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. Censu

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 i

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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Pride, Country and Heritage

Story by SGT Arjenis Nunez on 09/29/2017 FORT STEWART, Ga. (September 27, 2017) -- From a small farm in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, to touring the world, Master Sgt. Gabriel Fernandez-Rodriguez, the operations sergeant major of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, always knew he'd become a Soldier. Mentored by

22 a day: Marne Soldiers educated on suicide prevention

Story by PFC Zoe Garbarino on 09/29/2017 FORT STEWART, Ga. -- Soldiers throughout the 3rd Infantry Division participated in suicide prevention month physical readiness training and informational briefings, Sept. 27, on Fort Stewart, Georgia. The training was conducted to inform company leaders what suicide prevention resources are available to them

An unfortunate club: Gold Star mothers and their Soldiers honored

Story by SSG Sierra A. Melendez on 09/25/2017 FORT STEWART, Ga -- No parent should ever bear the burden of burying their children. However, for mothers that are members of the Gold Star community, this is their unfortunate truth. Little can be done to comprehend or compensate for their pai
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