Fort Jackson

Fort Jackson identifies soldier who died after incident at rifle range

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Fort Jackson officials say they have identified the soldier who died after an incident at a rifle range. Fort Jackson officials say Pvt. James Noel Zamora, an 18 year-old active duty basic combat training soldier from California, died Nov. 5 after an incident that occurred around noon at a rifle range. He was assigned to Company D, 3rd…

Fort Jackson working with MUSC to provide free COVID-19 testing

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Officials from Fort Jackson say they are partnering with the Medical University of South Carolina to offer free coronavirus testing for individuals with authorized post access. The testing will be available September 22 and 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m, with the main day for retirees and Veteran Health Identification Card holders being September 22. The drive-through testing…

Fort Jackson Soldier found dead in barracks, say officials

Fort Jackson officials say a 29 year-old, from Wisconsin, was found dead Saturday morning at his barracks

COLUMBIA ,  SC (WOLO)– Fort Jackson officials say they are investigating the cause of death of an active duty basic combat training soldier. Fort Jackson officials say the 29 year-old, from Wisconsin, was found dead Saturday morning at his barracks. The command is conducting a 48 hour training stand down, according to officials. “A loss of a loved one and…