Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley has announced that Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia was selected as the gold winner in the 2019 Army Communities of Excellence competition for Regular Army installations.
This is the seventh time that Ft. Stewart/ Hunter Army Airfield has won the Army Communities of Excellence top prize. Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield won gold in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015. The installation received a bronze award in 2018.
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will represent the Army in competition with other military services for the Department of Defense Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence, which recognizes outstanding efforts in the operations and maintenance of U.S. military installations.
The Army Communities of Excellence program recognizes performance excellence in continuous business process improvement, individual innovation, groundbreaking initiatives, and dedication to efficiency, effectiveness and customer care. These efforts directly affect the quality of support to soldiers, families, civilian employees and retirees on Army installations.
Congratulations to the women and men of our outstanding installation for this well deserved recognition. Such an accolade is testament to the distinction created in our community through the presence of our nation’s Armed Forces.