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Sgt. Brian Mackie gets promoted to Staff Sgt. during a ceremony on Fort Jackson Feb. 2. For Brian S. Mackie, with the 282nd Army Band, a complicated life and several careers caused uncertainty about his -- and his Family's -- future.
New Soldiers to Fort Jackson could find their paychecks lighter as housing allowance rates have dipped.
The decreases were partially caused by Congress calling for Service members to pay one percent of Basic Allowance for Housing each year for five years.
Col. James Ellerson Jr., Fort Jackson's garrison commander, and Kevin Nation, the post's tax assistance on-site coordinator, cut the ribbon Feb. 9 officially opening the Tax Assistance Office.
Col. Mark Shade, Fort Jackson deputy commander, and Col. James Ellerson Jr, garrison commander cut the ribbon officially opening the post's new headquarters building Jan. 29.
Col. Morris T. Goins, chief of staff for Fort Jackson, hands Winnie Tataw a book written by Brooks Harper, an author, inspirational speaker and board of director member of the Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands.
New signs are posted in the parking lot on the ground level of the Joe E. Mann center off Magruder Avenue identifying parking spaces for Families with strollers going to CYSS. U.S. Army photo by Jennifer Stride
Dr. Jason D. Moser explains how Jacob Borchardt is slowly uncovering an wooden structure believed to be a plank road. Once the structure has been recorded it will be covered up again with soil to protect it.
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