Fort Jackson

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,…

Fort Jackson Soldiers Leave for Holiday

FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — As the clock strikes midnight, some 6,000 Army soldiers from Fort Jackson begin heading home for the holidays. In an annual tradition at the Army’s largest training installation, soldiers start to leave in the early morning hours Friday and continue leaving throughout the day. Fort Jackson spokesman Pat Jones says it takes organizers months to…