Several of the Veterans Day meal deals being offered by chain restaurants can’t be claimed by many active-duty military personnel in Navy Region Southeast because they’re still barred from eating indoors at off-base restaurants.
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His journey uncovered one of the worst tragedies in Coast Guard history, and when it seemed like there was no one else to turn to when their research hit a wall, a family member emerged to fill in the blanks.
Schmitz acted quickly to eject from the F-16. While his seat deployed, his parachute did not. The young pilot was killed instantly when the chair landed.
President Donald Trump fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday, an unprecedented move by a president struggling to accept election defeat and angry at a Pentagon leader he believes wasn't loyal enough.
The annual Charleston Veterans Day parade downtown is not happening this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The outfit was prolific during America's wars in the European and Japanese theaters and has been popularized in hundreds of Hollywood movies and TV shows since.
Boeing has been a large part of aerospace job growth in South Carolina over the last decade, but jobs are being generated independent of the planemaker, too.
There's a lot of personal pride for both Cunningham and Mace when it comes to the military — both of their fathers were in Vietnam and both candidates believe in the patriotic sacrifice that comes with enlisting in the armed services.
The Community Resource Center Summerville hosted a special recognition event in Hutchinson Square to celebrate the work of Joint Base Charleston's 437th Aerial Port Squadron Passenger Operations Flight Airmen.
Russia said Tuesday it's ready to accept a U.S. proposal to freeze the number of nuclear warheads and extend the two nations' last arms control pact for one year and Washington responded that it's prepared to make a quick deal.
On Friday, U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, a Republican senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced the Parris Island Protection Act which prohibits the use of federal funds to close or plan the closure of the historic military installation near Beaufort.
In the 30-second ad, the retired Marine Corps war hero endorses Mace over her opponent, Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham, and highlights her accomplishments as the first female graduate of The Citadel's Corps of Cadets.
In a bombshell report from military.com last week, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger said he is considering a plan to close the two existing boot camp locations — Parris Island and San Diego.
Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019.
Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger is considering a plan in which it could close its two existing boot camp locations, Parris Island and San Diego, and have all recruits report to a new base where men and women would train together.
Retired Army Maj. Gen. William Grimsley proposed that all 46 county VA offices become a part of the new statewide department, meaning they could become state employees.
High-altitude jumps has been popularized in many Hollywood action movies where secret agents have to sneak into enemy territory under the radar — like when Tom Cruise jumps out of a C-17 in "Mission Impossible: Fallout."
In short, the 19th anniversary of the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil was a complicated occasion in a maelstrom of a year, as the U.S. grapples with a pandemic, searches its soul over racial injustice and prepares to choose a leader to chart a path forward.
Trump picked the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks to honor Sgt. Maj. Thomas "Patrick" Payne, who negotiated a barrage of enemy gunfire and repeatedly entered a burning building in a harrowing effort that saved more than 70 hostages. The president said that Payne, who was in high school on 9/11, and his classmates learned about the attacks on the United States from a teacher who solemnly relayed what had happened.
University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen and Gov. Henry McMaster headlined a 9/11 memorial service that included the unveiling of a tribute to the state's first responders and military members.
The talks — known as intra-Afghan negotiations — were laid out in a peace deal that Washington brokered with the Taliban and signed in February, also in Qatar, where the Taliban maintain a political office. At the time, the deal was seen as Afghanistan's best chance at ending more than four decades of relentless war.
For the second time this year, an independent federal review has faulted the U.S. Department of Defense for how it has responded when children on military bases sexually assault each other.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Fisher House continues to shelter families of service members or veterans who need a place to stay and offers help during the hardships caused by the virus.
The revelation comes before Price's meeting with the state's College and University Trustee Screening Committee on Wednesday afternoon where he will be evaluated on how he has done in his role as chairman.
The Pentagon has ordered the military's independent newspaper, Stars and Stripes, to cease publication at the end of the month, despite congressional efforts to continue funding the century-old publication.
An American soldier who helped rescue about 70 hostages set to be executed by Islamic State militants in Iraq has been approved to receive the Medal of Honor for actions during a daring 2015 raid, The Associated Press has learned.
Since 1995, the center has prepared thousands of men and women to offer advice and guidance on "religion, morals morale, and the right of free exercise and religion," according to the school's website.
The colors of the United States Space Force are now on display alongside the Coast Guard, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Army at the museum's pier next to the aircraft carrier Yorktown in Mount Pleasant.
Russia has prioritized boosting its military presence in the Arctic region, which is believed to hold up to one-quarter of the Earth's undiscovered oil and gas. Russian President Vladimir Putin has cited estimates that put the value of Arctic mineral riches at $30 trillion.
Residents can purchase personalized bricks that will make up the veterans plaza at John McCants Veterans Park in Goose Creek.
Charleston's Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy has shipped an estimated 172,000 packages in the last three months with an average delivery time of around two days.
Tommy Newell, a six-year Berkeley County Councilman, was seen in the picture wearing a headscarf and a tunic.
The main uses for the new facility will be for quarantining cadets, overflow from the barracks and as a place for the athletic teams to stay when school is not in session.
The U.S. military's Central Command published a black-and-white video showing what appeared to be special forces fast-roping down from a helicopter onto the MT Wila, whose last position appeared to be off the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates near the city of Khorfakkan.
The case was argued in March and was the result of a lawsuit by the National Coalition for Men and two men challenging the male-only draft. Their arguments had been that the the 1981 case was decided at a time when women were largely absent from combat.
It's a win-win situation: Students get hands-on experience working on the museum's historic vessels, and Patriots Point will get access to their skills, tools and work at no cost.
All Marines must shoot from from the standing, kneeling and prone positions at ranges extending as far as 500 yards during the test. Austin Ferrell got a score of 248 out of 250, the best in Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island history.
The H.L. Hunley submarine sat encrusted in mud, seawater and sand for nearly 140 years, and after decades of research, dives and study, it was finally raised out of the depths and into the spotlight on Aug. 8, 2000.
A petition on Change.org with more than 500 signatures calls for the campus to offer remote classes instead of in-person instruction.
SAN DIEGO — Eight troops missing after their landing craft sank off the Southern California coast during a training exercise are presumed dead, the Marine Corps announced Sunday.
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.
The Citadel stated, shortly after Marines began quarantining on campus in May, that they planned to host in-person classes for the 2020-21 school year. The school received a $3 million contract to house the recruits and the first group arrived at the beginning of June.
In a move the officials say is expected as early as Monday, the administration will present the decision as an attempt to curb China's increasing assertiveness in the region with a commitment to recognizing international law. But it will almost certainly have the more immediate effect of further infuriating the Chinese, who are already retaliating against numerous U.S. sanctions and other penalties on other matters.
As a pilot at Shaw Air Force Base, David worked unusual hours. But around midnight on July 1, Valerie Schmitz woke up to hear their dog, Toby, barking at the door. Someone was ringing the doorbell.
On Saturday, the 11th annual Salute From The Shore event will take place starting at about 1 p.m. and will feature planes from Charleston Air Force Base and Shaw Air Force Base.