• Last week's ceremony was topped off by the lighting of the post Christmas tree and Menorah, and featured entertainment by the 282nd Army Band.

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    Last week's ceremony was topped off by the lighting of the post Christmas tree and Menorah, and featured entertainment by the 282nd Army Band.

  • Noah Kirkendall, 7, visits with Santa Claus during the annual Christmas
Tree, Manger and Menorah lighting ceremony in front of post Headquarters,
which took place Dec. 5.

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    Noah Kirkendall, 7, visits with Santa Claus during the annual Christmas Tree, Manger and Menorah lighting ceremony in front of post Headquarters, which took place Dec. 5.

  • Last week's ceremony was topped off by the lighting of the post Christmas tree and Menorah, and featured entertainment by the 282nd Army Band.

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    Last week's ceremony was topped off by the lighting of the post Christmas tree and Menorah, and featured entertainment by the 282nd Army Band.

  • First Sgt. Westley Bockert, wife, Heather and their six children press the button Dec. 5 to light the Christmas tree and menorah during last week's ceremony in front of post headquarters. The Bockerts are Fort Jackson's Military Family of the Year, and are seen here with Fort Jackson Commanding General Brig. Gen. Bradley Becker, wife Sherri, and Command Sergeant Major Kevin Benson.

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    First Sgt. Westley Bockert, wife, Heather and their six children press the button Dec. 5 to light the Christmas tree and menorah during last week's ceremony in front of post headquarters. The Bockerts are Fort Jackson's Military Family of the Year, and...

  • Representatives of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation were on hand during last week's event to serve refreshments.

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    Representatives of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation were on hand during last week's event to serve refreshments.

  • A Santa Claus statue keeps watch over the beverage service.

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    A Santa Claus statue keeps watch over the beverage service.

FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson kicks off the holidays with tree, menorah lighting ceremony.

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