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Posted: February 8, 2018 10:37 a.m.
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MWR, Coastal Happenings Briefs

Marne Tax Centers offers free help

 Tax season is here! The Marne Tax Centers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are now open through April 17. Tax preparers is available to assist Solders, Family Members, and Retirees from 10 a.m. to 6:15 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, 1-6:15 p.m. on Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Friday. On Jan. 23, the Tax Centers began assistance on a walk-in basis. Please bring military IDs, social security cards, all statements of income (i.e., W-2 forms and 1099 forms), rental property documents, and mortgage interest statements, etc. The Marne Tax Centers will begin assisting with returns involving single rental properties, March 1. For more information, please call the Fort Stewart Tax Center at 912 767-1040 or the Hunter tax Center at 912 315-3675.


Learn to skate at Corkan

Learn to roller skate from 10 a.m. until noon Saturdays at Corkan Fun Center, building 449. Participants get two hours of instruction for each of the 12 weeks and receive a pair of skates at the end of the program. The is cost $12 per week, and includes all equipment and instruction.  For more information, call 912 767-4273 or 912 767-4866.


Laser quest held at Corkan 

Are you the best at Laser Tag? Prove it during the ongoing laser tag competition at Corkan Fun Center, building 449. Winners of the monthly high score competition will receive two free games or admission to any Corkan Recreation Area facility. Just let the staff know you want to compete. Cost is $6 per 10-minute game. For more information, call 912 767-4273.


Become a lifeguard

Now hiring lifeguards for the 2018 Summer Season. Twenty are needed at Fort Stewart and 11 at Hunter Army Airfield. Must be 16 years or older. No experience necessary. Accepted applicants will receive two weeks paid training at $10 per hour and will be certified by the American Red Cross. Apply online at and search for Fort Stewart Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard). For more information, call 912 767-8326.


Basketball, cheerleading sign-ups 

Enroll now at Parent Central Services, building 438, call  912 767-2312 to play youth co-ed basketball or be a cheerleader at Fort Stewart. For boys and girls ages 5-17. Registration closes when all slots are filled. Cost for cheer is $45. Cost for basketball is $45 for ages 7-17 and $25 for ages 5-6. Volunteer coaches needed for both basketball and cheer. For more information, call 912 767-1428.


Controlled burning conducted

Fort Stewart's Forestry Branch is in the midst of controlled burn season and will be conducting controlled burns at various locations on the installation each week. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to use extra caution when traveling through areas that may be affected by smoke. For more, contact Amanda Price at 767-2010.


Valentine’s Day dinner offered 

Make Valentine’s Day a special day for yourself and that special someone at Thunder Run. Enjoy a four-course meal of salad bar, appetizer station, choice of entrée, sharable dessert and non-alcoholic beverage. Your special evening begins at 5:30 p.m. , Feb. 14. The cost is $65 per couple ($33 per individual.) Reservations close Feb. 10. No refunds after that date. Cash bar available. Walk-ins welcome at $40 per person. For details, call 912 767-4717.


BOSS party hearts event at Corkan 

Single Soldiers, Single Parents and Geo-bachelors are invited to the Valentine-themed BOSS Party Hearts event from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Corkan Recreation Center. Cost is $5 per person, which includes skate rental, food, non-alcoholic beverages and raffle entry.  Participants 21 years old and older can purchase alcoholic beverages. For more information, call 912 767-9917 or 271-5136. Tickets can be purchased at the BOSS office in building 443, Suite 125, or at the door.


Hearts Apart Corks. Canvas Event

Enjoy a fun evening out at our Hearts Apart Corks and Canvas paint party (with instructor) from 6-10 p.m. Wed., Feb. 14 at Club Stewart’s Palmetto Room. Club will provide paint and canvas,  a tapas style buffet and one bottle of wine per guest. A letters from home station also will be available. Cost is $35 per person. For more information, call 912 767-4717 or visit


BOSS skydiving trip slated

Be on board for the BOSS Skydiving trip to Sylvania, March 3. You'll make a 13,500-foot tandem jump. The cost is $150 per person, which includes transportation. Limited space. Register by Feb. 15 at Stewart/Hunter Leisure Travel. Great opportunity for Single Soldiers, Geo Bachelors and Single Parents. Must be 18 or older. For more information, call 912-767-9917. 


HR supervisor training held

The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will host a human resource training for supervisor’s class, Feb. 13 - 15, at the Army Education Center, Room 246.  All supervisors must apply for the class at the CHRTAS website at If you have any questions, please contact Kaskha Anthony at 912 767-1261.


EEO Courses available 

Employees will leave training with a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities associated with the EEO Complaint Process, be able to define, recognize, report and prevent discrimination within the workplace and be able to define, recognize, report and prevent harassment within the workplace to include sexual, verbal, and physical harassment.  The class is Feb. 15. Register by Feb. 12 at:   Contact Bess Stone, 912 767-6924 or for more. 


Reasonable accommodation class 

Participants of a Reasonable Accommodation for the workforce class, Feb. 21, will receive an educational foundation in disability and religious accommodation are how they are applied in the work environment. Register by Feb. 19 at: Contact  Harsheen Eady at  912 767-4993 or for more information.


Employee assistance program class

All civilian employees and supervisors are invited to attend Goal Setting for Civilians, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the Army Substance Abuse Program, 807 Worcester Ave., building 201C, Fort Stewart.  The R2 Performance Center will help you develop a plan for achieving a personally meaningful goal and maintaining the motivation necessary to be successful!  To reserve your seat, please contact the Employee Assistance Program Manager, Lisa Pokorny at 912 767-5672 or


AMEDD commissioning briefings

If you are interested in becoming a Medical Officer you are invited to attend the AMEDD commissioning briefs on programs for military service members, March 13 and 14.  Educational opportunities discussed will include:  Interservice Physician Assistant Program, AMEDD Enlisted Commissioning Program, Health Professional Scholarship Program, Physical Therapy Baylor Program, Masters of Social Work, Medical Service Corps, and Health Professions Scholarship Program.  Each programs qualifications, requirements and board dates vary.  Attend the briefings to receive the most updated information.  Briefings will be held at the Stewart Education Center, 100 Knowledge Drive, room 247, March 13 and 14, at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m. each day.


Sweet Tooth Wacky Run

Dress your wackiest for the Sweet Tooth Wacky Run, Feb. 10, 10 a.m., in Hinesville's Bradwell Park.  For more information and to register visit or call 912 231-7583.  All proceeds benefit the Liberty County Homeless Coalition.  Visit for more information. 


West Point Society Founder's Day

The West Point Society of Savannah Founder's Day banquet is March 3, at the Hyatt Regency on West Bay Street in Savannah.  Cocktails and Silent Auction at 5:30 p.m., with dinner starting at 7 p.m.  The guest speaker is Command Sgt. Maj.  Timothy Guden, the 19th Command Sergeant Major of the United States Military Academy.  Click the link below for registration details: 


Healthy Heart Fair held at Liberty

Liberty Regional Medical Center is excited to announce that we will be hosting our first Heart Health Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 14, inside the hospital from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Main “heart healthy” objectives of the fair will be to increase awareness of heart disease; increase awareness of available health services and resources; and to motivate participants to make positive health behavior changes. For more information, call  the Cardiac ehabilitation Center at 912-369-9448.


Bradwell deployment fair

Bradwell Institute will host a deployment fair on Feb. 6 to extend support to military families involved in an upcoming deployment. The fair will run from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and give Families the opportunity to contact school and community support personnel, aiming to ease the stresses of the upcoming deployment. There is no registration for the fair. Light refreshments and limited childcare will be provided. For more, contact Kathy Shutts at or 912 876-2161.


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