Welcome to the US Army Training Center and Fort Jackson! 

  • The Army saved my life
    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.
  • A Competitive Market: Housing rates declining in 2016
    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.
  • It's now open
    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.
  • Command Cuts ribbon on new HQ
    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.
  • Post club announces top youth
    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.
  • Stroll on in
    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
  • Can You Dig It? Recent floods lead to archeological find on post
    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.
  • Fort Jackson Leader Archives
    Fort Jackson Leader is a weekly printed newspaper specifically printed for the Fort Jackson post and local community. Current as well as archive copies of the ad free Fort Jackson Leader can be attained here by clicking anywhere on the Leader slider.

Fort Jackson Senior Leadership:

MG Roger Cloutier

Commanding General

CSM Lamont Christian

Command Sergeant Major

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