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  1. Savannah: Food tour, historic squares and the purple lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Newsday

    ... ravaged by the Civil War, Savannah retains abundant antebellum charm. Historical sites are numerous, including Fort Jackson, the oldest standing brick fortification in Georgia. Savannah's Green-Meldrim House, a National Historic Landmark, was used ...

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  2. Savannah: Food tour, historic squares and the purple lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Miami Herald

    ... ravaged by the Civil War, Savannah retains abundant antebellum charm. Historical sites are numerous, including Fort Jackson, the oldest standing brick fortification in Georgia. Savannah's Green-Meldrim House, a National Historic Landmark, was used ...

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  3. Showalter serves as first female on Veteran Affairs CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Times Bulletin

    ... for cooks and mechanics with the 221st Ordinance Company in Fort Wayne. She chose mechanics and was assigned to Fort Jackson, South Carolina for boot camp and Fort Sill, Oklahoma for basic training. Ironically, Showalter arrived at Fort Jackson on ...

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  4. Crown Bay Group Acquires 280 Unit Apartment Community in Columbia, South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... occupancy. The property benefits from an outstanding location, not far from downtown Columbia and close to Fort Jackson, one of the most important Army bases in the country with 50,000 soldiers graduating every year. Giant online retailer Amazon is ...

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  5. Dietz & Watson's Hometown Hero: Army First Sgt. Brie KotulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | CBS Local

    ... decided to enlist in the army. Brie felt that was her calling. In 2002, she shipped off to basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Brie serves as first sergeant for the 767 explosive ordnance disposal - a unit which handles all nuclear ...

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  6. Contracts For Dec. 1, 2017Read the original story

    Friday Dec 1 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... for miscellaneous architecture and engineering services for Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Gordon, Georgia; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Fort Stewart, Georgia; Fort Benning, Georgia; and Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia. Bids were solicited via the ...

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  7. Two soldiers killed, six injured at Fort Jackson in accident involving military vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | The Georgetown Times

    Two soldiers were killed and six injured in an accident with a military vehicle Friday afternoon at Fort Jackson in Columbia. Two of the six injured soldiers were hurt critically, the statement said.

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  8. Palazzini takes command of Charleston's Army Corps of EngineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | The Georgetown Times

    ... such projects as the renourishment efforts, the construction around the harbor at Charleston and projects at Fort Jackson. Only Palezzini and his deputy commander, Maj. Jason Legro, are military. The rest of the district's staff is civilian, and ...

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  9. Army repeats sweep of men's and women's Armed Forces Marathon goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Turret

    ... the Marine Corps Marathon women's division. Curran won the women's division in 2014. Army Capt. Chelsea Kim of Fort Jackson, S.C. captured women's Armed Forces silver and placed fourth overall in the Marine Corps Marathon with a time of 2:54:58. ...

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  10. Fort Jackson provides Thanksgiving feast for soldiers away from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | WIS-TV Columbia

    TV was present as dinner was served to soldiers in basic training in building 11500. The soldiers are new to the Army and for many of them, this is their first time away from home for the holiday.

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  11. Chapin VFW Post 193 sees to interment of veteran's remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... a former U.S. Air Force sergeant, was escorted by dozens of motorcycles from Chapin to his resting place at Fort Jackson National Cemetery off Percival Road in Columbia Nov. 17. Each year, many VFW and other veterans' associations seek out unclaimed ...

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  12. Politics | Sunday Political Brunch: Why is South Carolina Such a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Go Local

    ... She remains on my short list of potential future Presidents. "Strom Thurmond" One of the longest roads through Fort Jackson is Strom Thurmond Boulevard. It is named after long-time Sen. Strom Thurmond (R) South Carolina, who served 48-years in the ...

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  13. Jason SonnefeldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Jason enlisted into the Army Reserve, prepared to serve his country and he attended basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. After his family's retirement from military service in 1994, they settled in South Paris, Maine. Upon arrival in ...

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  14. From drill instructor to evangelist Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | The Times

    ... with the Army. In 1978, when she was 31 years old, she graduated from the Army's Drill Sergeant Academy in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. “I was a trailblazer. There was a great need for female drill instructors,” she said. “The ...

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  15. Veteran, 99, among those honored in RobertvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Bluffton Today

    ... finance clerk for three years. He was stationed in Germany for two years, spending his last year of service at Fort Jackson. "There were some very tense times. We could have been called to serve at any time in Vietnam and every day you were waiting ...

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  16. Jeanice creates Phi Mu scholarship in thanks for support during deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Natchitoches Times

    ... Commissioned from the NSU ROTC program upon graduation, she is an active duty Army officer stationed in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Prior to South Carolina, she was deployed with the 1st Infantry Division from Oct. 2016-July 2017. "Personally, I ...

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  17. Marco's Pizza Offers Slice of the Pie with Recruitment and Apprenticeship ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Newkerala.com

    ... during their last six months of duty at a Marco's Pizza location. There are currently three active programs in Fort Jackson, SC, Forts Benning and Stewart, GA, and Quagliata was recently granted access by the U.S. Army to recruit at any base around ...

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  18. Veterans honored at Cedar Lawn CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Daily Times

    ... Heart. He is originally from Pittsburgh. PFC Wendell Howard was next. He was a member of the Army and served at Fort Jackson, S.C and Fort Hood, Texas. Staff Sgt. Roy Scott was in the Army for 32 years. He was stationed in Alaska, Boston, Oklahoma, ...

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  19. Looking Back: Swanson reflects on his time in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... married two weeks when they sent him to Vietnam," he wife, Arlene, said. Daniel Swanson entered boot camp at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, on April 15, 1965. When the couple married, on June 28, 1965, neither knew that he would be sent to war, they ...

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  20. Memories Of WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... to do," Showalter said of the war, "I was made to do." Showalter was inducted on Feb. 18, 1943, and sent to Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., for basic training. After about eight months, he went to what then was called Camp Gordon near Augusta, Ga., ...

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