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United States Army
171 Haley Avenue
Hunter Army Airfield, GA 31409
Moderate compared to the U.S. average
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial (719) 567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.
Our mission is to provide command, control, training, administration, logistical and civilian-military support to assigned and attached non-divisional units stationed at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield.
When the Air Force closed their base at Hunter Field in Savannah, in 1967, the Army promptly assumed control and the U.S. Army Flight Training Center was developed in conjunction with the flight training being conducted at Fort Stewart. The helicopter pilot training was rapidly accelerated and pilots were trained and soon sent to duty all over the world, with a large percentage seeing active duty in Viet Nam. After a brief closure at the end of the war in Viet Nam, HAAF was reopened when the 1st Battalion, 75th Infantry Regiment (Ranger), parachuted into Fort Stewart and reactivated it. Hunter Army Air Field assumed an important role supporting the training and activities of the Rangers. On October 30, 1998, the new Departure/Arrival Airfield Control Group (DAACG) facility, named the Truscott Air Terminal, was dedicated at HAAF. For more information, visit the Fort Stewart website.
Hunter Army Airfield Population
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Hunter Army Airfield (HAAF) is located in Savannah, GA. The cost of living is low, and houses range in price depending on the area in which you choose to live. Savannah has a large trained workforce, little traffic congestion, a year-round ideal climate, all the amenities of a large city. The installation's base operator is 912-767-1411 or DSN 312-870-1411.
Savannah (Hunter Army Airfield) and Hinesville (Fort Stewart) are served by the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. The airport features a rest area/information center for incoming military personnel.
Transportation to Fort Stewart must be provided by Soldiers, with such means as car rental, commercial taxi, and on-site shuttle services. Otherwise, call the Replacement Detachment at 912-767-0115/0111/2690 or use the military phone at the airport to call directly to the 3D Infantry Division Replacement Detachment.
From Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to Fort Stewart, follow the signs from the airport to I-95 South. From 95, take the exit for GA Hwy 144 (Fort Stewart and Richmond Hill). Turn right at the off-ramp stop sign, and stay on 144 through post. Follow the signs to the Marne Reception Center, Bldg. 200.
Fort Stewart is located about 41 miles southwest of Savannah and readily accessible by way of the major East Coast Highways (U.S.17, I-16 and I-95). The major highway passing through Hinesville is U.S. 84. The routes to Fort Stewart from the east and west edges of town are clearly marked on this road.
Traveling by Train
Savannah and Jesup are served by Amtrak Rail System. Jesup is about 40 miles from Fort Stewart. From Jesup go East on Highway 84 and follow the signs for Fort Stewart.
When You Get To the Gate
The following items are required to obtain a pass or register a vehicle:
Fort Stewart do have public bus and taxi transportation on this installation.
912-767-1411 or DSN 312-870-1411