Clemson University restored a 100-year-old, 16-ton gun from the USS Maine using a cutting-edge technique that Clemson says nobody else in the country is using for this kind of restoration. The U.S. Navy picked up the gun Monday.
Col. Derek O'Malley has been named the new commander of Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, home of the nation's largest F-16 combat wing. The base is also host to U.S. Army Central (Third Army). U.S. Air Force Center and 9th Air Force.
After a U.S. Army general died while on leave in South Carolina, the Lexington County Coroner released the cause of his death. Major General Jeffery Bannister, 57, who was on transition leave in Lake Murray, died due to natural causes.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bannister was assigned at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., as he awaited retirement in the area, but he died on leave at Lake Murray in Lexington County on Sunday, May 27, 2018. His death is being investigated.
Following the suicide of a Air Force member in South Carolina, two veterans with personal suicide experience discuss the challenges of suicide prevention and mental health care in the military and for former military members.
The family of former Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island trainee Raheel Siddiqui, who died March 18, 2016, says there is no record of him at Medical University of South Carolina Hospital in Charleston, where he reportedly died.
Eric Levon Williams, 24, who died after being shot at a birthday party Saturday, April 1, 2018, in Rock Hill, South Carolina, was an Army National Guard soldier. Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide but have made no arrests.
Members of Shaw Air Force Base will participate in the Super Bowl LII flyover on Sunday, prior to the showdown between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles at over U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota.