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Remembering Pearl Harbor 75 years later

Only one Pearl Harbor survivor will be attending the annual commemoration ceremony on the USS Yorktown in Mount Pleasant this year – 94-year-old Buck Morris, a Charleston native. Survivors, all in their 90s, are a rare commodity 75 years after the attack.

National

Facing desertion trial, Bergdahl asks Obama for pardon

After the presidential election, Bergdahl’s legal team submitted copies of a clemency application to the White House, the Justice Department and the Pentagon, according to White House and Justice Department officials. President-elect Donald Trump has called Bergdahl a “dirty, rotten traitor.”

Military News

Honoring a Midlands war hero

Jack Van Loan served as executive director of Columbia’s Five Points Association for more than 20 years. Before that, he spent six years as a North Vietnamese prisoner of war, then more time in the military before retiring as director of operations for the 9th Air Force at Shaw Air Force Base.

Videos

Historic Marine Corps video footage to be preserved at The University of South Carolina

$2million is needed to digitize the collection and make it available for public viewing.
University of South Carolina
Historic Marine Corps video footage to be preserved at The University of South Carolina 5:04

Historic Marine Corps video footage to be preserved at The University of South Carolina

Hacksaw Ridge movie trailer features Fort Jackson 2:26

Hacksaw Ridge movie trailer features Fort Jackson

Under Secretary of the Army Patrick J. Murphy exercises with Fort Jackson soldiers 0:59

Under Secretary of the Army Patrick J. Murphy exercises with Fort Jackson soldiers

Remotely piloted attack aircraft 4:47

Remotely piloted attack aircraft