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Posted: April 20, 2018 1:23 p.m.
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Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Briefs

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.

 

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

 

Annual work plan available

The garrison commander approved the fiscal year 2018 annual work plan, published on the Direcotrate of Public Works SharePoint site.  Log into the link at https://sps13.stewart.army.mil/imcom/dpw/home; then select GC Approved DPW FY18 Annual Work Plan. Updates will be made as changes occur.

 

Control 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 at https://www.facebook.com/FortStewartHunterArmyAirfield. 

 

Special Olympics volunteers needed

The 2018 Spring Special Olympics will be held Friday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Liberty County Recreation Department, 607 Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville. Volunteers are needed to serve as buddies, huggers and the cheering section. For more information or to sign up call 767-5058.

 

Kids bowl free at bowling centers

Sign up at KidsBowlFree.com for the Kids Bowl Free program at Marne Bowling Center, building 402, and Stewart Bowling Center, building 450. Each registered children up to 15-years-old, can bowl two free games a day Monday-Friday (not available on holidays). 

Shoe rental is $2.50. No charge to register online for free games. Program runs from April-September. Family passes, at discount prices are available so parents can bowl with their children. For more information, call Marne Center at 767-4866 or Stewart Center at 767-4273. 

Community functional fitness challenge

Soldiers, Family Members, Army Civilians and the surrounding community are invited to compete in the Fort Stewart Community Functional Fitness Challenge scheduled May 12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Caro Fitness Center, building 708. The cost is $15 for active duty Soldiers and $30 for all others. Registration under way at the Fort Stewart MWR WEBTRAC at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac103/wbwsc/stewartrectrac.wsc/wbsplash.html?wbp=1.  Contestants in 10 age categories will complete three high intensity, constantly varied, functional movement workouts to determine if they are the fittest in their category. For more information, call  767-4763.

 

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 May 18. If you have any question please contact us at  767-2197 or FortStewart@redcross.org. 

 

National Latina service award offered

Submit your nomination for the National Latina Style Distinguished Military Service Award no later than May 15. The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity is now soliciting Military and Civilian nominees. The purpose of the 2018 National Latina Style Distinguished Military Service Award is to recognize women in the military and the Department of Defense civilian workforce who through their service have enhanced the role of Latinas in their organization and the DoD. Award to be presented at the 15th Annual National Latina Symposium, Sept. 5-6, in Washington, D.C. See http://nls.latinastyle.com/14-th-national-latina-symposium/event-information/). For more information on this award or the submission process, please contact Hatherlee Zeigler, Diversity Awards Program Mgr. at  767-1522 or hatherlee.l.zeigler.civ@mail.mil. 

 

Fort Stewart dining facility hours

Thunder Café, located in building 3003, 1600 West 6th St. and Spartan Dining Facility in building 8439 on Vanguard Road, will be open for weekday breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals, Monday – Friday in April.  The Fort Stewart weekday meal hours for breakfast at Thunder Café is 8-9:30 a.m.; and at Spartan DFAC from 8-9:30 a.m.  Weekday lunch hours are 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for Thunder Café and noon-1:30 p.m. for Spartan DFAC.  Thursday lunch and dinner meal hours for Thunder Café and Spartan is noon to 1:30 p.m. and dinner is 5-6:30 p.m.  Weekday dinner hours are 5-6:30 p.m. for Thunder Café and Spartan DFACs, with the exception of the Friday dinner meal hours, 4-5:30 p.m.

 

Fort Stewart weekend/holiday hours 

Spartan and Thunder Café DFACs will be operational for weekend and holiday meals during the month of April.  Designated weekend and holiday meals begin with the dinner meal on Friday at 4-5:30 p.m.  Hours are brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner 5-6:30 p.m.  On April 26, after the lunch meal Spartan DFAC will be closed and Thunder Café will be the only operational weekend and holiday dining facility, April 27 – 30. 

 

Hunter dining facility hours

Hunter Army Airfield Consolidated DFAC (Bldg. 110, 89 William Barksdale Cir) weekday meal hours are breakfast 8-9:30 a.m.; lunch from noon-1:30 p.m.; and dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. Weekend and holiday meal hours are brunch 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and supper 5-6:30 p.m.

 

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 the CHRTAS website at https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/chrtas/student/main.aspx. If you have any questions, please contact the Kaskha Anthony at 767-1261.

 

Finding balance workshop held

Back by popular demand!  As a member of the USAG Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield workforce, you are invited to attend, Finding Balance for Civilians:  Strategies for Managing Stress.  The Employee Assistance Program and the Army Wellness Center will host the class Today from 11 a.m. to noon at the Army Wellness Center, 808 Worcester Avenue, building 201A, Fort Stewart.  To reserve your seat, please contact Lisa Pokorny at 767-5672 or lisa.m.pokorny.civ@mail.mil.

 

One lane closing

Contractors will be resurfacing and painting lines on Victory Division Drive Friday and Saturday.   This will not impede access to the Child, Youth, & School Services building as one lane will remain open at all times. Please be alert in the area and watch for flag men directing traffic.  All work is scheduled for completion April 22.

 

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 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. 

 

Summer camp opportunities 

Fort Stewart Stewart-Hunter Child and Youth Services is offering an array of Summer camp opportunities for first- to fifth-graders registered with CYS. Themes such as All About Me, Young Chef Academy, International Week, Exploring Under the Sea and Super Soaking Week are offered. Camps also include educational and fun field trips. Register beginning April 15. Check out details at  StewartHunterMWR.com under the drop-down Child & Youth Services menu. Or, call Parent Central Services at 767-2312 (Stewart) or 315-5425 (Hunter).

 

Marne trail bass tourney at Metz Pond

The second of five catch-and-release Marne Trail Bass Tournaments will be held at 6:30 a.m. April 21 at Metz Pond on Fort Stewart. Cash prizes are $250 for first-place (total weight, five-fish maximum per person) and $100 for the largest bass. Door prizes awarded after weigh-in at 11 a.m. Fees are $25 for Active Duty Soldiers, Retirees, Family Members and youth (15 years old and younger); $35 for the civilian community. Fee of $5 for boat entry. Register at Lowcountry Adventure Center, building 8325. For additional details, call 435-8205 or 435-8213. Other tournaments are scheduled May 19 at Pineview Lake; Sept. 22 at Glisson Pond and Oct. 13 at Metz Pond. Angler of the Year award of $400 will be awarded at October event.

 

Fort Stewart Job Fair

Spring is in the air at Fort Stewart! That means it’s time for the ACS Spring job fair! Join us at Club Stewart on May 2, for an event featuring over 25 employers actively recruiting for jobs in retail, hospitality, education, food service, and law enforcement. Bring your resume! Come prepared to shine! For additional information, visit the erp1stop.com web site, look on the job board under current events for the list of participating vendors. For more information or tips on how to prepare, visit your Fort Stewart Employment Readiness Program office in building 87 (Family Readiness Center).

 

Boss mystery trip

Take a day trip with BOSS to a mystery location at 5 p.m. April 21. Return at approximately 11 p.m. The $10 per Soldier cost covers transportation and activity. Food and beverages are at the individual's expense. Register at Stewart/Hunter Leisure Travel by Friday (April 13). Open to Single Soldiers, Single Parents, and Geo Bachelors. For more information, call 767-9917.

 

Spring carnival at donovan field

Spring Carnival, with rides, food and fun for young and old alike, is coming to Donovan Field at Fort Stewart May 3-6. Free to enter (open gate access through Gate 3 on Old Sunbury Road). Public welcome.  Ride tickets, games, food and drinks available for purchase at Carnival. Hours are: Thursday, May 3, 5-10 p.m.; Friday, May 4, 5 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, May 5, noon-midnight; and Sunday, May 6, 1 -7 p.m. For more information, visit StewartSpringCarnival.com.

 

Fort Stewart fitness challenge

Soldiers, Family Members, Army Civilians and those in the surrounding community are invited to compete in the Fort Stewart Community Functional Fitness Challenge scheduled Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Caro Fitness Center, building 708. The cost is $15 for Active Duty Soldiers and $30 for all others. Registration under way on Fort Stewart MWR WEBTRAC at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac103/wbwsc/stewartrectrac.wsc/wbsplash.html?wbp=1 Contestants in 10 age categories will complete three high intensity, constantly varied, functional movement workouts to determine if they are the fittest in their category. For more information, call 767-4763.


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