Chief Petty Officer Darren Thornton — with his wife, Sheri, son Joshua, 6, daughter Tascha, 9, and son James, 16 — fills his plate as no fewer than six veterans and community groups hold a sendoff for about 120 sailors in Columbia on Sunday. The sailors, who volunteered to fill roles with the Army in Iraq or Afghanistan, trained for three weeks and leave today.
Chief Petty Officer Darren Thornton — with his wife, Sheri, son Joshua, 6, daughter Tascha, 9, and son James, 16 — fills his plate as no fewer than six veterans and community groups hold a sendoff for about 120 sailors in Columbia on Sunday. The sailors, who volunteered to fill roles with the Army in Iraq or Afghanistan, trained for three weeks and leave today. The State
Chief Petty Officer Darren Thornton — with his wife, Sheri, son Joshua, 6, daughter Tascha, 9, and son James, 16 — fills his plate as no fewer than six veterans and community groups hold a sendoff for about 120 sailors in Columbia on Sunday. The sailors, who volunteered to fill roles with the Army in Iraq or Afghanistan, trained for three weeks and leave today. The State

Photo feature: Send-off for war-bound sailors

December 14, 2009 12:00 AM

UPDATED December 13, 2009 11:52 PM

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