In this week's issue: May 26, 2016
Fort Jackson’s firefighter ‘family’
receives three IMCOM award
Fort Jackson’s Fire Department was recently the recipient of three Installation Management Command awards: Fire Department of the Year in the small category; Civilian Fire Officer of the Year; and Fire Inspector of the Year.
‘RAD’ events honor retirees
Something RAD happened on Fort Jackson May 19-21. It wasn’t something out of the 1980s but rather Retiree Appreciation Days where the post celebrated those who retired from the military service.
MACH transition plan outlined during forum
Fort Jackson held a town hall meeting Tuesday night at the post theater to discuss Moncrief Army Community Hospital’s upcoming transition to an Army Health Clinic.
Soldiers take a new LEAP
As the South Carolina National Guard adjusts to more of a peacetime role after more than decade of frequent deployments to the Middle East, leaders are concerned with how Soldier readiness will be affected. The biggest concerns are Soldier physical and mental fitness, which are key to maintaining a strong and relevant force.
Post tracks newborn woodpeckers
Members of Fort Jackson’s environmental team went to Weston Lake May 16 to band nine-day-old endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers with aluminum and colored bands.
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