In this week's issue: Oct. 20, 2016
A band of brothers
Fort Jackson hosted an orientation tour Oct. 14 for Vietnam veterans who were assigned to 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment. The veterans who are affectionately known as “A Band of Brothers” and Family members observed confidence and weapons training, shared combat experiences with blue phase Soldiers during lunch and received instructions by the Warrior Training Area cadre on the state-of-art Virtual Battlespace 3 System.
Three generations of Soldiers
40 years separate grandfather’s, grandson’s graduations at Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson driven ‘mad’ by USC basketball team
Canting reverberated through Fort Jackson’s Solomon Center during the Oct. 14 University of South Carolina Basketball Madness celebration for the post community. The Gamecocks’ men’s and women’s basketball teams interacted with Soldiers during shooting competitions, teamwork drills and had to perform push-ups as the troops graded their form.