Fort Jackson


Fort Jackson is the largest and most active Initial Entry Training (IET) Center in the US Army; training 50 percent of all soldiers entering the US Army. Providing Basic Combat Training (BCT) and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) for recruits is the post's primary mission. Accomplishing this mission means training in excess of 45,000 BCT and AIT personnel each year.

Mission Statement: 
The United States Army Training Center and Fort Jackson (USATC&FJ) trains Soldiers and other personnel in support of full spectrum operations; receives and transforms volunteers into Soldiers who are able to function effectively in their first unit of assignment (FUA); trains and educates our military and civilian leaders; and provides the highest possible quality of life for our Soldiers and their Families.
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Primary Units: 
Basic Combat Training (BCT)
1st Basic Combat Training Brigade
4th Training Brigade
Victory Brigade and Support of Basic Training
Basic Combat Training (BCT)
Chaplain School
Adjutant General School
Finance School
Drill Sergeant School
Physical Fitness School
Recruiting and Retention School
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i will be going to the graduation at fort jackson and need directions from 2 notch road, columbia, sc to the base for the graduation on aug. 26th. thanks