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

By Crystal Lewis BrownDecember 8, 2011

Spc. Darrell Lee, a saxophone player with the 282nd Army Band, performs during the band's holiday concert Sunday at the Solomon Center. The concert featured a blend of holiday favorites, including numerous jazz and rock renditions.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Darrell Lee, a saxophone player with the 282nd Army Band, performs during the band's holiday concert Sunday at the Solomon Center. The concert featured a blend of holiday favorites, including numerous jazz and rock renditions. (Photo Credit: James Arrowood) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the 282nd Army Band were joined by high school students and retirees during the holiday concert.
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The Christmas tree and Menorah illuminate the front of Fort Jackson's Post Headquarters.
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The C.C. Pinckney Elementary School choir performs a medley of holiday tunes during the Christmas Tree, Manger and Menorah Lighting Ceremony Dec. 1 at Post Headquarters.
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Keonne Gladden, 6, tells Santa Claus that he wants a Wii game system and a television for Christmas. Santa made a surprise visit to Fort Jackson during the tree lighting.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Keonne Gladden, 6, tells Santa Claus that he wants a Wii game system and a television for Christmas. Santa made a surprise visit to Fort Jackson during the tree lighting. (Photo Credit: Crystal Lewis Brown) VIEW ORIGINAL