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May 29, 2020, 2:26 PM
During the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic, Fort Jackson’s Army Community Service staff have been available to provide assistance to Soldiers and their Families in their time of need. While most consider the services of the office for active-duty personnel only, Reserve and National Guard members under certain circumstances can find assistance as well.
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May 29, 2020, 2:21 PM
Fort Jackson is famed for being a location where Soldiers and civilians hone leadership skills; and one on-post teacher was recognized for demonstrating her exceptional skills.
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May 29, 2020, 2:05 PM
Fort Jackson is the first military base to deploy the Thermal Imaging Fever System - a small, compact system to be found at the entrance to most battalion headquarters buildings to help win the battle against the spread of the COVID-19 virus through early detection.
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May 22, 2020, 1:40 PM
While not all gyms across the installation have reopened, those using the gym will see changes such as reduced hours, restricted use of showers, basketball courts and saunas, and no communal water coolers.
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May 15, 2020, 6:49 PM
If a Soldier or their Family needs financial help Army Emergency Relief is there to help, but turning to GoFundMe pages or soliciting donations could land them in hot water, Fort Jackson legal officials said.
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May 15, 2020, 6:44 PM
The Army adapts to face new threats and working during the COVID-19 pandemic is no different. Sgt. 1st Class Donald Castelow, a senior drill sergeant in Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, and a panel member on the latest virtual town hall, recently described how those changes are affecting Basic Combat Training on Fort Jackson.
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May 15, 2020, 6:40 PM
Most Soldiers are familiar with the Garrison Housing Services Office on Fort Jackson. It is one of the first stops a Soldier will make when in-processing and out-processing the installation. What some may not know are the additional services available for those who choose to reside off-post or purchase a home in the local community.
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May 15, 2020, 6:35 PM
Through mutual coordination efforts of the Army Training and Doctrine Command and Fort Jackson’s Plans and Operations offices, private charter planes and buses were secured to transport the graduating classes. Each plane and bus was cleaned and sanitized to Center for Disease Control and Army Preventive Medicine standards. Each driver, crew member and pilot screened for virus signs and symptoms as well as their temperatures taken.