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Mission Statement:
Fort Jackson trains and develops
Soldiers, Leaders, and Civilians to
enable the success of America’s
Army while maintaining the highest
quality of life for Team Jackson.
Senior Leadership:
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DoD Help line: 1-877-995-5247
Fort Jackson 24/7 Response line 803-543-3085. MORE


Fort Jackson celebrates Independence Day with Torchlight Tattoo

Fort Jackson celebrated the Fourth of July with at Torchlight Tattoo and fireworks display at Hilton Field. MORE

Profession of Arms

‘I am a professional’ – Profession of Arms a vital part of leader development

In 2010, the Army revived the discussion on a long-dormant subject — the Profession of Arms.  MORE

Army invites public to comment on environmental impacts of possible force reductions

The Department of the Army has completed a Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) for Army 2020 force structure realignment and is making a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI) available for public comment. Comments will be accepted until Aug. 25.  MORE

Where can I find the SPEA and FNSI?

Palmetto Falls Lazy River

Dive headfirst into swimming safety

Drowning is not the only danger swimmers should be aware of as they return to the water this summer.  MORE


Ramadan symbolizes act of obedience

Muslim Soldiers will observe Ramadan through July 28. MORE



Sgt. 1st Class Angela Franklin, Reception Holding Unit, 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception), prepares new Soldiers for in-processing as they arrive at Fort Jackson, S.C.

Welcome to the Army – 120th provides first steps for recruits to becoming Soldiers

Drill sergeants with the 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) make sure the Army’s newest Soldiers are ready for Basic Combat Training.  MORE

Gerald O'Keefe, administrative assistant to Secretary of the Army John McHugh, poses with Bill Dukes moments after swearing him in as a civilian aide to the secretary of the Army, during the 59th CASA conference at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., June 24, 2014. At least one CASA represents Secretary of the Army John McHugh in each state and nearly all U.S. territories.

Dukes sworn in as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

Bill Dukes was sworn in as a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army for South Carolina June 24 during the 59th CASA conference at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. 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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