Noncommissioned Officer's Club, Fort Jackson, S.C.
Title:
Noncommissioned Officer's Club, Fort Jackson, S.C.
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
The beautiful Noncommissioned Officers' Open Mess at Fort Jackson is open to all noncommissioned officers and their dependents. Equipped with restaurant and bar facilities, the club is one of the most popular meeting places for Fort Jackson's NCOs during their off-duty hours.


Pole Orchard
Title:
Pole Orchard
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
At the "Pole Orchard," men in the Field Communications Crewman's Course learn skills involved in pole climbing as part of their Specialist Training.



Hand-To-Hand Combat Training
Title:
Hand-To-Hand Combat Training
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Basic combat trainees demonstrate a side-kick on an invisible opponent.


Field Training
Title:
Field Training
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Instruction in weapon assembly and disassembly is a major part of basic training at Fort Jackson.



Record Firing
Title:
Record Firing
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome

Description:
Trainees must qualify with the M-14 rifle prior to completion of basic combat training.


Bayonet Drill
Title:
Bayonet Drill
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Men in Basic Combat Training learn to use their bayonets as an offensive weapon. This training enables them to respond immediately to a situation which requires the use of the close-combat weapon.



New Housing Billets
Title:
New Housing Billets
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
A portion of the new housing facilities for enlisted personnel.


Mortar Practice
Title:
Mortar Practice
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome

Description:
Practice with the 81mm mortar is part of advanced training at the U.S. Army Training Center. Infantry, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. One of the largest military installations in the country. Fort Jackson covers 82 square miles east of metropolitan Columbia, the state capital.



New Barracks
Title:
New Barracks
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Barracks facilities at the U. S. Army Training Center, Infantry, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, could pass for dormitories at an of the nation's modern colleges. The brick and steel buildings were constructed as part of a master plan to make the fort a modern facility.


Receiving Station
Title:
Receiving Station
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused



Trainees in Advanced Individual Training (AIT)
Title:
Trainees in Advanced Individual Training (AIT)
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Infantry trainees learn to flush out enemy in house-to-house action. The 3,000-acre Fort Jackson, located adjacent to the capital city of Columbia, is one of the Army's largest basic training centers.


Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Title:
Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Trainees fire M-60 machine gun on bipod. This 7.672 mm weapon is fired for familiarization on Bastogne Range by all male trainees. Fort Jackson, a U.S. Army Training Center, S.C., and is named in honor of President Andrew Jackson.



Slide for Life
Title:
Slide for Life
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Trainees negotiate Slide for Life obstacle on confidence course. Trainees must climb a pole tower and then lower themselves down a rope to a final drop of ten feet. Fort Jackson, a US Army Training Center, is located in the capital city of Columbia, SC, and is named in honor of President Andrew Jackson.


Trainees on Range 10
Title:
Trainees on Range 10
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Trainees fire the M-16 rifle for qualification. The M-16 the Army's standard rifle - weighs 11 1/2 pounds combat ready, uses 5.56 mm ammunition and can be fired semi- or fully-automatic. Fort Jackson, a US Army Training Center, is located in the capital city of Columbia, SC, and is named in honor of President Andrew Jackson.



USA Reception Station
Title:
USA Reception Station
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
The new Chapel/Auditorium is a part of the fine facilities at Ft. Jackson.


Graduation Parade
Title:
Graduation Parade
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Graduating WAC Company leads the Parade at Darby Field.



Fort Jackson Military Band
Title:
Fort Jackson Military Band
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Fort Jackson, South Carolina After military band greeting at Post railroad station, receptees head for Reception Station to begin processing for entry into Army life. Located adjacent to the capital city of Columbia, Fort Jackson is one of the Army's largest basic training centers.


Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Title:
Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Using mock helicopters, trainees in advanced individual training (AIT) infantry, learn proper seating, exit and assumption of combat ready positions. The 53,000 -acre Fort Jackson, located in the capital city of Columbia, is one of the Armys's largest basic training centers.



Women basic Trainees with M-16 Rifles
Title:
Women basic Trainees with M-16 Rifles
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused


Women Trainees
Title:
Women Trainees
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Under close supervision of drill instructor, women trainees receive instructions on proper procedures for reporting to officers. Women's barracks are in background. Fort Jackson, a U.S. Army Training Center, is located in the capital city of Columbia, S.C., and is named in honor of President Andrew Jackson.



Most Active Basic Training Army Installation in the United States
Title:
Most Active Basic Training Army Installation in the United States
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
First established in 1917 and the birthplace of Time magazine.


Main Entrance
Title:
Main Entrance
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Entrance to the huge Infantry Training Center on the outskirts of Columbia, S.C. One of the South's oldest active Military Reservations, Ft. Jackson is a symbol of the strength of the Peace Time Army.



New Housing Billets
Title:
New Housing Billets
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
A portion of the new housing facilities for enlisted personnel. Dexter Press Inc.


Post Headquarters
Title:
Post Headquarters
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Post Headquarters is the hub of administrative activity. The Commanding General and Deputy Commanding General have their offices in this building. The Fort was named for Andrew Jackson and was opened in 1917 and became a regular army post in 1940.



Bayonett Drill
Title:
Bayonett Drill
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Ernest Ferguson Men in Basic Combat Training learn to use their bayonets as an offensive weapon. This training enables them to respond immediately to a situation which requires the use of the close-combat weapon. Dexter Press, Inc.


Hand-to-Hand Combat Training
Title:
Hand-to-Hand Combat Training
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Ernest Ferguson Basic combat trainees demonstrate a side-kick on an invisible opponent. Dexter Press, Inc.



Mortar Practice
Title:
Mortar Practice
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Ernest Ferguson Practice with the 81mm mortar is part of advanced training at the U.S. Army Training Center, Infantry, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. One of the largest military installations in the country, Fort Jackson covers 82 square miles east of metropolitan Columbia, the state capital.


Basic Training Graduation
Title:
Basic Training Graduation
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
The graduating battalion enters Fort Jackson's Hilton Field accompanied by flags of every home state of the battalion



Fort Jackson
Title:
Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
After military band greeting at Post railroad station, receptees head for Reception Station to begin processing for entry into Army life. Located adjacent to the capital city of Columbia, Fort Jackson is one of the Army's largest basic training centers.


Record Firing
Title:
Record Firing
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Trainees must qualify with the M-14 rifle prior to completion of basic combat training.



Basic Training Graduation
Title:
Basic Training Graduation
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
The graduating battalion passes in review at Fort Jackson's Hilton Field. A battalion is usually composed of about 1200 men.


Field Training
Title:
Field Training
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Ernest Ferguson Instruction in weapon assembly and disassembly is a major part of basic training at Fort Jackson. Dexter Press, Inc.



Bau Bang Hamlet
Title:
Bau Bang Hamlet
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
A simulated Vietnamese hamlet that is used for training for service in the Republic of Viet Nam.


New Barracks
Title:
New Barracks
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Barracks facilities at the U.S. Army Training Center, Infantry, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, could pass for dormitories at any of the nation's modern colleges. The brick and steel buildings were constructed as part of a master plan to make the fort a modern facility.



Pole Orchard
Title:
Pole Orchard
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
At the "Pole Orchard", men in the Field Communications Crewman's Course learn skills involved in pole climbing as part of their Specialist Training. Dexter Press, Inc.


"Tank Hill"
Title:
"Tank Hill"
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
This is the area where many young men begin their Basic Training at Fort Jackson.



Company Street, 118th Infantry
Title:
Company Street, 118th Infantry
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused


Bayonet Drill
Title:
Bayonet Drill
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome

Description:
Ernest Ferguson Men in basic combat training learn to use their bayonets as an offensive weapon. This training enables them to respond immediately to a situation which requires the use of close-combat weapon. Dexter Press, Inc.



Greetings from Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Title:
Greetings from Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused


Noncommissioned Officers' Club
Title:
Noncommissioned Officers' Club
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Ernest Ferguson Dexter



Noncommissioned Officers' Club
Title:
Noncommissioned Officers' Club
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome

Description:
The beautiful Noncommissioned Officers' Open Mess at Fort Jackson is open to all noncommissioned officers and their dependents. Equipped with restaurant and bar facilities, the club is one of the most popular meeting places for Fort Jackson's NCOs during their off-duty hours


Greetings from Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Title:
Greetings from Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused



Basic Training Graduation
Title:
Basic Training Graduation
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
The graduating battalion enters Fort Jackson's Hilton Field accompanied by flags of every home state of the battalion


Greetings
Title:
Greetings
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused



Greetings from Fort Jackson
Title:
Greetings from Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused


Fort Jackson
Title:
Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
On Range 10, trainees fire the M-16 rifle for qualification. The M-16 - the Army's standard rifle - weighs 11 1/2 pounds combat ready, uses 5.56 mm ammunition and can be fired semi- or fully-automatic. Fort Jackson, a U.S. Army Training Center, is located in the capital city of Columbia. S.C., and is named in honor of President Andrew Jackson.



Fort Jackson
Title:
Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Trainees negotiate "Slide for Life" obstacle on confidence course. Trainees must climb a pole tower and then lower themselves down a rope to a final drop of ten feet. Fort Jackson, a U.S. Army Training Center, is located in the capital city of Columbia, S.C., and is named in honor of President Andrew Jackson.


Fort Jackson
Title:
Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
On confidence course, trainees negotiate three levels of poles each four feet from the other. This obstacle has been nicknamed the "Belly Buster." Fort Jackson, a U.S. Army Training Center, is located in the capital city of Columbia, S.C., and is named in honor of President Andrew Jackson.



Reception Center
Title:
Reception Center
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Huge receiving area for new recruits in today's modern army. Modern recreation and training areas within the center Insure a pleasant welcome to the United States Army


Third Bridge Chapel
Title:
Third Bridge Chapel
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Chrome unused

Description:
Newest tri-faith chapel serves the religious needs of the men involved in advance infantry training



Fort Jackson
Title:
Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
From the main gate and traffic circle Jackson Boulevard extends through the middle of the post. Within the circle is the memorial to Andrew Jackson, soldier and statesman, for whom the fort is named. In the left of photograph is the 4th Brigade AIT area.


New Trainees Barracks
Title:
New Trainees Barracks
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Continental Chrome

Description:
Near this site is 1943 he 106th Infantry Division was activated. It was known as the Golden Lion Division" and saw action in he Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe.



Typical Chapel And Church Service
Title:
Typical Chapel And Church Service
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused

Description:
These pictures show just one of the many chapel buildings in Fort Jackson. Services are held for soldiers of all religious faiths


Greetings From Fort Jackson
Title:
Greetings From Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused

Description:
Fort Jackson - is located six miles from Columbia, S. C. Its spacious grounds, and ideal location, has tended to make this Camp become known as one o the leading Army training posts in the country.



Post Headquarters
Title:
Post Headquarters
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused


Truck Park
Title:
Truck Park
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), White Border PM 1942

Description:
Flight of Bombers overhead. Defend Your Country Join the U. S. Army



Greetings From Fort Jackson
Title:
Greetings From Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused

Description:
Writing Home, The Canteen, Shining up, Playing Checkers.


Greetings From Fort Jackson
Title:
Greetings From Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused

Description:
Two Old-Timers Stand Guard. Infantry on the march. Gas Drill. Truck Park with Flight of Bombers Overhead.



Greetings From Fort Jackson
Title:
Greetings From Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen unused


Returning from Drill
Title:
Returning from Drill
Fort Jackson South Carolina (SC), Linen PM 1942





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