In this week's issue: March 23, 2017
Fort Jackson celebrates
centennial with 100 mile run
A journey of 100 miles began with a single step March 15 at Andrew Jackson State Park. The relay began midnight at Andrew Jackson State Park, with more than 300 Soldiers and civilians taking part in the 100-mile run to Fort Jackson in celebration of a number of milestones. The event helped mark the installation’s 100th birthday, as well as the 250th birthday of the post’s namesake, Andrew Jackson.
New programs aim to reduce dining facility leftovers
In efforts to address food waste diversion goals, Fort Jackson has implemented two new trial programs within their dining facilities to cut down food waste.
Leader staff excels in SCPA journalism competition
The Fort Jackson Leader staff collected seven awards for journalism, layout and design, and photography in the 2016 South Carolina Press Association Journalism Awards held Saturday in Columbia.