A Fort Jackson drill sergeant was sentenced to 18 months in prison Tuesday in the deaths of two basic trainees in October 2017. Staff Sgt. Andrew C. Marrow will be confined to a military prison in Charleston.
Survivors of a truck crash on the Fort Jackson Army base that killed two young recruits recalled the carnage of the incident and the lasting injuries in the drill sergeant’s sentencing. The fallen soldiers’ mothers also testified.
Tears, history and vows to do better mixed Saturday at unveiling of historic plaque in Batesburg-Leesville to mark the 1946 beating and blinding of Army veteran Isaac Woodard and the revolutionary good that came from it.
Instead of burying the horrors of its past, the town of Batesburg-Leesville will remember it Saturday, unveiling a plaque commemorating a white police chief’s brutal 1946 assault on a black Army veteran.
F-16 fighter jets from the South Carolina Air Guard based near Columbia, SC will likely patrol skies over the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta during Super Bowl 53 when the Patriots face off against the Rams.
Capt. Zoe “SiS” Kotnik was named the first female single-ship pilot to fly in airshows across the U.S. Assigned to SC’s Shaw Air Force Base, she has more than 1,000 flying hours in 8 years of military service.
Air Force vet Ralph Keogh of Columbia died after he was given the wrong injections by the Dorn VA hospital in Columbia, SC. The government just paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to settle a resulting suit.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott became commander of the South Carolina State Guard. The South Carolina State Guard is deployed by the Governor primarily for disaster response. SCSG traces it lineage to 1670.
More than 400 military servicemen across the U.S. have fallen victim to sexual blackmail schemes run by inmates in South Carolina prisons and their accomplices, officials said Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.
A Charleston, SC man got VA benefits after claiming he was a Navy medic with two Purple Hearts for his service in Vietnam, but he wasn’t in the military and was sentenced to 6 months in prison, prosecutors say.
Freddie Stowers of Sandy Springs SC is one of only two African American Medal of Honor recipients from World War I. President George H.W. Bush presented the award in 1991. Stowers trained at Columbia’s Fort Jackson.
The Columbia VA health care system, including the Dorn hospital, is committed to serving military veterans every day, not just Veterans Day. The medical center is expanding, adding more clinics and parking.
The Citadel has raised tuition by 2.5 percent for the 2019-2020 school year. In-state freshmen at the Charleston military college will pay $602 more than last year and upperclassmen will pay $617 more.
The Citadel is changing its grooming rules to improve recruiting of female cadets, removing the requirement that women get haircuts and men won’t need as many to match Army and Department of Defense standards.
A retired Marine veteran was killed by a bullet shot at a street sign. The bullet went through the sign, hitting the man while he was sitting on his porch with his family, the Greenwood County Sheriff said.