Fort Stewart is located in Liberty & Bryan Counties, Georgia. Savannah, GA (36 miles), Jacksonville,FL (108 miles), Philadelphia, PA (715 miles) are some of the surrounding cities. The base serves United States Army. US 3rd Infantry Division occupy the base. It is the largest military installation in eastern united states. It occupies 280,000 acres. About 10000 troops are based at the mission. The primary mission of the base is to provide effective & efficient management of the installation in order to support mission readiness & execution.
The base was built in 1940 as a anti-aircraft artillery center. The base is named after Hinesville - Fort Stewart's metropolitan statistical area. The base provides a lodging facility with 70 double rooms, 45 single rooms. Fort Stewart Golf Course, Liberty Theater, Marne Lane Bowling Center are some of the attractions near the base. Students living on the base attend the Liberty County Schools in Hinesville. The base provides regular training to the units positioned at the base. It includes tanks, helicopter gunships, anti-aircraft guns etc.
Tank, field artillery, helicopter gunnery, and small arms ranges operate simultaneously throughout the year with little time lost to bad weather. There are 11,205 people, 1849 households & 1791 families residing in the base. The soldiers based at the mission are participating in the Iraq war. The base has been associated with the iraq war. The base is a leading mobilization station for Operation Iraqi Freedom. The mission was responsible for anti-aircraft training center before assuming the role of a full fledged base. Col Todd A. Buchs is the current Garrison Commander The base uses the logo of 3rd infantry.