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  • Master plan: Leaders outline progress of key initiatives

    Aug 20, 2009

    Five months after Fort Jackson leadership introduced the installation's campaign plan, senior leaders touted the plan's progress during an offsite meeting at the Columbia Museum of Art last week.

  • New U.S. citizens

    Aug 20, 2009

    Soldiers take the oath of U.S. citizenship during a ceremony Tuesday at the Post Conference Room.

  • Shopping for school

    Aug 20, 2009

    Kimber Bell does some back-to-school shopping Monday with her 9-year-old son Oni and 6-year-old daughter Luri at Fort Jackson's Main PX.

  • They're our backbone, not just this year

    Aug 20, 2009

    As you know, for the past eight months, the Army has been observing the Year of the NCO. There have been a number of historic news events across the Army during the course of the year, dealing directly with NCO accomplishments.

  • Proving themselves as equals: Women's Equality Day prompts post's female leaders to share

    Aug 13, 2009

    When Lillian Dixon was asked to select her top choice for military occupational specialty while in ROTC, the daughter of an infantry officer did not hesitate: Infantry. Dixon, now a colonel and Fort Jackson garA,AA,Arison commander, was aware that the infantry was not open to women. And though she ultimately went into personnel, her first choice was indicative of her view that gender should not be a hindrance.

  • SSI NCO of the Year

    Aug 13, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Angela Indardeo navigates the horizontal ladder on the Fit to Win course as part of the Soldier Support Institute NCO of the Year competition. Indardeo, was named the organization's NCO of the Year and Spc. Bobby Bonner was named Soldier of the Year.

  • Students take care of 'kindergarten'

    Aug 13, 2009

    Six-year-olds Camryn Ward and Cheyenne Puckett love the cucumbers that come from their day care's garden. The Scales Avenue Child Development Center's community garden was started eight years ago. And each spring since, the center's children plant at least two vegetables each season.

  • Spouse's program 'coasts' onto Fort Jackson

    Aug 13, 2009

    When Aleah Ball first moved to Iowa City, Iowa, where her recruiter husband was stationed at the time, she said it was difficult meeting new people. Though Ball's is a story often heard among military spouses, Fort Jackson Army Community Service is doing its part to make sure those stationed here will have a different story to tell.

  • Army Reserve children surprised by Orlando Magic Dancers during Yellow Ribbon workshop

    Aug 13, 2009

    Miss Florida USA and Orlando Magic Dancer Megan Clementi along with Magic Dancers Erin Gomerall and Kelly Rose Resciniti made a recent visit to the 81st Regional Support Command's Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program held in Orlando Aug. 7-9. More than 75 sons and daughters of Soldiers who recently returned from combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan were signed up for the child care program designed to entertain the Army Reserve youth as their parents were busy learning how to reintegrate back into their families and communities after a deployment overseas.

  • Service offers Soldiers a sympathetic ear

    Aug 13, 2009

    Soldiers who need somebody to talk to, any time of the day or night, can turn to the TRICARE Assistance Program.

  • Post, county police teams join forces

    Aug 13, 2009

    A smashed window, sharp voices and the sudden thump of stun grenades signaled the start of an operation last week to capture a gunman who had barricaded himself inside a home on Mills Road.

  • Fit to Fight

    Aug 13, 2009

    Soldiers with Company E, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment went through a series of events during last week's combat physical readiness test.

  • Hernandez: 'Never give up.'

    Aug 13, 2009

    In the 11 years Staff Sgt. Juan Hernandez has served, he has been deployed to Iraq twice. In addition to Fort Jackson, he has been assigned to Schofield Barracks, Hi., Camp Greaves, Korea and Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Finance School gets new commandant

    Aug 13, 2009

    Col. Milton Sawyers, right, salutes during a Change of Commandant ceremony Tuesday. Sawyers takes over for Col. Troy Clay, far left, as commandant of the U.S. Army Financial Management School. Col. Mark McAlister, Soldier Support Institute commander, is also pictured.

  • Citizenship services available on post

    Aug 13, 2009

    Ten Fort Jackson Soldiers are closer to becoming citizens after going through their immigration interviews last week. For the first time, an officer from the Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Charleston conducted interviews at Fort Jackson. The interviews are part of a collaborative effort between CIS and the Army to make it easier for Soldiers and their families to receive services.

  • Army addresses fitness from all angles

    Aug 13, 2009

    Two weeks ago, we received a visit from the Army's chief of staff, Gen. George Casey, who was here not only to observe some of the great things that we are doing on Fort Jackson, but also to talk about a new Army program aimed at building resiliency in our Soldiers.

  • Suicide -when destructive thoughts turn to actions

    Aug 12, 2009

    It probably started before the birth of her second child, but by the time she started back to work from maternity leave she was in full blown depression-and it only got worse.

  • Soldiers test integration of popular civilian game into pre-deployment training

    Aug 12, 2009

    What began as a popular form of civilian entertainment is being tested on Fort Jackson as a possible new way to train Soldiers preparing to head to a combat zone.

  • A class act: Army Prep School graduates 2,000 in first year

    Aug 12, 2009

    This month marks a year since the Army Preparatory School at Fort Jackson helped its first student-Soldiers earn their General Education Development certificate.

  • State of mind: Army to start mental fitness program

    Aug 6, 2009

    The Army is looking to improve the resiliency of its Soldiers through a new program, which will be launched in October, said Gen. George Casey, Army chief of staff, during a visit to Fort Jackson July 30.

  • King continues to make history

    Aug 6, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King's career has spanned almost three decades and as many continents. In her 29 years of service, in addition to Fort Jackson, she has been assigned to Stuttgart, Germany; Fort Dix, N.J.; the Pentagon (Washington); Fort Bragg, N.C., Camp Casey, Korea; and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (Belgium).

  • Courage defines honoree: Murray one of three living South Carolina Medal of Honor recipients

    Aug 6, 2009

    In every person's life there comes a defining moment that tests his or her character, courage and integrity.

  • Cemetery starts construction on 74-acre phase

    Jul 23, 2009

    The Fort Jackson National Cemetery is ready to begin its next phase of construction after the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded LW Construction, LLC a $10 million contract, officials announced recently.

  • Former post CSM has storied history

    Jul 23, 2009

    I met retired Command Sgt. Maj. Russell Anderson at an Association of the United States Army meeting. Like many of the other veterans I have spoken with, Anderson shared with me his unique journey.

  • ACS sends SOS to families

    Jul 23, 2009

    Fort Jackson Army Community Service recently started a program to provide services to surviving family members of service members. The Survivor Outreach Services, or SOS, program is available to families of service members who died either while on active duty or from a service-related illness or injury obtained while on active duty.

  • Fort Jackson celebrates 92nd birthday

    Jul 23, 2009

    "Tradition, Training, Transformation" was the theme of the first birthday celebration recognizing Fort Jackson's beginnings 92 years ago. On July 18, 1917, the installation was established as Camp Jackson.

  • Hayes embodies 'can-do' attitude

    Jul 23, 2009

    First Sgt. LaShan Hayes said that when she first became a Soldier, her leaders' get-it-done attitude motivated her to leave excuses behind.

  • Flu cases rise: H1N1 cases concentrated among BCT Soldiers

    Jul 23, 2009

    Fort Jackson's H1N1 influenza cases are steadily climbing among Basic Combat Training Soldiers.

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    Jul 22, 2009

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    Jul 22, 2009

  • Webster University offers credits for Civilian Education System course

    Jul 20, 2009

    Army Civilian Corps senior leaders now have another incentive for attending the Army Management Staff College.

  • A Soldier's Last Farewell

    Jul 17, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The aircraft engines hummed as U.S. and coalition forces stood in two formations, shaping a path in between. The fallen hero lay in a flag-draped case at the walkway's beginning. Paying their last respects to the one who gave all, troops saluted this hero. Faces somber, the pallbearers, his former comrades, shouldered their heavy burden and slowly marched past the long rows of servicemembers to the waiting plane.

  • CRYSTAL CLEAR: Mom learns love does not cure all ills

    Jul 16, 2009

    Between the baby and the dog, I think I have had more than my share of hacking coughs, mucus and vomit this week.

  • COMMENTARY: Mom, kids make the best of family weekend without dad

    Jul 16, 2009

    Greetings from Destin, Florida! The kiddos and I are here for the weekend. This place is a little piece of heaven on Earth.

  • McLaughlin: Set goals, keep focus

    Jul 16, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class LaToya McLaughlin says the good mentors that she has had as a Soldier has shaped her military career for the better.

  • PTSD topic of scheduled presentation

    Jul 16, 2009

    Fort Jackson will host Army Training and Leadership Development presentations about managing post-traumatic stress disorder July 27 and 28.

  • Casting a Web: TRADOC, Fort Jackson enter social media age

    Jul 16, 2009

    Social media sites have changed the way people stay connected, and the Army is part of that trend. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Fort Jackson are working to use social media to broaden communication across the Army and with the public.

  • Welcome to Fort Jackson's Website! Looking for a Soldier in Basic Combat Training'

    Jul 14, 2009

    Click on Families of Soldiers in Training in the links column on the left side of the page.

  • Fort Jackson H1N1 update

    Jul 13, 2009

    As of July 7, there have been a total of 32 confirmed H1N1 cases since April. Moncrief Army Community Hospital is awaiting laboratory results in 45 other cases in which patients tested positive for Type A flu.

  • H1N1 Flu Update

    Jul 13, 2009

  • H1N1 Status Report

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Weather Conditions

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Sharepoint Portal (Authenication Required)

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Community Calendar

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Telephone Directory

    Jul 13, 2009

  • News Archive

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Schmitt: Be good at what you do

    Jul 10, 2009

  • Top-notch honor: 3-13 NCO named Army Times Soldier of the Year

    Jul 10, 2009

    For his valor and service, 1st Sgt. Peter Lara is being honored today as the 2009 Army Times "Soldier of the Year" at a reception in Washington.

  • Ammunition boosts safety

    Jul 10, 2009

    The Army has standardized and improved the markings of training ammunition. Fort Jackson's first shipment of the new silver "dummy rounds" is scheduled to arrive this week.

  • Fort Jackson welcomes World War II veterans

    Jul 10, 2009

    A group of World War II veterans got a taste of modern Basic Combat Training and shared memories of their own experiences during a July 2 tour of Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Fort Jackson Leader Newspaper

    Jul 9, 2009

  • TRADOC connects via Social Media

    Jul 9, 2009

    Web-based collaboration tools, generally known as social media, are changing the way people stay connected. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is working to leverage social media in training Army leaders to be more adaptive and agile in their conduct of operations, and to broaden discussion across the Army and with the public.

  • Welcome to Fort Jackson's Website

    Jul 9, 2009

  • Army names next DSS commandant

    Jul 9, 2009

    The 369th Adjutant General Battalion's Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King has been chosen to be the next commandant of the Drill Sergeant School.

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    Jul 8, 2009

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    Jul 8, 2009

  • Selection Box

    Jul 6, 2009

  • Links

    Jul 6, 2009

  • Colbert goes 'commando' for a week

    Jul 5, 2009

    Stephen Colbert visits Baghdad to film "Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando" as a part of his USO tour.


  • Jul 2, 2009

    Maj. Gen. James M. Milano Commanding General

  • Rite of passage: McAlister assumes SSI command from Mustion

    Jul 2, 2009

    Brig. Gen. Richard Mustion said he welcomes his new assignment, but he will miss being commander of the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute at Fort Jackson.

  • Faith, guidance inspire Goodwin

    Jul 2, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Marquise Goodwin is team player. When his unit needed someone to compete in this year's Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition, he readily stepped up -- and won.

  • Program puts post birds on the map

    Jul 2, 2009

    Fort Jackson's 52,000 acres are not only home to countless Soldiers who use the land for training, but also to 91 documented bird species. A new program conducted by the wildlife division of the Directorate of Public Works monitors the post's migratory bird population with the goal of recognizing trends in breeding and survivorship.

  • Culbertson embraces leadership role

    Jul 2, 2009

    Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Culbertson has been on the job for only one month, but he has a clear picture of what he wants to achieve.

  • Child safety never takes back seat

    Jul 2, 2009

    Eleven of Fort Jackson's law enforcement and safety experts are now better equipped to educate parents on how to keep their children safe in the event of a car accident.

  • Army Chaplain adapts to better serve Soldiers

    Jun 30, 2009

    Army Chaplain (Maj.) Henry McCain is leading the way for military chaplains and their expanded role and duties helping Soldiers both in garrison and deployed environments.

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    Jun 30, 2009

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  • New running technique strikes a Pose

    Jun 26, 2009

    Fort Sill fitness platoon is using a new technique to prevent running injuries.

  • Army names top drill sergeants for 2009

    Jun 26, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Michael F. Johnston from the 192nd Infantry Brigade at Fort Benning, Ga., took home top honors for the active-duty force and Staff Sgt. Joshua J. Marshall from 2/398th Training Battalion, Bowling Green, Ky., captured the Reserve title in the Army's 2009 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition.

  • Seven continue quest for U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year

    Jun 23, 2009

    The seven Army NCOs competing for this year's title of U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year are now facing some of the toughest challenges of the competition.

  • DSOY Day 2

    Jun 23, 2009

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