In this week's issue: March 21, 2019
ACTION AT JACKSON
Annual boxing extravaganza shows
‘what competition looks like’
More than 200 civilians and 1,900 trainees watched fighters tap gloves and come out swinging during the 8th Annual Boxing Extravaganza held March 16 at the Solomon Center on post.
Dozens attend Teen Job and Education Fair
Dozens of teenagers discovered employment and volunteer opportunities and options for higher education at the Teen Job and Education Fair March 15. The NCO Club squeezed in 78 teens and a combined 22 employers, volunteer organizations and colleges from across the state during the three-hour-long Army Community Service event.
Fort Jackson Fire Department wins IMCOM award
Fort Jackson’s Fire Department was named the 2018 IMCOM Fire Department of the Year in the small category, putting it in the running for the at-large Army award. A reduction of fires and increased involvement on and off-post have been highlights of the department’s year.