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July 9, 2015

Mayor Benjamin releases statement on Fort Jackson announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 9, 2015

Contact: Michael Wukela, Office of the Mayor @ 803-413-5052

Mayor Benjamin releases statement on Fort Jackson announcement

Columbia, SC – Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin released the following statement today in response to the United States Army’s Force Structure Reduction announcement:

““The fact that we’re looking at such minimal cuts when cities like ours across the nation are losing thousands of soldiers speaks volumes about this community and our support of Fort Jackson. I couldn’t be more proud and I want to thank everyone who worked so hard on this successful effort to protect our base.

“Victory starts here at Fort Jackson in Columbia, SC.”