Army Recruiting Boost Should Mean More Fort Jackson Soldiers
The U.S. Army has been authorized by Congress to recruit 7,500 additional soldiers this year -- a hike that should mean more recruits being training at Fort Jackson in 2018.
U.S. Army Recruiting Command will see the largest in-year goal increase in its history, raising the original goal of active duty Army recruits by 6,000 to 68,500. The Army reservists will increase by 1,500.
Many of those new recruits will go through basic training at Fort Jackson, the nation's largest training base, although those levels have more