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Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Georgia: In-Depth Welcome Center
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Georgia: In-Depth Welcome CenterFort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Georgia: In-Depth Welcome Center

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Georgia: In-Depth Welcome Center

Introduction

Welcome to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, the Army’s premier power projection platform on the East Coast. The installation is responsible for training, equipping, deploying, and redeploying active and reserve component Army units.

Fort Stewart is in Hinesville, Georgia, in Liberty County, approximately 45 miles from Hunter Army Airfield, which is in the city of Savannah in Chatham County.

Fort Stewart encompasses 288,000 acres, which include seven major drop zones, multiple tank and armored fighting vehicle gunnery ranges, helicopter gunnery ranges, small arms ranges, and three live-fire maneuver areas. Hunter Army Airfield provides additional capabilities for Fort Stewart: The largest military aircraft can land at Hunter, load the biggest equipment in the Army inventory, and then deploy both equipment and soldiers anywhere in the world.

The installation’s workforce includes more than 22,500 people, including 18,500 full-time soldiers and 4,000 Army civilian workers and contractors.

Fort Stewart is home to the historic 3rd Infantry Division. For a full list of units and tenants at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, visit the installation’s website.

Continue reading for our in-depth guide on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield so you can get to know your new installation and its surrounding community.

  1. Where Is Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield?
  2. Google Map View
  3. Getting There – Directions to the Post
  4. Entering Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield and Post Amenities
  5. Where Should I Live Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield?
  6. What Schools are Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield?
  7. What’s the Weather Like in Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield?
  8. Things to Do Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield

Where Is Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield?

Fort Stewart Visitor Control Center

Building 226
757 Bultman Ave.
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 767-7750

Hunter Army Airfield Visitor Control Center

Building 1400
Montgomery Street
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 315-2040

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Map

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Map

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Directions

Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are both a short distance from the Atlantic coastline. Fort Stewart is approximately 40 miles southwest of the city of Savannah. Hunter Army Airfield is less than 10 miles from the very same city.

From Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport

  1. From the airport, follow signs for Interstate 95 south.
  2. From I-95, take the exit for state Highway 144 (Fort Stewart and Richmond Hill).
  3. Turn right at the off-ramp stop sign, and stay on Highway 144 through the post.
  4. Follow the signs to Fort Stewart’s Marne Reception Center for check-in.

Shuttles to the Post

Personnel at the Marne Reception Center can pick up incoming personnel from the airport via shuttle. However, shuttles only run to and from the airport if MRC staff have been informed there are people who need shuttle transportation. For more information on shuttle times and transportation from the airport, visit the post’s website.

Public Transit Near Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield

Liberty Transit provides fixed route bus service within the cities of Hinesville, Flemington, and Walthourville, and Fort Stewart. Chatham Area Transit provides fixed route bus service and water ferries throughout Savannah, unincorporated Chatham County, and portions of Garden City.

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Transportation Offices

Getting ready for a PCS move and in need of some help? Visit the Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Transportation Office website or to get started.

Fort Stewart Transportation Office
Building 253, Room 20038A
Fort Stewart, GA 31313
Phone: 1 (912) 767-8154 or 1 (912) 767-7971

Fort Stewart Transportation Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0800 to 1600

Hunter Army Airfield Transportation Office
171 Haley Ave., Suite 229
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31049
Phone: 1 (912) 315-3028 or 1 (912) 315-3828

Hunter Army Airfield Transportation Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0800 to 1530

Entering Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield

Entering Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield and Post Amenities

If you do not have a valid military ID, you may have to stop at the visitor control centers to gain installation access. Click here for more information on the visitor control centers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

Check-in Procedures For Incoming Personnel

The Marne Reception Center processes all soldiers reporting to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. You may wear civilian clothes or a uniform when you report to the Marne Reception Center, but you must wear a uniform during in-processing. When you report in, bring the original copy of your signed DA-31, one copy of the orders that brought you to Hunter Army Airfield or Fort Stewart, one copy of any amendments, your common access card, and a copy of any profile (if applicable).

In-processing will take seven days. For more information on in-processing at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, visit the post’s website.

A virtual newcomer’s orientation is also available online. This orientation addresses support services provided by the installation and the local community. Spouses are encouraged to view this orientation as well.

Marne Reception Center
486 Pony Soldier Ave.
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone:
Staff Duty: 1 (912) 767-0115
Administration Office: 1 (912) 767-0111

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Visitor Centers

The visitor control centers issue temporary vehicle passes and can provide directions and information on the installation. For more information on post access and the visitor control centers, visit the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Visitor Information website and Gate Information website.

Fort Stewart Visitor Control Center
Building 226
757 Bultman Ave.
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 767-7750

Fort Stewart Visitor Control Center Hours

  • Monday through Saturday – 0500 to 1700
  • Sunday – 0900 to 1600

Hunter Army Airfield Visitor Control Center
Building 1400, Montgomery Street
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 315-2040

Hunter Army Airfield Visitor Control Center Hours

  • Monday through Saturday – 0700 to 1800
  • Sunday – 0800 to 1600

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield DEERS and ID Card Offices

Fort Stewart DEERS Office
Building 253
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 767-4909

Fort Stewart DEERS Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0800 to 1530. Closes at 1430 Tuesday.

Mower Soldier Readiness Processing DEERS Office
Building 208
Fort Stewart, GA 31315
Phone: 1 (912) 767-4391

Mower Soldier Readiness Processing DEERS Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0845 to 1545.

Hunter Army Airfield DEERS Office
171 Haley Ave.
Savannah, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 315-5726

Hunter Army Airfield DEERS Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0800 to 1530. Closes at 1430 Tuesday.

Fort Stewart Gate Hours

  • Gate 1, Main Gate: General Screven Way, open 24/7.
  • Gate 2, Troup Gate: Olmstead Drive, open 0500 to 1700 Monday through Friday.
  • Gate 3, East Gate: Harmon Avenue, open 0500 to 2100 daily.
  • Gate 4, 2nd ABCT Entrance: Vanguard Road and Highway 144 east, open 24/7.
  • Gate 4c, Other 2nd ABCT Gate: Old Sunbury Road and Highway 144 east, open 0500 to 1700 Monday through Friday.
  • Gate 5, Back/North Gate: Gulick Avenue/Highway 119 and Highway 144 east, open 24/7.
  • Gate 7, West Gate: West 15th Street and Sixth Street, open 0500 to 2100 Monday through Friday.
  • Gate 7c: West 15th Street, open 0500 to 2100 Monday through Friday.
  • Gate 8: Veterans Parkway, open 0500 to 2100 Monday through Friday.
  • Gate 9, Wright Airfield Gate: Wright Airfield Road, open 24/7.

Hunter Army Airfield Gate Hours

  • Gate 1, Main Gate: Montgomery Street, open 24/7.
  • Gate 2, Wilson Gate: Wilson Boulevard, open 0600 to 1800 daily.
  • Gate 3, Rio Gate: Hero Way, open 24/7.

Fort Stewart Commissary

200 Vilseck Road
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 767-2076

Fort Stewart Commissary Hours

  • Tuesday through Friday – 0900 to 2000.
  • Saturday – 0900 to 1900.
  • Sunday – 1000 to 1800.

Hunter Army Airfield Commissary

89 Haley St.
Savannah, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 315-5219

Hunter Army Airfield Commissary Hours

  • Tuesday through Friday – 1000 to 1800.
  • Saturday and Sunday – 1000 to 1700.

Fort Stewart Exchange

345 Lindquist Road
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 876-2850

Fort Stewart Exchange Hours

  • Monday through Saturday – 0900 to 2000.
  • Sunday – 1000 to 1800.

Hunter Army Airfield Exchange

130 Haley Ave.
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 352-8380

Hunter Army Airfield Exchange Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0900 to 1800.
  • Saturday – 1000 to 1800.
  • Sunday – 1000 to 1700.

Fort Stewart Barber Shops

2nd Brigade Mini Mall Barber Shop
Building 8040
Fort Stewart, GA 31315
Phone: 1 (912) 877-2103
Hours:

  • Monday through Friday – 0830 to 1700.

Brigade Troop Store Barber Shop
Building 706, Vanguard Road
Fort Stewart, GA 31315
Phone: 1 (912) 876-0325
Hours:

  • Monday through Friday – 0900 to 1700.

Exchange Barber Shop
345 Lindquist Road
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 876-0934
Hours:

  • Monday through Saturday – 0800 to 1900.
  • Sunday – 1000 to 1800.

West Sixth Street Barber Shop
Building 3050, West Sixth Street
Fort Stewart, GA 31315
Phone: 1 (912) 368-1716
Hours:

  • Monday through Friday – 0900 to 1700.

Hunter Army Airfield Barber Shop

130 Haley Ave.
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 692-0101
Hours:

  • Monday through Friday – 0800 to 1730.
  • Saturday – 1000 to 1700.
  • Sunday – 1000 to 1630.

Fort Stewart Post Office

843 Hase Road
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 876-6730

Fort Stewart Post Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0900 to 1700.

Hunter Army Airfield Post Office

37 N. Schmidt St., Suite 102
Savannah, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 351-0480

Hunter Army Airfield Post Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 1115 to 1300 and 1330 to 1600.

Fort Stewart Finance Office

1042 Wilson Ave.
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 767-9669
Fort Stewart Finance Office Hours:

  • Monday and Thursday – 1300 to 1500.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday – 0930 to 1500. Closed 1200 to 1300 for lunch.

Hunter Army Airfield Finance Office

171 Haley Ave.
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 315-5136

Hunter Army Airfield Finance Office Hours

  • Monday and Thursday – 1300 to 1500.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday – 0900 to 1500. Closed 1200 to 1300 for lunch.
  • Friday – 0900 to 1830. Closed 1200 to 1300 for lunch.

Building 620, William H. Wilson Avenue
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 767-8809 or 1 (912) 767-8819

Fort Stewart Legal Office Hours

  • Monday through Wednesday and Friday – 0900 to 1600.
  • Thursday – 1300 to 1600.

Hunter Army Airfield Legal Office

638 Horace Emmet Wilson Blvd., Suite 101
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 315-5115 or 1 (912) 315-5117

Hunter Army Airfield Legal Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 0830 to 1600. Closed Thursday mornings until 1300.

Fort Stewart Library

316 Lindquist Road
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone: 1 (912) 767-2828

Fort Stewart Library Hours

  • Monday through Friday – 1000 to 1500.

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Hotels

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Hotels

There are many hotels near Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, so you’re sure to find one to fit your budget. For a full list of IHG Army Hotels and affiliated resorts in the area, visit the IHG Army Hotels website.

Holiday Inn Express
165 Duncan Drive
Savannah, GA 31409
Phone: 1 (912) 355-1060

IHG Army Hotels Main Lodge
304 Coe Ave.
Fort Stewart, GA 31315
Check in at Building 4951
Phone: 1 (912) 369-6962

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Where Should I Live Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield?

Where Should I Live Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield?

Cities Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield

While many military family members call post housing their home, others choose to live in nearby communities. The neighboring communities of Hinesville and Savannah provide housing, employment, and other services for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield’s military families. The cost of living in the area is moderate.

If you’re considering living on post, check out the available on-post housing options. Otherwise, read on to find out more about living off post.

Best Places to Live Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield

Hinesville

The city of Hinesville is just south of Fort Stewart in Liberty County. It is home to approximately 33,000 people and is one of the fastest-growing cities in Southeast Georgia, thanks to its proximity to Fort Stewart. Majestic live oaks with Spanish moss, seven parks, a farmers market, and the Independent Telecommunication Pioneer Association’s National Office & Museum all call Hinesville home.

Savannah

Savannah, in Chatham County, is northwest of Hunter Army Airfield. This historic city has a population of more than 144,000 people. Known for its Southern charm and modern amenities, Savannah has been named one of the most beautiful cities in the nation. The city is home to museums, historic homes and landmarks, parks, theaters, and more. If you like the water, board a riverboat cruise on the Savannah River or check out Tybee Island, which is just 20 minutes from downtown Savannah.

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Best Schools Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield

Best Schools Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield

There are many options for your child’s education near Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Georgia offers traditional public schools, as well as public charter schools and private schools. For younger children, there are a variety of local daycares and pre-K programs on and off post.

Fort Stewart has three DoDEA elementary schools on post.

The Stewart-Hunter School Support Services website has more information on area school districts, home schooling in Georgia, special education resources, and the youth sponsorship program, which matches incoming students with a fellow student who can guide them in their new community. The website also has contact information for the post’s school liaison officer, who can provide information and guidance on area schools as well as educational resources for your children.

Fort Stewart Weather

Fort Stewart Weather

Georgia has a humid, subtropical climate with mild winters and hot, humid summers. Fort Stewart gets about 49 inches of rain annually. In the summer, temperatures can soar to the 90s. In the winter, the weather is relatively mild, with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s.

To find out more in-depth information on the weather in the area, visit Fort Stewart Weather: What To Expect When Moving Here.

Things to Do Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield

Things to Do Near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield

Georgia boasts iconic historical sites, world-famous museums and art galleries, great restaurants and breweries, vibrant shopping districts, and much more. On post, there are a multitude of recreational opportunities, including bowling, camping, fishing, golfing, hunting, swimming, and more. Outside the gates, with Savannah and the coastal Georgia region nearby, there’s no shortage of things to do. For more information on all Georgia has to offer, visit Explore Georgia, the state’s tourism website.

Suggested Read: 30 Of the Best Things to Do Near Fort Stewart

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Conclusion

Moving to a new post comes with challenges, but Georgia is a great place to call home. Enjoy Southern charm, a world-class installation, and big-city amenities during your time here.

 

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