In this week's issue: Jan. 12, 2017
Soldiers train with improved grenade launchers
Soldiers on Fort Jackson began training with a new weapons system that instructors said the troops love shooting because it can launch grenades while attached to their rifles, or be fired independently.
Post welcomes Guadalupe as new
head of the Leader Training Brigade
Maj. Gen. Anthony C. Funkhouser, commander of the Center for Initial Military Training, welcomed Col. Fernando Guadalupe Jr. as the new head of the Leader Training Brigade on Fort Jackson during a change of command ceremony Jan. 6 at the Officers Club on post.
National Guard team rescues stranded hiker
Members of the South Carolina Helicopter Aquatic Recue Team responded to a call to rescue a hiker stranded on a mountain ledge at Table Rock State Park on Jan. 5.