Fort Jackson opening gates to public
May 9, 2011 8:45:00 PM - thestate.com
Maj. Gen. James Milano is inviting the public to a special, up-close tour of Fort Jackson and its soldiers in training.
The commanding general will host a five-hour event May 19, beginning at 7:45 a.m., that will let the public see how soldiers train and offer insight into the day-to-day operation of the post.
Visitors will attend Basic Combat Training graduation, watch soldiers train, learn to shoot an M16A2 in a simulator and eat in an Army dining facility.
Tours are free. To register, call (803) 751-1474.
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