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They were traveling in the vehicle that resembles a seafaring tank from the shores of San Clemente Island to a Navy ship Thursday evening when they reported the vehicle was taking on water, said Lt. Cameron H. Edinburgh, a Marine Corps spokesman for Camp Pendleton.
The Citadel Alumni for Change, a group of around 20 graduates from the Charleston college, issued a statement Wednesday saying the school should "demonstrate true principled leadership and immediately take steps towards the removal of the Confederate Flag.”
The support from Washington comes amid a troublesome time for the Coast Guard. The branch has been vocal about funding woes during the pandemic but it still has promises to keep for a massive 2,800-acre superbase.
After weeks of wrangling, the Pentagon on Friday will ban displays of the Confederate flag on military installations, in a carefully worded policy that doesn't mention the word ban or that specific flag.
Stanhope Sifford Spears, of Columbia, former S.C. adjutant general, died Tuesday. He was 83.