• Sgt. 1st Class Jason Lavoie putts for birdie at the par-3, 173-yard third hole during the Army Birthday Golf Tournament Saturday as Sgt. 1st Class Robert Gilpatrick, middle, and Staff Sgt. Robert Olivarri, all with the 282nd Army "Victory" Band,  look on.

    Happy Birthday Army from Fort Jackson - golf

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Lavoie putts for birdie at the par-3, 173-yard third hole during the Army Birthday Golf Tournament Saturday as Sgt. 1st Class Robert Gilpatrick, middle, and Staff Sgt. Robert Olivarri, all with the 282nd Army "Victory" Band, look...

  • Sgt. 1st Class John Riley, NCO Academy, and his daughter Jayza, 10, enjoy time together on the Palmetto Greens minigolf course Saturday. In celebration of the Army's birthday, the first 50 ID card holders were admitted free. Admission was also free for the first 500 ID card holders visiting Palmetto Falls Water Park that day.

    Happy Birthday Army from Fort Jackson - putt putt

    Sgt. 1st Class John Riley, NCO Academy, and his daughter Jayza, 10, enjoy time together on the Palmetto Greens minigolf course Saturday. In celebration of the Army's birthday, the first 50 ID card holders were admitted free. Admission was also free for...

  • Spc. Chris Hallisy, Directorate of Emergency Services, is attacked by military dog Gerta during a K9 demonstration Saturday. During the demonstration Gerta displayed her skills in agility, obedience, detecting explosives and attacking suspects on command.

    Happy Birthday Army from Fort Jackson - K9

    Spc. Chris Hallisy, Directorate of Emergency Services, is attacked by military dog Gerta during a K9 demonstration Saturday. During the demonstration Gerta displayed her skills in agility, obedience, detecting explosives and attacking suspects on...

  • Brig. Gen. James H. Schwitters, Fort Jackson's commanding general, and Pvt. Matthew White, the youngest Soldier in the 165th Infantry Regiment, cut the Army birthday cake during a ceremony at Patriot Park Saturday.

    Happy Birthday Army from Fort Jackson - cake

    Brig. Gen. James H. Schwitters, Fort Jackson's commanding general, and Pvt. Matthew White, the youngest Soldier in the 165th Infantry Regiment, cut the Army birthday cake during a ceremony at Patriot Park Saturday.

  • Volunteers from the 2nd Virginia Cavalry, a Civil War re-enacting group, ride past the MG Robert B. Solomon Center as basic combat training Soldiers from the 165th Infantry Regiment look on. They were part of a parade that showcased Soldiers' uniforms from every era since the Army's inception June 14, 1775.

    Happy Birthday Army from Fort Jackson - cavalry

    Volunteers from the 2nd Virginia Cavalry, a Civil War re-enacting group, ride past the MG Robert B. Solomon Center as basic combat training Soldiers from the 165th Infantry Regiment look on. They were part of a parade that showcased Soldiers' uniforms...

  • Runners are off in the 5K run Saturday morning. The run started and ended near the MG Robert B. Solomon Center and took participants past Semmes Lake. Sgt. 1st Class Greg Wyrobek, 282nd Army "Victory" Band, won in 17 minutes, 9 seconds. See page 20 for more photos of Fort Jackson's Army Birthday celebration.

    Happy Birthday Army from Fort Jackson - running

    Runners are off in the 5K run Saturday morning. The run started and ended near the MG Robert B. Solomon Center and took participants past Semmes Lake. Sgt. 1st Class Greg Wyrobek, 282nd Army "Victory" Band, won in 17 minutes, 9 seconds. See page 20 for...

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