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  • Substance abuse program consolidates

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the first time in more than a decade, all the components of the Army Substance Abuse Program will be located together starting next week. The program’s clinical section, which is responsible for offering treatment, was previously located at Moncrief Army Community Hospital, while the preventive program was located on Sumter Road. ASAP’s new offices will be at 9810 Lee Road.

  • AG Corps Hall of Fame grows

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Adjutant General Corps celebrated its second annual Regimental Week with a Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and unveiling of the first regimental print on Friday at the Soldier Support Institute Auditorium.

  • Veteran speaks to ‘Airborne’ platoon

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The 160 chaplains and chaplain candidates in the Chaplain Basic Officer Leadership Course sat in awe when 91-year-old Moffatt Burris spoke to them recently at the Army Chaplain Center and School.

  • ‘What have you done to save a life today?’

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Summer, as you all know, officially begins Tuesday, but the “101 Days of Summer” " the way that our safety experts view the season " began with Memorial Day and runs through Labor Day.

  • Battle drills: Fort Jackson hosts TRADOC competition

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the first time in the competition’s history, the Army’s six top drill sergeants will converge on Fort Jackson next week to compete for the title of TRADOC’s Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Renewing commitment to the Army: 13 community leaders re-sign Army covenant

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- While the Columbia Blowfish baseball team took time to show its appreciation for Fort Jackson’s Soldiers, community members and post leaders took time to renew their commitment to work together.

  • Recruiting school honors its own

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- They started out as classmates in the Sergeants Major Academy and now retired Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph LaPlante and Sgt. Maj. Marty Boyd-Green are the newest inductees in the Recruiting and Retention Hall of Fame.

  • Crystal Clear: Disco fever grips Fort Jackson kids

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- It would be an overstatement to say that I was so excited I couldn’t sleep, but the party definitely had me amped.

  • Victory Update Vol. 11-4

    Jun 8, 2011

    In the latest edition of Victory Update, see how the Chaplain Corps is honoring its own who made the ultimate sacrifice, plus meet the newest inductees into the Recruiting and Retention School Hall of Fame and it's fun at the old ballpark as the Columbia Blowfish salute our troops.

  • High schoolers offered insider's look at West Point

    Jun 8, 2011

    For more than 1,000 rising high school seniors, the Summer Leaders Seminar was a weeklong exploration of the academic, athletic and military opportunities at West Point. Established by the West Point Admissions Office in 1976, SLS is a total immersion experience into what life as a cadet is like, led by the cadets themselves.

  • Army kicks off network exercise

    Jun 8, 2011

    The Army kicked off its largest network field exercise to date, with more than 3,800 Soldiers taking part.

  • ‘All gave some, some gave all’: Post remembers fallen service members

    Jun 2, 2011

    Fort Jackson remembered fallen service members during a Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the Andrew Jackson statue in the Gate 1 traffic circle.

  • Chaplain receives TRADOC award

    Jun 2, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School has long been proud of its instructors, who turn out many successful chaplains and chaplain assistants without much fanfare. But sometimes an exceptional member of the staff will bring attention to the organization, allowing all its members to bask in the glow of excellence.

  • Lkg 4 wrk?: Course uses social media to job hunt

    Jun 2, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In this age of up-to-the-minute Tweets and Facebook status updates, some are left disappointed when the same connectivity can’t be achieved in the job-searching arena.

  • Post organizations on the move

    Jun 2, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Finding a unit or organization on Fort Jackson these days may not be as easy as looking at a post map. A flurry of construction and renovation projects has led to a number of relocations " some of them necessitated by the need for more space, others by required renovations.

  • Army chief of chaplains dedicates memorial garden at Fort Jackson

    Jun 2, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Douglas L. Carver, Army chief of chaplains, spoke Wednesday as the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School here held a dedication for its memorial garden. The garden features a wall of remembrance that holds the names of the chaplains and chaplain assistants who died in service to their country.

  • Memorial Day more than a long weekend

    Jun 2, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. --Memorial Day has come and gone, and I am hoping that all of you have taken time to reflect on our fallen military members. That’s what Memorial Day is all about, even though it’s labeled as the unofficial beginning of summer.

  • Students go ’round the world: Pierce Terrace hosts International Day

    May 26, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Parents, students, staff and other visitors were transported around the world during Pierce Terrace Elementary School’s annual International Day event Friday.

  • Post becomes outdoor classroom

    May 26, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Although they come from different backgrounds, they share the same goal, to become a certified South Carolina master naturalist. And the on-post field trip Friday provided by Fort Jackson’s Wildlife Branch brought 12 adult students one step closer to achieving their goal.

  • Slice of LIFE: LIFE magazine veteran shares story

    May 26, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson supports about 46,000 retirees who make their home in the Midlands. And while the post provides numerous opportunities for retirees to gather, such as last week’s Retiree Appreciation Days event, it is sometimes difficult to capture each of their unique stories.

  • Post salutes armed forces

    May 26, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Past, present and future Soldiers were honored during Fort Jackson’s combined Retiree Appreciation Days and Armed Forces Day activities Friday and Saturday. The celebration included golf, bowling and bingo competitions, a ceremony at Hilton Field and a health and benefits expo at the Solomon Center

  • Post gets Army Strong: Soldiers compete in Strongman competition

    May 26, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the second year in a row, Brian Jones with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, took home the title in the overall male category of the 2011 Strongman in the post competition.

  • Post bikers ride for safety

    May 26, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- More than 50 military and civilian motorcycle riders took advantage of the sunny weather Tuesday to embark on a 17-mile ride around Fort Jackson. The ride was part of this year’s Victory Thunder Motorcycle Rally at the Solomon Center. The annual event invites bikers to learn about motorcycle safety, enjoy camaraderie and participate in a bike show.

  • Be Army Ready this hurricane season

    May 26, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- After witnessing a horrendous month of tornado outbreaks across the South as recent as this week, we easily realize just how devastating weather can be and how important it is to be adequately prepared for severe storms.

  • Retiree Council chairman welcomes retirees, service members to event

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson will celebrate Retiree Appreciation Days and Armed Forces Day with combined events, starting Friday.

  • NCO: The Army and I go hand in hand

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For Sgt. Jason McKeough, the question was not if he would serve in the military, but what branch he would choose.

  • Crystal Clear: Absence puts family strength to test

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The other day, my son said four little words that broke through my cool faAfASade and nearly had me running for the tissues. "Where did Daddy go'"

  • Post celebrates Asian Pacific heritage

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson Soldiers, civilians and family members came together at the Solomon Center Tuesday to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

  • Rally promotes motorcycle safety

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Every spring, we see it: As the temperatures go up, the number of motorcycles on the road increases. Unfortunately, we also see through trend analysis that excessive speed, reckless operation and operator inexperience kill our Soldiers.

  • Zeroing in: Soldier competes in Warrior Games

    May 19, 2011

    What worried Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Trescott most was breathing. With an altitude of more than 6,000 feet above sea level, breathing in Colorado Spring, Colo., requires faster, deeper breaths than breathing in Columbia, S.C.

  • U.S. transfers Karbala base to Iraqi Army

    May 18, 2011

    Joint Security Station Hussayniyah was officially transferred to Iraqi government authority in a ceremony held here, May 14, 2011.

  • Gates budget review to 'force discussion' of risk analysis

    May 18, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today announced the framework for a comprehensive review of military spending designed to put national security needs ahead of arbitrary budget cuts.

  • Mechanic-turned-drill sergeant excels

    May 13, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Keeping hands sanitized and clean, cleaning up messes and personal hygiene all sound incidental when Soldiers are training to fight. But as field sanitation officer for Company C, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, Staff Sgt. Jamie Woods did all that, and more, leading her company to being recognized as having the best field sanitation programs in the brigade.

  • Honoring our Military Spouses

    May 12, 2011

    Military spouses will be recognized Monday on Fort Jackson during Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

  • Unit gets jump on training

    May 11, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Sailors and Soldiers deploying after training with Task Force Marshall now have a new tool at their disposal to help them prepare for their time overseas. The Navy has purchased a Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Egress Trainer to prepare service members on how to react in case their MRAP, an up-armored vehicle widely used in combat, rolls over.

  • Event honors military past, present, future

    May 11, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- "Thank you." Those are the two words that Paula Darrow, operations assistant with the post's Directorate of Plans, Training and Mobilization, says she hopes that active duty service members, veterans and retirees will take with them after leaving Fort Jackson next weekend.

  • Retiree Appreciation Days/Armed Forces Day event

    May 11, 2011

  • Action Jackson: Soldier recognized for lifesaving feat

    May 11, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- A former Fort Jackson officer and a Richland County Sheriff's Department undercover deputy were reunited during an award ceremony Friday - eight months after the Soldier saved the deputy's life - and discovered a special bond that put a "special" twist on their story.

  • Despite threats Taliban spring offensive fails to launch

    May 11, 2011

    Despite their propaganda, the Taliban have not launched a spring offensive in eastern Afghanistan, the commander of International Security Assistance Force's Regional Command East said today.

  • Army warfighters go digital to hone skills

    May 10, 2011

    With more than 1 million servicemembers on active duty in the United States, the military services, and especially the Army, are running short of a critical commodity -- training grounds.

  • Army Reserve's 81st RSC outreach team educates families about youth resources

    May 10, 2011

    The 81st Regional Support Command's Child, Youth & School Services team participated in its first Month of the Military Child Fun Fair recently here.

  • Learning the ropes: Event provides glimpse of Basic Combat Training

    May 5, 2011

    Drill sergeant, cadre and officer spouses got the chance to see what their loved ones go through in a 10-week Basic Combat Training cycle last weekend during the 165th Infantry BrigadeAca,!a,,cs John and Jane Wayne Day event. More than 50 spouses took part in the April 30 event that included such activities as a taste of what reception is like, conquering Victory Tower, running the Fit to Win course, basic rifle marksmanship at Range 4 and physical readiness training.

  • Month of the Military Child culminates with fair

    May 5, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Children and parents flocked to Hilton Field Saturday to participate in post's annual Family Fun Fair - the last of several monthlong activities held in honor of the Month of the Military Child. The fair was a cooperative effort among Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Child, Youth and School Services and Army Community Services. The Month of the Military Child was first observed in 1986 to honor the youngest members of the military family.

  • Alert system gets upgrade

    May 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Just in time for the start of this year's hurricane season June 1, the Fort Jackson Emergency Operation Center is rolling out a new mass notification system to alert the community in case of impending disaster

  • MACH opens off-post health clinic

    May 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For some family members, making the drive from their Northeast Columbia homes to receive health care can be a hassle. With traffic, rising gas prices and gathering the children, a simple trip to the doctor can become an all-day event.

  • Even in victory, our mission continues

    May 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- When our commander in chief, President Barack Obama, made the announcement Sunday evening that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a special operations mission, the nation immediately rejoiced, knowing that the United States had notched its greatest victory against terrorism since the war began almost 10 years ago.

  • New fiscal reality, same commitment to Soldiers, Families

    May 4, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. - A fundamentally different fiscal reality. We will be hearing some variation of that phrase from Army leaders for a long time to come. The Army's budget is smaller than it has been in previous years, and it will get smaller still. However, a different fiscal reality does not change the reality of what we owe to Soldiers and Families for their service and sacrifice. The Army's commitment to Soldiers and Families remains as strong as ever.

  • Kids catch spring fever at jamboree

    Apr 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Several post organizations, including the Post Library, Recycle Center, Fort Jackson Fire Department and more, entertained and educated children during the post's annual Spring Jamboree. Hundreds of children attended the event, which also featured several Earth Day events.

  • NCO: Being a Soldier not a 9-to-5 job

    Apr 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Sgt. Andrew LaFramboise comes from a family in which almost everyone is either in law enforcement or in the military, he said. For LaFramboise to combine the two professions into a career as a military policeman seemed to be a logical progression.

  • Soldier spouses: Events offer family members glimpse of basic training

    Apr 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Brooke Miller felt a little out of place holding a weapon. But once she fired the first round, it felt like second nature.

  • NCOs represent standard, discipline

    Apr 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Have you read the recent story about the off-duty NCO who jumped into action at the scene of an accident to assist an injured motorcyclist and remained by the rider until emergency responders arrived'

  • Skillful drills: Drill sergeants compete for DSOY title

    Apr 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Nineteen of Fort Jackson's top drill sergeants went head-to-head this week in a grueling competition to determine the installation's Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Army's first female Quartermaster General pins on star

    Apr 28, 2011

    Hundreds packed the Lee Club to witness a longtime Fort Lee community member pin on her first star during a ceremony Friday.

  • Ceremony honors post volunteers

    Apr 21, 2011

    Fort Jackson honored Volunteers of the Year during a ceremony last week. Volunteers were also inducted into the Hall of Fame.

  • Ceremony honors post volunteers

    Apr 21, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Throughout the last year, Fort Jackson volunteers have given more than 35,000 hours of their time, not counting the numerous hours invested in family readiness groups.

  • 4-10th leads way in resiliency

    Apr 21, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- How do you know that your resiliency program is dialed in and working' When Soldiers openly talk about having issues and escort others to programs where they can get treatment. You also know it's working when you spend $350,000 less than before.

  • Acting against sexual assault our duty

    Apr 21, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- April, as you may already know, is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Army leaders recently converged in Arlington, Va., to discuss our strategy in the war against sexual violence and harassment.

  • Army to inactivate Accessions Command

    Apr 20, 2011

    U.S. Army Accessions Command will be inactivated as part of Defense and Army efficiency reviews, officials announced today.

  • Local museum makes learning fun for kids

    Apr 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Spring is the perfect time to schedule family outings that had been put on hold all winter. But as temperatures climbs into 90s, many of us are looking to get out of the sun, even for just a while. Edventure Children's Museum in downtown Columbia offers the perfect respite from the heat, while providing an educational outing for children that doesn't leave parents bored.

  • Post loses Tank Hill landmark

    Apr 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- A 70-year-old Fort Jackson landmark was torn down last week, marking the end of an era and evoking memories of the countless Soldiers who trained and lived on Tank Hill.

  • Professionals: Leaders discuss Armywide initiative

    Apr 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Being a physician is a profession. So is law enforcement and theology. But what about being a Soldier' That's what Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, former TRADOC commanding general, asked Soldiers to discuss last year as part of an Armywide initiative on what is being called the Profession of Arms.

  • Soldiers need to retake GAT survey

    Apr 18, 2011

    Within the next couple of weeks, Soldiers will begin to see reminders that they must re-measure their resiliency and psychological health by taking the Global Assessment Tool survey again.

  • Events honor service members, retirees

    Apr 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Nothing pleases me more than having an opportunity to give back to our veterans. I had the great honor a few weeks ago to present a Columbia-area veteran with the Bronze Star.

  • Soldier receives 'true blue' honor

    Apr 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- When 97 Fort Jackson Soldiers set out recently to test for the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge, 42 ended up meeting the requirements, but only one, Sgt. 1st Class Scott Wilkie, did so without making any mistakes, which earned him the designation "true blue."

  • Coupon connoisseur offers post's families penny-pinching tips

    Apr 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As the president unveils his plan to cut spending, many of us are trying to do the same in our own households. For the most part, aside from a few splurges on shoes or handbags every now and then, I tend to be fiscally responsible when it comes to my weekly expenses.

  • Soldier support: MacDermott: 4-10th detachment 'lifeline' for Soldiers

    Apr 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- While Fort Jackson is known as one of the Army's largest training installations, one unit is responsible for Soldiers who do their training thousands of miles away.

  • Club's youth of year named

    Apr 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson's Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year will go head-to-head against youth from across the state for a chance to be recognized by President Barack Obama and win valuable scholarships.

  • Post proactive in stopping child abuse

    Apr 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As Fort Jackson and other military communities celebrate the Month of the Military Child, April is also a month designated to raise awareness about child abuse.

  • Building boom: Installation barracks receive face-lift

    Apr 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson is on its way to completely renovating and constructing new living quarters for Soldiers in Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training.

  • President to award posthumous Medals of Honor for Korea

    Apr 13, 2011

    The White House announced Wednesday evening that the president will present the nation's highest award for valor to the families of two Korean War heroes.

  • Canines charm crowd: Contestants put best paws forward

    Apr 7, 2011

    Sunshine, cute doggies and excited children filled the Fort Jackson Youth Sports Complex Sunday during Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's annual April Fool-ish Dog Show.

  • NCO jumps into action on, off-duty

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Sgt. 1st Class Garret Brunton made no hesitation when he witnessed a vehicle cut off a motorcyclist, sending the rider to the pavement.

  • Post schedules dual retiree, Armed Forces Day event

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Two of Fort Jackson's annual events, Retiree Appreciation Days and Armed Forces Day, have been combined into one big event set to begin with a golf tournament here May 20, event coordinators said.

  • 2011 tax filing season draws to close

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Tax season is here and if you have not yet filed your tax return, I urge you to place this task at the forefront of your duties. You have a little more than a week before the deadline arrives. I would also suggest that you take advantage of the tax preparation services that are offered on post.

  • Out of bounds: SKIES, EFMP celebrate openings

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Fort Jackson community came together Tuesday to mark the Month of the Military Child with the grand opening of the SKIESUnlimited building and the adjacent boundless playground.

  • Army building first Block III Apache

    Apr 6, 2011

    The U.S. Army has begun construction on the first fuselage of its next-generation AH-64 Block III Apache helicopter.

  • Army looking at installations for pilot 'Net Zero' program

    Apr 6, 2011

    The Army will announce April 19, which posts have been selected to participate in the Pilot Army Net Zero Installation initiative, part of a program to conserve energy, water and waste worldwide.

  • Army gears up for large-scale network evaluations

    Apr 5, 2011

    As preparations for the Army's Network Integration Evaluation kick into high gear, Soldiers, engineers, combat developers and test officials are joining forces at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Monthly tour provides tips for healthful diets

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For those of us who may be trying to lose or maintain our weight, a simple trip to the grocery store can be overwhelming. Transfats, Omega fats, high fructose corn syrup; it's enough to derail any semi-healthful eating plans.

  • Soldier prepares for extreme challenge

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- First Lt. Sophie Hilaire set a Guinness World Record for women running in full battle gear and has competed in numerous marathons, including the Boston Marathon.

  • And the Army goes rolling along ...New equipment gives 187th Soldiers up-to-date training

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson's Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic School recently received 10 MAXXPRO Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, or MRAPS.

  • Responsible drinking a safe bet

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Alcohol Awareness Month begins Friday. It is an organized effort to educate the public about the problem of underage drinking and to inform communities about ways they can help prevent underage alcohol use.

  • Kid's stuff: Month celebrates military children

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- or the 25th year, the military will salute the children of service members by celebrating April as Month of the Military Child. In accordance with this year's theme - Celebrate Military Children: The Strength of our Future - Fort Jackson Child, Youth and School Services has planned a myriad of events appropriate for all age groups.

  • Lynch talks budget, energy during visit

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, IMCOM commanding general, visited Fort Jackson last week to assess the Army's largest Basic Combat Training installation and offer words of encouragement to the post's Soldiers, civilians and family members.

  • Post honors Expert Infantryman Badge recipients: Female captain passes EIB tests

    Mar 31, 2011

    Two Soldiers received special honors Friday during a ceremony at the Hilton Field Softball Complex recognizing those Soldiers who recently completed a week of tasks to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge.

  • Army Game Developers Win Top Awards

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT MONROE, Va. - Two U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) organizations won the top awards at the "Innovations in Department of Defense Gaming" competition March 23 at the Defense GameTech Users' Conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • Life of a Drill Sergeant

    Mar 25, 2011

    Hear from drill sergeants and a spouse as they talk candidly about life on the trail and how they and their families deal with the long hours.

  • NCO reacts quickly, averts tragedy

    Mar 24, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Staff Sgt. Ruben Rios only had a few seconds to react. Faced with a dropped live hand grenade, Rios relied on his training and in turn prevented what could have been a tragic event for a Soldier-in-training and him.

  • Chaplains use current events to maintain realism in training

    Mar 24, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As tensions mount in North Africa and revolutions rock the area, the rest of the world watches with a mix of dread and wonder, hoping for the best for those long-oppressed people of Egypt, Tunisia, Iran and Libya.

  • Fort Jackson Red Cross welcomes furry volunteers

    Mar 24, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Have you seen the latest "therapists" working in the medical clinics and the Warrior Transition Unit' They are outgoing, friendly and really love attention.

  • International students share culture

    Mar 24, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson is helping to lead the way in an international program that brings military members from other countries to learn how to be more effective leaders and learn valuable skills. But the biggest reward may be the friendships formed and cultures shared.

  • ACS offers resiliency class for families

    Mar 24, 2011

    Almost one year after the opening of the Master Resilience Training Course facility on Fort Jackson, Army Community Services will begin offering resiliency training to family members on post. The first class is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday at the Family Readiness Center.

  • Avoid heat injuries as temps climb

    Mar 24, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- At Fort Jackson, heat has a continuous presence here throughout the summer. Heat is a condition of our training environment and one that we mitigate through the judicious use of Composite Risk Management.

  • Lifeliners renovate aid station, expand medical care to troops

    Mar 24, 2011

    101st Sustainment Brigade re-opens newly renovated TMC

  • WWII vet recognized after 67 years

    Mar 24, 2011

    More than 67 years after he helped rescue a wounded comrade from a mine field in Italy, a Columbia-area World War II veteran received the recognition he had earned.

  • Retreats offer troops respite, resiliency training

    Mar 23, 2011

    Williamsburg, Va. (March 23, 2011) -- St. PatrickAca,!a,,cs Day couldnAca,!a,,ct have been any better. Temperatures hovered around the low to mid 60s. A few clouds and bright sun seemed to put a spotlight on the newly blossomed dogwoods and forsythia. And Pfc. Brian Murphy, sporting a sparkling green hat, green T-shirt and jeans, seemed to devour the moments in large gulps.

  • Family first: New DCG-IMT outlines priorities

    Mar 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Taking care of families topped the list of priorities Maj. Gen. Richard Longo, TRADOC's new deputy commanding general for Initial Military Training, shared Tuesday during a visit to Fort Jackson.

  • Lt. Gen. Lynch visits Fort Jackson

    Mar 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch toured post facilities and received updates from the installation's various directors during a visit here Wednesday.

  • Keeping family close, despite distance

    Mar 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.-- Earlier this weekend, I found myself sitting on the floor at 9:30 p.m., surrounded by photo clippings and holding a pair of scissors, wondering whether I had a small photo of my dog to add to a family collage I was making to take to my son's day care room.

  • Post hosts lifesaving training

    Mar 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Soldiers and family members from the surrounding community are taking advantage of a Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation program that certifies them as lifeguards and whips them into shape at the same time.

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