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11:46 am on Friday October 31, 2014

Recognizing Yemasee’s spot in Marine Corps history

Marines, veterans and their families gathered at the Yemassee train station for the 2nd Annual Yemassee Train Depot Reunion Oct. 16.
10:41 am on Sunday August 24, 2014

On Charleston police plans for thier military surplus

The Dorchester County Sheriff plans to use its mine resistant armored vehicle, an MRAP, mainly for hurricane duty.
2:35 pm on Monday September 23, 2013

Military jets to invade Grand Strand skies on Tuesday

The South Carolina Air National Guard will be conducting training exercises on Tuesday over Myrtle Beach and you're likely to see and hear military jets. Grab your camera or ear plugs, whichever works better for you. 
4:42 pm on Thursday March 21, 2013

Beaufort Air Show called off following sequestration, Blue Angels cancelation

Earlier this month word came that the Blue Angels would likely not be able to attend the Beaufort Air Show thanks to the federal budget sequestration, now the April air show at the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort has been canceled. Organizers...
4:04 am on Wednesday March 13, 2013

Wounded veterans to cycle through Charleston area this week

Image by USMC Wounded Warrior Regiment Some 30 injured war veterans will perform a three-day Wounded Warriors Lowcountry bike tour to raise awareness. Areas include the Isle of Palms, Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant, Moncks Corner, the Ravenel ...
12:02 pm on Monday March 11, 2013

Charleston air show expo canceled due to sequestration

Image by U.S. Airforce The Thunderbirds perform at prior air expo in Charleston.Earlier I wrote that sequestration's budget cuts could lead to meaningful deep changes, today they've lead to immediate public chages: the air show has been canceled. "...
12:59 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Base closures, other deep and targeted military cuts could come from sequestration

Image by U.S. Government A F35-B under a assembly.So far the sequestration's impact has been targeted at general across-the-board cuts, but The New York Times is reporting that President Obama's administration and the Pentagon are looking to...
5:38 am on Thursday March 7, 2013

More details on the likely trimming of Blue Angels from Beaufort air show

The Navy has yet to officially cancel the April Blue Angels appearance in Beaufort, and The Island Packet writes that the air show organizers are waiting on official word of the cancellation. The paper also notes that organizers are planning for the...
4:34 am on Tuesday March 5, 2013

Federal budget sequestration likely to trim Blue Angels from Beaufort air show

The Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Air Show is returning this April 27 and 28, but fans of the Blue Angels may be disappointed.  Writing to Facebook, the Blue Angels Public Affairs division said that performances scheduled in April will likely be...
12:19 pm on Monday March 4, 2013

Parris Island celebrates 70 years of female Marines

On March 1 Parris Island celebrated 70 years of the continuous service of female Marines in the Corps.