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  • Fort Jackson adding to its roster of gate guards

    Jan 31, 2013

    Three armed men surrounded John DeMarco, a former Soldier who spent four years of his career stationed on Fort Jackson. The sun was shining, the weather was mild and none of the drivers passing by the Fort Jackson Directorate of Emergency Services building on Jackson Boulevard seemed to notice the scenario playing out behind the building.

  • MACH employee honored for volunteerism

    Jan 31, 2013

  • WTU town hall focuses on healthy lifestyle

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Warrior Transition Unit conducted a "Health and Wellness" town hall meeting Jan. 17 at Vanguard Gym to weigh in and start the unit's "Biggest Loser" contest which continues through March.

  • 81st Wildcat WWI color guard marches in 57th Presidential Inauguration parade

    Jan 29, 2013

    For our countries leaders, the road to Washington is paved with politics. For eight Soldiers of the 81st Regional Support Command, their path to the nation's capitol was carved out of history via the lineage of service and sacrifice of 81st Infantry Division Wildcats from World Wars One and Two and various conflicts up to the present day.

  • Army eliminates Direct Ground Combat Definition, Assignment Rule

    Jan 24, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno announced Jan. 24, 2013, that the Army is eliminating the Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule, which limited the assignment of women Soldiers in various jobs and job assignments.

  • Tax Center opens Wednesday

    Jan 24, 2013

    The Fort Jackson Tax Center will open for business at the end of the month.

  • Soldier an active part of city's poetry circuit

    Jan 24, 2013

    Not many people can find poetry in a bottle of pop.

  • Soldiers support Inaugural Parade

    Jan 22, 2013

    Army units led the Inaugural Parade for President Obama Jan. 21, 2013 and more than 2,100 service members marched in the parade. About 5,000 troops in all supported the 57th Presidential Inauguration.

  • Army releases programmatic environmental assessment - Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment

    Jan 18, 2013

    The Department of the Army has completed a final Programmatic Environmental Assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact (for Army force structure reductions and realignments that may occur from Fiscal Years 2013-2020. Public comment period is open until Feb. 19.

  • Army launches 'Ready and Resilient' survey

    Jan 18, 2013

    How can the Army become more Ready and Resilient? AKO users can take a survey to provide valuable feedback on how the Army communicates about Readiness and Resiliency.

  • Soldier trains for combat-arms support job newly opened to women

    Jan 17, 2013

    Pvt. Cicely Verstein, 21, did not give much thought to her place in history when she enlisted in the Army. The Pennsylvania native said she was looking for a job she thought was interesting, but will soon become the first woman in the Army to repair the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

  • A day on, not a day off

    Jan 17, 2013

    This year marks 50 years since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the historic and immortal "I Have a Dream" speech. Today, we remember Martin Luther King Jr. in the pantheon of our greatest heroes -- a pioneer, visionary and activist. His actions of selfless service are unparalleled in our nation's history. We celebrate his birthday and legacy, because his dream, his vision and his commitment made our country a place in which we all can take pride.

  • Post to celebrate King's legacy

    Jan 17, 2013

    For Fort Jackson, the national holiday honoring prominent civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. is a time to reflect on the principles of racial equality and non-violent social change he championed. The post will honor these values Jan. 25 with a special ceremony beginning at 11:30 at the Solomon Center.

  • Mentoring program helps military kids

    Jan 17, 2013

    The Big Brothers Big Sisters Military Mentoring Program, which was implemented in Columbia in January 2012, engages active duty, Reserve, or retired military personnel as volunteer mentors to children of military parents.

  • Army freezes hiring, cuts base ops, reduces training

    Jan 17, 2013

    In advance of possible extreme budget cuts that could arrive in March, Army leadership has called for an immediate hiring freeze and spelled out other pre-emptive measures meant to help the service prepare for a fiscal cliff.

  • Time running out to register for Small Arms Championships

    Jan 14, 2013

    Only 50 slots remain open for the 2013 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships to be held from Jan. 28 to Feb. 8, 2013.

  • Army Marksmanship Unit expands to include Wounded Warriors

    Jan 10, 2013

    The Army recently announced the expansion of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit to include 24 Wounded Warriors as members of its new Paralympic and Instructor sections.

  • Dress rehearsal for 2013 Inaugural ceremonies, parade

    Jan 10, 2013

    The Joint Task Force - National Capital Region will hold a media day during the planned Department of Defense dress rehearsal for military participation in the 57th Presidential Inaugural ceremonies and parade, Sunday.

  • Army researchers develop robot intelligence to support Soldiers

    Jan 10, 2013

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate are developing robot intelligence that will enable robots to successfully navigate (move around) in their environment when given a voice command (instruction) by a human.

  • Genuine care and concern

    Jan 10, 2013

    Tina Barnes, an administrative assistant with the Housing Division, Directorate of Public Works, has been named "Housing Professional of the Year" by the Professional Housing Management Association.

  • Fort Jackson to recognize 'Sustainable Soldiers'

    Jan 10, 2013

    Fort Jackson is committed to sustaining the environment for current and future generations. In order to recognize those Soldiers and civilians who make an effort to be "green" and exemplify the installation's sustainability policy, Fort Jackson's Sustainability Management System is launching its "Sustainable Soldier" campaign.

  • Soldiers remaing on post during block leave find ways to keep busy

    Jan 10, 2013

    Activities on Fort Jackson slowed to a crawl during the final weeks of 2012. Victory Block Leave began Dec. 19, sending thousands of Soldiers home for the holidays for two weeks. But, a few hundred Soldiers opted to stay behind. For some, the time and expense involved with going home for the holidays made the idea counterproductive.

  • Week puts emphasize on healthy lifestyle

    Jan 10, 2013

    Typically weight-loss programs last about three months. This is how long it can take to make a habit stick. If we are lucky, we end up with including exercise and healthier eating into our lifestyle. At the same time, three months can be a bit overwhelming and many abandon the effort before they even get started. People not only want, but love a shortcut, especially if it ends with results.

  • Obama announces nominees for next Defense Secretary, CIA Director

    Jan 9, 2013

    President Barack Obama announced his nominations to serve as the next leaders of the Defense Department and Central Intelligence Agency, Jan. 7, 2013, in Washington.

  • New range system passes test

    Jan 8, 2013

    A new Location of Miss and Hit (LOMAH) electronic shot detection and location system recently passed its Government Acceptance Test (GAT).

  • Computer detectives hunt hackers, deliver digital justice

    Jan 8, 2013

    The U.S. Army CID's Computer Crimes Investigative Unit is turning the tables on would-be predators online to where the hunters now have become the hunted.

  • A day to remember: Wreaths across America

    Dec 21, 2012

    More than 2,500 people helped to place 2,000 wreaths on gravesites at Fort Jackson National Cemetery Saturday.

  • Victory Block Leave begins

    Dec 20, 2012

    Fort Jackson is going to be a quiet place for the next two weeks.

  • Sponsorship program eases transition woes

    Dec 20, 2012

    Whether it is a military family's first or fifth move, relocating to a new place can be challenging. Fort Jackson's Sponsor-a-Spouse program aims to ease that process by providing information and resources that address each participating family's unique needs and questions.

  • Band spreads holiday cheer around post

    Dec 20, 2012

    The 282nd U.S. Army Band paid a visit to Moncrief Army Community Hospital Friday to play music and carols for the holiday season.

  • Post participates in nationwide VTC exercise

    Dec 20, 2012

    The Emergency Management Institute, a department of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is conducting a series of virtual tabletop exercises, in which key members of the Fort Jackson community took part by video teleconference Friday at Moncrief Army Community Hospital.

  • NORAD prepares to track Santa on worldwide tour

    Dec 20, 2012

    It's the number one question that everyone wants answered on Christmas Eve -- where is Santa and when is he getting to my house?

  • Taking advantage of Military OneSource Tax Services

    Dec 20, 2012

    Military OneSource provides free access to the H&R Block At HomeR Basic online tax filing service. The service allows you to complete and electronically file your federal and up to three state tax returns or filings.

  • Fort Jackson Soldier receives Bronze Star for valor

    Dec 13, 2012

    A Fort Jackson Soldier was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for valor last week for his courage and efforts to save the lives of his fellow Soldiers in 2010.

  • Make risk management part of holiday tradition

    Dec 13, 2012

    Regardless of the type of activities you may have planned for the holidays, remember to watch out for yourself and others. A simple way to do so is by applying the same risk-management techniques during your holiday activities as you do when you are on duty -- The Composite Risk Management Process.

  • Post homeschoolers help needy pets

    Dec 13, 2012

    Members of the Fort Jackson Homeschool Group like getting their hands dirty -- if it means helping local pets. The group meets regularly to support the Palmetto Life Line's Pet Soup project, which provides pet food to Columbia pet owners who might not otherwise be able to feed their furry friends.

  • Combined Federal Campaign draws to close

    Dec 13, 2012

    Federal employees and service members from around the Midlands got together Monday at the Fort Jackson Officers' Club to recognize the area's contributions to the Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Program reaches out to families living in Northeast Columbia

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Jackson and the Lake Carolina Development have partnered to launch the Lake Carolina Military Ambassador Program, an initiative that will reach out to military families who live in Lake Carolina and Northeast Columbia.

  • 1-61st wins Commander's Cup

    Dec 13, 2012

    The 1st Battalion 61st Infantry Regiment "Roadrunners" became the first Basic Combat Training unit on Fort Jackson to win the coveted Commander's Cup, which is presented each year to the unit that accumulates the most points during the sports season.

  • Pentagram staff produces Pearl Harbor-themed Arlington National Cemetery walking tour

    Dec 11, 2012

    Each individual grave inside the walls of Arlington National Cemetery has its own history, and in late November, some of the Pentagram newspaper staff initiated an effort to remember the American servicemen who were killed in action at Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941.

  • New, longer Warrior Leader Course to launch with shorter days, land nav returns

    Dec 11, 2012

    When implemented Army-wide in January, the Warrior Leader Course will be a little bit longer and a little bit better, said the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Commandant Command Sgt. Maj. Rory L. Malloy.

  • At home on the range: SC Army National Guard troops blast targets with TOW missiles

    Dec 10, 2012

    CAMP BUEHRING, KUWAIT - Some South Carolina Army National Guard soldiers got a chance to focus on something more in their line recently - blowing up targets with TOW missiles. Soldiers of Delta Company, 4th Battalion, 118th Infantry Regiment, fired 16 wire-guided TOW missiles at the Udairi Range near here, Nov. 27, scoring hits on targets like junked cars over 3,500 meters away. Cpl. Shaun Doane, of Myrtle Beach. S.C. made the hardest shot, hitting a metal storage container at about 3,660 meters. It was a rare opportunity for the troops, made more precious by the fact that Delta Company, like other battalion units, has been performing security-force operations in northern Kuwait since deploying here in April.

  • Fort Jackson stages realistic 'active shooter' exercise

    Dec 10, 2012

    There wasn't much color in the building to begin with, but the gunsmoke coated everything in a cataract haze. Specks of gunpowder floated in the air and screams echoed through the halls. A woman's voice on the public address system warned that an active shooter was on the premises. The sounds of gunfire punctuated her warnings.

  • Officers' Club to remodel outdoor area

    Dec 10, 2012

    The Fort Jackson Officers' Club is remodeling its courtyard to create a permanent location for future change of command ceremonies.

  • Exercise, nutrition tips for I-frame bodies

    Dec 10, 2012

    In exercise, like in many things, one size does not fit all. Some of us need more of this and less of that. When you go to a gym and you see all this equipment, how do you know which pieces will help you reach the goals you want for your body?

  • Soldiers getting enhanced transition assistance

    Dec 10, 2012

    One of the biggest challenges Soldiers face is transitioning to civilian life. That transition got a boost Nov. 21, 2012, when the Veterans Opportunity to Work, or VOW, to Hire Heroes Act went into effect.

  • Panetta honors vets at 'wall' education center groundbreaking

    Nov 29, 2012

    The education center at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial "Wall" will be a place to join the past to the future, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said at the center's groundbreaking ceremony today.

  • New reference guide highlights training basics

    Nov 29, 2012

    The first few weeks of Basic Combat Training can be disorienting for new Soldiers. If changes in environment and responsibilities weren't confusing enough, there's also a battery of new skills and disciplines to be learned in a short amount of time.

  • Group offers safe place to share

    Nov 29, 2012

    When Pam Jacobs learned that her husband had received orders to report to Korea in December, she was devastated. After weathering two deployments and other absences in their five-year marriage, she had hoped to avoid more time apart.

  • Fort Jackson Soldier moves on to next phase of Army singing contest

    Nov 29, 2012

  • TBI linked to range of vision problems

    Nov 28, 2012

    Traumatic brain injuries can result in many visual problems such as binocular vision dysfunction, light sensitivity, and visual field defects. Although progress has been made in recent years, the pathophysiology of these injuries is not well understood and continues to affect soldiers in their activities of daily living.

  • DOD praises Army's Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts and urges authorization bill passage

    Nov 28, 2012

    The Defense Department continues its assistance with Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, Pentagon Press Secretary George E. Little said.

  • Soldiers filing S.C. tax returns may be ID theft victims

    Nov 28, 2012

    Officials believe that a large number of Soldiers and their families who filed state taxes in South Carolina may be victims of identity theft.

  • U.S. Army Small Arms Championships slated for January

    Nov 27, 2012

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, in conjunction with the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Ga., will host the 2013 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships, Jan 28 - Feb. 8, 2013.

  • Holiday offers time to reflect on all that we have

    Nov 21, 2012

    Thanksgiving Day is a special time to pause and give thanks for what you have and to express your gratitude and appreciation to those people whom you hold dear. All of us have a tremendous amount for which to be thankful.

  • Dining facilities get ready for Thanksgiving festivities

    Nov 21, 2012

  • Family of the Year named

    Nov 21, 2012

    Fort Jackson named its Family of the Year during a ceremony Friday at the Solomon Center.

  • Fort Jackson recycles

    Nov 21, 2012

    On Nov. 15, Fort Jackson celebrated America Recycles Day with an art contest, recycling drive and educational displays. Soldiers, families and post employees were invited to bring 'e-waste' such as old computers, telephones and other electronic equipment to be disposed in bins at the Officer's Club, while vendors display crafts made from recycled materials.

  • Challenge of change

    Nov 21, 2012

    Fort Jackson hosted an adaptive sports equipment exhibit in honor of Warrior Care Month.

  • Boss offers community to single Soldiers

    Nov 21, 2012

    When Sgt. Marshall Pampkin arrives at a new installation, one of the first things he does is get involved with its Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program.

  • Garnet, Black & Green

    Nov 21, 2012

    Fort Jackson Soldiers honored during University of South Carolina football game.

  • Dempsey Portrait Unveiled at Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Nov 20, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, wife Deanie Dempsey and Gen. Raymond Odierno unveil the portrait of the 37th Chief of Staff of the Army during a ceremony in the Pentagon Oct. 20, 2012. Secretary McHugh told the audience that as chief, we watched Gen. Dempsey bring his straight-forward leadership and his unyielding resolve to bear on the mission and to keep our Army focused forward during what we all know has been an extraordinarily difficult decade.

  • Veterans Day celebrations

    Nov 16, 2012

    More than 400 Fort Jackson Soldiers, the parade included participation from veterans groups, local schools and other organizations supportive of service members.

  • Taking aim at the future

    Nov 15, 2012

    New Soldiers are expected to be training with new weapons in 2013.

  • Is Temporary Early Retirment Authority for you?

    Nov 15, 2012

  • Thanksgiving 2012

    Nov 15, 2012

    This Thanksgiving, our Army has many blessings to count. But you -- our Soldiers, Family members and Army Civilians -- are the most precious blessings of all. Whether you celebrate the holiday with loved ones at home or with your battle buddies in the fight overseas, please know you and yours are in our thoughts. Thank you for your dedication to our nation and our way of life, and for the sacrifices youmake every day!

  • IMCOM looks to expedite garrison hiring

    Nov 15, 2012

    Garrison commanders are recruiting for about 2,000 job openings, and while the competitive process can be time-consuming, exceptions to the process allow for noncompetitive selection of current U.S. Army Installation Management Command employees, transitioning Soldiers, disabled veterans, and certain others.

  • Caregiver conferences held on post

    Nov 15, 2012

    The Warrior Transition Command and Dorn Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center want to make sure that wounded warriors and their caregivers have all the knowledge they need before leaving the military. To do so, the organizations hosted a conference for caregivers Nov. 5 at the Solomon Center.

  • Panthers visit post

    Nov 15, 2012

  • 2013 Block leave

    Nov 14, 2012

    Fort Jackson VICTORY BLOCK LEAVE is from Dec. 19, 2013 until Jan. 3, 2014. Soldiers may travel by bus, rail, air, or with family members if traveling in a privately owned vehicle (POV).

  • Army data tracker improves unit readiness evaluations

    Nov 13, 2012

    The Enterprise Management Decision Support system has helped leaders know the readiness status of all units and more improvements are coming to the system.

  • Fort Jackson to host recycling event

    Nov 8, 2012

    On Nov. 15, Fort Jackson will celebrate America Recycles Day with an art contest, recycling drive, education displays, music vendors and more.

  • Veterans Day parade scheduled

    Nov 8, 2012

    Columbia's 34th annual Veterans Day parade is scheduled for Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. The parade will honor all veterans for their service and commitment to the nation.

  • Army couple balance jobs, family

    Nov 8, 2012

    Striking the perfect balance between career and family obligations is tough enough for many couples, but when one spouse is a recruiter and the other a drill sergeant, the challenges increase.

  • E-payment required for some TRICARE patients starting 2013

    Nov 8, 2012

    Beneficiaries enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select or TRICARE Retired Reserve could lose their coverage if they don't take steps to switch from their monthly premiums by check to an electronic form of payment before Jan. 1.

  • Civilian fitness program to start

    Nov 8, 2012

    More and more agencies are adopting fitness and wellness programs in the work environment to show support for employees.

  • Army engineers helping restore power to Hurricane Sandy victims

    Nov 7, 2012

    Soldiers of the 249th Engineer Battalion, from Fort Bragg, N.C., are assessing facilities damaged by Hurricane Sandy and are coordinating generators to temporarily restore power.

  • New online game trains kids against cyber attacks

    Nov 5, 2012

    The National Science Center is now training kids to stay safe from cyber attack malware. A new online game called Cyber Swarm Defenders is targeted to 6th-8th grade students.

  • Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! IMCOM seeks to hire, retain former soldiers in the Army civilian workforce

    Nov 5, 2012

    Army civilians serve alongside soldiers every day, in every theater. From state-side garrisons to forward operating bases in Afghanistan, Army civilians write contracts, deliver goods, manage networks, operate ranges, manage business operations and provide support functions that would otherwise present distractions to training and wartime operations. From the sound of reveille to when a soldier turns out the lights at the end the day, soldiers are supported by their civilian counterparts.

  • Army Chief of Staff Tours Damage-Stricken New York City and New Jersey, Thanks Responders

    Nov 5, 2012

  • Excused leave for voting explained

    Nov 1, 2012

    Election Day is Tuesday, and employees are encouraged to exercise their right to vote. Tuesday is also a work day for most people.

  • Unit helps protect from espionage

    Nov 1, 2012

    The 902nd Military Intelligence Detachment at Fort Jackson conducts operations and investigations throughout South Carolina to detect, identify, neutralize and defeat foreign intelligence and terrorism threats to U.S. Army and selected Department of Defense forces, technologies and critical information.

  • Board candidates introduced

    Nov 1, 2012

    Elections for the Fort Jackson School Board are scheduled for Nov. 5 through 9 during school hours. The elections will be at C.C. Pinckney and Pierce Terrace elementary school.

  • Sesame Street characters visit post

    Nov 1, 2012

    The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families visited Fort Jackson Monday and Tuesday for four shows at the Solomon Center.

  • Mark smokeout by quitting tobacco

    Nov 1, 2012

    Moncrief Army Community Hospital will celebrate "The Great American Smokeout" Nov. 15 at the Post Exchange from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at the hospital lobby from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants are encouraged to quit smoking for 24 hours.

  • Family Appreciation Month events on tap

    Nov 1, 2012

    Military Family Appreciation Month will kick off with a free brunch for military families Sunday at the Officers' Club, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is limited to the first 600 customers (active duty military and their immediate family members).

  • Old Guard Soldiers brave Hurricane Sandy to render honors, ensure others' safety

    Nov 1, 2012

    Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) remained dedicated to their missions in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., despite the onset of Hurricane Sandy.

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month event scheduled

    Oct 25, 2012

    "Don't turn your back on Domestic Violence!" is this year's theme for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

  • Judges visit post dining facility

    Oct 25, 2012

    Army graders are on post today to evaluate the dining facility at the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School for the ongoing Philip A. Connelly Awards.

  • Credit score not only factor

    Oct 25, 2012

    Does a great credit score mean a person has a strong and stable financial position? Does being approved for a loan mean that the borrower can afford it? No, not necessarily. Although excellent credit can serve as a tool for some of life's financial goals, it does not necessarily mean that the household pocketbook is in order nor that borrowers can afford every approved loan that is offered.

  • Fort Jackson puts knowledge to the test during safety stand-down

    Oct 25, 2012

    Tuesday's U.S. Army Garrison Fort Jackson safety stand-down was recognized in different ways on Fort Jackson. Some units marked the occasion with formal presentations on safety concerns specific to their mission. Others took the time to brush up on standard protocol.

  • Odierno visits Fort Jackson

    Oct 25, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits Fort Jackson Oct. 25.

  • Versatility critical to future Army capabilities

    Oct 24, 2012

    The Army is looking ahead as it prepares for the security challenges of 2020 and beyond. During the 2012 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, senior leaders highlighted the value of both adaptability and versatility as the Army focuses on this critical transition period.

  • DOD awards $49 million to public schools

    Oct 24, 2012

    Despite budget cuts, the Department of Defense Education Activity awarded almost $49 million in grants earlier this month to public schools that teach military children.

  • Traffic innovation to lead visitors to Hilton Field

    Oct 18, 2012

    What stretches almost seven miles of road, uses 125 gallons of paint and has fascinated more than a few drivers on Fort Jackson during the last week?

  • 'Blue lines' make post more friendly to visitors

    Oct 18, 2012

    You have probably noticed that several of our roads now feature a freshly painted blue line. Many have speculated why the line exists and where it ends. Just as Dorothy had her yellow brick road and Hansel and Gretel had their trail of bread crumbs, visitors to Fort Jackson now have their "blue line."

  • AFAP conference prioritizes concerns

    Oct 18, 2012

    Delegates representing various constituent groups on Fort Jackson came together last week to develop a list of issues and recommendations at the fiscal year 2013 Fort Jackson Army Family Action Plan conference.

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition NCO and Soldier Board

    Oct 18, 2012

    On the final day of the 2012 U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition, the competing Soldiers will appear before an NCO or Soldier board comprised of sergeants major from 12 different commands throughout the Army. The Oct. 18 board is taking place at Fort Lee, Va.

  • S.C. history is hiding in Fort Jackson's shadier areas

    Oct 18, 2012

    Bits of broken glass and ceramics lay among the leaves and underbrush. This is a part of Fort Jackson few ever see, thickly wooded and secluded from the many training areas scattered about the post.

  • Program helps increase population of endangered birds

    Oct 18, 2012

    Autumn means many things to many people -- football season, changing leaf color, the state fair and cooler temperatures. But to biologists in the Directorate of Public Works Wildlife Branch, autumn has a special meaning -- red-cockaded woodpecker translocation time has arrived.

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