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Thunder run adds pasta night to line up
Weekly FMWR briefing for May 28-June 3
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Enjoy the new Café Style Pasta Night at Thunder Run, now offered every Wednesday from 4-7:30 p.m.

It’s a four-course meal of a salad bar, appetizer, pasta dish and a dessert.

A chef will saute your pasta while you enjoy your salad or prepare it right in front of you. Among the items you can enjoy; marinara, roasted gralic alfredo, chicken breast, meatballs, sausage and veggies.

The cost is $9.95 for adults and $4.95 for children 5-10. Young children eat free.

With the restaurant's Family Grab ‘n Go, you can call ahead for pickup of a pasta bundle for four for $24.95. Deal includes two pounds of pasta with sauce, meat and veggies, garlic bread, a family size garden or caesar salad and dessert for four.


Childcare space available

Childcare service is available on Fort Stewart and Hunter. As of May 25, available childcare spaces at Fort Stewart were; no infants; 66 pre-toddlers; 17 toddlers; 23 pre-school age. 35 school age and no middle school/teens.

On Hunter, available were; no infants, 15 pre-toddlers, no toddlers, no pre-school, 30 school age and 25 middle school/teens.

For more information, call Parent Central Services at 767-2312 on Stewart or 315-5425 on Hunter.


Summer reading

The Summer Reading Program at George P. Hays Library starts this week. There’s no charge. The program is for children up to age 12.

The theme is “Reading Is Sooooo Delicious.” It begins June 1 and continues through July 27, meeting from 4-5 p.m.

Participating children receive a special reading bag and reading lists.

For more information, call 767-2828.


Family and MWR online

Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website for information about what FMWR has to offer soldiers and families at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at

Also, like the action on Facebook at


Rifle calibration

Soldiers, retirees, Army civilians and civilian guests can site in large caliber weapons from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the Red Cloud Range Complex-Echo. The cost is $5 per two-hour block per person. For information, call 435-8061.


Hunting/fishing permits online

Beginning June 4, sportsmen who hold recreation, hunting and fishing permits for Fort Stewart or Hunter may renew them online at

The service is available for renewals only. First time permits are available at Pass and Permit offices at Stewart or Hunter. The Stewart office's number is 435-8061. The Hunter number is 315-5163.

Also beginning on June 4, Stewart/Hunter sportsmen will use their pass number to log in, rather than the nine-digit number previously used.

To log-on through WebTrac, customers will have to establish an account. Once established, select “Ft. Stewart/HAAF Huntrac.”

For information about Georgia hunting and fishing licenses, or to obtain one, go to


Deep sea fishing

Reel in black sea bass, grouper and snapper on an eight-hour deep sea reef fishing trip out of Jekyll Island on July 7.

Registration continues through June 18. The cost is $125 per person.

All bait and equipment is furnished. License is covered by boat captain.

The group will depart Fort Stewart Leisure Travel Office at 5 a.m. and the fishing boat will launch at 7. Participants should bring a lunch and drinks (no glass). Ice chests no larger than 48 quarts are permitted.

Children must be 12 or older to take part.

For information, call 767-4316.


All-Army 10-Miler qualifier

The top six runners in each of four groups in the All-Army 10-miler Qualifier Race at Fort Stewart on Saturday June 2 will represent the 3rd ID in the Washington, D.C., race in October.

The groups are men's open, women's open, men's masters (40 and older) and women's masters.

The qualifier will begin at 5 a.m. at Donovan Field. Registration will be accepted from 4-4:45 in the parking lot.

Qualifying is for active duty only, but family members are welcome to run. There is no charge.

Arrangements have been made for two vans to and from Hunter. They will leave Tominac Fitness Center at 3:30 a.m. Call 315-2019/5078 to reserve a seat.

For information about the race, call 767-8238.


Golf scramble

The Hunter Garrison Commander’s 4-person Golf Scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. June 8 at Hunter Golf Club. The first 25 four-person teams will play. Register by June 6.

The cost is $35 for Taylors Creek and Hunter Golf Club members, soldiers, retirees, and Army civilians, $45 for civilian guests.

For more information, call 315-9115.


Kids Fishing

A Kids Fishing Event to introduce youth to the sport will be from 7-11 a.m. June 9 at Pond 30 off Highway144 West. It is free.

Kids younger than 16 may catch five catfish from the heavily stocked pond, compete in a casting competition, watch a fish-cleaning demonstration and win door prizes.  

Participants must sign up at Pass & Permit. Sign-up from 6-9 a.m. on the day.

The event is sponsored by FMWR’s Outdoor Recreation, DPW Fisheries Branch, DES Game Wardens and Liberty County Bass Club. The club will stage the casting contest.

The event is in conjunction with National Fishing and Boating Week. For information, call 435-4316.


Teen high adventure camp

Registration will close June 7 for the action-filled teen high adventure camp June 17-22 in the Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina.

The trip is sponsored by the Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Child, Youth and School Services and is open to CYSS-registered youth, 13-17.

Youth can learn outdoor skills through two white-water rafting trips, tubing, zip-lining and hiking on the Appalachian Trail.

Family style meals, cabins, and activity fees are included in the $150 registration.

Register through Stewart/Hunter CYSS Parent Central Services. No refunds will be granted after June 7. For more information, call the School Liaison Office at 767-6533 or 315-6586.

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