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.
Freddie Stowers of Sandy Springs, S.C., died in action in World War I on Sept. 28, 1918. President George H.W. Bush presented his family with the Medal of Honor in 1991. Stowers is the only African-American from the war to receive the honor.
South Carolina Democrat James Smith is running for governor, but the U.S. Army combat veteran is a major in the S.C. Army National Guard and has been activated for duty to help as Hurricane Florence approaches.
A 9/11 commemoration ceremony has been canceled due to Hurricane Florence. Shaw Air Force Base will no longer be hosting the 20th Fight Wing 9/11 ceremony Tuesday. The ceremony was originally planned for the 17th anniversary of the attack
The United States Navy Chaplaincy School and Center is moving from Fort Jackson back to Newport, R.I. It is the second branch of the service to leave the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Center. The Air Force Chaplain Corps College left last year.
A Fort Jackson officer was charged with solicitation during an investigation by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. Col. Fernando Guadalupe, who served in Iraq and at NATO headquarters, was the head of Leader Training Brigade.
5 soldiers were released from a Columbia, SC, hospital following a lightning strike near a training exercise at the U.S. Army’s Fort Jackson on Thursday, according to the public affairs office, which said there are no injuries.
An Army Ranger and South Carolina native was killed in combat in Afghanistan on Thursday. Sgt. 1st Class Christopher A. Celiz, of Summerville, died during a combat operation as part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
15 soldiers were taken to a Columbia, SC hospital as a precaution following a lightning strike near a training exercise at Fort Jackson Thursday, according to the PAO’s office, which said there are no injuries.
U.S. Air Force Major Charles D. Hodges is a Winnsboro, South Carolina, native and a graduate of The Citadel who led U.S. military efforts in the rescue of 12 boys on a soccer team and their coach from a flooded Thailand cave.
The SC National Guard's 4-118th Combined Arms Battalion is moving about 200 Abrams tanks and other heavy vehicles by rail to Texas for training. The Guard is loading up the vehicles at two sidings at Shop Road and Garners Ferry Road
Fort Jackson swore in its 51st commander, Brig. Gen. Milford H. Beagle Jr., during a Friday ceremony. Beagle is a native of Enoree, S.C., and a graduate of S.C. State University and has served in Iraq, Afghanistan and South Korea.
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.