Daleville(WDHN)– Ft. Rucker pumps-in tens-of-millions of dollars annually to the wiregrass economy.
With the “unprecedented” worldwide coronavirus pandemic, the soldiers’ along with base civilians are on the front lines of an unseen and deadly enemy. Michael Bertsch owns the Bean Bro on Daleville Avenue. As a veteran, a large segment of his drive-thru coffee clientele is both active and retired Ft. Rucker personnel.
Bertsch says his business is off around 25-percent since the state-imposed measures to curtail the COVID-19 pandemic, “Daleville because of my wife and myself’s A military background and serve them here.
Chris and Kimberly Wood own Chopper’s Ol’ School BBQ. They’ll maintain carry out service, and feel an obligation to serve Daleville and surrounding areas’. Chris says, “the military is here and they often don’t have family and continue to provide the service.”