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9:42 am on Saturday February 23, 2013

Citadel graduate interviewed for Prince Harry documentary

Image by YouTubeCitadel alumnus Lieutenant Colonel Bill Connor was interviewed in December for the British Broadcasting Corporation documentary film, Prince Harry Frontline, regarding Prince Harry's British military service, and Conner's encounter...
11:18 am on Friday February 22, 2013

Citadel graduate interviewed for Prince Harry documentary

Citadel alumnus Lieutenant Colonel Bill Connor was interviewed in December for the British Broadcasting Corporation documentary film, Prince Harry Frontline, regarding Prince Harry's British military service, and Conner's encounter with the Prince ...
5:58 am on Thursday June 21, 2012

Moncks Corner mom organizes flip flop drive for military hopsital

Image by Operation Flip FlopsBrenda Frye of Moncks Corner recently heard an unusual request from her daughter, Georgina Walton-Floyd, who works at a military hospital in Afghanistan: Georgina wanted flip flops. The Air Force medic had noted that...
10:45 am on Friday August 12, 2011

Beaufort woman makes, sends 100 scarves to troops

Flickr user essjay WTOC has a story on a Beaufort woman who decided to make 100 scarves for troops in Afghanistan and send them overseas. You can read the report here and check out the video above. While you may question the use of scarves in...
11:30 am on Saturday July 9, 2011

Jet Stream photographer to discuss life as a Marine photographer

Flickr user defenceimages Staff Sgt. Brian Kester will speak on Life as a Marine Combat Photographer during a session at Beaufort's ARTworks, from 7 tp 9 p.m. July 11. Kester will offer an inside look at this experiences in war-torn Afganistan....
1:00 pm on Wednesday May 25, 2011

MCAS Beaufort's VMFA-122 readying to return home from Afghanistan

Flickr user carl_blake The Marine Corps' website has a nice story up about how the Marines and sailors from MCAS Beaufort-based VMFA-122 are readying to return home from Afghanistan after a seven-month deployment. The piece also includes a nice...
5:45 am on Saturday March 26, 2011

Naval Hospital Beaufort corpsman recognized for action in Afghanistan

A corpsman out at Naval Hospital Beaufort was awarded a major combat decoration for his heroism in Afghanistan. The Island Packet has a nice writeup on Hospitalman Bryan Vandesande and his actions that led to the award. So we'll just send you right...
4:58 am on Thursday November 11, 2010

Thank You

11/11 is a day to appreciate those who have dedicated and sacrificed their lives to defend our country.  Whether they fought in the Civil War hundreds of years ago in your own back yard, or were discharged yesterday, these brave individuals should...
5:57 am on Wednesday October 20, 2010

Author to offer first-hand account of Afghanistan at Rhett House event

Flickr user un_photo Heather Metcalfe, a New York author and founder of the nonprofit Artfully Unforgotten, will be at the Rhett House Inn from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday to give a brief talk on her trip to Afghanistan and sign copies of her book "Voices...
9:53 pm on Friday September 3, 2010

Joe Wilson focus of ethics investigation (Update: Investigation focus is broad)

Flickr user republicanconference Update September 4: McClatchy is reporting that Joe Wilson is now saying the investigation covers a number of other items and is wide-ranging, the news outlet also notes that Wilson is  29 among the 435 members of...

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