Hamilton Spotlight

Installation Update

Fort Hamilton Garrison will open at 10:00 a.m. today, March 6.  Liberal leave is in effect for non-essential employees, please notify your supervisor.

Continue to check our face book page at www.facebook.com/USAGFortHamilton, the Garrison website or call the Information hotline at 718 630 –INFO (4636) for installation and weather updates. 

Be careful walking and driving and be safe!

Here's a riddle. What is the shortest distance between Fort Hamilton and West Point? Answer: The Long Grey Line. The U.S. Military Academy at West Point is coming to Fort Hamilton on April 18. More information to follow. 

Army Emergency Relief Annual Campaign

What is it?

Financial security is a key element of a ready and resilient force. The Army Emergency Relief annual campaign is conducted from March 1 through May 15 in order to increase Soldier awareness of this benefit, as well as to give Soldiers the opportunity to help their fellow Soldiers by donating. Local commanders can adjust their campaign dates as their mission dictates. Read more:

Ask the commander

Do you have a question or issue you'd like to address with the commander? Feel free to ask by clicking the link below. A response will be given at the commander's earliest convenience. Ask the commander...

Business Insider magazine spotlights Fort Hamilton

New York City's only army base is nestled between the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the neighborhood of Bay Ridge in Brooklyn.

Aside from people dressed in fatigues and the occasional military vehicle, visitors may not immediately realize that they're even in Fort Hamilton, which can feel more like a suburban neighborhood than an army installation. Read more...

Living on post: Easy choice for Military Families?

Are you and your family considering your options for living on base or out in town?  Base housing provides many benefits for Service Members, from camaraderie with fellow military families to convenience and amenities not typically found in civilian housing. Read more...

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Today's weather

For Fort Hamilton's daily and weekly weather report, visit National Weather Service...



Women's History




Dodge ball

The sports and fitness center will host its first dodge ball tournament March 7 from 10:30 a.m.—6:30 p.m. Awards will be present to the first and second place six-person team. Participation is free for military and $60 for civilian teams.



Job announcements

Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation has a vacancy for an intermittent waiter at the community club. This announcement closes Monday, March 9. For more information, visit USAJOBS.

Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation has an vacancy for a intermittent cook at the community club. This announcement closes Tuesday, March 10. For more information, visit USAJOBS.

Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation has a vacancy for a permanent maintenance mechanic. This announcement closes Wednesday, March 11. For more information, visit USAJOBS.

Fort Hamilton has a vacancy for a police officer. This announcement closes Wednesday, March 18. For more information, visit USAJOBS.


Job fair

Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation will host a job fair March 12 from 10 a.m.—2 p.m. at the sports and fitness center. Registration begins at 9 .am. For more information, call 718-630-4498.



FH University

All garrison and tenant units service members, civilians and contractors are encouraged to attend Fort Hamilton University March 17-19 at the Armed Forces Reserve Center. Classes include safety awareness, suicide prevention, ethics for federal employees and more. To register now, visit www.forthamilton.mil. For more information, contact Rose Tillona, workforce development specialist at 718-630-4412.



Blood drive

Fort Hamilton will host its quarterly blood drive Wednesday, March 18 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Armed Forces Reserve Center.



AER kick-off

Fort Hailton will kick-off its annual Army Emergercy Relief Campaign March 20 at noon at the community club. It will include a lunch buffet. For more informaiton, call 718-630-4462. 

Sexual Assault Hotlines

If you are a victim of, or need to report, a sexual assault, you may call the following phone numbers:

24/7 Garrison Sexual Assault Hotline: 347-452-4302

24/7 DoD Hotline: 877-995-5247


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