COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Fort Jackson’s Army Drill Sergeant Academy candidates enjoyed quite the feast today. The men and women make sacrifices to serve and protect including being away from their families during the holidays. It is not easy being away from family during the holidays but throw in delicious food and laughter around the table, soldiers were reminded there…
It’s been 3 decades since thousands of american troops deployed to Iraq as part of Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Some of those soldiers live right here at home as part of U.S. Army Central at Shaw Air Force Base.
6,000 of South Carolina’s bravest headed home for Christmas today. Fort Jackson travel offices have worked for months to safely plan their ‘Victory Block Leave’ so these trainees could see their families this holiday season.