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Posted: September 6, 2018 2:35 p.m.
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Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Briefs

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. Submit to usarmy.stewart.usag.list.dhr-workforce@mail.mil.

 

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.

 

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 at 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!

 

Country duo visits

The award-winning husband-wife country duo Thompson Square, whose hits include “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” and “If I Didn’t Have You,” is coming to Club Stewart Oct. 5. Order tickets at StewartMWR.com beginning Aug. 15. Military tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Non-military tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Admission price includes show and a complimentary beverage. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7:45 p.m.

 

Fuel for health

Learn the fundamentals of nutrition by joining the Army Wellness Center for Fueling for Health on Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Army Wellness Center, Building 201A.  To reserve a seat, please contact the Employee Assistance Program Manager, Lisa Pokorny at 767-5672 or email lisa.m.pokorny.civ@mail.mil.

 

Hiring event slated

The Fort Stewart Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program announces Hire G.I. will hold a hiring event on 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 13 at Club Stewart, 100 Hero Road on Fort Stewart.  To pre-register, visit http://jobs.hiregi.org/ftstewartsept.  

 

Long range shoot held

A long range shoot will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at Red Cloud Echo Range on Fort Stewart. Open to rifles (up to .50 caliber) only. Cost is $15 per two-hour block. Paper targets 100-500 yards, steel targets at 750 and 1,000 yards. For more information, call 912-435-8205. All payments cash only. To reach Red Cloud Echo Range, take Highway 119 north. The range is on the right.

 

9/11 Golf Tourney slated

Taylors Creek Golf Course will host a 9/11 Golf Tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 9 a.m. The cost of $40 per player includes greens fee, golf cart, range balls and prize. Members of the public and spouses are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 767-2370.  

Hunter GC golf tourney

Hunter Garrison Commander Lt. Col.  Kenneth Dwyer will host an “Honoring Our Heroes” Tourney Sept. 14 at 8 a.m. at Hunter Golf Course. The cost of $35 per player includes tournament fee, golf cart fee, prizes and light lunch. The public is welcome and spouses are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 767-2370.

 

Youth adventure trip 

Free trip, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 15, is open only to Child and Youth Services registered youth and is limited to first 30 who register (via WEBTRAC). Registration open through Aug. 30. The trip is part of resiliency program to help teens cope with adversity, perform better in stressful situations, and thrive in military lifestyle.  

 

Fishing tourney slated

The fourth of five catch-and-release Marne Trail Bass Tournaments will be held at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at Glisson 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 until Aug. 31 are $20 for  Soldiers, retirees, Family members and youth (15 years old and younger); $30 for the civilian community. Fee of $5 for boat entry. Register at Low Country Adventure Center, building 8325. For details, call 435-8205. Participation fees increase by $5 after Aug. 31. Season’s remaining tournament will be Oct. 13 at Metz Pond. Angler of the Year award of $400 will be awarded at the October event. 

 

Library holds survey

The George P. Hays Library, building 411 on Fort Stewart, is conducting a brief online survey to learn how well it is serving its customers’ needs and what services customers feel might be improved or added. The 10-question survey is at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BS7XSK8l. The survey takes only a few minutes to complete and also gives respondents a chance to make comments and suggestions.

 

Frontline distro change

The Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield newspaper, The Frontline, changed its format and lowered its distribution. The newspapers will be delivered to newspaper stands in front of the Post Exchanges, at the 3rd ID and  brigade headquarters, Mower processing, community centers, fitness centers, shopettes, hospitals, and  dining facilities.  The transition is being made due to your feedback on recent surveys and fiscal concerns. An additional online news website will be made available at stewart.army.mil  in September.  

 

Parking lot closure

The parking lot between the Main Post Chapel, building 500,   and Department of the Army Photos, building 136, will be closed Sept. 4 through Nov. 28, for repair and paving. The small road adjacent to building 136 on Kramer Ave. will also be closed for the same time period. Please avoid the area.  

 

SFAB recruits

The Security force Assistance Brigade recruiting team is coming to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield,  Sept. 5 - 7.  Eligible officers and noncommissioned officers are required to attend a briefing session to learn more about the SFAB mission to train, advise, assist, enable, and accompany allied and partner forces.  Soldiers in more than 60 Military Occupational Specialties and 20 career fields are needed to conduct this elite mission.  The information sessions will be at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day on Sept. 5 at Hunter Army Airfield Post Theater and Sept. 6 and 7 at Fort Stewart’s Main Post Chapel.  For more information contact the SFAB Recruiting Team at 910 570-9975 or visit www.facebook.com/SFABRecruiting .

 

SOS workshop offered

Surviving Families, a workshop is scheduled for any Surviving Family Member that is interested in starting college or going back to college.  Learn about education benefits and signup for grants and scholarships on site, Sept. 8, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center located at 1145 Niles Ave, building 4973.  Lunch is provided.  Make reservations at 435-9598 or 435-9646  by Sept. 5

 

Power Outage slated

The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Directorate of Public Works will be doing some work on the power lines, Sept. 12. 

Buildings that will be without power from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. include buildings 1336,1323,1357,1354,1310,1327,1351A and1353A. 

With the central energy plant being effected there will be no heat at buildings: 1323, 1324, 1325, 1326 and 1354. Buildings that will not have heat or chilled water are buildings 1505, 1506, 1511, 1512, 1509, 1525, 1527, 1529 and 1531. 

For more information call DPW, Jim Maddox at 315-5678.


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