FORT STEWART
Fort Stewart, GA 31315, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Welcome to Fort Stewart

Welcome to Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield and coastal Georgia, home of “Georgia’s Division,” the 3rd Infantry Division. The “Rock of the Marne” and tenant units are some of the most deployed units in the United States Army, which has a global mission during this era of persistent conflict. You are

Newcomer's Information

Preplanning is essential for newcomers moving to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, whether for a permanent change of station, a temporary duty assignment or a school tour. Two excellent sources of information for military moves are Military OneSource and the Fort Stewart website: www.stewart.army.mil . Military OneSource contains resources

Housing

“Housing you trust: a Southern living station you choose.” This is the promise of the Directorate of Public Works’ Housing Division, which helps newcomers find quality housing while assigned to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.   The division is comprised of three branches: the Single Soldier Housing Branch, which

Medical Care

The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity at Fort Stewart includes: Winn Army Community Hospital, Tuttle Army Health Clinic, Richmond Hill Medical Home, Hawks Troop Medical Clinic and North Troop Medical Clinic. The beneficiary population includes active-duty Soldiers, retired military personnel and all eligible family members within an 11-county enrollment area,

Recreation and Leisure Activities

Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation includes a wide range of activities and facilities serving Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. DFMWR’s mission is to increase the Army’s effectiveness by helping commanders to maintain their Soldiers’ morale and mental

Child, Youth, School Services

Child, Youth & School Services provides a seamless delivery service for youth 0-18 years of age through a variety of programs and services that promote growth and development. Programs and services include: child liaison, education and outreach services, school liaison services, Child Development Centers, School Age Centers, Youth Services, Family

Education

The DOD Education Activity operates three elementary schools on Fort Stewart. Each school has exceptional children programs. To be eligible to attend, parents must reside in family housing on the military installation. The four on-post kindergarten through sixth grade schools are Brittin Elementary, Diamond Elementary, Kessler Elementary and Murray Elementary.

Army Community Services

The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Army Community Service (ACS) program provides the Army community real-life solutions to enhance quality of life. ACS provides training classes, one-on-one counseling, support groups and family advocacy to active-duty members, retirees, reserve members, National Guard members and their family members. Army Community Service’s various community-based

Support Programs

The American Red Cross Fort Stewart Station is located in the Soldier Support Center, Building 253, Suite 2074-A. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Emergency communications assistance is available after hours by calling 877-272-7337. In order to initiate a message, callers should have available

Services and Facilities

The Directorate of Public Works is the agency responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield’s garrison facilities, grounds and barracks. The directorate supervises the installation’s large land management forestry and its fish and wildlife programs. The DPW is divided into six major divisions: Business Operations and

History

Fort Stewart was named for Brig. Gen. Daniel Stewart, great-grandfather of President Theodore Roosevelt. A Revolutionary War hero and Georgia statesman, Stewart was born in Liberty County in 1762. During the Revolutionary War, he joined the militia at age 15. Advancing to the rank of colonel, Stewart commanded a battalion

The Dog Face Soldier

“I’m just a Dog Face Soldier, with a rifle on my shoulder.”   So go the words of the division’s theme song. Thanks to the creative genius of Walt Disney Productions, that “Dog Face Soldier” was caricatured into a bulldog: “heroic, but humble; fierce, but gentle; quick-witted and wise, with

Local Area

Millions of visitors are drawn annually to the piney wood forests of northern Georgia and the coastal waters of Savannah. Antebellum homes. Carriage rides and historic churches. Southern living as it was in the late 1800s. A tourist paradise. But just a few miles away are the true small, Southern

Hurricane Information

The threat of a hurricane to this area is real and warrants utmost attention for preparation and action. It is important to know what to expect during one of these storms and what to do to reduce the risk to Soldiers and families. Please take appropriate preventive measures, review checklists

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Can Do' Soldiers, students build Lego robot car for science

Story by SPC Efren Rodriguez on 11/17/2016 FORT STEWART, Ga. - Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division joined Snelson-Golden Middle School students for a technology-based learning event in Hinesville, Georgia, Nov. 15. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, STEM, activity included

Patriot Sands lands at Hunter

Story by SrA Jonathan Lane on 11/16/2016 HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. (Feb. 17, 2016) -- The distinct sound of helicopters hovering mixed with the roar of jet engines and automatic weapons fire from a nearby range filled the air on a cool, sunny day in southeast Georgia. Busy crews jointly

Spartan Soldiers forge bonds with foreign forces at Bold Quest

Story by SPC Wyatt Davis on 11/09/2016 FORT STEWART, Ga. - Soldiers from Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division trained alongside foreign militaries to integrate new technologies and enhance interoperability at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Oct. 24 Nov. 2. The U.S. Joint
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