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  • We will always remember: Fort Jackson commemorates 10th anniversary of 9/11

    Sep 15, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Fort Jackson community joined the rest of the nation in remembering the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a Wreath-laying Ceremony in front of Post Headquarters Friday.

  • Soldiers enjoy Patriot Day concert

    Sep 15, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Country artist Kellie Pickler performed Saturday during a Patriot Day concert at Hilton Field.

  • In remembrance

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Friday, Fort Jackson will take time to remember first responders and service members who gave their lives in Sept. 11 rescue efforts during a wreath-laying ceremony at Post Headquarters.

  • Maude lectures to resume Tuesday

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The U.S. Army Adjutant General School will host a Maude Leadership Lecture, 2 p.m., Tuesday at the Solomon Center. The guest speaker will be Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon, Jr., Superintendent of the United States Military Academy.

  • Toning shoes give workouts a leg up

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Everywhere I look, women are wearing toning sneakers in hopes of a getting a great rear view. Can a sneaker really deliver a more sculpted lower body without weights, aerobic classes or the tried and true squat? Take a closer look at today's hottest fitness gear and see if you too should give toning sneakers a try.

  • Crystal Clear: Spouse prepares for major transition

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the first time in six years, where I live -- and how we pay for it -- won't be taken care of by the Army. And when I make a phone call about health insurance, child care or, anything really, the person on the other line won't care about my sponsor's Social Security number. Because come this fall, I will no longer be a dependent; I'll just be a civilian.

  • Schools focus on patriotism for 9/11

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Many Americans will always remember where they were Sept.11, 2001, but there is a small part of the Fort Jackson community who will never know what life was like before that terrorist attack on home soil. Children at Fort Jackson's schools will rely on history lessons and recounted stories instead of their own memories on this 10th anniversary.

  • Post community remembers 9/11

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- When Mark Mallach, then a master sergeant stationed at Fort Jackson, drove to work on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, he was waved through the gate by Military Police without having his ID card checked, as was the custom at the time.

  • 9/11 anniversary: 'We will remember'

    Sep 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- This week, we will remember the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on our nation. With those memories will come images, words and names. We will also remember the sequence of events and where we were as they unfolded.

  • Job initiatives focus on vets, family members

    Sep 1, 2011

    President Barack Obama yesterday called on Congress to move quickly on an initiative to offer tax credits to employers who hire unemployed veterans, including those with disabilities.

  • A life saver

    Sep 1, 2011

    As the Army nears its 10th year in the War on Terrorism, Soldier suicide rates have reached a historic high.

  • Standards, discipline don't get days off

    Sep 1, 2011

    We celebrate Labor Day weekend beginning tomorrow. Labor Day honors the American worker and the unofficial end to summer, and as such, there will be no shortage of social gatherings and well deserved get-togethers.

  • Gen. David Petraeus retirement ceremony

    Sep 1, 2011

    U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus, Commander, International Security Assistant force (ISAF) and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), who also served as the Multi-National Forces-Iraq Commander, retired from the Army Aug. 31 and will assume his position as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Sept. 6.

  • Combined Federal Campaign underway

    Sep 1, 2011

    The Fort Jackson Combined Federal Campaign got under way Monday with an opening event at the Officers' Club that brought together CFC partner organizations, CFC coordinators and installation leadership.

  • Post director receives honor

    Sep 1, 2011

    Jesus RosaVelez, director of the Fort Jackson's Network Enterprise Center, was recognized Thursday by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce with the Palmetto Pillar Award for his outstanding leadership in the field of technology.

  • Taking religion to the battlefield

    Sep 1, 2011

    At the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School, next to the director for the Center for Spiritual Leadership resides Chaplain (Col.) Dan Ames, the director of the Center for World Religions.

  • One-time refugee finds home in U.S. Army

    Sep 1, 2011

    In 2007, a then 16-year-old Saw Blut was a refugee in Malaysia, having fled his home in Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, a country in Southeast Asia.

  • Cavalry commander reflects on tour of duty

    Aug 25, 2011

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq -- Statistics often tell only part of a story, but when it comes to raw numbers, the tale of Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, 77th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command lingers as one of precision and triumph over adversity.

  • Homecoming: Community, attitude help crash victim

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- A sign above the foyer doorway greets visitors to Julia Rodes' new on-post home with the words, 'Every day holds the possibility of a miracle.' For Rodes, those possibilities have been realized in many ways since a near-fatal motorcycle accident left her paralyzed and brought out the best in the Fort Jackson community.

  • CFC offers chance to give charitably

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Combined Federal Campaign. Federal workers have been supporting CFC since 1961, and during this time have donated more than $6 billion, making the CFC one of the largest charitable organizations in the world. As many of you know, CFC's mission is to provide all federal employees the opportunity to donate to a worthy charity.

  • Post celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson celebrated Women's Equality Day by recognizing one of the Army's female pioneers at an Officers' Club luncheon Tuesday afternoon. Col. Priscilla Hamilton, the first woman to command Army Dental Command, was the event's keynote speaker. Hamilton is responsible for five regions and more than 200 Army dental clinics worldwide.

  • Brigade, families meet online

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Family members whose loved ones attend Basic Combat Training with the 193rd Infantry Brigade now have a new way to communicate with the unit. The brigade started using an online chat room to answer questions about Family Day and graduation.

  • Helping chaplains help themselves

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- At the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School, amid student-filled halls and breezeways, a quiet office with a few military personnel and one civilian serves as the Chaplain Corps' foundation for spiritual mentoring.

  • Community runs in tribute to the fallen

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- More than 1,000 participants came out to race in memory of service members for Fort Jackson's first Run for the Fallen Saturday morning at the Hilton Softball Complex.

  • Program supports military families with special needs

    Aug 22, 2011

    Family members, whether a spouse, child or dependent adult, with a chronic medical condition or special educational requirement are eligible to enroll in the Exceptional Family Member Program. Conditions run the gamut of everything from asthma and allergies to autism and Alzheimer's disease.

  • Panetta: Any retirement changes won't affect serving military

    Aug 22, 2011

    In his clearest statement on the subject to date, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today that if the military retirement system changes, it will not affect serving servicemembers.

  • Community mourns World War II hero

    Aug 18, 2011

    A memorial service was held Wednesday for Medal of Honor recipient Charles Murray, who died of congestive heart failure at his home in Columbia Friday, just weeks shy of his 90th birthday.

  • Women play important role in Army

    Aug 18, 2011

    Every Aug. 26, the Nation celebrates Women's Equality Day to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment which gave women full voting rights in 1920.

  • Units, MACH team up to lower injuries

    Aug 18, 2011

    Fort Jackson trains thousands of Soldiers each year and for many, basic training is the hardest physical training their bodies have ever endured.

  • ICE aims for quick response

    Aug 18, 2011

    Smart phones give users the capabilities to do anything from video chats to voting for the next American Idol. Now your phone can serve as a direct line to the Fort Jackson garrison commander.

  • NCO makes most of Fort Jackson Time

    Aug 18, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Ashten Richardson joined the Army looking for some college money, but he found a career instead.

  • Time apart validates time together

    Aug 18, 2011

    It didn't really hit me until Friday night. Nearly two weeks, ago, I headed to Fort Meade, Md. to attend the tail end of a 5 1/2 month course.

  • Mother of fallen Soldier turns to art to heal, help

    Aug 18, 2011

    The loss of a child is a parent's worst nightmare. Suzy Shealy experienced that loss when her first-born son, Sgt. Joseph Shealy, was killed in Iraq in 2005.

  • Family GAT streamlined, back online

    Aug 17, 2011

    For those Army family members who put off completing the Global Assessment Tool survey due to the sheer number of questions, the folks who run the program listened and brought the number of questions from 260 down to 80.

  • Soldiers, PAALS learn together

    Aug 11, 2011

    Fort Jackson Soldiers and volunteers are part of an eight-week pilot program with Palmetto Animal Assistance Life Services -- or PAALS -- which enables Soldiers suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to train dogs that will go on to become assistance dogs for someone else.

  • Installation takes night out for safety

    Aug 11, 2011

    Fort Jackson families flocked to Hilton Field to enjoy a fun night of safety, food, and friends during the Annual National Night Out Aug. 3. Housing area residents came out to enjoy games, presentations, and demonstrations by several law enforcement and emergency services in the Columbia area. The focus of the event was to bring together law enforcement officials with the communities they support.

  • NCO committed to helping homeless

    Aug 11, 2011

    Staff Sgt.Ontego Straight didn’t wait for the Army to assign him as a drill sergeant, he volunteered to be one. Straight has been volunteering since childhood, as part of his life as the son of a preacher.

  • Navy chaplain directs AFCC

    Aug 11, 2011

    Navy chaplain (Capt.) W. Kyle Fauntleroy, commanding officer, Naval Chaplaincy School and Center has assumed the position of Director of the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Center. Fauntleroy takes over for Army chaplain (Col.) David Smartt, who is the commandant of the Army Chaplain Center and School. The change became official during a passing of the stole ceremony Aug. 2.

  • APRT to resemble Soldiering skills

    Aug 11, 2011

    I feel as though we’re putting the cart ahead of the horse when I hear talk about whether a Soldier can pass the new PT test. The experts at the Physical Readiness Division will tell you that they are still in a data collection mode and only one-third of the way there -- all of which means that the events of the test themselves are not yet set in stone.

  • Fort Jackson Back to School

    Aug 11, 2011

    On Monday, hundreds of children will return to the hallways of Fort Jackson schools and the Department of Defense Education Activity personnel have been working hard to ensure students get the most out of educational opportunities this year.

  • Fort Jackson offers variety of afterschool options

    Aug 11, 2011

    School time doesn’t just mean early mornings and homework studies for kids. There are also plenty of afterschool activities to keep every member of the family occupied this school year. The offerings range from academics to sports.

  • U.S. Army establishes Energy Initiatives Office Task Force for large-scale renewable energy projects

    Aug 10, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh has established an Energy Initiatives Office Task Force to serve as the central managing office for large-scale Army renewable energy projects.

  • Post flocks to first Jackson Jubilee

    Aug 10, 2011

    More than 50 on- and off-post organizations and vendors put their services on display during the inaugural Fort Jackson Jubilee community information fair Tuesday at the Solomon Center.

  • Post to host Run for the Fallen

    Aug 9, 2011

    Fort Jackson will join a host of other organizations across the country Aug. 20 at 8 a.m., as it holds its inaugural “Run/Walk for the Fallen” at Hilton Field’s softball complex to honor fallen Soldiers and their families.

  • Jackson Jubilee: Information fair open to post community

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Newcomers and seasoned members of the Fort Jackson community alike are invited to the installation’s Jackson Jubilee, which is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m., Monday at the Solomon Center.

  • DHR announces CAC pilot program

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Directorate of Human Resources announced Fort Jackson’s participation in an Army pilot program at Tuesday’s installation town hall meeting at the Solomon Center.

  • Tax holiday spells school savings

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Summer is drawing to a close and South Carolina retailers are helping consumers prepare for the upcoming school year. Friday marks the beginning of the state’s tax-free weekend.

  • Boy Scouts host on-post summer camp

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- While many youths were sleeping, watching television or playing video games, members of Fort Jackson’s Boy Scout Troop 89 embarked on a rigorous week of outdoor fun, leadership training and character building.

  • Volunteerism big part of NCO’s life

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Scouting is a part of life for Staff Sgt. Robert Brickner and his family. The Scoutmaster for Fort Jackson’s troop, who has been involved with Boy Scouts since his childhood, said he sees volunteerism as a way to give back to others.

  • Tanner visit reinforces Army Values

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Recently we had a visit from a very popular college coach who is a proven winner on and off the field. I’m referring to Ray Tanner, coach of the University of South Carolina baseball team, which has won the College World Series the past two years in a row.

  • Panetta praises new leaders following Senate confirmations

    Aug 3, 2011

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta praised six officers yesterday after the Senate confirmed their nominations for key leadership positions, including the military's two top uniformed posts.

  • Medal of Honor recipient recounts heroic actions in Afghanistan

    Aug 1, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry remembers his son, Austin, telling him he's thinking about going to West Point or the Air Force Academy after high school. But the 17-year-old grew a little apprehensive after seeing his father become only the second living recipient of the Medal of Honor from the war on terror during a July 12, 2011 ceremony at the White House.

  • Big night out: Family-friendly event set for Wednesday

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Next week, Fort Jackson residents will get a chance to put names with faces and see the different service people who work to keep the neighborhoods safe.

  • Put your cell phone in the glove box

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- I am hoping that it is clear to everyone what Fort Jackson’s policy is in regard to the use of cell phones when driving on post. If you are not tracking, it might end up costing you $75 (a $50 ticket and $25 processing fee) as well as some embarrassment if you are pulled over and ticketed by the Military Police.

  • Post civilians receive recognition

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Three Fort Jackson civilians recently received honors recognizing their work not just for the past year, but throughout their careers.

  • Back-to-school focus of town hall

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- New changes are on the horizon for Fort Jackson. Col. James Love, garrison commander, will host a Town Hall Meeting 6 p.m., Aug. 2 in the Solomon Center to address a few of those.

  • 2-39 puts history on display

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment dedicated two mementos from the Vietnam War for public display July 21 in a ceremony at its battalion headquarters building.

  • Annual auto show draws record entries, attendance

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- More than 100 entries were shown off Saturday during Fort Jackson’s Annual Autocraft Car & Bike Show, now in its sixth year.

  • Leyte native graduates a Leyte Dragon

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In an interesting twist, one graduating Soldier from the 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment found that she had a unique connection to the unit: the unit’s moniker, the Leyte Dragons, got its name from the battle fought in her hometown.

  • NCO renders aid to injured motorcyclist

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- On his way home from a family outing July 3 with his wife and two sons, Sgt. Robert Babcock came across an unexpected scene in a suburban neighborhood

  • MOH recipient still wants to make contribution

    Jul 21, 2011

    Not everyone gets tips on penmanship from a president. But then, not everyone is Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, an Army Ranger and recent Medal of Honor recipient.

  • 94 and going strong

    Jul 21, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Hundreds of people showed their support for Fort Jackson Friday at the post’s 94th birthday celebration at the Solomon Center.

  • Shinseki: VA task force improves care of women vets

    Jul 20, 2011

    The newly formed VA Task Force on Women Veterans will go a long way in addressing key benefits gaps to female veterans, according to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki.

  • Career on track: Fort Jackson Soldiers get trained on ACT

    Jul 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Soldiers spoke and the Army listened. Now there is a new tool aimed at helping them track their Army careers.

  • ACS program helps spouses find jobs

    Jul 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- It’s hard enough nowadays to find employment when the playing field for job seekers is level, much less when the turf is uneven. Military spouses are used to dealing with adversity and additional hurdles when it comes to job hunting.

  • MACH offers school physicals

    Jul 20, 2011

    Moncrief Army Community Hospital is offering back-to-school and sports physicals Aug. 2-11 for TRICARE Prime family members, ages 4 to 18.

  • Youth athletes to compete nationally

    Jul 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Three youth athletes with Fort Jackson ties are set to make their mark on a big stage as they prepare to compete in national meets.

  • Symposium discusses ways to improve warrior care

    Jul 19, 2011

    The Army Wounded Warrior Program's 7th Annual Symposium is holding a week of focused discussions that will identify the most important transition and care issues facing Soldiers and their families.

  • Postwide party: Fort Jackson’s 94th birthday set for Friday

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Dust off your party hats and dancing shoes because it is birthday time at Fort Jackson. The post will celebrate its 94th birthday with a community event 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday at the Solomon Center.

  • USC baseball coach visits WTU

    Jul 14, 2011

    Soldiers with the Fort Jackson Warrior Transition Unit welcomed a back-to-back College World Series champion at their town hall meeting this week.

  • Post training program under way

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Don Busbice was recognized earlier this month as the first person to complete the first three phases of the Fort Jackson Army Training Center’s newly implemented Civilian Workforce Development Training program, earning a Civilian Achievement Medal, among other incentives.

  • Potter conjures up magic at early movie screening

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- More than 700 Fort Jackson muggles took the Hogwarts Express to the post movie theater Saturday for a free advance screening of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2,” which will open nationwide Friday.

  • Post junior golfers hone their game

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fifteen children are playing outside, but it is whisper quiet. They are occupied with putters and golf balls instead of water balloons this summer.

  • Community crucial to post’s success

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON,S.C. -- During our recent Torchlight Tattoo event " which, by the way, was again a tremendous success " I was reminded about something that we dare not take for granted: Our neighbors from Columbia and the surrounding communities are very important to the Fort Jackson family.

  • Volunteers demonstrate patriotism

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In an era where war seems to be a constant fixation, American patriotism is the mere fabric that knits our country together. Patriotism emulates an ideology that reminds us of those men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice all in the name of duty and country.

  • Petry awarded Medal of Honor

    Jul 12, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a historic ceremony in the east room of the White House today.

  • One-stop shop: Citizenship services center opens on post

    Jul 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has a new home on Fort Jackson dedicated to helping service members and their family members become U.S. citizens.

  • Museum provides fun way to relive BCT

    Jul 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Fort Jackson community is in for a real treat. The Basic Combat Training museum has re-opened and is something to behold. The official ribbon cutting was held last Friday, and I was proud to be able to show off our new museum to some of our community leaders.

  • Renovated BCT museum reopens: Updated exhibit shows progression of basic training

    Jul 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- After two years of renovations, the Fort Jackson Basic Combat Training Museum reopened Friday.

  • Email migration set for August

    Jul 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As part of a DoD-wide effort to consolidate email services for all users, Fort Jackson is scheduled to migrate its users’ email accounts starting in August.

  • Happy birthday, USA: Fort Jackson celebrates Independence Day

    Jul 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Thousands of Soldiers and families came together to celebrate America’s birthday at Fort Jackson’s annual Torchlight Tattoo event Friday at Hilton Field hosted by the Soldier Support Institute.

  • Crystal Clear: Mom, son take reading staycation

    Jul 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- I knew we were watching too much television when my son grabbed the remote control, handed it to me and shouted, “Woohoo! TV!”

  • Native Spanish-speaker refused to quit

    Jul 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As a drill sergeant with the 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception), Staff Sgt. Jose Pacheco’s job is to introduce new Soldiers to life in the Army. Eight years ago, Pacheco was one of those Soldiers, going through inprocessing at Fort Sill, Okla. Unlike most of his peers, though, the Puerto Rico native spoke only Spanish.

  • EFMP Respite Care: Enhancing the Quality of Life for Caregivers

    Jul 6, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Starting in July, the Exceptional Family Member Program is standardizing and streamlining the process for delivering respite care to eligible Families in need of support.

  • July 4 celebration pays tribute to country

    Jun 30, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As we again prepare to celebrate Torchlight Tattoo Friday with a spectacular fireworks display and a 282nd Army Band concert, I am reminded of the remarkable teamwork that takes place each year in making our Independence Day tribute. This event is always successful thanks to the hard work and dedication of countless Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians across Fort Jackson.

  • Sponsors provide real image of U.S.: SSI’s international students connect with U.S. families

    Jun 30, 2011

    Egyptian Army Maj. Sherif Awadallah said he arrived at Fort Jackson after completing his 32-hour trip from Egypt expecting to see Americans as they appear in movies.

  • Preparation eases PCS moving woes

    Jun 30, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- To many people, summer means trips to the beach, backyard barbecues and fun activities. To military members, it also means peak season for being on the move.

  • IET chaplains’ mission unique

    Jun 30, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Each Friday night, the 187th Ordnance Battalion classroom is filled with coffee, cookies, Bibles and smiling Soldiers. This weekly Fortress Coffeehouse service is one of the many ways that chaplains appeal to the needs of Soldiers-in-training at Fort Jackson.

  • Competition lets athletes flex muscles

    Jun 30, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For two hours Saturday, audience members at the Solomon Center watched as the 15 competitors in the post’s inaugural Natural Fitness and Bodybuilding Competition took to the stage and well, flexed their muscles.

  • Bye-bye, beret: Switch to patrol cap brings mixed feelings

    Jun 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Last week, after 10 years of the beret, the patrol cap became the official headgear of the Army Combat Uniform again. But, Fort Jackson Soldiers should not pack away their berets so quickly.

  • Competition showcases dedicated NCOs

    Jun 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Let me start out by stating how proud I am that Fort Jackson last week had the opportunity to host the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year competition.

  • Outgoing chief a mentor, friend

    Jun 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- At one point in our lives or careers, each of us have benefited by having someone serve as a mentor. Mentors influence our views and subsequently shape our lives.

  • School officials get lesson in emergencies

    Jun 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- When school officials from Fort Jackson, Richland 1 and Richland 2 school districts and Shaw Air Force Base came together last week at C.C. Pinckney Elementary School, they did not discuss questions of academics or extracurricular school programs.

  • Torchlight Tattoo set for July 1

    Jun 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson’s annual Torchlight Tattoo event is scheduled for July 1 at Hilton Field.

  • Sanderson says final good-bye

    Jun 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- By this time next week, for the first time in nearly three decades, Col. Jeffrey Sanderson, Fort Jackson’s chief of staff, will wake up and not know what to wear.

  • Sports Office keeps Soldiers in game

    Jun 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Tucked away in a little office at the Hilton Field Softball Complex, away from the hustle and bustle of the cantonment area, the two-woman staff of the Fort Jackson Sports Office plans and coordinates the installation’s intramural sports events. In addition to offering familiar sports staples like flag football, basketball and softball, the Sports Office puts on events like the strongman competition or the darts league.

  • Museum set to reopen

    Jun 23, 2011

    Museum ready to reopen after two years.

  • Fathers’ Day: Fort Jackson honors dads in ceremony

    Jun 16, 2011

    Fort Jackson celebrated the outstanding contributions of military fathers in its inaugural Fatherhood Recognition Ceremony at the Solomon Center Tuesday.

  • Drills test their skills in contest

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the first time, the TRADOC Drill Sergeant of the Year competition is taking place at Fort Jackson. Contestant have undergone a variety of physical and mental tasks to be named the top among drill sergeants. The winner will be announced Friday in a 9 a.m. ceremony.

  • Fun in the sun starts with safety

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As summer officially begins Tuesday, more and more families will be heading out for weekend trips and water excursions.

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