Steven B. Hood
Deputy to the Garrison Commander
Steve Hood assumed duties as the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Deputy to the Garrison Commander in February 2021. Prior to this assignment, he served as the U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Hamilton, NY Deputy to the Garrison Commander. Hood's service as a Department of the Army professional spans over 30 years. In 2007 he retired from active duty with 22 years of service and immediately began a career as a Civilian Army Professional with the Installation Management Command in the Europe Region.
Hood holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Studies Organizational Leadership. Hood has also completed the Army Management and Staff College Advanced CES course and the Installation Management Command's DPTMS signature course. Hood has served as a Department of the Army certified EEO Counselor and as a collateral duty counselor. Hood is an active fellow in the “City/County Management Senior Fellowship Program”, Columbus, GA.
Hood's civilian awards include the Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Stalwart Award for exceeding the call of duty to achieve the Army and IMCOM objectives, twice been presented the Civilian Superior Service Award and has four times been awarded the Commander's Award for Civilian Service. His military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (7 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Combat Action Badge, and the Air Assault Badge. Hood participated in expeditionary campaigns in both Kosovo and in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was inducted into the prestigious Sergeant Morales Club in 2000 and received the Military Police Regiment's Order of the Marechaussee in 2007.