Weekly Community Info 20 December 2012 ENJOY CHRISTMAS MEAL, Dec. 25: Soldiers, Family Members, and guests are invited to eat in the Dining Facilities for Christmas at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield from 12 – 2 p.m. on 25 Dec. Raider DFAC (Bldg 642, 1312 William H. Wilson Ave), Vanguard DFAC (Bldg 8439, 8439 Vanguard Rd) and the Hunter Army Airfield Consolidated DFAC (Bldg 110, 89 William Barksdale Cir) will serve Roast Turkey with Gravy, Baked Ham with Raisin Sauce, Carved Roast Beef, mashed potatoes, candied yams, bread dressing, and all the trimmings. Cost is $6.40 for PV1 – SPC and their Family Members, and $7.50 for all Sergeants and above, Officers, and military guests. FORT STEWART DINING FACILITY OPERATING HOURS, December:Weekend/Holiday meal hours for December include Dec. 22-24 and 29 Dec - 1 Jan. Due to the Division Half Day schedule the following are operational DFACs at Fort Stewart in December. Raider DFAC (Bldg 642, 1312 William H. Wilson Ave), will be open for all meals through Dec. 31. Spartan DFAC (Bldg 512, 606 William H. Wilson Ave), will be open for all meals through 20 Dec. Vanguard DFAC will be open for allmeals through Dec. 31. For questions please contact 767-8761 or call the 24-hour DFAC hotline at 767-4991. FS WEEKEND/HOLIDAY DFAC Hours: Designated Weekend and Holiday meal hours are Dec. 22-24 andDec. 29 - Jan. 1. Hours are Brunch 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Supper 4:30-6:00 p.m. On Christmas Day, Dec. 25, Meal hours are Breakfast 7:00-8:00 a.m.; Lunch noon-2 p.m.; Dinner 4:30-5:30 p.m. FS WEEKDAY MEAL HOURS: The Fort Stewart Weekday Meal hours are Breakfast 7:30-9 a.m.; Lunch 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; And Dinner 5-6:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP SERVICES: Fort Stewart’s Main Post Chapel will host a Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship, 7 p.m., Dec 24. The FortStewart community is invited to share in this annual worship service to celebrate Christmas as an Army Family. Hunter Army Airfield hosts the Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship 6 p.m. Dec. 24 at Hunter Chapel. Join us at either chapel for a great service of traditional Christmas hymns, candle-lighting, and fellowship! For more information call 767-7409 (FS) or 315-5155 (H). CHRISTMAS VIGIL MASS: Dec. 24, 9:30 p.m. at Main Post Chapel. CHRISTMAS DAY MASS: Dec. 25, 9:00 a.m. at Main Post Chapel CORKAN FAMILY RECREATION AREA OPEN DURING ROAD CONSTRUCTION: Dont let the road construction stop you from visiting Stewart Lanes, Corkan Family Fun Center or Cypress Sam’s Treehouse during the road work. The facilities will remain open during this construction period. Recommend parking at the Splash Park and behind Corkan Family Fun Center at the Plaza. For more information, call (912) 767-4273. SINGLE PARENTS BOWLING DAY AT STEWART LANES, Dec. 21: Single parents are appreciated with a special night of bowling for them and their family on Dec. 21 from 3-11p.m. at Stewart Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 450. Come out, take advantage of a great deal and have some fun. Costs are $1.75 per game/person and shoe rental $1.75 per person. For more information, call 912-767-4273.
BOWL WITH SANTA AND KING PIN AT STEWART LANES: Stewart Lanes mascot King Pin is trying to get off the "naughty list," so hell be bowling with Santa to get onSt. Nicks "good side" from 4-5 p.m. Dec. 21. Join them and bowl for $1 per game and $1 for shoes during that time. For more information, call 912-767-4273. CUSTOMER APPRECIATION/COSMIC BINGO AT STEWART, Dec. 21: Youve never played bingo like this. Dont miss out on Dec. 21 from 8-10 p.m. at Stewart Bingo (adjacent to Club Stewart, Bldg. 405). Glow in the dark bingo with food, cocktails, and music. For details, call 912-368- 3930. "HELP US MAKE SNOWFLAKES DAY" AT CORKAN, Dec. 27: Help us make snowflakes on Dec. 27 from 12 noon-7 p.m. at Cypress Sams Treehouse, Bldg. 449, as we celebrate this holiday with a great admission discount for everyone. Admission is $1.50 per person. For more information, call 912-767-4273. "DAY BOWLING BALL WAS INVENTED SPECIAL" AT STEWART LANES, Dec. 29 Celebrate this holiday with Free shoe rental on Dec. 29 from 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. at Stewart Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 450 when you purchase a game of bowling. For more information, call 912-767-4273. FAMILY NITE-DINNER AND BOWLING SPECIAL AT STEWART LANES, Dec. 30:Families! Come on out and take advantage of family discount night with dinner and bowling special on Sundayfrom 4-8 p.m. at Stewart Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 450. Cost of $30 gets your family of (5) 10-total games of bowling and 5 shoe rentals with great dinner. For details, call 912-767-4273. FAMILY DAY NEW YEAR’S EVE BOWLING SPECIAL AT HUNTER, Dec. 31: Families up to 8 members can bowl all they can for 3 hours for $26.75 per family on Dec. 31 from 2-5 p.m. at Hunter Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 1280. Shoe rental is included. For more information, call 912-315-6279. NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY SPECIALS AT MARNE LANES, Dec. 31:Let the good time bowl on Dec. 31 at Marne Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 402. with three opportunities to bowlas a group for up to 6 people, with bottomless soda pitcher, and large cheese or pepperoni pizza. Fun starts at 3- 5:30 p.m. for Early Birds ($39.95), Family Fun from 6-8:30 p.m. ($45.95), and Adult Party from 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ($54.95 per lane). For more information, call 912-767-4866. NEW YEAR’S BOWLING SPECIAL AT HUNTER, Dec. 31: Start your new year off right with bowling on Dec. 31 from 7-10 p.m. at Hunter Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 1280. A great opportunity for Families and others to bowl for $5 unlimited bowling and $2.25 shoe rental per person. For more information, call 912-315-6279. NEW YEAR’S EVE BINGO SPECIAL AT HUNTER, Dec. 31: Join us for a "Mardi Gras" themed event on Dec. 31, with main program starting at 7:30 p.m. at Hunter Bingo, Bldg. 6015. Early bird specials offered followed by main program with food, refreshments, and party favors.Line up: $2K coverall, 3 x $300 games, and 7 x $200 games. Ring in the new year with fun and a chance to win. For more information, call 912-459-9900. NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY AT CLUB STEWART, Dec. 31:Celebrate the arrival of 2013 w/friends, Family, fellow Soldiers or that special someone on Dec. 31 from 9 p.m. - 3 a.m. at Club Stewart, Bldg. 405. Special, all-inclusive evening includes three rooms of entertainment (hip
hop, old school, top 40) and hors doeuvres. Midnight balloon drop and toast, party hats and favors. No host bar. Advance tickets are $40 per person and $50 at the door. For details, call 368-2212 to make your plans today! DIRECTORATE OF HUMAN RESOURCES CLOSURE: All DHR services will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The DHR service facilities affected on Fort Stewart include the Education Center (Bldg 100), the Soldier Service Center (bldg 253), FOIA/RHA/Publications (Bldg 161); Army Substance Abuse Program (Bldg 201,201A & 201-C), Mower Processing Center (Bldg 208) Official Mail and Distribution Center (Bldg 418), ACAP (Bldg 612, 2nd floor). All DHR service facilities at Hunter affected are Military Personnel processing (Bldg 1286), ASAP(Bldg 1283), the Education Center and Army Continuing Education Services (Bldg 1290), and the Official Mail and Distribution Center (Bldg 2112). All normal operations resume Wed. Dec. 26. DPW OFFICE CLOSURES: The Directorate of Public of Works will be closed Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the annual holiday party. Please contact the work order desk at (912) 767-2883 for Fort Stewart and (912) 315-4003 for Hunter ArmyAirfield if you need any assistance with work orders. The organization will resume normal work hours Dec. 24.DENTAL APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE FORT STEWART AND HUNTER DENTAL CLINICS, through Dec. 31: Fort Stewart and Hunter Dental Clinics have cleaning and filling appointments available during the Division half day schedule, Dec. 17 - 31, 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Only Fort Stewart DC1 will be open for patientappointments Dec. 24 and 31. HAAF/DC3 Dental Clinic will be open for limited patient appointments Dec. 24and 31. All Fort Stewart and Hunter Dental Clinics will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Soldiers who would like to schedule dental appointments during this time please call the new DENTAC single access line (912) 435- 6777. CGS GREEN TO GOLD: 3rd ID and tenant unit Soldiers interested in competing for the Commanding General’s Green to Gold HipPocket Scholarship Program will submit a nomination packet to their unit S-1. Completed nomination packets are due to the MSE G-1 NLT 1 Feb 13. The CG, 3ID will consider nominations and forward the FSGA nominations to Cadet Command by 1 Apr 13. Eligibility requirements are located in the MOI at http://www.goarmy.com/content/dam/goarmy/downloaded_assets/pdfs/hip-pocket-moi-12-13.pdf. All applicants must be medically qualified by the Department of Defense medical examiner review board beforeany award of scholarship is final. POC: Mr. Terry Taylor, MSE G1 Chief Personnel Actions at 912-435-9534. RESILIENCY TRAINING FOR FAMILY MEMBERS, COUPLES, AND DA CIVILIANS: What does Winnie the Pooh have to do with Resiliency? Everyone’s life is based on relationships and more importantly, people’s lives are strengthened by people whom they count on and trust the most. Whether that person is a Soldier, Mother, Father, Brother, Sister, Coworker, there is someone in your LIFE who is there for you.” Join the ACS Resiliency Team 8 – 11 Jan 2013 to find out more. Call 767 – 3863/1257 to reserve your slot today. HAAF ACS HOURS CHANGE:Army Community Service (ACS) on Hunter Army Airfield will change their operating hours, beg. Jan. 2, 2013. The new hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information call 315-6816. ACS WEEKLY CLOSURE: Beginning Jan 17, 2013, all Army Community Service (ACS) facilities on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will be closed Thursday mornings from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Red Cross services and Victim Advocate
services will still be available during this time. For more information please contact FS-767-5058 and HAAF- 315-6816. VIGIL FOR CT SCHOOL SHOOTING VICTIMS PLANNED, Dec. 21: The Homeless Coalition Candlelight Vigil scheduled for Dec. 21 has been rescheduled to Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. inthe Hinesville Methodist Church. The change is due to another prayer vigil that is being held at 6:30 p.m. by theMinisterial Alliance for the shooting victims and the families of Newtown, CT. This prayer vigil is taking place behind the National Guard Armory on Hwy 84. We apologize for the change and short notice but let us keep these families in our thoughts and prayers during this time of grief. MLK CELEBRATIONS, Jan. 18-21: Liberty County is set for the 2013 acknowledgements to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honors include plays,breakfast, worship celebrations, and the annual city parade. For more information, call Alvin Jackson, 912-876- 5276. MILITARY GETS OWN VERSION OF TURBOTAX It is free for Sergeants and below. http://ebird.osd.mil/ebfiles/e20121213912404.htmlFREE ADMISSION FOR ACTIVE DUTY TO MIGHTY EIGHTH AIR FORCE MUSEUM, Dec. 12-31: To thank our service members this holiday, Active-Duty troops are being offered free admission to themuseum! Their families are being offered a discounted admission rate of $5. This offer expires at the end of the year. The museum is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. They are closed on Christmas and New Years and also have early closure at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. For more information, call 748-8888 or visit www.mightyeighth.org. SAVANNAH HARBOR FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS: through Jan. 1, 6 to 10 p.m., Wed. - Sun., including Dec. 24, 25, 31, and 1 Jan. Cost $20 per car or $5 per person. Website is www.savannahharborfestivaloflights.com BAMBOO FARMS NIGHTS & LIGHTS, Nov. 30-Dec. 23: The Friends of the Coastal Gardens presents December Nights & Holiday Lights, Nov. 30-Dec. 23, at BambooFarms, 6- 9 p.m. Join them for 12 nights of holiday lights, music and food. $5 per person, children under 5 years free (cash or checks only please). Walking tour and tram rides available for the disabled and elderly; special activities for children; and Saturday night pictures with Santa. For more information, call 912-921-5460. BIG BUCK CONTEST CONTINUES, through Dec. 31: Register by Oct. 19 at Pass & Permit Office, Bldg. 8093 (FS) or Bldg. 1286 (HAAF) for Big Game Season (Sep-Dec). All harvested bucks from Stewart & Hunter Recreation Hunting Areas are to be checked at Fish &Wildlife Office during operating hours. Open to all valid FS & HAAF permit holders. Regular fees are $30 perMilitary ID cardholders and $40 civilians. Winners announced at Wildlife Gala on Jan 26, 2013. Title sponsor is USA Discounters. For details and forms, call 435-8061 (Stewart) or 315-5163 (Hunter). GROUP FITNESS CLASSES AT NEWMAN FITNESS CENTER ONGOING:
Now that Thanksgiving is over, come join group fitness classes held Monday thru Friday from 9-10 a.m. and Saturdays from 9:15-10:15 a.m. at Newman Fitness Center, Bldg. 439. Classes offered are Basic Training, Cardio Kickboxing, Steps, Zumba, Water Fitness, Extreme and Abs. For more information, call 767-3031. BOWLING QUARTERMANIA AT STEWART LANES, Dec. 4-27: Special program on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays continues for those who love to bowl throughout December from 1-9 p.m. at Stewart Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 450. Its a great way to get out. Just pay $5 cover charge per person which includes shoe rental and each game is $.25 cents. For details, call 767-4273. IMMEDIATE CHANGE FOR ID CARD PROCESSING: Soldiers within 3d ID who are members of 1st BCT, 2nd BCT, 3d Sustainment and DHHB should report toMower Processing Center, Bldg 208, Ft Stewart for issuance/renewal of their ID cards. Soldiers are required to bring with them 2 additional forms of identification. Additionally, if ID card has been lost, a counselingstatement and a police report. These documents are required in order for a new ID card to be issued. Hours atMower are 8:45-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. This change is effective immediately due to ID card equipment being inoperable in your servicing brigade S1 shops and will be subject to change once additional support can beprovided at the S1 level. Soldiers from 4th BCT should report to the 4th BCT S1 to obtain assistance with their ID cards. For information, call Ms. Waynick, 912-767-5253 or the Mower ID card section at 912-767- 8896/4391. MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL AT ROCKY’S ZONE, Monday: Rocky’s Zone is hosting Monday Night Football game Monday, 7-11 p.m. with “TEXANS vs. PATRIOTS”.There will be door prizes, plus complimentary food and drink specials. Come see the game on our XXLARGE screen, it will feel like you are there at the game. Event sponsored locally by OMNI Financial. Open to authorized patrons and guests, 18 years and older. For more information, call 912-767-4316. TWENTY-FIVE CENTS BOWLING SPECIAL AT HUNTER, Dec. 27:What a deal! Just pay $5 cover charge per person then each bowling game is $.25 cents and a small soda, sliceof 7 inch pizza is also $.25 cents each, hot wings for two quarters ($.50 cents) and 12 oz drink for four quarters ($1 dollar). For more information, call 912-315-6279. YOUNG TEEN FRIDAYS AT CORKAN, Dec. 21, 28: Young Teens (ages 12-15) are invited to an evening of fun roller skating at a discounted price on Fridays in December from 4-9 p.m. at Corkan Family Fun Center, Bldg. 449. Cost is $3 per person. Fort Stewart curfew rules apply. For more information, call 912-767-4273. ATLANTA HAWKS VS BOSTON CELTICS BASKETBALL GAME, Jan. 5:(Register by Dec. 12). Join Leisure travel on Jan. 5 for a trip to Atlanta, GA to see “HAWKS” compete against the “CELTICS”. The cost is $75 per person which includes transportation, admission, Free “HAWKS” Jersey and a Chick-fil-A combo meal voucher. Seating is in section 221. For more information, call 767-2841 (Stewart) or 315-3674 (Hunter). SEW SHOP HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:In observance of the holidays and Division half day schedule, the Sew Shop on Fort Stewart and HAAF will be operational 9 a.m. to noon, 17-21 Dec and 26-28 Dec. Additionally, the sew shops will be closed 22-25 Dec and 29 Dec-1 Jan. For additional information, contact Malveria McIver, 912-435-0075.
STEWART TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES: The intersection at Hero and Lindquist Roads will be closed to all traffic beginning at 4 p.m., 16 Dec and continuing through 16 April for road construction. Traffic blockades will be put in place to stop the flow of traffic through this area. Detour signs and traffic control devices will be posted for the duration of theconstruction project. Motorist are encouraged to avoid this area to minimize traffic congestion and to be alert totraffic patterns around the area. For additional information concerning this closure the point of contact is Joseph Spry, 912-767-9975. ID CARD APPOINTMENTS CHANGE LOCATION, Dec. 17: ID cards will be issued by appointment, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday only at Mower ProcessingCenter beginning 17 Dec. Appointments are required for issuance/renewal of any ID card, updating of DEERSrecords, etc. Individuals must bring with them TWO forms of identification. In the event that the card has been lost or stolen, a police report is required and Soldiers must have a counseling statement. Appointments can be made through the on-line appointment system: https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil; or call Mower Processing Center, 912-767-4051. Walk-ins are limited to emergency situations. Call Mower Processing Center at 912-767-4051/7117. DECEMBER IS DRUNK AND DRUGGED DRIVING PREVENTION MONTH:See the latest Marne TV PSA against impaired driving at http://www.stewart.army.mil/media/video/dont-think- like-a-child.wmv. FINANCIAL READINESS PROGRAM OFFERRED:ACS Financial Readiness Program would like to bring visibility to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The central mission of the CFPB is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans – whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products. Please visit the following links for more information. Website:http://www.consumerfinance.gov/ Facebook @CFPBMilitary and you can follow on Twitter@CFPBMilitary. This is a certified agency. For more information, contact ACS, 912-767-5058. HOW ABOUT SOME ROLLER DERBY? We will train women 18 years old and older who would like to learn about roller derby and have some fun. Practice is held every Thursday at Corkan Family Fun Center, Bldg 449, from 6-8 p.m. The price is $3with/without skates. You must provide your own helmet, mouth guard, wrist guards, elbow/knee pads in orderto skate. For further information visit us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/fortstewartrollergirls or contact Tammy Deisley @firstname.lastname@example.org.