• Staff Sgt. Lisa Swanson, a drill sergeant with Company D, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, is named Fort Jackson NCO of the Year in March.

    Year of the NCO in review

    Staff Sgt. Lisa Swanson, a drill sergeant with Company D, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, is named Fort Jackson NCO of the Year in March.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Pry, right, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, re-enlists on Victory Tower in February.

    Year of the NCO in review

    Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Pry, right, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, re-enlists on Victory Tower in February.

  • Staff Sgt. Sean Samaroo, 4th Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, is awarded the Silver Star in June for his actions in Afghanistan during the Battle of Wanat in 2008.

    Year of the NCO in review

    Staff Sgt. Sean Samaroo, 4th Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, is awarded the Silver Star in June for his actions in Afghanistan during the Battle of Wanat in 2008.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King becomes the first female commandant of the Drill Sergeant School in September.

    Year of the NCO in review

    Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King becomes the first female commandant of the Drill Sergeant School in September.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Michael Cavezza, Company A, 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, clears a hurdle on his way to earning Fort Jackson's Drill Sergeant of the Year title in April.

    Year of the NCO in review

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Cavezza, Company A, 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, clears a hurdle on his way to earning Fort Jackson's Drill Sergeant of the Year title in April.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Demetrius Chantz, Drill Sergeant School, yells at political humorist Stephen Colbert for the filming of a segment of Colbert's show on Fort Jackson in May.

    Year of the NCO in review

    Sgt. 1st Class Demetrius Chantz, Drill Sergeant School, yells at political humorist Stephen Colbert for the filming of a segment of Colbert's show on Fort Jackson in May.

FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the past 12 months, Fort Jackson has joined the rest of the Army in celebrating the Noncommissioned Officer Corps during the Year of the NCO. From Sergeant Major of the Army KennethAca,!E+Preston's visit to Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King's historic selection as commandant of the Drill Sergeant School, Fort Jackson's NCOs continuously have been in the spotlight. As 2009 ends, and with it, the Year of the NCO, here are some of our best photos taken throughout the year that highlight our NCOs' most memorable moments.

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