Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide


Welcome to the largest and most active Initial Entry Training Center in the U.S. Army, training roughly 54 percent of all Soldiers and nearly 60 percent of the women entering the Army each year. ...


If a person arrives in the area by plane, he or she will land at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, built in 1965 and continuously being upgraded. The airport is located 8 miles from the heart of the city.

Family Housing

Fort Jackson Housing

Balfour Beatty Co...

Community Services

Fort Jackson’s Commissary is located between the on-post housing areas and the Mini-Mall near Pierce Terrace Elementary School. Current operating hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and ...


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Medical/Dental Services

Moncrief Army Community Hospital, Fort Jackson’s main medical facility, is a 12-story medical treatment facility, which operates 30 inpatient beds and 31 ambulatory clinics. ...


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 an ideal climate for year-round training, more than 44,000 Initial Entry Training Soldiers are trained here each year. ...

Major Units, Directoriates and Staff

The ATC coordinating staff comprises senior advisers to the command for all matters regarding ATC military and civilian personnel (G-1), intelligence and security (G-2), operations (G-3), logistics (G-4), plans (G-5), communication (G-6), training (G-7) and resource management (G-8).

Partners in Excellence

The Soldier Support Institute (SSI), located on the corner of Hampton Parkway and Lee Road, trains and educates Soldiers and civilians in the career fields of human resources management, financial management operations, recruiting and retention, postal operations and music support. ...

Recreation and Leisure Activities

Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) programs are for every aspect of your life. From sports and fitness to social events at the clubs, concerts and other special events, FMWR offers something for every stage of your life. When it comes to recreation and leisure, FMWR facilities have som...


There is a lot to see and do in South Carolina when you have a few days or more available to spend off post. The following is just a sampling, but should whet your appetite for the kaleidoscope of recreational opportunities this part of America has to offer.

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 early ominous days of World War I. This installation would become the largest and most active of its kind in the world. ...