INFORMATION

Welcome to Fort Jackson

Welcome to the largest and most active Initial Entry Training Center in the U.S. Army, which trains 54 percent of all the Army’s Basic Combat

Arrival

Those traveling by plane will arrive at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, built in 1965 and continuously being upgraded. The airport is 8 miles from the

Community Services

Fort Jackson’s commissary is between the on-post housing areas and the mini mall near Pierce Terrace Elementary School. Current operating hours are 11 a.m.

Schools

https://jackson.armymwr.com/programs/school-liaison-officer The school liaison officer provides transition and school information and general assistance to military families. Transitioning families need to be aware that the student&rsquo

Medical and Dental Services

Moncrief Army Health Clinic, Fort Jackson’s main medical facility, provides care to permanent party service members, Soldiers in training, active-duty personnel, families and retirees.

Training

Fort Jackson plays a major role in shaping today’s U.S. Army by training more than half of tomorrow’s disciplined, well-trained, professional Soldiers. With a

Major Units, Directorates and Staff

The Army Training Center coordinating staff comprises senior advisers to the command for all matters regarding ATC military and civilian personnel (G-1), intelligence and

Recreation and Leisure Activities

The Impact Zone Community Club is at McCrady Training Center, in the South Carolina National Guard weekend training site. The facility is open to all

Communities

There is a lot to see and do in South Carolina when you time to spend off post. From Revolutionary War sites to NASCAR

History and Museums

A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE On June 2, 1917, a new Army Training Center was established to answer America’s call for trained fighting men the

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