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Fort Jackson will fully implement the Defense Biometrics Identification System Sept. 15.

ID scanning to start at Fort Jackson gates

A new security measure will be going into place next week at Fort Jackson’s gates. While installation security has been testing the program for several weeks, the Defense Biometrics Identification System, or DBIDS, will go into full effect beginning Monday. DBIDS is a handheld screening device used to scan Department of Defense identification cards. MORE

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Miller, of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, puts his skills to the test in one of the events during this year's TRADOC Drill Sergeant of the Year/Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition at Fort Jackson, S.C.

Slideshow: TRADOC DSoY/PSoy competition

Soldiers gathered at Fort Jackson to participate in the 2014 Drill Sergeant of the Year/AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition. The TRADOC-hosted event brought 15 Soldiers from various installations to Fort Jackson for a four-day event that ends Sept. 11, 2014.  MORE

Staff Sgt. Benson Uche, assigned to the Fort Jackson Student Detachment, is one of two Fort Jackson Soldiers to receive this year's scholarship awarded by the 100th Infantry Division Association.

Historic unit awards scholarships

Staff Sgt. Benson Uche, assigned to the Fort Jackson Student Detachment, and Sgt. Sandra San Roman, Reception Holding Unit, 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception), are this year’s recipients of the 100th Infantry Division and Pfc. Henry B. Williams Jr. Scholarship.  MORE


Drill Sergeant School Poster

50th anniversary of Drill Sergeant program gets commandant to look back

Looking back, Command Sgt. Maj. Lamont Christian pretty much knew from day one in the Army that he wanted to be a drill sergeant.  MORE




Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and former Spc. 4 Donald P. Sloat will receive the Medal of Honor for actions in Vietnam.

Two Vietnam War Soldiers, one from Civil War to receive Medal of Honor

Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Spc. 4 Donald P. Sloat will receive the Medal of Honor for actions in Vietnam. 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing will receive the Medal of Honor for actions in the Civil War during the Battle of Gettysburg.  MORE


Fort Jackson 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

Drill Sgt. (Staff Sgt.) Jessica Solorio, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery, shows new Soldiers how to hold their weapons while in formation July 6, 2013, during the second week of Basic Combat Training.

‘Start Strong:’ Every career in the Army starts with TRADOC

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command transforms civilians into Soldiers and provides them the pathway into the noble profession of Soldiers, past and present.   MORE



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