Military

Soldier returns home to Myrtle Beach, meets newborn daughter for the first time

A soldier received a warm welcome home Friday afternoon at Myrtle Beach International Airport, but there was one particular person he really wanted to see.

  Live 5 Scambusters: Reports show military more vulnerable to employment scams

Servicemembers honor World War II veteran during ceremony for inspiring troops during pandemic

Scooter stolen from Florida Walmart returned to disabled vet

Community collects messages for family of Shaw AFB pilot killed in crash

‘Salute from Shore’ to continue Saturday with tribute to Shaw AFB pilot killed in crash

Shaw Air Force Base officials identify pilot killed in F-16 crash

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  Shaw Air Force Base pilot killed in F-16 crash on base

Last surviving Buffalo Soldier from SC dies at 92

US pilot in fighter jet crash named; accident cause unclear

Former caretaker for 100-year-old WWII veteran charged with his murder

Retired Marine stands 24 hours straight to raise awareness about veteran suicide

Customers, employees required to wear face masks at Joint Base Charleston commissaries

  Joint Base Charleston medical personnel now on the ground in NYC

Six Joint Base Charleston medical professionals arrived in New York City early Tuesday morning to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus.

Women’s football team from US trapped in Honduras flown to Joint Base Charleston

A women’s football team from the U.S. who were trapped in Honduras have returned to the United States and was flown to Joint Base Charleston.

  Airman at Joint Base Charleston tests positive for coronavirus

An airman assigned to Joint Base Charleston has tested positive for coronavirus, according to Air Force officials. JBC officials said the airman is currently undergoing treatment.

  The Citadel’s first African American barber recalls his journey at South Carolina’s military college

Thad Miller got the job, but was told he could only maintain the hair of the black cadets at The Citadel.

New theory about why the confederate submarine H.L. Hunley sank

  Charleston Korean War veteran surprised with wish before aggressive cancer treatment

  Purple Heart veteran and family receive free home in Mt. Pleasant

100-year-old Tuskegee Airman, Cleveland Native honored during State of the Union address by President Donald Trump

Body of Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan to return to family Saturday

Unclaimed veteran to be laid to rest with full military honors on Friday at Ft. Jackson

Coast Guard searching for missing airman in the Gulf near Florida Panhandle

Coast Guard officials say the airman fell out of an Air force C-130 while flying over the water Tuesday.

  Gold Star family continues tradition of honoring fallen loved one

As families across the country observe Memorial Day, for many it’s a somber day full of reflection and remembrance.

Report: JBC airmen seen riding motorized scooters in uniform, dancing

Military officials say airmen from Joint Base Charleston were seen riding on motorized scooters in uniform and dancing in the workplace.

  Operation Finally Home builds free home for soldier in Summerville

Operation Finally Home is building a house for a retired Army Sgt. and his family. The nonprofit builds homes across the country for wounded military members and/or their families for free. Lennar is working with the nonprofit to provide the home free of charge for the soldier.

Suicide rates among Marines, Navy reached 10-year high in 2018

Many of the cases are young Marines who have not been deployed overseas nor been in combat, a situation that has also been seen in other military branches.

Patriots Point executive director to retire in June after nine years

Executive director Mac Burdette will retire effectively on June 30 after being selected to lead the naval museum in 2010.

Charleston area reservists delivered 8,000 lbs supplies to Guatemala for fire and rescue personnel

The people of Guatemala City received donated firefighting and rescue equipment supplies

Veteran denied surgery for rare condition that causes constant pain, severe weight loss

After almost a decade of tests with the VA, the veteran sought outside care, but when he found a possible treatment, he was denied surgery twice.

WWII era sailor from Upstate returns home after 77 years

One Upstate family had to wait a while before their loved one could come home.

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

The community also provided the funeral home with the proper paperwork to ensure the Marine veteran got military honors at the service.

Marine 1st Sgt. accused of stealing $1.5 million worth of razors from Parris Island

A Marine first sergeant and three civilian employees have been accused of stealing over $1.5 million of razors - yes, razors that you shave with - from a Marine Corps recruit store warehouse at Parris Island.

  With evidence of Russian buildup in European foothold, US military is at the ready

With concern that Russia is upgrading its capabilities at NATO’s doorstep, the U.S. is increasingly on guard.

Medal of Honor awarded to Sgt. Maj. John Canley, who saved fellow Marines during Vietnam battle

Canley fended off numerous attacks during the Battle of Hue and repeatedly charged across fire-swept battle grounds to take wounded marines to safety.

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson becomes first woman to lead largest command in US Army

The command Richardson will lead, United States Army Forces Command, is composed of 776,000 soldiers.

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

The Pentagon says there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information of military and civilian personnel

‘Lowest level of humanity’: Man allegedly urinates on flags in veterans cemetery

Police are investigating, and the mayor says he’s confident anyone found guilty will be held “fully responsible for these despicable actions.”