Fort Jackson

MICC-Fort Jackson provides base operations support to the Fort Jackson installation and tenants, U.S. Army Central, 3rd Army located on Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, and the 81st Reserve Support Command in nine southeastern states and Puerto Rico.

Fort Jackson is located outside Columbia, South Carolina, and is the largest and most active Initial Training Center in the Army, training 50 percent of all Soldiers and 80 percent of women entering the Army each year. Fort Jackson is home to the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute, the U.S. Army Chaplains Center and School, the Army's only Drill Sergeant School and the Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment.

Fort Jackson includes more than 52,000 acres with more than 100 ranges and field training sites and 1,160 buildings. More than 3,900 active-duty Soldiers and their 14,000 family members make Fort Jackson their home. The installation employs 5,200 civilians and provides services to post customers and more than 36,000 retirees and family members.






James D. Ward


The Mission and Installation Contracting Command provides Army commands, installations and activities with disciplined and responsive contracting solutions and oversight. On order, aligns and provides contracting forces in order to enable Army Unified Land Operations.


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Last updated: May 23, 2013