The outgoing commander of Fort Jackson received the highest honor the state can bestow on one of its citizens.
Later this month, officials with Fort Jackson say Brig. Gen. Patrick R. Michaelis will take over as the fort’s new commanding general.
For Memorial Day Monday, soldiers, veterans, and their families at Fort Jackson joined together to pay tribute to fallen service members in a wreath laying ceremony.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department says the Fort Jackson trainee who hijacked a school bus tried to escape from jail and the hospital.
According to officials, a Fort Jackson soldier has been suspended from his duties after he was arrested in April on a sexual misconduct charge. This marks the third person from Fort Jackson now facing charges since April.
Thursday, Fort Jackson announced it is pausing its weapons immersion training while they continue to investigate the incident where a trainee left the fort with a rifle and hijacked a school bus last week.
The families of two victims of the school bus hijacking held a news conference Thursday morning to demand answers from Fort Jackson and Richland School District Two.
Student on bus hijacked by soldier talks about his experience
According to officials with Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, a bond hearing for the Fort Jackson soldier accused of hijacking a school bus is scheduled for this afternoon.
RCSD, other officials provide updates on the arrest of a soldier accused of hijacking a school bus Tuesday
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott provided an update on the investigation into an armed Fort Jackson soldier who left the fort and hijacked a Richland Two school bus this morning. ABC Columbia’s Josh Berry was at the press conference.