FORT STEWART
Fort Stewart, GA 31315, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Our Military

  FORT STEWART AND HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD Location Fort Stewart is 42 miles southwest of Savannah, in Hinesville. Hunter Army Airfield is in Chatham County, approximately 37 miles from Fort Stewart, and is adjacent to the southwest side of Savannah. The two installations are served by the same garrison, and

Welcome

  Welcome to Coastal Georgia! Millions of visitors are drawn annually to the piney wood forests of northern Georgia and the coastal waters of Isle of Hope. The antebellum homes, horse-drawn carriage rides, and historic cemeteries and churches bring visitors from around the world to witness Southern living as it

Getting To & Around

  Coastal Georgia cities such as Hinesville and Savannah link easily to other parts of Georgia via several highways. Most people traveling in the area choose to drive, enjoying the charm of an abundance of waterways and historic buildings. For those flying, there are two major airports within 300 or

Housing & Real Estate

  A low cost of living, rich history and a laid-back lifestyle in Savannah and Hinesville contribute to a quality of life not often found in larger urban areas. In 2015, an estimated 145,674 people called Savannah home, while around 33,398 lived in Hinesville, near Fort Stewart, the U.S. Census

Employment & Economy

  Coastal Georgia’s growth prospects are among the best in the nation. Savannah’s unique ambiance, mild climate and transportation infrastructure make it an attractive place to live and do business. The Port of Savannah, manufacturing, military and the tourism industry are Savannah’s major economic drivers. In 2006, the Savannah Area

Health Care

  There are many health care services in Hinesville and Savannah for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance options. The state of Georgia currently does not have a state-run health exchange where you can get quotes directly. Instead, the federal health

Family Resources

  Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Hinesville and Savannah because they

Education & Academics

  For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools systems in Hinesville and Savannah, along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to children in

Living

  The coastal areas of Georgia boast plenty of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping. Take a ride down Pirates Passage, an enclosed speed flume at Summer Waves Water Park, for instance, or watch some up-and-coming baseball players follow in Babe Ruth’s footsteps at the historic

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Combat enablers aid in mission readiness for Georgia National Guard unit

Story by SPC Noelle Wiehe on 06/16/2017 FORT STEWART, Ga. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment Task Force from Fort Benning, Georgia, integrated with the 3rd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team June 16, 2017, for a platoon situational training exercise at the Urban Assault

3-121, 48IBCT Engage in Challenging Live-Fire Exercise

Story by SPC Ryan Tatum on 06/15/2017 Georgia National Guard Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducted a maneuver live fire exercise as part of the eXportable Combat Training Capability exercise, June 15. The Soldiers started with basic Army skill-level training and were tested

Hard but fair -- CSM's leadership style his anchor

Story by Terrance Bell on 06/15/2017 FORT LEE, Va. (June 8, 2017) -- "Young Soldiers are impressionable" has reached echo status, reverberating from the earliest days of the republic to the present and inevitably into the future. A statement based on more than 200 years of facts, it is a
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