Army, educators meet in at Ft. Jackson to discuss careers

FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) - The Army is getting together with high school counselors and educators from South Carolina to tell them about career options students might have if they join the military.

Top Army recruiter Lt. Gen. William Freakley (FRAYK'-lee) says the 3-day program that starts on Tuesday allows teachers and guidance counselors a chance to discuss the many careers available in the military, which includes jobs ranging from personnel management to high-tech computing.

Army officials and recruiters were meeting for two days of discussion with the educators and a day tour of Fort Jackson.

The Army installation outside Columbia trains more than 50,000 soldiers annually in basic and advanced career courses.

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