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  • 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.

  • Fort Jackson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 18, 2012

  • Fort Jackson training new Soldiers with Virtual Battlespace 2 simulator

    Oct 16, 2012

    A Fort Jackson, S.C., battalion is piloting a new training tool that will look familiar to many new Soldiers. Virtual Battlespace 2 offers battlefield simulations that allow instructors to create new scenarios and engage the simulation from multiple viewpoints.

  • Gabe named 2012 Hero Dog

    Oct 11, 2012

    Gabe, a retired military dog who completed morethan 200 combat missions in Iraq, was named American Hero Dog of 2012 last weekend at the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards in Los Angeles.

  • FMWRC announces art contest winners

    Oct 11, 2012

    The winners of the 2012 All-Army Arts and Crafts Contest were announced last week, with two awards given to artists representing Fort Jackson.

  • Get Golf Ready at Fort Jackson Golf Club

    Oct 11, 2012

    For potential golfers who may wonder how to get started with the game, the Fort Jackson Golf Club may have a solution.

  • TRADOC schools train joint, interagency, multinational students

    Oct 10, 2012

    By the end of fiscal year 2012, more than 500,000 Soldiers will have completed courses taught by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command instructors.

  • SECDEF on Importance of Voting

    Oct 10, 2012

    On November 6th, Americans will have the opportunity to exercise the most important responsibility we have in a democracy -- the right to vote.

  • "Fireside Chat" leads to better understanding between federal and industry leaders

    Oct 10, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal discusses Army Transformation, Business Transformation and Army Equipment Modernization during Government Executive Leadership Briefing's "Fireside Chats", Oct. 10, 2012, at the National Press Club, Washington, DC.

  • Smartcard pilot for spouses and retirees yields valuable feedback

    Oct 9, 2012

    The Army ended a smartcard pilot Oct. 1, 2012, for 900 Army spouses and retirees, who log on to Army private networks such as Army Knowledge Online and Army self-service sites.

  • Soldiers: Speak up to select new Improved Physical Fitness Uniform

    Oct 8, 2012

    The Program Executive Officer Soldier is offering an online survey to ask troops to choose from the which of the six proposed redesigned uniforms -- which include 32 improvements -- they like best. The survey opened Oct. 9 and will remain online until Oct. 29.

  • Odierno, Biden announce education milestone for military kids

    Oct 4, 2012

    More than 100 colleges and universities have signed on to a White House initiative to prepare educators for the unique needs of their military-connected students, Jill Biden announced Oct. 3, 2012, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Army ROTC team up

    Oct 4, 2012

    The College Fund and the Army are working together to attract more qualified African American prospects who want to become Army officers

  • Post observes suicide stand-down

    Oct 4, 2012

    The Army took a collective stand against suicide Sept. 27 by holding a suicide prevention stand-down day.

  • Today Show reunites Soldier, deployed father during interview

    Oct 4, 2012

    Pvt. Victoria Piccoli, 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, was invited to take part in a live segment of the "Today" show titled "Young Americans Answering the Call of Duty" last Sunday. It was supposed to be a short segment on the show, a few minutes devoted to the goals of a young Soldier preparing to graduate from Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson. But, within moments of her interview with reporter Lester Holt via satellite in Kabul, Afghanistan, she got the shock of her life.

  • Alzheimer's march on tap

    Oct 4, 2012

    Volunteers across the state have joined the fight against Alzheimer's disease to raise awareness of the disease and to provide help for care givers.

  • Luminary displays at Semmes Lake mark Gold Star Mother's Day

    Oct 4, 2012

    Families of fallen Soldiers came together Sunday evening in a ceremony at Semmes Lake to commemorate their loved ones. Two hundred and ninety five candles lined the pier -- one for each Soldier from South Carolina who has died while on active duty since 2001.

  • Ready & Resilient

    Oct 1, 2012

    Ready & Resilient is the Army's holistic approach to total healthcare for its Soldiers, family members, and civilians, both on and off the battlefield.

  • Post does it in PINK

    Sep 28, 2012

  • AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition underway, 'out of order'

    Sep 27, 2012

    Soldiers seeking the title of 2012 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year encountered an unanticipated turn of events at the competition going on now at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Victory Update Vol. 12-08

    Sep 27, 2012

    Fort Jackson Soldiers put their skills to the test as they seek to earn the Expert Infantry Badge and more than 5,000 Soldiers can be fed at the same time it what is now the Army's largest dining facility.

  • VA, DOD streamline disability exams

    Sep 27, 2012

    Injured Soldiers dread the uncertainty. Am I medically fit to stay in the Army? If I get out, what disability do I qualify for? What if I don't want my career to end? A few years ago, these questions would have consumed Soldiers and their time as they shuffled between the medical board appointments of the Army and later the disability exams offered by Department of Veteran Affairs -- a process that could stretch as long as 540 days. Today a new system has shortened the overlap between the two agencies giving injured Soldiers a streamlined approach to determining fitness for duty and a proposed VA disability rating all before leaving military service. The Integrated Disability Evaluation System is a collaboration between Department of Defense and the VA to make disability evaluation seamless, simple, fast and fair.

  • Suicides prompt stand-down

    Sep 27, 2012

    An Armywide suicide prevention stand down is set for today.

  • In an elite group

    Sep 27, 2012

    It was a grueling week for the more than 100 Fort Jackson Soldiers hoping to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge. Soldiers had to demonstrate their skills in map reading, first aid, language and protocol as gunfire and cries for help echoed throughout the surrounding forest.

  • Army women win Armed Forces Softball Championship

    Sep 27, 2012

    Terri "Mama T" Andreoni, a 40-year-old, hard-hitting pitcher, led the All-Army women to a 5-4 victory over defending champion All-Air Force in the gold-medal game of the 2012 Armed Forces Softball Championships, Sept. 20, 2012, at the Cannoneer Complex on Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Modular Backpack Panel to allow Soldiers to carry heavy, unwieldy loads

    Sep 25, 2012

    Lightening Soldiers' loads has always weighed heavily on Rich Landry's mind. While more and more equipment is being developed to assist them on the battlefield, Landry worries how Soldiers will carry it all over rugged terrain in places such as Afghanistan without incident or injury.

  • Team IMCOM is force multiplier in battle against suicide

    Sep 25, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- Today we will observe a "Stand Up for Life Day" as we take time to discuss ways to build resiliency among our workforce, emphasize positive health and wellness habits, and learn more about behaviors that may help us deal more effectively with stress - all leading to a more balanced approach to living that recognizes the importance of life.

  • Army completely redesigns new recruiter training

    Sep 20, 2012

    In a move to rapidly embrace the new Army Learning Model, the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute's Recruiting and Retention School at Fort Jackson, S.C., has completely redesigned the Army Recruiter and Center Commander courses - from the curriculum and facilitation, to the number of students, to the students' duty uniform, to the physical appearance and layout of the classrooms.

  • Army seeks Soldier input with Army Service Uniform survey

    Sep 20, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III is encouraging all active-duty, Reserve and National Guard Soldiers to take the Army Service Uniform survey to help inform the Army's decisions regarding future uniforms and equipment.

  • Fort Jackson building named after former commanding general

    Sep 20, 2012

    Building 9810 on Lee Road was formally christened Tuesday morning. The address of the Army Substance Abuse Program, the Soldier Family Assistance Center, American Red Cross and Warrior Transition Unit is now known as the MG John A. Renner Building, named for the 35th commanding general of Fort Jackson. Friends and family of Renner were in attendance Tuesday morning at the site as the new name was unveiled for the public.

  • SELF Symposium scheduled

    Sep 20, 2012

    Fort Jackson spouses, and other interested community members, will have the opportunity to "embrace life fully," during the installation's second annual SELF symposium, which is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 28 at the Solomon Center.

  • Gate 2 reopens after 11-week renovation

    Sep 20, 2012

    After more than two months of being closed for renovation, Gate 2 reopened for traffic Wednesday. The upgrades were part of an effort to accommodate traffic and commercial vehicles. The gate received additional lanes, existing lanes were widened, and a new sign was built.

  • On-post schools receive passing grades in review

    Sep 20, 2012

    Fort Jackson schools received favorable marks following a Quality Assurance Review conducted earlier this year.

  • Soldiers test their mettle in Expert Infantryman challenges

    Sep 20, 2012

    Dozens of Fort Jackson Soldiers vie for the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge this week, taking part in extensive field tests.

  • Fort Jackson dining facility earns regional award

    Sep 13, 2012

    The dining facility at the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School at Fort Jackson took the top spot in IMCOM Atlantic's Civilian Garrison category in the annual Philip A. Connelly Awards.

  • Fort Jackson schools hire new teachers

    Sep 13, 2012

    Growing student enrollment at Fort Jackson schools has resulted in the addition of new teaching positions this year, including a full-time music teacher for Pierce Terrace Elementary School.

  • All park and no bite

    Sep 13, 2012

    Fort Jackson opens up a new dog park.

  • Post honors victims, responders, military on anniversay of attacks

    Sep 13, 2012

    The Fort Jackson community came together Tuesday to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. The ceremony in front of Post Headquarters featured displays to honor emergency responders and service members.

  • Job Fair scheduled for Oct. 2

    Sep 13, 2012

    Looking for a job can be a daunting and disappointing experience. Even after sending out numerous resumes, job seekers may not receive a single invitation for an interview.