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American Red Cross

The American Red Cross Fort Stewart Station is located in the Soldier Support Center, Building 253, Suite 2074-A. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Emergency communications assistance is available after hours by calling 877-272-7337.

In order to initiate a message, callers should have available the full given name (no nicknames please), rank, Social Security number, date of birth and military unit mailing address (including the ZIP code while stateside, or APO AE number while on deployment) of the service member who will be receiving the message, as well as information relating to the emergency, such as person involved, date of birth, etc.

Other services the American Red Cross offers include emergency after-hour financial assistance and volunteer opportunities in a variety of locations on post. The Fort Stewart Station office phone number is 912-767-2197.

For soldiers and family members assigned to Hunter Army Air Field, volunteer services are handled by the Red Cross Chapter office in Savannah: 912-651-5300.

Currently, the Fort Stewart American Red Cross is offering CPR/first aid training and baby-sitting training free of charge to active-duty military and their families. You may call the Fort Stewart office for more information. This is available to Soldiers stationed on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field.

Further health and safety services (CPR, first aid, lifeguarding/swimming and baby-sitting classes) and disaster relief services are provided by the chapter at the number above, or, for those assigned to Fort Stewart, to the chapter suboffice in Hinesville at 912-876-3975.

For more information please call the American Red Cross Fort Stewart Station at 912-767-2197.

 

 

Audie L. Murphy Soldier Service Center

The Audie L. Murphy Soldier Service Center, located in Building 253 on Fort Stewart, provides one-stop support for all Soldiers and family members serving both at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

In addition to in-processing Soldiers for both posts, center agencies include the Finance Office, Housing Office, Personal Property Office and Civilian Personnel, Veteran Administration Office, and ID cards can be updated there.

Other support agencies include American Red Cross, Army Community Services, Transition Services, Retirement Services, in- and out-processing, Reserve components and Directorate of Human Resources.

Banking

The Heritage Bank’s branch office and ATMs on post are convenient to Fort Stewart and Hinesville. The bank also has additional branch offices and ATMs located throughout Southeast Georgia.

 

The Heritage Bank, Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

800-624-6452

www.the-heritage-bank.com

 

Fort Stewart Office

32 Wurzburg St.

912-408-6440

ATM available, drive-in banking

 

Additional ATMs on Fort Stewart

939 Frank Cochran St. (at Victory Shoppette)

345 Lindquist Road (inside the Post Exchange)

112 Vilseck Road (at AAFES Furniture Store)

2072 Harmon Ave., Building 7806 (at Harmon Shoppette)

2557 W. Sixth St., Building 3050  (at Sixth Street Shoppette)

 

Additional ATM on Hunter Army Airfield

6020 Haley Ave. (inside the Post Exchange)

 

 

Commissary (Fort Stewart)

The Fort Stewart Commissary is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. We also provide early bird shopping 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday through Friday for 15 items or less. This is self-checkout service only. The commissary is closed Monday. The store is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Cash, check, debit and all major credit cards are accepted. We accept SNAP electronic cards (formerly Food Stamps) and WIC vouchers.

Commissary privileges are extended to active-duty military personnel, retirees, Guard/Reservists and their family members. Visitors accompanied by an authorized patron are welcome; however, guests may not make purchases unless they are a valid military ID cardholder. Authorized shoppers must show their uniformed services ID at the checkout when making a purchase.

We are a full-service grocery store with farm-fresh produce and meats. Our bakery offers freshly baked bread and custom cakes. The deli has ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches, made-to-order sandwiches/panini, hot rotisserie chicken, an olive bar and sushi. The deli department also offers a large variety of special-order party trays. Our produce department specializes in fresh fruit and veggie trays and fruit baskets and our meat department features a cut-to-order service at no charge. Ask any employee about special orders — some may require advance notice. Fort Stewart Commissary also offers an in-store bank and two 24-hour ATMs located at the entrance to the store.

We hold two mega sidewalk sales, one in May and one in September, as well as sidewalk, seafood sales and farmers markets throughout the year. The savings on these items is up to 50 percent or more.

The Fort Stewart Commissary is located at 200 Vilseck Road, Building 421, Fort Stewart, GA 31314. We can be reached at 912-767-2076 or 912-767-1392. Information on weekly sales and promotions is available at www.commissaries.com. Click locations on the top menu bar for events at the Fort Stewart Commissary.

 

 

Commissary (Hunter AAF)

The Hunter AAF Commissary is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. We provide early bird shopping 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday for 15 items or fewer at our self-checkouts and full-service express checkout. The commissary is closed Monday. The store is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s and Tuesday following any Monday holiday. Cash, check, debit and all major credit cards are accepted. We accept SNAP electronic cards (formerly food stamps) and WIC vouchers.

Commissary privileges are extended to active-duty military personnel, retirees, Guard/Reservists and their family members. Visitors accompanied by an authorized patron are welcome; however, all purchases must be made by a valid military ID cardholder. Authorized shoppers must show their uniformed services ID at the checkout when making a purchase.

We are a full-service grocery store with farm-fresh produce and meats. Our produce department specializes in fresh fruit and veggie trays and fruit baskets and our meat department features a cut-to-order service at no charge. Our bakery offers freshly baked bread and custom cakes. The deli has ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches and made-to-order sandwiches. Ask any employee about special orders — some may require advance notice. Hunter AAF Commissary also offers a 24-hour ATM located at the entrance to the store.

We hold a case lot sale case lot sale in May and September as well as sidewalk, seafood sales and farmers markets throughout the year.

The Hunter AAF Commissary is located at 89 Haley Ave., Building 6025, Savannah, GA 31409. We can be reached at 912-315-5007. Information on weekly sales and promotions is available at www.commissaries.com. Click locations on the top menu bar for events at the Hunter AAF Commissary.

 

 

Credit Union

The GeoVista Credit Union — formerly Fort Stewart Georgia Federal Credit Union — is proud to offer a wide variety of financial services to the military as well as the civilian communities. We serve anyone that lives, works, worships or attends school in five counties — Liberty, Bryan, Bulloch, Chatham and Effingham.

GeoVista Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative. When you join the credit union, you become a shareholder — or an owner — of a unique financial institution. Earnings above the required reserves are returned to you, in the form of lower interest rates on loans and competitive dividends on savings.

To join the credit union, a $5 membership fee and a minimum deposit of $5 to your share/savings account is required. You and your immediate family members who join will have a lifetime membership, even if you change jobs or move to another location. Free electronic products, such as Internet banking and bill payer, allow our members to conduct their financial business from all corners of the globe.

 

 

Employment Information

The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) provides employment information for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Applicants may acquire information concerning Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) and Appropriated Fund (AF) positions by visiting the Fort Stewart CPAC 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in Building 253, 55 Pony Soldier Road. The NAF office is located in Room 2046, telephone number 912-767-5051/2282, and the AF office is located in room 2013A, telephone number 912-767-8358/1585.

While information on Appropriated and Nonappropriated Funds positions can be provided at the CPAC, it is highly recommended that applicants use the employment websites to obtain the most current vacancy information and application instructions. The website address is www.usajobs.gov. Appointments for the Military Spouse Preference Program registration and counseling can be made through the CPAC office. For additional information, please contact us at the previously listed phone numbers.

 

 

Legal Assistance

The Legal Assistance Office at both Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will help you with family law; estate planning (wills); real property; personal property; economic; civilian administration (notary services, immigration and naturalization, powers of attorney); military administration (FLIPL, letters of reprimand); torts; taxes; and civilian criminal matters.

Generally, appointments must be set up, but some services can be provided on a walk-in basis, such as notary services, powers of attorney and providing information papers on various topics. For ad valorem forms, you must present your most recent end-of-month LES. If signing for your soldier, you must have a power of attorney authorization.

 

 

Fort Stewart Location:

The Legal Assistance Office is located in Building 709 on Gulick Avenue. Any activity requiring an attorney, including the completion of a will, requires an appointment.

Appointments can be made by calling 912-767-8809/8819 or stopping by. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday.

 

 

Hunter Army Airfield Location:

The Legal Assistance Office is located in Building 1211 on Horace Emmet Wilson Boulevard, directly across from the flagpole. Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For assistance, call 912-315-5115. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Client services are available 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday. The office is closed for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

The legal office also provides a number of additional services for individual Soldiers and commanders at both Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

 

Claims Office supervises the processing of claims by military families and Department of the Army civilians for missing or damaged personal property. This service is provided at the Fort Stewart legal office in Building 709 on Gulick Avenue 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For assistance, call 912-767-8185.

 

The Administrative and Civil Law Office provides legal review and advice for labor, employment, contracting, ethical, fiscal and other administrative duties. This service is provided at the Fort Stewart legal office in Building 709 on Gulick Avenue 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For assistance, call 912-767-2953.

 

The Criminal Law Division assists commanders in preserving good order and discipline within their units by prosecuting criminal offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, processing administrative separation actions and preparing nonjudicial punishment actions in accordance with Article 15, UCMJ. This service is provided at the Fort Stewart legal office in Building 709 on Gulick Avenue 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday. It is closed on division training holidays. For assistance, call 912-767-5014.

 

Trial Defense Services are available at both Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The legal office provides defense counsel services to all military personnel. The attorneys represent Soldiers facing disciplinary under the UCMJ.

They also advise Soldiers regarding criminal matters when no military jurisdiction has been exercised, but when the military may take jurisdiction of the offense. The attorneys also represent military personnel who are pending administrative separations.

 

Soldiers must show up for Article 15 briefings and chapter briefings in proper uniform (no PTs or civilian attire) with a completed copy of their entire packet. Soldiers must appear with an original and a copy of the chapter packet. No one will be admitted into a briefing after it begins.

 

Trial Defense Services are conducted at Fort Stewart in Building 621 on William Wilson Avenue. General office hours are 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday. The office is closed on division training days. For briefing times and assistance, call 912-767-4398.

 

Trial Defense Services are conducted at Hunter Army Airfield in Building 1212, 37th N. Schmidt St. The office is closed on division training days. For briefing times and assistance, call 912-315-3705.

 

 

Mail Delivery

Soldiers moving to Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield are authorized to forward mail to their new unit for a maximum of 90 days while they relocate and get a new address.

When providing this address to your local post office, family, friends, correspondents and publishers, give it to them in the following format:

  

Rank and Name

Unit/Company Name

Street Address and Suite Number

City, State and ZIP code

 

Soldiers without a unit assignment before departure should forward their mail to: 845 Hase Road, Suite 102, Fort Stewart, GA 31315, which is in Building 418 where mail is held for Soldiers reporting to both Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

The Fort Stewart Branch post office is located at 843 Hase Road (Building 418), next to the Post Exchange Shoppette. The Hunter Army Airfield Branch post office is located at 37 N. Schmidt St., Suite 102 (Building 1212). All mail sent to the military installations MUST include street addresses.

The proper city, state and ZIP codes for on-post offices and quarters are:

 

Fort Stewart, GA 31315

Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31405

As soon as you report in, you must in-process the mailroom that services your unit. If you will be living in the barracks, the unit mail clerk will provide you with your street address.

 

 

Religious Programs

The entire Post Unit Ministry Team extends to you a personal invitation to worship with us and participate in our many religious ministries and programs. We are dedicated to ensuring the free exercise of religion for Soldiers, family members, retirees and DOD civilians. We seek to accomplish this mission by providing opportunities for worship, religious education, pastoral counseling ministry, family life ministry, and a multitude of workshops and seminars.

Religious programs include Installation Religious Education, to include Sunday School and Bible studies for children and youth, Protestant Women of the Chapel, and Catholic Religious Education. Programs also include Family Life Ministries, which offers counseling sessions for marriage and family matters, as well as programs for couples, parents, children and the entire family.

Each Unit Ministry Team consists of a chaplain and a chaplain assistant who can provide pastoral counseling and support for baptisms, retreats, hospital visitations, memorial ceremonies, awareness training, and pre- and post-
marriage counseling.

Religious services are held in two chapels at Fort Stewart and one chapel at Hunter Army Air Field. Chapels at Fort Stewart include: Main Post Chapel, Building 500, 10 Cavalry Way; Marne Chapel, Building 610, Gulick/Sixth Street;
Heritage Chapel; and the Hospital Chapel,
first Floor, 1G12. The Hunter AAF Chapel, Building 145, is located at 368 Haley Ave.

 

Fort Stewart

Catholic

Location Time

Sunday Mass Main Post Chapel 9 a.m.

Weekday Mass Main Post Chapel 11:45 a.m.

(Confessions available upon request)

 

Protestant (Sunday)

Traditional Marne Chapel 9 a.m.

Gospel Main Post Chapel noon

Chapel Next Main Post Chapel 10:30 a.m.

 

Jewish (Friday)

Shabbat Marne Chapel 6:30 p.m.

Kids Church (Sunday)

Ages kindergarten through fifth grade

Main Post Chapel 11 a.m.

Hospital Prayer Services
first floor, 1G12 noon

 

Hunter Army Airfield

Catholic

Location Time:

Sunday Mass Hunter Chapel 11 a.m.

Weekday Mass (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

Hunter Chapel 11:45 a.m.

Catholic CCD Building 129 9:30 a.m.

 

Protestant

Sunday Service Hunter Chapel 9:30 a.m.

Kids Church Hunter Chapel 9 a.m.

 

CHAPEL PHONE NUMBERS

 

Fort Stewart

Fellowship Hall 912-767-5409

On-Call Duty Chaplain 912-767-8666/8667

Main Post Chapel 912-767-5409/1820

Marne Chapel 912-767-8801/7708

Heritage Chapel 912-767-8801/7708

WACH Hospital Chapel 912-435-6661/6183

Fort Stewart Director Religious Education 912-767-9789/7708

Kids Church 912-767-9789

Youth Ministry 912-767-9789

Protestant Women of the Chapel 912-767-7708

Catholic Religious Education 912-767-1813

Family Life Ministries 912-767-8549

On-Call Duty Chaplain 912-767-8666/8667

 

 

Retirement Services Office

The Retirement Services Office (RSO) is located in Building 253, Suite 1071, in the Audie L. Murphy Soldier Service Center. Those interested in retirement should visit the RSO to obtain information regarding retirement eligibility/processing and to submit retirement applications.

Service members are thoroughly briefed on benefits and entitlements prior to retirement. Additionally, retired personnel are encouraged to call or visit the RSO regarding any questions or problems they may encounter. Courteous and prompt assistance is provided for all visitors. Our office is handicapped-accessible.

The Retirement Services Office is open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. Walk-ins are seen 1 to 3:30 p.m. For additional information or to schedule an appointment, please call 912-767-5013/3326.

 

 

Soldiers & Family Assistance Center

The installation Soldier & Family Assistance Center (SFAC) is a garrison asset designed to provide a supportive environment for our wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and their family members assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB). The SFAC encourages a seamless transition through various on-site resources for Soldiers as they heal to return to duty, return to duty in a different MOS or transition back to their respective civilian communities.

The center provides a one-stop location to ensure their needs are met by providing on-site professionals to assist with a gamut of resources, linking Soldier and family members to information, military personnel issues, financial counseling to make long-term decisions, family assistance, education counseling, pre-separation counseling, benefits counseling and more. The goal of the SFAC is to help

Soldiers and their family members identify and examine their options, establish a sense of control, set realistic goals and develop their own support network.

The center is located in Building 4973, across from the Winn emergency room entrance, and is one of the nine large SFACs within CONUS. The SFAC understands that each Soldier’s situation is different, and staff work diligently to help find the resources to complete their own personal goals. Senior leadership understands the special needs of our wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and has placed the highest priority on providing support to our Warriors in Transition.

 

The SFAC has a three-tier delivery system:

Expert staff on-site.

Experts brought to the SFAC.

Coordinating priority appointments when necessary.

Expert staff located in the SFAC include: SFAC director, two human resource specialists, two ACAP counselors, social service coordinator, financial adviser, information and referral specialist, Child and Youth School Service liaison, Military Finance Pay Team, outreach and the Survivor Outreach Support program team. In addition, the SFAC also hosts the following partner organizations: Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) representative, VA health care liaison,  VA Coming Home to Work Program, AW2, and an ombudsman to provide on-the-spot resources.

The Soldier and Family Assistance Center is located at 1145 Niles Ave., and can be contacted by calling 912-912-435-9646/9785/4764/9789.

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