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Cadet Olivia McQuail, an ROTC student with Georgetown University, observes training with the 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment at Fort Jackson, S.C.

ROTC Cadets train with 3-34th

Forty-four ROTC cadets from across the nation spent their summer as interns with the 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment. The internship, which is called Drill Cadet Leader Training, allowed cadets to receive experience as platoon leaders in the Basic Combat Training environment.  MORE


Fort Jackson schedules events for Suicide Prevention Month

The Army has designated September as Suicide Prevention Month to address the issue within its ranks and join the nation in observing National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 10-14 and Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10. MORE

Mike Gray, vice president of resource development for the United Way of the Midlands, addresses attendees of the Combined Federal Campaign launch event Aug. 25, 2014,at the Fort Jackson Officers' Club.

Combined Federal Campaign launches

The Midlands area Combined Federal Campaign kicked off at the Fort Jackson Officers’ Club Monday. More than 60 people attended the event. Local and national nonprofit organizations set up information booths for employees to learn more about their causes.  MORE

Soldiers stand at ease outside 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment headquarters on Fort Jackson, S.C., Aug. 22, 2014, following an early morning foot march that stretched 16 kilometers.

Teenagers become Soldiers while still in high school

A handful of Soldiers graduating this week had enlisted through the Army’s split option program, which allowed them to take part in Basic Combat Training during the summer break between their junior and senior years of high school.  MORE

Soldiers with the Adjutant General School Basic Officer Leaders Course spend the day with children at a Boys and Girls Club in Columbia, S.C.

AG officers reach out to children

Soldiers with the Adjutant General School Basic Officer Leaders Course visited the Boys and Girls Club in Columbia Aug. 15 as part of the course’s community service project.  MORE

Soldiers with the 165th Infantry Brigade traveled to the Chickamauga National Military Park in Georgia for a staff ride.

165th Soldiers apply military history

Officers and noncommissioned officers of the 165th Infantry Brigade traveled to the Chickamauga battlefield in Georgia last week for a three-day staff ride as part of the brigade’s leader development program. MORE

Susan Buol, right, an athletic trainer with the physical therapy team at Moncrief Army Community Hospital, explains therapeutic exercises to Anne Sidwell during the Alternative Health Fair Aug. 25, 2014, at Fort Jackson's Solomon Center

Fair showcases natural health

More than 250 people came to the Solomon Center Monday to attend Fort Jackson’s inaugural Alternative Health Fair. The fair included 30 exhibitors and six presenters who introduced alternative and natural ways to increase health. MORE

Drill Sergeant Program celebrates 50 years

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Program, Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) will host several events September 12 at the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School on Fort Jackson. MORE

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