Members of Liberty, Long, Bryan and Ware counties participated in a combined
leadership tour, April 8 on Fort Stewart, Georgia. The day began with a welcome
brief from the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Deputy Garrison Commander,
Mr. Steve Hood, and was followed by hands on activities to familiarize participants
with a day in the life of our Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Soldiers.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of Liberty, Long, Bryan and Ware counties participated in a combined
leadership tour, April 8 on Fort Stewart, Georgia. The day began with a welcome
brief from the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Deputy Garrison Commander,
Mr. Steve Hood, and was followed by hands on activities to familiarize participants
with a day in the life of our Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Soldiers. (Photo Credit: Molly Cooke)
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During the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Combined Leadership Tour, community leaders visit with 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers and get an
up-close look at the MQ-1C Gray Eagle, April 8 on Fort Stewart, Georgia. During the tour, attendees visited the 385th Military Police Battalion kennels, digital shooting range and more.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – During the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Combined Leadership Tour, community leaders visit with 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers and get an
up-close look at the MQ-1C Gray Eagle, April 8 on Fort Stewart, Georgia. During the tour, attendees visited the 385th Military Police Battalion kennels, digital shooting range and more. (Photo Credit: Daniel Malta)
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Community leaders learn how to shoot M4 rifles in a simulated environment, April 8 at the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security Engagement Skills Training facility on Fort Stewart, Georgia.
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Staff Sgt. Omar Smith, a task instructor from 904th Contracting Battalion,
instructs a tour participant in basic rifle marksmanship at the Engagement
Skills Trainer, April 8 on Fort Stewart, Georgia.
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instructs a tour participant in basic rifle marksmanship at the Engagement
Skills Trainer, April 8 on Fort Stewart, Georgia. (Photo Credit: Molly Cooke)
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Members of various professional development fellowships, visited the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division motor pool during a Combined Leadership Tour, April 8 on Fort Stewart, Georgia. The tour provided an in-depth look into the various missions and jobs performed by Fort Stewart Soldiers and civilians.
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Thirty representatives from Liberty, Bryan, Long and Waycross counties participated in the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Combined Leadership Tour, April 8 as part of the Leadership Georgia program.

Leadership Georgia is a multi-tiered program for business, civic and community leaders with a goal of building networks and work­ing together to better Georgia at all levels. The program is affiliat­ed with the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. It begins at the lowest level with programs conducted by county chambers of commerce.

“Our intent is to familiarize leadership classes with our installa­tion and its Soldiers, the history and the impact to the region. Focusing on people, demonstrating readiness, modernization, and partnerships,” said Chris Fletcher, Fort Stewart Public Affairs.

Attendees started the day with a command brief given by Steve Hood, Deputy to the Garrison Commander, who familiarized them with the installation, capabilities and basic mission.

Hood explained the maneuver space and training capability, combined with the ability to deploy anywhere in the world rapid­ly - making Stewart-Hunter the Army’s premier power projection platform. He noted most Soldiers and their Families live in com­munities the attendees represented. He thanked them for helping take care of those Families, adding Soldiers were able to concentrate on their mission, knowing their Families were being taken care of ate home.

The next stops included the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade’s, E Co. 3rd Avn. Regiment.; the 385th Military Police Battalion Military Working dogs kennel; the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regt.; the Dir. of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security Engagement Skills Trainer; and Warriors Walk.