Mr. Mark K. Cox

Deputy to the Garrison Commander

Mr. Mark K. Cox assumed the position of Deputy to the Garrison Commander, USAG Fort Jackson (IMCOM Directorate - Training), on January 7, 2018. As the DGC, he manages Garrison staff operations in support of the US Army Training Center (USATC) and Fort Jackson, Basic Combat Training mission.  The garrison supports a base population of over 33,000 Soldiers, Civilians, Family Members, and Contractors as well as supporting over 55,000 retirees in the area.

 Prior to this assignment, Mr. Cox served as the Director of G3/5/7, IMCOM-Pacific, Fort Shafter Hawaii. His staff supported operations at twelve Army Garrisons in Hawaii, Alaska, Korea, Japan, and Kwajalein Atoll, and ensured IMCOM support to mission commands throughout the Pacific theater. Mr. Cox previously served as Deputy to the Garrison Commander, USAG Humphreys Korea, and Director of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security, USAG Humphreys Korea. 

 Mr. Cox began his professional career in 1985. Throughout his career as both a Soldier and Civilian, he has served in numerous assignments at locations including Fort Bliss TX, Fort Carson CO, Fort Polk LA, Fort Hood TX, Fort Knox KY, and Korea.  Mr. Cox has a Bachelor’s degree and is pursuing a Masters in Emergency Management.  He is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education program, Kansas University Senior Leader Executive Education and multiple Army Civilian Education System courses.  Mr. Cox’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Commanders Awards for Civilian Service and Superior Civilian Service award.

 Mr. Cox and his spouse, Kim, reside in the Columbia area.  They have two daughters, Kelli & Emily.