193rd Infantry Brigade Command Leaders:
Dear Task Force Bayonet Member,
Welcome to Fort Jackson, South Carolina and the 193rd Infantry Brigade (Task Force Bayonet)!
Fort Jackson is a great place to work and live. It is the largest and most active Initial Entry Training Center in the United States Army, providing training to almost 50% of the men and women who enter the service each year. In order to familiarize you and your family to Fort Jackson, please visit the Fort Jackson website: http://jackson.armylive.dodlive.mil/
The mission of the 193rd Infantry is to transform volunteer civilians into Soldiers in order to enable them to successfully complete Advanced Individual Training and contribute to their first units of assignment. We accomplish our mission by conducting Basic Combat Training to produce confident, disciplined, motivated, and physically/mentally fit Soldiers who embody the Army Values that are trained to standard in their basic Soldier skills.
The 193rd Infantry Brigade consists of five Basic Combat Training (BCT) battalions and one Reception Battalion (1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, the 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, the 3rd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, the 2nd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, the 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment); and the 120th AG Reception Battalion where the Initial Entry Trainees are processed. Also, in our foot print is the Brigade Headquarters and Headquarters Company, servicing permanent party. The Brigade’s permanent party strength averages approximately 750 Soldiers and we have the capacity to train and process 7,500 Soldiers at any one time.
We sincerely look forward to your arrival at Fort Jackson and joining Task Force Bayonet. Your assignment will be both challenging and rewarding as you assist in the transformation of America’s sons and daughters into Soldiers for our Army.