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Welcome to Fort Jackson

The U.S. Army’s main production center for Basic Combat Training, we train more than 50 percent of the Army’s Basic Combat Training load and 60 percent of the women entering the Army each year.

All Permanent Party Soldiers arriving at Fort Jackson, regardless of rank, must report to the Fort Jackson Welcome Center, located at the Fort Jackson Inn on 7550 Benning Road. FJWC is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to assist newly-assigned Soldiers. The telephone number is (803) 782-9802.

During duty hours, all permanent party Soldiers should report, in uniform, to the Strom Thurmond building at 5450 Strom Thurmond Blvd, Room 200.

View these pages before you arrive:

Directions and Map

Gate Information

Assigned to Fort Jackson?

Request a Sponsor on Army Career Tracker (CAC card needed)

Once you are settled here, view the Community Resource Guide It lists many things to see and do here on post and nearby local communities.