Fort Jackson is named after the 7th President of the United States, Andrew Jackson, and is located in Columbia, South Carolina. With a population of over 153,000, it is one of the largest training centers for the U.S. Army. The motto for Fort Jackson is "Victory Starts Here" because it is seen as one of the most important places for soldiers to be trained. Besides soldiers, the base is also home to military families, retirees, and civilians. Fort Jackson's history is well preserved at the United States Basic Combat Training Museum. The museum is open on weekdays and is free to enter.
For something more relaxing, the Fort Jackson Golf Club is the perfect spot to play a few rounds of golf with loved ones. The club also has a snack bar, pro shop, and clubhouse.
Century Lanes Bowling Center offers video games, a pool, and bingo. There are also two swimming pools, Knight Indoor Swimming Pool and Legion Outdoor Swimming Pool. The Knight Indoor Swimming Pool offers lessons, games, and exercise equipment. The Fort Jackson Theater provides wide-cloth seats, a great sound system, and snacks like hot dogs and popcorn.
The Thomas Lee Hall Library is perfect for bookworms of all ages and offers free Wi-Fi, storytime programs, and a variety of books. Fort Jackson also has a University of South Carolina campus on its base.
Fort Jackson real estate consists of apartments, condos, duplexes, and single-family houses. The military base is family-oriented, historical, and has many entertaining amenities.