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Researcher to study effects of blasts

A physiologist from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research will visit Fort Jackson later this summer to study the effects of poorly launched live hand grenades on the training cadre. MORE


ACS celebrates 50 years of helping Families

Staff members crowded shoulder to shoulder Friday afternoon, each eager to wield the saber cutting ACS’s 50th-birthday cake. The result was a bit of happy mayhem — and one thoroughly sliced cake.  MORE


Cloutier urges civilians to focus on excellence

During a 45-minute discourse in which he paced to and fro in a rolling gait, Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier exhorted “the unsung heroes of Fort Jackson” to renew their focus on the mission of building American Soldiers. MORE



Mock Disaster: Post provides staging area for federal, state exercise

You’ll be forgiven if you didn’t notice the nuclear disaster that took place last week in South Carolina.  MORE

Soldier Show 

Showtime! New theme, talent on display at Army’s song-and-dance show

It’s said that the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. But, apparently, the best way into the hearts and minds of Fort Jackson Soldiers, Families and civilians is through a raucous evening of song and dance. MORE


Summer programs becoming national examples

Two Fort Jackson summer day programs have joined eating and exercise researchers at the University of South Carolina to create healthier campers. MORE


Drill sergeants hope to show leadership skills

Only the cream of the crop rise to the top of their trade. For Army drill sergeants and Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, the apex of their crafts is to become drill sergeant leader or platoon sergeant leader. MORE



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