Brig. Gen. John P. "Pete" Johnson was named the 49th commanding general of Fort Jackson, the Army’s largest initial training base. The change of command at Victory Field took place amid the pomp of a ceremony that dates back to the American Revolution. Johnson took the installation’s flag from Maj. Gen. Anthony C. Funkhouser, commanding general, Center for Initial Military Training.
Britain’s stunning decision this week to bolt from the European Union, a move known as Brexit, could impact the U.S. presidential election. Political seismographs were busy Friday measuring the shock waves on this side of the Atlantic.