In this week's issue: Dec. 6, 2018
Local JROTC team gunning for national drill title
Fourteen high school Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps teams competed in the South Carolina State Drill Team Championship Dec. 1 at Airport High School. They faced off in drill competitions for bragging rights and the chance to move on to the Best of the Best competition between seven states.
Post plans events to ring in the holiday season
Concerts, races, games and fun are all in Fort Jackson’s forecast this holiday season. The Jingle Bell 5K Fun Run/Walk, a reindeer games shooting competition, a tree lighting, a football viewing party, and performances by the 282nd Army Band are all upcoming. Friday is the annual Christmas tree lighting at Patriots Park.
Gold Star Families, golden-hearted Soldiers honored
The annual Holiday Wishes event was held at the NCO Club Dec. 1 to honor Gold Star Mothers and Families and their lost Soldiers.