Task Force Victory
On 1 January 1998, Task Force Victory was established from the units assigned/attached to the Victory Brigade. Its mission include, Headquarters Fort Jackson, 21 installation directorates that support Fort Jackson's Initial Entry Training Mission and Base Operations. The TRADOC Pre-Command Course and Drill Sergeant School known as Victory University, and an Infantry Company that supports the Basic Training through Range Operations which consists of the three committees; General Subjects, Basic Rifle Marksmanship, and Combat Indoctrination.
Task Force Victory also has the prestigious 282nd Army Band which has a primary mission to maintain the morale and espirit-de-corps of the soldiers stationed at Fort Jackson, the local community and surrounding areas presenting formal concerts and participating in ceremonies throughout the Carolinas and Georgia.
Additionally, The United States Army Student Detachment which was formed as a separate unit under the Command and Control of Task Force Victory to provide command and control and administrative support for soldiers who are students at civilian colleges and universities; other United States Service Commands and Staff Colleges, Foreign Military Schools, The Train With Industry Program and other advanced educational programs. The Detachment supports over 1,200 students and 300 institutions.
Finally, Task Force Victory has the Fort Jackson Headquarters Company Transition Point which transitions soldiers leaving military service to civilian life. The 748th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), the unit consists of 19 soldiers with deployment missions all around the world. The 248th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Service) attached from Fort Bragg for administrative support.
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