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Posted: May 11, 2018 11:39 a.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. Published dates are May 8 starting at 9 a.m. and May 15, starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith Education Center, building  100.  The Hunter Army Airfield training is 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 May 18. 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

 

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, www.facebook.com/FortStewartHunterArmyAirfield.  

 

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. to 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 Manager at  767-1522 or hatherlee.l.zeigler.civ@mail.mil. 

 

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 Kaskha Anthony at Fort Stewart, 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.

(May 8) SAMC study hall, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Company D, 9th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, bldg. 8392, room 170.  

(May 16) SAMC monthly meeting, building 1 in the SAMC room at noon. 

(June 6-7) Division SAMC Board, Packets due by May 30.

 

Get 'Rock Solid'

Get in the know with the 'Rock Solid' newsletter.  The 'Rock Solid' newsletter is filled with events and services from Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Air Field Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. A lot of great incentives will also be sent to your inbox for you to enjoy the surrounding area. Totally free, never shared, always awesome!  Sign up at  https://stewart.armymwr.com/promos/rock-solid-email.

 

CYS Summer Camp, grades 1-5

Day Camp with weekly themes & field trips Fees are based on total household income

FS:  https://stewart.armymwr.com/promos/school-age-center-summer-camps

HAAF:  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

FS:  https://stewart.armymwr.com/promos/kindergarten-summer-camp

HAAF:  https://hunter.armymwr.com/promos/kindergarten-summer-camp

 

Youth Center Summer Camp, grades 6-12

Day program for Middle School & Teens

Weekly field trips

Free, with the exception of field trips

FS:https://stewart.armymwr.com/index.php?cID=9116

HAAF:  https://hunter.armymwr.com/promos/summer-break-middle-school-teens

 

SKIES Unlimited Cheer & Dance Camps

Weekly camps

$45 Dance camps

$60 Cheer camp

FS:  https://stewart.armymwr.com/promos/skies-unlimited-summer-dance-camps

HAAF:  https://hunter.armymwr.com/promos/skies-unlimited-summer-dance-camps

 

SKIES Babysitting Certification Course

First Aid & CPR certification course for ages 13-18 Free

FS:  https://stewart.armymwr.com/calendar/event/teen-babysitting-certification-class/1920856/22830

HAAF:  https://hunter.armymwr.com/calendar/event/teen-babysitting-certification-class/1920854/22829

 

Youth Sports & Fitness Summer Clinics

FS:  Weekly sports camps:  Functional Fitness Camp, Track & Field Camp, Football Camp Free

https://stewart.armymwr.com/promos/youth-sports-fitness-summer-camps-2018

 

HAAF:  Weekly sports camps, grades 1-5

Baseball Camp, Basketball Camp, Be Fit Be Strong Camp, Volleyball Camp

$10 each week

https://hunter.armymwr.com/promos/youth-sports-fitness-summer-camps

Non-CYS Camps:

 

Junior Golf at Hunter Golf Course

June 11, 12, 13, 14

4-day golf camp, 1-hour sessions for youth 13 & under

$80

 

Teen Golf at Hunter Golf Course

July 9, 10, 11, 12

4-day golf camp, 2-hour sessions for teens   

$120


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