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

News READ MORE

Passing the torch of service to next generation

Story by SGT Arjenis Nunez on 04/19/2017 A year ago, on an old Army mattress in Fort Stewart, Georgia quarters, a determined, confident and prideful Caleb B. Walker told his parents his plan to join the U.S. Army. On April 13, Caleb kept his word, raised his right hand and

Kids Fest: Come fun, come all

Story by PV2 Zoe Garbarino on 04/18/2017 FORT STEWART, Ga. Child Youth and School Services (CYSS) hosted a Kids Fest celebration April 8 at Newman Field on Fort Stewart, Georgia, in honor of Month of the Military Child. At Kids Fest, Families explored different military vehicles, played games and learned

Mustang Focus

Story by SGT Robert Harris on 04/18/2017 FORT STEWART, Ga. - Troopers of 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division conducted situational training exercises (STX) to test the squadron's overall readiness Apr. 3-13 at Fort Stewart, Georgia. This exercise was part of Mustang Focus,
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