Sep 10, 2020, 2:43 PM
With plans to put Social Security taxes on hold for the rest of the year, Army finance officials warn Soldiers and civilians employees the tax breaks are temporary and will be collected starting in January.
Sep 10, 2020, 1:24 PM
Fifty-nine-year-old Marine and Army Reserves veteran, Staff Sgt. Monte Gould graduated from Basic Combat Training with the 1st Battalion 34th Infantry Regiment Aug. 27, making him the oldest individual to complete this version of the BCT (but not the oldest to complete BCT ever. In 1999, a 68-year-old entered Basic Training). Not only did Gould complete BCT, but he finished in the top 10% of his training cycle. Gould’s unit cadre said his “candor, leadership expertise and technical proficiency are unmatched.”
Sep 10, 2020, 1:21 PM
Over the past six months, Fort Jackson and our team have overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to continue training, protect our workforce and Families, and provide necessary programs and services for our local community. Consider this: Training over 10,000 Soldiers at any given time, bringing 15 of 20 essential programs and services online without re-closure, reducing backlogs of 300-plus housing work orders below double digits, and without enabling the mass spread of a deadly virus is considered by some, nothing short of miraculous.
Sep 3, 2020, 2:41 PM
The Fort Jackson community gathered at various locations on the installation during the week of Aug. 24 – 28 to commemorate Women’s Equality Day. The Leader Training Brigade and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation coordinated the events to recognize the Aug. 26 observance.
Sep 3, 2020, 2:33 PM
The installation provides biweekly updates to the community and the extended Fort Jackson Family through town halls. The information can range from updated COVID protection measures to the latest school information. Jackson reminded viewers that its live streamed events are free of charge.
Aug 28, 2020, 10:49 AM
The new school year 2020-21 began virtually Monday, for students who attend on-post schools on Fort Jackson.
Aug 28, 2020, 10:43 AM
2020 has been a year of firsts on Fort Jackson and a ceremony at Victory Hall added another to that list. In its 103-year history Fort Jackson has never welcomed a new deputy commander with a ceremony.
Aug 28, 2020, 10:37 AM
Soldiers and civilians came to the Solomon Center Aug. 25 to give the gift of life – blood.