Hundreds turn out for annual Run for the Fallen 5K event at Fort Jackson
October 24, 2013
FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- More than 900 runners participated in Fort Jackson's third annual Run for the Fallen Saturday at Hilton Field. The run, sponsored by Survivor Outreach Services, kicked off with a ceremony honoring survivors. Soldiers from the 369th Adjutant General Battalion, wearing bibs to commemorate the 353 service members from South Carolina who have died since Sept. 11, 2001, led the run followed by other Soldiers in formation and individual runners. The Run for the Fallen is an annual event held throughout the United States to raise awareness for fallen Soldiers.