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    Celebrating a Century of Service
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  • Niger soldiers learn U.S. Army training techniques
    Niger soldiers learn U.S. Army training techniques Two soldiers from the Forces de Armees de Niger, or FAN, watch intently as Soldiers in Training navigate the Skyscraper obstacle at the Fort Jackson confidence course.
  • Katona takes command of 193rd
    Katona takes command of 193rd Col. Milford H. Beagle Jr. former commander of the 193rd Infantry Brigade, left, and Col. Michael Katona, 193rd commander stand next to Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier, Fort Jackson commander during the unit's change of command ceremony at Victory Field June 21.
  • A Leg Up: Spc. Daryn Colledge
    A Leg Up: Spc. Daryn Colledge Spc. Daryn Colledge does pull ups with his battle buddy during Basic Combat Training on Fort Jackson. Colledge is a former NFL football player who was on the Green Bay Packers when they won the Super Bowl.
  • 'If you do it, I'll do it' Brothers attend basic training together
    Brothers attend basic training together Pvt. Rico Davidson, left, and Pvt. Tiniko Davidson, right, of Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment made a pact to each other when enlisting in the Army to keep each other safe, watch each other's backs and make sure they do the right thing.
  • 'He is a Soldier' Beard, turban exemption granted for Sikh enlistee
    'He is a Soldier' Spc. Harpal Singh, with Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, watches as his fellow Soldiers go through the Slide to Victory obstacle at the Fort Jackson Confidence Course. However, his religious beliefs could have kept him from serving.
  • Teamwork: Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier shares thoughts on Fort Jackson
    Teamwork: Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier, Fort Jackson commander, will relinquish command to Brig. Gen. John P. Johnson Friday in a ceremony at Victory Field. He sat down briefly with the Fort Jackson Leader to reflect about his time commanding the post.
  • Motorcycle Safety Day
    Motorcycle Safety Day Twenty military motorcycle enthusiasts gathered Friday morning under the sunny skies at Semmes Lake to ride together while reviewing safety practices and procedures for Fort Jackson's Motorcycle Safety Day.
  • 'It takes the entire team' Blackhawks encase colors during inactivation ceremony
    Blackhawks encase colors; Sgt. 1st Class Jody Jennings, company first sergeant and Capt. Jacque Collins, of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 171st Infantry Brigade, encase the company guidon during the brigade's inactivation ceremony June 10.
  • 'Push, Push, Push' Student-athletes sample Fort Jackson's wares
    Gamecocks football players struggle to climb over an obstacle on the Fit to Win course carrying full ammo cans and a mannequin. The players were split into teams to find out who the natural leaders of the team were. The red team, pictured here, won the race through the course.
  • 'It's about serving Soldiers'
    Adjutant General School Command Sgt. Major Nyeedra Edwards, left, receives the colors from Col. Neal McIntyre, during a change of commandant ceremony last Friday at the Soldier Support Institute. McIntyre became the 19th chief of the Adjutant General Corps, the 32nd commandant of the Adjutant General School and the 18th chief of Army music, taking over from Col. Jack Usrey, center.
  • Blackhawks encase colors
    After losing his balance on a rope bridge obstacle, a Soldier in Basic Combat Training with E Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, attempts to complete the task by using pure upper body strength to shimmy across to the other side with his Drill Sgt. looking on, Oct. 28, 2015. Soldiers in Basic Combat Training must complete all tasks at Victory Tower on Fort Jackson, S.C., which also boasts a 40-foot repelling wall, in order to graduate.
  • 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:

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CSM Lamont Christian

Command Sergeant Major

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Quick News Update

  • gate hours
  • New DoD mobile app helps diffuse nightmares for better sleep
  • Esprit de corps
  • Nurse Advice Line Call 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273)
  • AG Ball
  • Army Birthday 5K Fun Run/Walk
  • What surface is best for running?
    Sailors, along with embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, run on the ship's flight deck. The jury’s still out on whether running on a softer surface has less impact on joints and muscles.
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  • 4th of July 5K /10K Fun Run/Walk
  • 10th Annual Auto Craft Car and Bike Show