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Command sergeant major relinquishes command at Fort Gordon ceremony

...originally from Bay City, Mich., began her Army career at age 17. She enlisted in 1985, attended basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon. During her career she has seen deployments for Desert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-28/command-sergeant-major-relin
Navy divers raising armored wreckage of Confederate warship CSS Georgia in 5-ton chunks

...were too weak to propel it against the Savannah River's currents. The Confederates anchored the ironclad off Old Fort Jackson as a floating gun battery. It was sunk without ever firing a shot in combat.After months of preparation work by underwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-17/navy-divers-raising-armored-w
Jermain Watkins

...Saturday, August 22, at 1 p.m. in Community Funeral Home Chapel, 353 Manning Ave., Sumter, SC, with burial in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home of his mother, 11 Alma Dr., Sumter...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175549985
Norwood Richardson Jr.

...Pastor Mark Gibson of Emmanuel Faith Tabernacle Center. Interment will be on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia, SC. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Lena C. Richardson; children, Nikki Richardson...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175341173
Local VA-military partnership adds Columbia hospitals

...Executive Coun cil announced last week that it has added Columbia's William Jen nings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and Fort Jackson's Moncrief Army Community Hospital to its network.The council was originally chartered through a $2.9 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-11/local-va-military-partnershi
Funeral at Columbia AME church for the Rev. Daniel Simmons, Charleston church shooting victim

...time as an Army veteran was displayed on the screen in the sanctuary.Simmons was to be buried later in the day at Fort Jackson National Cemetery located at the Army installation near Columbia.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-02/funeral-columbia-ame-church-rev-dan
Holding the fort

...in Columbus, which is projected to lose 3,400 soldiers, and Fort Stewart in Hinesville, expected to lose 950. Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., is expected to shed 200 military and civilian jobs in the announced cuts.It hurts to see other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-14/holding-fort
Milestones

...a 2008 graduate of Evans High School.? Army Pvt. Khalid E. Thorne has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia. He is the former ward of Nina F. Thorne, of Augusta, and a 2013 graduate of Glenn Hills High School...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-16/milestones
Milestones

...Woods and Elizabeth Platte King.Military? Army Pvt. Tianna V. Smith has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Debra and Theodore Smith of Augusta and Charselyn S. Riley of Hephzibah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-02/milestones
Navy divers to explore sunken Savannah River boat

...steam machinery and large portions of the ship's armored encasement. The armor for the ship, which was anchored off Fort Jackson as a floating gun battery, was made out of railroad iron. Archaeologists will still make sure there are no other remnants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-26/navy-divers-explore-sunken-s