Local

October 18, 2009 12:00 AM

S.C. air base is crucial to Afghan war

For eight years, Charleston has been a starting point for the 7,500-mile-long air bridge to the Afghan war. Though invisible to the eye, the air bridge from Charleston demonstrates the key role the Lowcountry base is playing as the U.S. military ramps up the fight in Afghanistan.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Former detective says sexual escapades common in Horry Police Department 04:00

Former detective says sexual escapades common in Horry Police Department

Mom arrested for allowing son to drive golf cart 01:05

Mom arrested for allowing son to drive golf cart

Former detective explains his 'deep, dark secret' he doesn't want anyone at church to know about 00:38

Former detective explains his 'deep, dark secret' he doesn't want anyone at church to know about

How NASA enlisted Angry Birds for space exploration and education 05:01

How NASA enlisted Angry Birds for space exploration and education

USC coaches earn highest salaries in The State's public records database. 00:46

USC coaches earn highest salaries in The State's public records database.

Dash cam video of Zachary Hammond shooting 04:12

Dash cam video of Zachary Hammond shooting

Students leave unusual items at yard sale at USC 00:37

Students leave unusual items at yard sale at USC

Sen Clementa Pinckney on Walter Scott killing 02:51

Sen Clementa Pinckney on Walter Scott killing

Transgender teen and mother advocate for rights 02:20

Transgender teen and mother advocate for rights

Candice Lively runs for seat vacated by Donnie Myers. 02:23

Candice Lively runs for seat vacated by Donnie Myers.

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos