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Summerville soldier dies in Kandahar

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:07 a.m.

The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.Chief Warrant Officer Curtis S. Reagan, 43, of Summerville, S.C., died March 29 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related illness.  He was assigned to the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry …

Graves graduates from basic combat training UPDATED

Friday, March 29, 2013 9:41 a.m.

Army Pvt. Taron A. Graves has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill …

Alvarez graduates from basic combat training UPDATED

Friday, March 29, 2013 9:42 a.m.

 Army Pfc. Jacquelyn M. Alvarez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, …

Browder graduates from combat training UPDATED

Thursday, March 14, 2013 4:11 p.m.

 Army Pvt. Daryl L. Browder Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, …

Bilbrey graduates from basic combat training

Thursday, March 14, 2013 4:10 p.m.

Army Pfc. Zachery Bilbrey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill …

Military Briefs for March 8 UPDATED

Thursday, March 7, 2013 12:03 p.m.

Scottish American Military SocietySaturday, Mar. 9 • 9 a.m.The Scottish American Military society will meet for coffee and doughnuts. The business meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. If you are a prior military of active duty, reserves, we would like to meet with you. Coast Guard is also included. You need to be of Scottish Heritage. Among the …

Honor Flight Announces August 28th D.C. Trip For WWII Vets UPDATED

Thursday, February 28, 2013 1:09 p.m.

                                              1st Call for WWII Veterans to Claim Their No-Cost Seat    Myrtle Beach - Organizers for the Grand …

Career Expo for transitioning military UPDATED

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 8:49 p.m.

Tuesday, March 12 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Military.com and NCOA will hold a Career Expo for all transitioning U.S. Military Service members, Veterans and Military Spouses. For exhibitor information, call Shelley Conklin at 210-837-5200, Jeri Glowacki at 800-662-2620, ext. 281, or Scoop Davis at 800-662-2620, ext. 241. To obtain a list of companies …

Air Force Association meeting announced UPDATED

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 8:32 p.m.

Air Force Association Charleston Chapter Quarterly General Membership Meeting:  Friday, March 8 at 11 a.m. at The Charleston Club, Joint Base Charleston. The theme of the meeting is AFA in Action: What AFA Does for You (AD/Vet/Retiree) and the Local Community; Guest Speaker:  2012 AFA South Carolina Teacher of the Year - Amy Baldwin; Meeting is …

Gill returns from deployment UPDATED

Thursday, February 21, 2013 4:10 p.m.

 Army Spec. Tabitha D. Gill has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners.  Active duty and reserve component members …

Manalastas selected for Air Force honor UPDATED

Thursday, February 21, 2013 4:08 p.m.

 Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Benjamin D. Manalastas has been named Air Mobility Command Chief Master Sergeant Larry Gonzales Superintendent of the Year.Selection was based on the individual's exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork, significant self-improvement, personal achievements, notable accomplishments, and …

Military Briefs for Feb. 8 UPDATED

Thursday, February 7, 2013 4:47 p.m.

Faye returns from deploymentArmy Maj. Brian B. Faye has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners.  Active duty and …

Bowen named Civilian of the Quarter UPDATED

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 7:24 p.m.

Department of the Air Force Civilian John W. Bowen has been named 437th Air Wing Category II Civilian of the Quarter, July through September 2012.Selection was based on the individual's exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork, significant self-improvement, personal achievements, notable accomplishments, and …

Military Briefs for Feb. 1 UPDATED

Thursday, January 31, 2013 1:19 p.m.

 Dudley returns from deploymentArmy Pfc. Jeremy E. Dudley has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners.  Active duty …

Military Briefs for Jan. 25 UPDATED

Thursday, January 24, 2013 7:36 p.m.

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class David C. Berry graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.Airmen who …

Cyber Patriot Program UPDATED

Thursday, January 24, 2013 11:40 p.m.

Summerville High School’s Navy JROTC recently completed its inaugural year of competing in the Cyber Patriot Program by claiming the South …

Military Briefs for Jan. 18, 2013 UPDATED

Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:19 p.m.

Beamon graduates from basic military trainingAir Force Airman Marchelle D. Beamon graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare …

Beamon graduates from basic training

Monday, January 14, 2013 2:45 p.m.

Air Force Airman Marchelle D. Beamon graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.     The airman …

Military Briefs for Dec. 5

Monday, January 14, 2013 2:34 p.m.

Haydel graduates from basic training Air Force Airman James R. Haydel graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and …

Cole graduates from basic military training

Monday, January 14, 2013 2:40 p.m.

Air Force Airman Preston A. Cole graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic …

Berka named Commander of USCG Aux 12-8 Flotilla; Harris, of Summerville named Vice Commander

Monday, January 14, 2013 2:43 p.m.

In a “Change of Watch” ceremony, Mr. Paul Berka, of Johns Island was named Commander and Mr. Dwaine Harris, of Summerville was named Vice Commander …

Steele graduates from basic training

Monday, January 14, 2013 2:42 p.m.

Army National Guard Pvt. Shane D. Steele has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. …

Ashley Ridge Air Force ROTC cadet leader honored UPDATED

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

An Ashley Ridge High School senior has been honored with the prestigious Legion of Valor Bronze Cross medal. Sean Nance, the Cadet Colonel and …

Niemira graduated from basic training UPDATED

Thursday, November 22, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Air Force Airman Ryszard S. Niemira graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic …

Barnes graduates from basic combat training UPDATED

Thursday, November 15, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Army Pvt. Kassie J. Barnes has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, …

Mace graduates from basic combat training UPDATED

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Army Pvt. Taj Mace has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill …

UPDATED

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 12:01 a.m.

This is Bottles ’n Brushes second year of painting to fundraise money in conjunction with Epsilon Sigma Alpha’s Hope for Heroes Campaign. Bottles ‘n Brushes will paint a military inspired painting on Friday, Nov.9 at 6:30 p.m. to raise funds for wounded veterans in honor of Veteran’s Day. This is Bottles ’n Brushes’ second annual Military …

Williams graduates from advanced individual training UPDATED

Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Army National Guard Pfc. Xavier A. Williams has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. The course is designed to train servicemembers to maintain, prepare and load ammunition for firing; operate and perform operator maintenance on prime movers, self-propelled …

Andrew J. Clyde promoted UPDATED

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Andrew J. Clyde has been promoted to the rank of technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. Clyde is a special handling craftsman assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing at Charleston Air Force Base, S.C.  The technical sergeant has served in the military for 14 years. He is the son of Wesley and Nancy Clyde of North Clinton Street, Carthage, N.Y. …

Boles graduated from basic training UPDATED

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Air Force Airman Chad D. Boles graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training …

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