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  • Employees now may request estimates online

    Feb 2, 2012

    Electronic retirement estimates are now available online. Current DA employees who are eligible for a voluntary or optional retirement within the next five years can now request a retirement estimate electronically through the Employee Benefits Information System (EBIS).

  • Army Nurse Corps celebrates 111 years of caring, devotion

    Feb 2, 2012

    Today is a great day for the Army Nurse Corps. One-hundred, eleven years ago, Congress passed the Army Reorganization Act, which established the Army Nurse Corps as a permanent corps of the medical department.

  • Exercise to get a grip on love handles

    Feb 2, 2012

    I have often wondered why we use the term, "love handles," to describe our waistline so affectionately. After all, we strive to reduce and eliminate love handles, not build them up to admire.

  • 2011 Year in Photos

    Feb 1, 2012

    The best photos of Soldiers and families are all in one place.

  • Post mourns Medal of Honor winner

    Feb 1, 2012

    An estimated 1,300 Soldiers lined the streets of Fort Jackson and hundreds more filed into the Post Theater for a memorial service in honor of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who died Jan. 20 at his home in Northeast Columbia.

  • Post proudly celebrates black history

    Feb 1, 2012

    Each February, Fort Jackson takes pride in its celebration of Black History Month, providing Soldiers, Family members and civilians the opportunity to learn about the many achievements and sacrifices African-Americans have made during the course of our history.

  • Post to welcome new CSM

    Feb 1, 2012

    The Army Training Center and Fort Jackson will welcome its new top enlisted Soldier with an Assumption of Responsibility ceremony at 3 p.m., Tuesday, in front of Post Headquarters.

  • SMA visit focuses on Army transition

    Jan 26, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler visited Fort Jackson last week to talk about training issues and to brief Soldiers and noncommissioned officers about upcoming changes and challenges.

  • Jan. 25, 2012 -- CSA remarks at AUSA Institute of Land Warfare Breakfast

    Jan 26, 2012

    Jan. 25, 2012 -- CSA remarks at AUSA Institute of Land Warfare Breakfast

  • Community tours foster partnerships

    Jan 26, 2012

    In a few weeks, we will kick off our "Come See Your Army Tours" for 2012. I am a big advocate of educating the public about what the Army does at Fort Jackson.

  • BCT Soldiers turn out to be battle buddies in time of need

    Jan 26, 2012

    Anyone who has ever conducted a Victory Block Leave training cycle understands its benefits and challenges. The benefit that every participating member receives is the ability to spend quality time with their loved ones during the holiday season.

  • Chaplain assembles 'call to purity'

    Jan 26, 2012

    Last year a group from ChapelNext, a contemporary Protestant congregation met at Bayonet Chapel to figure out how to improve spiritual resiliency at Fort Jackson.

  • Medal of Honor recipient Baker dies at 66

    Jan 26, 2012

    Medal of Honor recipient, retired Master Sgt. John F. Baker Jr., died Jan. 20, in Columbia. Baker, a Northeast Columbia resident and loyal supporter of Fort Jackson, was 66.

  • Post celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 26, 2012

    Post hosts Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance.

  • Odierno: Army seeks increased partnerships in Asia

    Jan 25, 2012

    The Army is looking for increased opportunities to partner with allies in Asia, including both Korea and Japan.

  • CSA's Marching Orders -- America's Force of Decisive Action

    Jan 19, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno issued his Marching Orders Jan. 2012, titled "America's Force of Decisive Action."

  • Tax season under way, center to open

    Jan 19, 2012

    In today's economy, if you have the opportunity to save some money, you had better take advantage of it.

  • King's dream remains alive, demands everyone's action

    Jan 19, 2012

    It has been nearly 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. This speech immortalized Dr. King.

  • Fort Jackson - What's cooking?

    Jan 19, 2012

    The Fort Jackson Thrift Shop is publishing a Fort Jackson Cookbook titled, "Fort Jackson -- What's Cooking?"

  • Factors determine eligibilty for free foreclosure review

    Jan 19, 2012

    Millions of Americans may be eligible for a free mortgage foreclosure review.

  • Interim family support tied to BAH

    Jan 19, 2012

    Because of new basic housing allowance rates for 2012 that recently took effect, service members providing interim family support pursuant should adjust their allotments accordingly.

  • Streamling: job application system to change soon

    Jan 18, 2012

    The path to government employment is about to change. This year, the Department of Defense will streamline the federal employment process by using a new software system called USA Staffing.

  • Lane change

    Jan 12, 2012

    Motorists who drive onto Fort Jackson are no longer required to have a vehicle decal.

  • Keep King's legacy of service alive

    Jan 12, 2012

    As the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday approaches, we are reminded of how successful, we as a nation and an Army can be, when we work harmoniously and respect one another.

  • Battle of New Orleans holds lessons for today's military

    Jan 12, 2012

    Mention the city of New Orleans and instantly images of Mardi Gras, the NFL's Saints or the destructive power of Hurricane Katrina come to mind. Few people think back to the War of 1812 and the Battle of New Orleans, a battle that decisively changed the course of American history and made Andrew Jackson the most revered general since George Washington.

  • Tax center scheduled to open Jan. 23

    Jan 12, 2012

    Taxpayers have two extra days to file their income tax returns this year, and Fort Jackson is ready to help Soldiers and their families meet the April 17 deadline with free preparation and filing at the tax center.

  • MLK luncheon scheduled

    Jan 12, 2012

    In 1963, a dreamer named Martin Luther King, Jr. stood in front of thousands at the National Mall and spoke about revolutionary ideas like racial integration and equality.

  • Credit score important tool in making financial decisions

    Jan 12, 2012

    Credit scores allow creditors and lenders to assess a person's credit and determine his or her credit risk.

  • Use discretion in political activites

    Jan 12, 2012

    As a public affairs practitioner, I sat in horror last week as I watched coverage of the Iowa caucuses and saw a Soldier in uniform show up on national television at a candidate's election night celebration.

  • Weight-loss resolutions require plan to succeed

    Jan 12, 2012

    Many of us make New Year's resolutions to improve our lives. Two areas that are often targeted are losing weight and increasing physical activity.

  • On the move: Relocations to continue through 2016

    Jan 4, 2012

    Trying to keep up with current locations of units and organizations on Fort Jackson has become increasingly challenging as a number of the post's residents have changed addresses throughout the last six months.

  • Milano: Embrace changes in new year

    Jan 4, 2012

    Welcome back from the holidays and Victory Block Leave! I hope all of you had a great time and are re-energized for what will surely be a challenging year ahead.

  • New system puts patient at center of medical care

    Jan 4, 2012

    What is the new Patient Caring Touch System and why is PCTS important? Why would people care about what it is? Those are questions I was recently asked by Col. John A. Nerges, my deputy commander for nursing.

  • Playground gets green holiday gift

    Jan 4, 2012

    Fort Jackson's boundless playground became even more pretty and playful at the recent landscaping unveiling ceremony. Cheryl Jackson, the Fort Jackson ACS Exceptional Family Member Program manager, won $750 of landscaping in a raffle and donated the winnings to the playground project.

  • Soldiers celebrate holidays on post

    Jan 4, 2012

    Millions of Americans hit the busy airports and packed highways to get home for the holidays, but hundreds of Fort Jackson training Soldiers decided to stay on post for Victory Block Leave.

  • Longtime employee remembered

    Jan 4, 2012

    The Fort Jackson community lost a very important person when Jeremiah Jeffcoat died unexpectedly shortly before Christmas.

  • FMWR continues long legacy of caring for Soldiers, families

    Jan 4, 2012

    In 2007, the Army signed the Army Family Covenant, a promise to Soldiers and their Families that the Army's support would be commensurate to the sacrifices Soldiers and their Families make in their service to the nation.

  • New year offers chance for do-over

    Jan 4, 2012

    With the new year come great expectations, anticipation and challenges.

  • Victory Update Vol. 11-10

    Dec 14, 2011

    Latest newscast from Fort Jackson, SC.

  • Winter Break: Post's Victory Block Leave under way

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As school children count down the final days until winter break, Fort Jackson is getting ready for its own vacation. This week, the Soldiers-in-training will be departing for Victory Block Leave from today until Jan. 2.

  • Tips help parents choose kids' furry friends

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- This is a time of the year when Santa brings not only toys, but often a soft, fluffy four-legged animal as a new addition to the family. The topic of pet ownership, including the pros and cons, must be discussed with the real care providers -- the parents.

  • Milano: Make most of holiday season

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- My wife, Kim, and I wish all of you a very joyous and safe holiday season. Enjoy this very special time of the year and take the opportunity to spend some well-deserved down time with your family and friends.

  • Vehicle registration to be discontinued

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As of Jan.1, those entering Fort Jackson will no longer be issued vehicle decals. This policy change is aimed at eliminating the duplicated registration processes between the state and the military, post officials said.

  • Fort Jackson CFC raises $500k for charities

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The 2011 Combined Federal Campaign drew to an official close Monday with a recognition luncheon at the Officers' Club. However, federal employees still can contribute to their favorite charities until the end of the day.

  • Retention goals changing

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The days of an iconic Uncle Sam wanting everyone to join the U.S. Army are coming to an end. At the Commanding General's Retention Awards Luncheon Dec. 9 at the Officers' Club, there was a recurring message of retaining quality Soldiers over large quantities of Soldiers.

  • Longtime post employee retires

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- After 32 years of federal service, Hazel Kelly will retire Dec. 31. She has served 24 years as Fort Jackson's executive services officer. Hazel began working for the Army in Germany as the V Corps Army community services officer and in Washington, D.C., as an alcohol and drug abuse prevention specialist.

  • Crime scene: Post tests emergency plans

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The scene looked as if it could have been taken from the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation -- a group of crime scene investigators, one donning a full-body protective suit and carrying a camera, most others wearing paper booties to protect the scene from contamination, entered a building as special response team members secured the perimeter. Carrying their special kits, the small team surveyed the scene; shell casings littered the floor, an assault rifle lay nearby. Blood was spattered on the floor and the walls.

  • CFC supports local, national efforts

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- I am proud of the Fort Jackson community for the generosity it has shown so far this year in support of the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign, which will soon come to a close. As of this week, Fort Jackson's contribution total was roughly $510,000. These funds will go a long way in supporting a great number of charitable organizations that depend on us.

  • Stall to leave legacy of leadership

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- He planned to retire after serving in the Army for 20 years and one day, but at the end of this week, Post Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Stall will assume another command sergeant major position with the 4th Infantry Division in Fort Carson, Co.

  • New SSI commander named

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army announced Monday that Col. David MacEwen was selected to become the next commanding officer of the Soldier Support Institute. MacEwen, who is nominated for promotion to brigadier general, currently serves as the executive officer to the vice chief of staff of the Army.

  • Spread the holiday cheer: Fort Jackson begins festive season with lights, music

    Dec 8, 2011

    Fort Jackson began the holiday season Dec. 1 with its annual Christmas Tree, Manger and Menorah ceremony, which ended with a surprise visit by Santa. Sunday, members of the post and local community were treated to a concert by the 282nd Army Band.

  • Sports season wraps up with banquet

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- One day after falling short of an undefeated flag football season by losing in the championship game, the Soldier-athletes of the 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) had reason to celebrate.

  • Army STARRS: Post participates in mental health study

    Dec 1, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Some of the first things new Soldiers do when they arrive at the 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) have been around for generations -- getting an Army haircut, receiving uniforms and undergoing medical tests. But since last January, new Soldiers have been given the opportunity to contribute to a long-term Army-wide study that aims to enhance Soldiers' well-being.

  • Post community decks the halls

    Dec 1, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- It's that time of year. Tales of a nutcracker prince and a red-nosed reindeer fill the ears of those young and old. Shoppers rush to stores in search of perfect gifts while nativity scenes and menorahs remind us of the miracles of the season.

  • Stewardship efforts help more than post

    Dec 1, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- You don't need a math degree from MIT to understand the concept that saving energy equates to saving money. As taxpaying citizens, we always need to make sure that we scrutinize our costs so that the funding that is allocated to us is used to its maximum benefits.

  • Website provides leaders continuity, collaboration

    Dec 1, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson has initiated a leadership development Web page to promote idea sharing across the Army Training Center on Fort Jackson and across Initial Military Training. The Web page has two versions -- an open version for all military IMT installations and units to review and an AKO-access only SharePoint version with more guarded information and postings for Fort Jackson leaders.

  • TRADOC commander sends holiday wishes, urges safety

    Nov 30, 2011

    The winter holiday season is a wonderful opportunity to visit Family and friends, take much needed time off from our daily routines, and reflect on accomplishments of the past year. I extend my heartfelt appreciation and special holiday greeting to all TRADOC Soldiers, civilians, and Family members, especially those with deployed loved ones.

  • Arlington National Cemetery breaks ground for huge columbarium

    Nov 30, 2011

    Arlington National Cemetery began its first major construction project in nearly eight years with a ground-breaking ceremony Nov. 30, 2011, for a 20,000-niche columbarium, which will extend the life of the cemetery to 2024.

  • EPA partners with Army on 'Net Zero' effort

    Nov 29, 2011

    The U.S. Army and the Environmental Protection Agency are collaborating on the Army's "Net Zero" initiative to conserve energy and water while recycling waste at military installations.

  • Survey to assess interest, use and satisfaction with MWR programs

    Nov 29, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- The Army will survey members of its communities worldwide beginning in March as part of an effort to improve morale, welfare and recreation programs (UPDATED)

  • Veterans get boost as Obama signs tax credits into law

    Nov 22, 2011

    President Barack Obama delivered a clear message today when he signed two new tax credits into law to increase the hiring of military veterans and wounded warriors.

  • Food fight: Thanksgiving competition under way

    Nov 22, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Dining facilities are competing to bring Fort Jackson Soldiers and families the best culinary experience this Thanksgiving. The Best Decorated Dining Facility Competition benefits the Soldiers and also the dining facility staff said Robert Cook, a contest judge with Directorate of Logistics.

  • Milano: Thanks for supporting our Army

    Nov 22, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving Day 2011, our nation finds itself in a decade-old war. Ironically, Thanksgiving became a national holiday more than 150 years ago as our nation was embroiled in a long and grueling Civil War so that Soldiers in the field could enjoy some of the comforts of home.

  • Post honors families of the year

    Nov 22, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In celebration of National Military Family Appreciation Month, the Fort Jackson community honored 16 families for their contributions to the community in its annual Families of the Year ceremony Friday at the Solomon Center.

  • Event celebrates Native Americans

    Nov 22, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson hosted chiefs from three different local tribes during its annual Native American Heritage Month Luncheon at the Officers' Club Friday. Representatives from the South Carolina-based Catawba, Beaver Creek and Edisto tribes came to share information about their histories and futures with the Jackson community.

  • Fair spells fun for family members

    Nov 22, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson Child, Youth and School Services treated post families to a treat with its annual Family Fun Fair at the Solomon Center Saturday. The fair was one of many actitivies scheduled throughout the month for National Military Family Appreciation Month.

  • Wildcat sax player inducted into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    Nov 21, 2011

    It started with only a couple of weeks' prep time and it ended with a recitation of the NCO creed while in the front-leaning rest position. However, it is an event that will only happen once in the life of Staff Sgt. Tyler Myers: induction into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club.

  • Warrior chat: BCT Soldiers connect with recruits

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Civilians got a peek into the mysterious life of a Fort Jackson Basic Combat Training Soldier Monday night, thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Army Recruiting Command and a Fort Jackson unit.

  • Thank you for serving: Columbia, post salute veterans with parade, wreath laying

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson held a wreath-laying ceremony Nov. 10 in honor of Veterans Day. Post officials and units also participated in the city of Columbia's annual Veterans Day parade Nov. 11.

  • Safety important this holiday season

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- With the holiday season fast approaching, we will reacquaint ourselves with the Loaded 45 Holiday Safety Campaign. Most of you are familiar with the terminology, "Loaded 45," but in case you don't recognize the phrase, it refers to the 45-day period that runs from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day.

  • TRADOC holds junior leader forum as part of Unified Quest program

    Nov 17, 2011

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is hosting the Army Profession Junior Leader Forum at Fort Sill, Okla., as part of TRADOC's Unified Quest program.

  • Private wish: Teen fulfills dream of being a Soldier

    Nov 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Alyssa Braden could have had any wish in the world fulfilled. But -- in lieu of meeting a celebrity or visiting a theme park -- the diminutive teen chose to get down and dirty.

  • Veterans Day a testament to service

    Nov 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Call it optimism. Call it wishful thinking. Or call it a belief that mankind would come to its senses. When America's lawmakers more than 90 years ago created Veterans Day -- or Armistice Day, as it was known back then -- they thought that the end of World War I would be the end of all wars.

  • 171st hosts spiritual resilience class

    Nov 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The man who taught America "How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk," visited Fort Jackson last week to teach Soldiers, family members and civilians about resiliency.

  • Visit focuses on financial education

    Nov 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Holly Petraeus, director of the Office of Servicemember Affairs in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, visited Fort Jackson Friday and Saturday to assess the financial readiness training provided to Soldiers in Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training.

  • Post command teams relive history

    Nov 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Command teams from across Fort Jackson took a break from Basic Combat Training to visit two Revolutionary War battlefields to discover what lessons learned from the past apply today.

  • Soldiers stay 'United Through Reading': Reading program a way for loved ones to stay connected

    Nov 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Pfc. Tameka Harte opened a children's book and began reading her 8-year-old daughter a story about Thomas the Tank Engine. And though the ritual sounds routine, what made it unique was that the Basic Combat Training Soldier was reading to a camera set up in the corner of her chaplain's office; and her daughter was more than 200 miles away.

  • Premium changes among considerations for NAF civilians during Open Season

    Nov 9, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- An 8 percent premium increase for the Non-Appropriated Fund Employee Health Benefit Plan is one factor NAF employees should be aware of during Open Season, Oct. 31 - Nov. 30. The Jan. 1 premium increase, due to rising medical claim costs, still falls below comparable figures in private sector employment benefit plans.

  • Stronger Installation Management Community, stronger support for Soldiers, Civilians and Families

    Nov 9, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- When I took command of the Installation Management Command in November 2009, we set out to validate that we were doing the right things and doing things right, and to find better ways of doing business.

  • Bronze Star Medal and Congressional Gold Medal presented to Japanese-American Veterans

    Nov 3, 2011

    More than 1,500 veterans and family members gathered in Washington, DC Nov. 1-3 to honor Japanese-American veterans who served during World War II.

  • Price Check

    Nov 3, 2011

    Fort Jackson continues to adjust its child care fees in an effort to meet a DoD mandate that requires installations to adhere to the DoD fee scale by the beginning of school year 2013-2014.

  • Values guide Soldiers on, off duty

    Nov 3, 2011

    Watching some of this year's World Series baseball action, I was reminded of the fact that solid fundamentals are essential to mastering skills, regardless of whether we are talking sports abilities or the profession of arms.

  • TSGLI expands eligibility to help more injured

    Nov 3, 2011

    The Traumatic Injury Protection under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance is now open to service members of all components -- whether injured in war or back at home.

  • Fall Festival a big hit with children

    Nov 3, 2011

    Children of all ages filled the Solomon Center Friday night for Fort Jackson's annual Fall Festival.

  • On the ball: Gamecocks visit post for clinic, training

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina Gamecocks men's basketball team participated in a different kind of team practice during its daylong visit to Fort Jackson Oct. 20.

  • Post to celebrate Native American heritage

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In November, we will be recognizing the historical contributions of the original people of our land, Native Americans. As in all of our cultural observances, we seek to provide a forum for the sharing of culture, tradition, music, craft, dance and ways of life while also highlighting specific contributions to the Army in war and in peacetime.

  • Post Prescription Take-Back Day set

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The culprit behind America's second leading cause of death isn't the result of too many cigarettes or driving recklessly. It's sitting in your bathroom cabinet, kitchen or bedside table, and you may use it every day.

  • APHN: Don't shake your baby

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- You knew your baby would cry. But picture yourself up for the 10th night in a row with a crying, inconsolable infant. The baby isn't sick, wet, cold or hungry.

  • Coming to our city: Big & Rich performs for Soldiers, civilians on post

    Oct 27, 2011

    Duo Big & Rich performed a free concert at Fort Jackson last week.

  • Postal Service sets holiday mail deadlines

    Oct 26, 2011

    The United States Postal Service and Military Postal Service Agency have released deadlines to ensure packages arrive to Military and State Department post offices overseas by December 25, 2011.

  • Motorcycle training changes aimed at making safer riders

    Oct 26, 2011

    New training requirements for Army motorcyclists went into effect in fiscal year 2012, and failure to comply could lead to the loss of on-post riding privileges.

  • 2011 Block Leave

    Oct 26, 2011

    Block leave policies for Basic Combat Training Soldiers during the 2011 holiday season have been released.

  • Army civilian workforce development on track

    Oct 26, 2011

    In the last year, the Army has moved closer to transforming its civilian work force of more than 320,000 employees.

  • Kid's stuff: Covenant funds new child care centers

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Tuesday afternoon, a group of budding chefs took turns whisking a bowl full of cinnamon apple muffin batter. Once the muffins were baking in one of the double ovens in the state-of-the-art kitchen the chefs were using, they would move on to making the apple butter that would be served alongside the muffins.

  • Covenant continues to provide for families

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As we approach the fourth anniversary of Fort Jackson's signing of the Army Family Covenant, I ask that we all reflect on how our quality of life continues to get better as a result of this initiative and our Army's efforts to improve upon our family culture.

  • New York battle buddies become brothers in arms

    Oct 20, 2011

    When Pvt. Jereld Vanhook, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, arrived in Basic Combat Training nine weeks ago, his "brother," Pfc. Omari Paul was by his side.

  • School search requires degree in patience

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- What do rising tuition costs, nerve-wracking school visits, waiting lists and expensive application fees have in common? No, I'm not going back to school; my son is. And so far, choosing a preschool seems a more daunting task than applying for college.

  • SSI hosts 'fiesta grande': Fort Jackson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson's Soldier Support Institute hosted its annual postwide Hispanic Heritage Month event Saturday, which included various performers and food vendors.

  • Big & Rich to perform free concert at Fort Jackson

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Country artists Big & Rich will perform a free concert Saturday as part of Tour for the Troops. This concert is free to all DoD identification card holders and their guests.

  • Army CID warns against romance scams

    Oct 18, 2011

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command continues to receive hundreds of reports of various scams involving persons pretending to be U.S. Soldiers serving in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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