Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts, Fort Jackson's commanding general, addresses civilian employees during the first of four scheduled town hall meetings on the federal budget crisis. Also pictured are, from left, Brenda Waldrop, director of the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center in Fort Gordon, Ga.,
Col. Ken Royalty, Fort Jackson chief of staff, and Col. Mark Higdon, commander of Moncrief Army Community Hospital. The next civilian employee town hall meeting is scheduled for March 1.