For the health and safety of the community, this facility is operating under reduced manning. The Gunter Auto Hobby is closed until further notice. For more information, please visit the 42d FSS Alerts page. We will continue to update as new information becomes available.

42d FSS Alerts

Current Operational Changes


Current as of 15 March 2020

The Maxwell-Gunter installation commander has directed Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo in response to COVID-19. In addition to all HPCON Alpha actions, HPCON Bravo includes the following actions:

  • Strict Hygiene (No handshaking, wipe common-use items)
  • If exposed, self-isolate (Wear mask or remain home)
  • Avoid contaminated water/food or risk area
  • Communicate personal risk and symptoms

HPCON B measures are mandatory for all Maxwell-Gunter service members and are highly encouraged for DoD civilian and contractor employees, and family members. These measures are required to ensure the continued health and safety for our community.

Everyone should remain informed regarding the symptoms of COVID-19 (see links below) and immediately contact the 42nd Medical Group appointment line at (334) 953-3368 (during duty hours) or the Nurse Advise Line, 1-800-874-2273, if you develop symptoms, have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or have recently traveled from an affected area.

Subject to change without notice. Please call ahead if your particular service is not listed below. Last updated: 15 March, 2020 @ 8:10 pm CST

Events & Activities

As of 16 March



Youth Soccer Full Season
ITT Travel Show (Club) 17 March
Honor Guard Details 17 March - TBD
Base Picnic (Fisk Park) 20 March
Gunter Kickback (CYP) 21 March
Irish Dinner Night (Club) 26 March
Great Gatsby Garden Party (Club) 27 March
Last Saturday (CYP) 28 March
Teen Night 3 April
Egg Hunt (Gunter) 4 April


Bark in the Park (Dog Park) 14 March

Service Changes

As of 18 March


Reduced Services

A&FRC Virtual services only; no walk-ins
DFAC Salad bar closed
Education Center Testing only in-person
Military Personnel Flight DEERS in-person appointments only; all other services offered virtually
Civilian Personnel Office Virtual services only; no walk-ins
Manpower & Organization Office Virtual services only; no walk-ins
Outdoor Rec/ITT Virtual services only; no walk-ins


  • Digital Resource Center
  • Maxwell Club
  • Cypress Tree Golf Course
  • Maxwell/Gunter Bowling Centers
  • Coffee Shops (Rickenbacker's & Hangar 42)
  • Gunter Satellite
  • Honor Guard
  • Maxwell/Gunter Auto Hobby Shop
  • Maxwell/Gunter Fitness Centers + Annexes



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    We're Open

    Our Stalls Are Here For You

    Been waiting to get started on that new car fix? Head over to our Auto Hobby Shops on Maxwell or Gunter to use our tools or lifts.

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    Mechanical Tools

    Our equipment, your skills!

    Why pay for an oil change if you can do it yourself? We'll help you apply your personal touch to your vehicle during open hours. 


About Us

The Auto Hobby Shop allows the opportunity for customers to work on their own vehicles with the equipment they can't get at home. Self-services include lifts, weights, chargers, blade sharpenings, and more to help you get your vehicles back into top shape.

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  • Vehicle Resale Lot
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Special Offer

Work Bays

Each stall is equipped with a general needs toolbox, workbench, lighted work area, and air. Any specialty tools can be checked out through our tool crib. Knowledgeable staff is available at all times to answer questions and assist patrons. The shop is fully equipped to make your vehicle repairs easier. Shop service on a first come, first serve basis.

Vehicle Resale Lot

The vehicle resale lot allows patrons to sell authorized motor vehicles in the parking lot beside the Maxwell commissary and the MAX ATM.

To obtain a permit for placing your vehicle on the resale lot, a patron must bring proof of registration and insurance for the vehicle to the Outdoor Recreation Center.

The weekly fee is $7.00 for cars, trucks, motorcycles and $10.00 for trailers, RVs, and boats. Once a permit is obtained and the fee is paid, a customer must keep the permit on the interior of the vehicle well as a personal information sheet with pricing, details, etc. of the vehicle.

Self Services

Service Price
Stall Fee with No Lift    $5/hour
Stall Fee with Lift    $7/hour
Tire Balancing    $7/tire
Wheel Weights    $1/1.5oz, $2/3oz
Tire Changer    $2/tire
Check Engine Light Reading    No Charge
Blade Sharpening    $3/visit


Gunter Auto Hobby


(334) 416-1304


Closed until further notice


210 South Dr.
AL 36112, Bldg. 825

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(334) 953-6840


Wed & Thur: 4 - 8pm
Sat: 8am - 3pm
Sun: 1  -5pm


20 Kelly St
AL 36112, Bldg. 1067

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