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Posted: May 18, 2018 1:39 p.m.
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Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Briefs

GC supervisor engagement forum

The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield garrison commander conducts mandatory training for all garrison civilian supervisors and those in uniform who supervise garrison appropriate funds and non-appropriate fund civilians. While the Fort Stewart event was May 8 and 15; the Hunter Army Airfield training will be May 23 at 9 a.m. in building 1286, room 167 at Hunter Army Airfield.  All supervisors are required to participate and to notify their leadership of the date and time they plan to attend.  The contact is workforce development at usarmy.stewart.usag.list.dhr-workforce@mail.mil.

 

2017 tax assistance available  

The Fort Stewart Legal Assistance Office is offering tax appointments for service members who recently redeployed who need assistance with filing 2017 income tax returns until Friday. Stop by the Fort Stewart Legal Assistance Office, building 709, 1791 Gulick Avenue, to make an appointment.

 

Safe Ride Shuttle available 

For a worry-free night out in Savannah on payday weekends - check out Safe Ride! Service members can enjoy downtown without asking “should I be driving home?” Only $10 per person (active duty Soldiers only). Picking up at various locations on Fort Stewart, limited space. Tickets can be purchased at Leisure Travel or from the driver (exact change required). For pick-up and drop-off locations click the Safe Ride link on stewartmwr.com or call 767-2841.

 

Super Saver Program

Are you interested in winning $500? If so, this program is for you! Take a look around. Is there something you see that is wasting money? Is it a problem we can solve locally? If you are a garrison civilian employee and submit the best idea for saving the garrison money, you will win $500. Submit your idea on the super saver nomination form available on the Team Stewart web page under Garrison Resource Management Office (bottom of page is nomination form). Nominations are boarded with the garrison of the quarter award submissions. Submit ideas to usarmy.stewart.usag.list.dhr-workforce@mail.mil.

 

Newman basketball courts resurfaced

The basketball courts at Newman Fitness Center will be closed today through May 29 for re-sanding/varnishing. The other areas of the fitness center will be open during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more information, call 767-3031.

 

Online food handlers class 

Anyone interested in taking the food handlers course now has the ability to do it online.  Certification is good for one year.  Register online at eventbrite.com, or log on to www.winn.amedd.army.mil. Click on the healthcare services tab, click preventive medicine and wellness, then environmental health. The basic food handlers course study material and quiz are at the bottom of the screen.

 

Army food truck is here

The Culinary Outpost is a Soldier-run, Soldier-focused food truck that is making its way around Fort Stewart. We are open in multiple locations from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook at @ftstewfoodtruck for daily locations and specials!

 

FLEP opportunity

Interested in a career as a judge advocate?  Officers in the grade of O-1 through O-3 with two to six years of active duty service are encouraged to apply for the 2018 Funded Legal Education Program selection board.  Applications must be received at the Judge Advocate General Corps  Personnel, Plans, and Training Office  and at Human Resource Center no earlier than Aug. 1 and by Nov. 1. Applicants should schedule interviews with Nancy Seaton, nancy.e.seaton.civ@mail.mil for Septermber.  The selection board convenes Dec. 3-4. The results will be posted in January 2019 at www.jagcnet.army.mil. Please see the following Milper message for further details at https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/18-081.

 

Bible study offered

Wednesdays at noon at the Marne Chapel.  This year the focus is, "The Bible and Current Events." Each week we will take a look at the news of the week and how God's word can bring understanding and perspective to what's happening and how we can apply it to our lives.  Military personnel, civilian employees, contractors, retirees and Family members are welcome to attend. Bring your own bag lunch. Study materials will be provided. For more information, contact Bill Agnew at 767-9789 or william.f.agnew4.civ@mail.mil

 

Prescribed burns

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 information, please contact Amanda Price at 767-2010. Up to date burn notices are posted to the Fort Stewart Hunter Army Airfield Facebook page, www.facebook.com/FortStewartHunterArmyAirfield.  

 

Youth volunteers are available

The American Red Cross Summer Youth Program is here! Another summer is approaching and the Red Cross youth volunteers are available to support your activity.The American Red Cross summer youth program runs June 11 through July 27. Our volunteers will be working 15 to 40 hours a week, based on supervisor need.  To request one or more youth volunteers please fill out the needs assessment below and email it to FortStewart@redcross.org. The deadline for requesting youth volunteers is Friday. If you have any question please contact us at  767-2197 or FortStewart@redcross.org. 

 

Supervisors class held

The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will host a human resource training for supervisors class, May 22 - 24, at the Army Education Center, room 243. All supervisors must apply for the class at https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/chrtas/student/main.aspx. If you have any questions, please contact Kaskha Anthony at 767-1261.

 

Family fun day at Hunter golf course

Enjoy a fun afternoon of golf with your Family at a discounted rate every Sunday after 1 p.m. at Hunter's golf course. Free greens fees for junior golfers (ages 5-15) with a paid parent's greens and golf cart fees. For more information, call 315-9115.

 

Mosquito surveillance now available

Now that it is springtime, US Army Medical Command, Environmental Health will be conducting weekly mosquito surveillance on the installation. Trapped mosquitoes will be used to determine if mosquito control is needed and tested for disease causative agents. Feel free to request that we set up a trap near you, as we make our rounds at www.surveymonkey.com/r/G3NTRKF. 

 

Marksmanship Unit seeks instructors

The United States Army Marksmanship Unit is currently accepting applications from Active Component NCOs for the Instructor Training Group.  ITG provides marksmanship training and expertise to units throughout the Army. The ITG seeks sergeants through sergeant first class for open positions.  Assignment to the ITG is a three year assignment located at Fort Benning. Visit the following link for more information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-462448.

 

Society of Women Engineers Award 

Submit your nomination no later than May 22. The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity is now soliciting military and civilian nominees. The purpose of the Society of Women Engineers Award is to advance and honor the contributions of women at all stages of their careers as well as recognize the successes of SWE members and individuals who enhance the engineering profession through contributions to industry, education and the community. Award to be presented at the WE18 World's largest conference for women engineers, Oct. 18-20, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN. (www.swe.org). For more information on this award and/or the submission process, please call 767-1522, or email  hatherlee.l.zeigler.civ@mail.mil.

 

WOC in STEM Award

Submit your nomination no later than May 22. The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity is now soliciting military and civilian nominees. The purpose of the Women of Color in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Award is to recognize exemplary STEM employees for their achievements in and contributions to the STEM workforce that will drive the future of this country's economic engine. Award to be presented at the WOC STEM Conference, Oct. 11-13, Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI. (see http://intouch.ccgmag.com/page/awards_categories2/). For more information on this award and/or the submission process, please contact Hatherlee Zeigler, at 767-1522, or email hatherlee.l.zeigler.civ@mail.mil.

 

Great Minds in STEM Award 

Submit your nomination no later than May 22. The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity is now soliciting military and civilian nominees. The purpose of the Great Minds In Stem Award is to recognize outstanding hispanics in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. Award to be presented at the 2018 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation Conference, Oct. 17-21 Pasadena, CA. (see www.greatmindsinstem.org). For more information on this award and/or the submission process, please contact Hatherlee Zeigler, 767-1522, or email hatherlee.l.zeigler.civ@mail.mil.

 

SAMC recruiting drive 

The Sergeant Audie Murphy Club conducts monthly study halls and meetings for interested Soldiers.  The contacts are Staff Sgt. Jacqueline Gross, at Jacqueline.d.gross.mil@mail.mil, or 435-8536; or  Sgt. 1st Class Roberto Loo at Roberto.m.loo.mil@mail.mil, 767-4847. The Division SAMC Board is June 6 and 7.  Packets are due by May 30.

 

CYS Summer Camp, grades 1-5

Day Camp with weekly themes and field trips Fees are based on total household income. For Fort Stewart, visit   https://stewart.armymwr.com/promos/school-age-center-summer-camps.  For Hunter Army Airfield, see  https://hunter.armymwr.com/promos/school-age-center-summer-camps. 

 

CYS Kindergarten Summer Camp

Day camp for kindergarteners.  Fees are based on total household income.  See Stewart info at https://stewart.armymwr.com/promos/kindergarten-summer-camp.  For Hunter, visit https://hunter.armymwr.com/promos/kindergarten-summer-camp. 

 

Youth Center Summer Camp, grades 6-12

Day program for middle school and teens. Weekly field trips. Free, with the exception of field trips.  See https://stewart.armymwr.com/index.php?cID=9116 for Stewart.  For Hunter visit https://hunter.armymwr.com/promos/summer-break-middle-school-teens. 

 

SKIES Unlimited cheer, dance camps

Weekly camps are $45  for dance camps; $60 Cheer camp.  For Stewart:  https://stewart.armymwr.com/promos/skies-unlimited-summer-dance-camps. For Hunter  visit https://hunter.armymwr.com/promos/skies-unlimited-summer-dance-camps. 

 

SKIES babysitting certification course

First Aid and CPR certification course for ages 13-18 are free.  For Stewart, visit https://stewart.armymwr.com/calendar/event/teen-babysitting-certification-class/1920856/22830.  For Hunter, visit https://hunter.armymwr.com/calendar/event/teen-babysitting-certification-class/1920854/22829. 

 

Youth sports, fitness summer clinics

Stewart:  Weekly sports camps are the functional fitness camp; track and field camp, and football camp.  The camps are free.  See https://stewart.armymwr.com/promos/youth-sports-fitness-summer-camps-2018.

 

Hunter weekly sports camps, grades 1-5

Baseball camp, basketball camp, Be Fit Be Strong Camp, and volleyball camp.  The cost is $10 each week.See https://hunter.armymwr.com/promos/youth-sports-fitness-summer-camps.

 

Junior golf at Hunter Golf Course

Four-day golf camp, one-hour sessions for youth 13 and under, held June 11, 12, 13, 14. The cost is $80.

 

Teen golf at Hunter Golf Course

A four day golf camp, 2-hour sessions for teens  is slated for July 9, 10, 11, 12.  The cost is $120.

 

Asymmetric Warfare Group recruiting  

The Asymmetric Warfare Group recruits and selects applicants for both Operational Advisor and Operational Support positions. The AWG provides operational advisory support globally and rapid solution development to the Army and Joint Force commanders to enhance Soldier survivability and combat effectiveness, and enable the defeat of current and emerging threats in support of Unified Land Operations. Reasons to consider this opportunity: Deploy globally to unique locations, remain operational, opportunities for advanced and specialized training, interagency exposure, assist in changing Army doctrine and develop new products, assignment incentive pay, and work alongside seasoned professionals. Visit the following link for more information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-470374

 

75th Rangers recruiting 

The 75th Ranger Regiment is looking to assess active duty promotable Captains and Majors who are seeking to serve in key development or post-KD broadening assignments.  Eligible officers must be in year groups 2005 to 2008 and available for assignment no later than July 2019.  See the message for specifics. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/18-147 

 

Volunteer for worldwide augmentation

 The FORSCOM Worldwide Individual Augmentation System Team is requesting volunteers for overseas missions around the world. Interested Soldiers may send an email to usarmy.bragg.forscom.mbx.g3-central-tasking-wias@mail.mil with your MOS/grade/security clearance/date available and we will contact you if your skills match our mission/s. 

We are also currently seeking 15 series (enlisted, warrants, and officers) Compo 2 and 3 Soldiers within six months of their MRD and/or 17.5+ years active federal service on a case by case basis to source critical Aviation billets. 

Please email the FORSCOM WIAS Team with your mission occoupation skill, grade, security clearance, and date you are available for deployment in the subject line. Our team will contact you to discuss available missions and timelines. For more, visit https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-450356.

 

Power Outage Exercise  

Plan accordingly! Fort Stewart will hold a Power Outage exercise June 15. Expect the outage to last four hours. Housing areas will not be affected. This exercise will validate our backup power generation on vital functions throughout the installation. This is a Fort Stewart training holiday. The physical fitness centers will open at 10:30 a.m. All AAFES and DECA facilities will open at 10:30 a.m. There will be consolidated child care at Bldg. 5000. Winn Army Community Hospital will remain open during the power outage. No impact to prescription re-fills or appointments.



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