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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find information about cemeteries at Ft Jackson? Comments(0) Posted on: 8/9/2012

Lael H. Hoopes completed an Eagle Scout Project in 1982 where he documented what cemeteries were located at Fort Jackson and the text of each gravestone located in those cemeteries. This work has been published by the website Geneaology Trails.

Where can I get a copy of my cycle book? Comments(0) Posted on: 10/18/2011

Unfortunately, a complete collection of Fort Jackson cycle books does not exist. We recommend looking on eBay for books on sale or acquiring a copy of your cycle book from a fellow trainee.

How can I find my service records? Comments(0) Posted on: 10/18/2011

The National Archives and Records Administration web site is a good place to start: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/

WWII enlistment records can be found at: http://aad.archives.gov/aad/fielded-search.jsp?dt=893&tf=F&cat=WR26&bc=sl

A helpful book is: How to Locate Anyone Who Is or Has Been in the Military: Armed Forces Locator Guide (How to Locate Anyone Who Is Or Has Been in the Military) by Lt. Col. Richard S. Johnson