Military Travel

212th__Blackhawk_SmallFort Rucker, home of U.S. Army Aviation, is just a short distance East of Enterprise (8 Miles), and can be reached via Highway 84 to Daleville or Highway 248 from the city.  We appreciate those in the military who come to serve and train at Fort Rucker, and are here to help serve you during your time in our area.

Fort Rucker has numerous events and activities throughout the year for soldiers and their families, as well as those visiting their family, and the public.   Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (FDMWR) plans and oversees all activities for the post.  Here are a few of the activities you will see on base:


Annual and Special Events

Fort Rucker is home to various events throughout the year, including the Children’s Festival, Pro Am Golf Tournament, Oktoberfest, US Army Soldier Show, Lake Fest, Freedom Fest, and the Christmas Tree Lighting, just to name a few.  Please call FDMWR at 334-255-1749 or visit for more information.Family

Army Aviation Museum

Fort Rucker is home to U.S. Army Aviation.  This museum maintains a collection of over 164 military aircraft, including one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world.  Public galleries include aircraft from the early days of aviation through today’s high-tech machines flown by Army aviators today (manned and unmanned).  Please call 334-598-2508, or 888-276-9286 for information and group tours.

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Do you need someplace to relax after a long day?  Make sure to visit The Landing and The Landing Zone, Rucker Lanes, and Mother Rucker’s for your dining and entertainment needs.  Nearby Rucker Lanes is available for bowling, and often has a lunch and bowl special.  For more information, please call FDMWR at 334-255-2292.

Outdoor Recreation

Lake Tholocco

Fort Rucker is home to Lake Tholocco, a 640-acre lake where visitors can boat, swim, water ski, hunt, and fish.  Rental equipment is available for a nominal fee.  Please call Outdoor Recreation at 334-255-4305.

Silver Wings Golf Course

This 27-hole public course showcases the natural beauty surrounding the post.   Set up as 3, 9-hole courses, players can have a different experience every time!  Please call 334-598-2449 for information.

Fort Rucker Riding Stables

Open for 8 shows throughout the year, these stables house some of Fort Rucker’s most famous residents.  Please call 334-255-2292 for an event listing or lesson schedules.

The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Program (BOSS) helps single soldiers have a better quality of life while on post.  For more information on becoming a part of this program, please visit:

The Newcomer’s Welcome Briefing is hosted every third Friday on the month at 8:30 AM inside The Landing.  This welcome is designed to assist military personnel, family members, and DA civilians by providing information about the Fort Rucker community, and is open to any soldier stationed at Fort Rucker.  Door prizes and a free sponsored breakfast are just part of the free activities and information you will receive.  To register, please call 334-255-3564.

If you have time, please feel free to visit Enterprise, where we have numerous opportunities for soldiers to save on hotel, food, and shopping.  Please call the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce with any questions at 334-347-0581. 

We hope you enjoy your time in our area, and thank you for serving our country!

**Please remember if you are not active military, and visiting Fort Rucker, you must go through the security checkpoint.  They will need to see a valid driver’s license, vehicle registration, and current insurance information, and issue you a visitor pass.**IMG_0726_SmalllostIMG_0744_Small

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