Fort Stewart PAO
A state highway that crosses through Fort Stewart’s training area will briefly close in early May for a field artillery exercise. The installation’s air space will also be closed.
Georgia Highway 119 will be closed for 45 minutes or less sometime between midnight and 4 a.m., Tuesday, May 1, so the 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment, can fire rocket-assisted projectiles from the west side of Fort Stewart’s training area into the Artillery Impact Area at the installation’s center. The Department of Defense requires the area underneath the trajectory of this type of artillery round be clear of personnel and traffic when fired during training. Rocket-assisted projectiles fire over distances of roughly 20 miles. The field artillery regiment is assigned to the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd
Fort Stewart personnel will man road blocks at Fort