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United States Army
Relocation Readiness Program
Fort Rucker, AL 36362-5000
Relocation assistance can provide support if you’re preparing to move or PCS. The programs and services defined below are provided by the Military and Family Support Center. In addition to the assistance program, a variety of other services may be available. Check the additional information topic to see what unique installation services are available to you.
If you are approaching a permanent change of station, or PCS, you may have questions about your upcoming move. As part of the Military and Family Support Center, the relocation assistance program provides services and resources to help make this transition as smooth as possible. Below is a list of resources.
The Army Community Service (ACS) Relocation Readiness Program (RRP) office offers services for newly arriving Soldiers and their Family members. Program services which include the Lending Hangar, are specially designed to make the transition into our community an easier, more pleasant experience.
The RRP office hosts the Newcomers' Welcome for newly arriving Soldiers and their Families. The Newcomers' Welcome is held the 3rd Friday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at The Landing in Building 113. Enterprise State Community College (ESCC) campus in Enterprise, Alabama offers ESL on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
The RRP office provides for the following: pre-move and post-move briefings, welcome packets, Lending Hangar items, and overseas briefings for Korea, Germany, Alaska and Hawaii.
Additionally, the RRP office will assist military spouses with information on their permanent residence and citizenship applications.
The RRP staff offers a monthly Relocation Readiness Workshop or will sit down with you one-on-one for relocation consultation. Any concerns you have should be discussed, so you will not continue to worry. You may sign up for the workshop or make an appointment by calling (334) 255-2887.
The RRP staff organizes the Hearts APART Program, a support group for Families of Soldiers who are deployed, on extended TDY, or on unaccompanied tours of duty. Families receive monthly newsletters and are invited to participate in monthly activities.
Soldiers and Families should be aware that Fort Rucker does not have a public laundromat. Washers and dryers are available to those Soldiers and Family Members staying in IHG Army Lodging. All Picerne Corvias Military Housing residents are welcome to use the coin laundry at the Bowden Terrace Community Center. Click here for a list of local Laundromats in the Wiregrass area.
Spouses and family members of incoming soldiers should visit Army Community Service (ACS) located at the Soldier Service Center, Building 5700, Rooms 177 and 350. If arriving for in-processing after duty hours, Soldiers should call 334-255-3100 for further instructions. ACS offers many services and activities for families transitioning to United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) including the ACS Lending Hangar, eWelcome Packet, employment opportunities, support groups, various workshops and a host of other important information, activities and services. Please make ACS one of your first stops at Fort Rucker and let us become connected to you and your family. Army Community Service is open Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am. To 4:15 p.m. Call us for directions or for more information at 334-255-3161/2887, DSN 312-558-3161/2887.