Mar 27, 2020, 5:46 PM
Fort Jackson leaders held a virtual town hall on March 19 to discuss changes and new policies that recently took effect across the installation to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and protect Soldiers, civilians and their Families.
Mar 26, 2020, 7:14 PM
Fort Jackson leadership continues to emphasize to the community to practice social distancing measures to help ensure the safety of the post’s Soldiers, trainees and the civilian workforce after two Soldiers were the post’s first confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Mar 25, 2020, 5:33 PM
“Our job is to do small projects before they become bigger projects,” said Hideki Tsuboi. “We nip it in the bud.” Tsuboi is half of a powerhouse duo who have reduced the wait time for repairs in the Fort Jackson Single Soldier Complex. Jennifer Ray is the other half of the team; both are preventative maintenance team members for the Operations and Maintenance Division of the Directorate of Public Works.
Mar 20, 2020, 6:29 PM
These changes are aimed at helping prevent COVID-19 spread by increasing the social distance on the installation. Fort Jackson has already begun hosting virtual community town halls; instituted new ID card procedures at all access points; cancelled or modified Family Day and graduation; and implemented improved screening procedures for recruits and trainees.
Mar 13, 2020, 4:46 PM
Though the post has not experienced a case of COVID-19, Fort Jackson began rolling out a response it spent weeks planning. This plan includes disseminating accurate information and taking steps to reduce the virus' effects on the post and its mission.
Mar 6, 2020, 2:46 PM
As Fort Jackson community members celebrated Ash Wednesday Feb. 26, they were also taking part in another tradition associated with the Big Easy - Fat Tuesday.
Mar 6, 2020, 2:39 PM
Staff Sgt. Ethan Spurr and his Family were named Fort Jackson's Family of the Year during a ceremony at the NCO Club Feb. 28. Spurr, a drill sergeant with Company D, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, and his wife: Amanda, and their daughters, Audree and Eliza, took home the honor over five other Families.
Mar 6, 2020, 1:52 PM
The Freddie Stowers' Complex is home to all single Soldiers from private to sergeant on Fort Jackson. It is made up of eight different barracks buildings, with junior enlisted personnel sharing a bathroom and kitchenette, and non-commissioned officers residing in a private suite.