TDY status and civilians are assisted on a limited basis.

For more information please call (334) 255-3161 or (334) 255-2887.