Army

BASIC MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING: Fort Jackson officers demonstrate standard army weapon use

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — Fort Jackson, the largest basic combat training installation in the Army, teaches 45,000 soldiers each year in its basic training program alone. The base employs thousands of workers and contributes more than $2 billion of revenue to the Palmetto State according to a study by the University of South Carolina. “This is the transformation from being…

Army salutes front-line workers fighting coronavirus

Members of the Army gathered online to create a musical tribute

(ABC News) — Military men and women know all too well the pressure and the stress associated with being on the front-line of a battle. This time, it was the members of the Army that came together online to salute other Americans who are working in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) . ABC’s David Muir has more. Categories: Digital Exclusives…

Army Generals at Fort Jackson host students for leader development

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Army Generals hosted leader development at Fort Jackson on Friday. College students from across the state had a unique classroom at Fort Jackson. During the event, Army Generals spoke with ROTC students from several South Carolina and North Carolina colleges and universities. The program is focused on mentorship and developing the Army’s next generation of leaders. Categories: Local…

Army’s Fort Jackson Reducing Moncrief Hospital to Clinic

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ The Army’s Fort Jackson is ending overnight surgical and behavior health services at its Moncrief Army Community Hospital and turning it into a health clinic. Hospital spokesman Nicholas Spinelli says the 24-bed hospital has around 1,045 military and civilian workers. Spinelli says he is seeking information about how many staff members will remain at the clinic,…