In this week's issue: Feb. 23, 2017
Behind the Gates
Civilians get a look at life on post
Although security on Fort Jackson remains paramount, local citizens were invited to “Come See Your Army” with a tour Feb. 16.
The visits are conducted several times a year to give the local community a glimpse of military life on Fort Jackson.
The tour began when participants boarded a bus and were transported to 120th Adjutant General Reception Battalion where they received a boisterous welcome by Staff Sgt. David Head, a drill sergeant assigned to Delta Company, 120th Adjutant General Reception Battalion.
Traditions of honor and respect
For Service members, it’s important to know who
and when — to salute
Post announces formation of Sportsman’s council
Fort Jackson will do just about anything to improve its Soldiers’ readiness including creating a Sportsman’s Club. Maj. Gen. John “Pete” Johnson, Fort Jackson and Army Training Center commander, announced Feb. 16 during a town hall meeting the formation of a Sportsman’s Advisory Council to spearhead initiatives to improve installation outdoor activities.