Fort Novosel

Updated: October 19, 2023
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    Fort Novosel is a U.S. Army installation in southern Alabama, near the town of Daleville, Alabama. It is formerly known as Fort Rucker. The installation is primarily used as for flight training for U.S. Army Pilots and the U.S. Air Force. It also is the home of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE).

    Base Operator:

    Novosel Street
    Fort Novosel, AL 36362

    Fort Novosel Liggett Housing

    Fort Novosel offers on-post housing options. Corvias Military Living manages the housing options on-post.

    Off-post housing options are available in the surrounding areas of Daleville, Enterprise and Ozark.

    How to Apply For Housing

    Contact the Army Family Housing Office to learn more about how to apply. The number to reach the office is 334-255-1205.

    PCS and TDY Lodging

    At the military base, temporary lodging options are available for both Temporary Duty (TDY) and Permanent Change of Station (PCS) personnel. The IHG Army Hotels offer Temporary Lodging options on-post. Reservations can be made by calling 334-598-5216.

    What is the BAH for Fort Novosel?

    The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) at Fort Novosel varies depending on rank, years of service and dependency status. Visit the Alabama state BAH page or see the chart below for more information.


    Military Housing Area: CA392

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $2,466 $1,851
    E02 $2,466 $1,851
    E03 $2,466 $1,851
    E04 $2,466 $1,851
    E05 $2,613 $2,142
    E06 $3,084 $2,328
    E07 $3,237 $2,466
    E08 $3,399 $2,712
    E09 $3,594 $2,847
    W01 $3,105 $2,427
    W02 $3,306 $2,709
    W03 $3,504 $2,862
    W04 $3,633 $3,120
    W05 $3,783 $3,273
    O01E $3,264 $2,607
    O02E $3,474 $2,820
    O03E $3,651 $3,078
    O01 $2,676 $2,313
    O02 $3,078 $2,565
    O03 $3,498 $2,913
    O04 $3,834 $3,240
    O05 $4,071 $3,339
    O06 $4,107 $3,489
    O07 $4,140 $3,546

    For more information, look at BAH rates by state or calculate your exact BAH rate.

    Fort Novosel Surrounding Area

    Fort Novosel is in southern Alabama. It’s about a two-hour drive south to Panama City beach on the coast. It’s about a four-hour drive to Atlanta, Georgia. The installation lies in Dale County, Alabama, which features rural regions, offering a variety of outdoor recreational activities.


    On-post medical services are available at Fort Novosel, specifically at the Lyster Army Health Clinic. The clinic offers care options, but some are limited.

    Note: Emergency care is not provided at the clinic. To find emergency services, go to off-post facilities in the nearby communities.


    Fort Novosel offers child care options through its Child Development Center (CDC). The center offers full-day care options for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. It also provides a school-year care program for students.


    There are DDESS Schools on-post at Fort Novosel. Those living off-post are able to go to six surrounding districts.

    For more specific information, the School Liaison Program at Fort Novosel is available by calling 334-255-9812.

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