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    Veterans volunteer at Patriots Point ahead of Vietnam 50th anniversary

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    In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, Patriots Point is hosting several special events. In preparation, veterans are sprucing up the USS Yorktown and USS Laffey. More>>

    Local military combats national problem of sexual assault Video included

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    Joint Base Charleston hosted a national speaker whose sister was a rape victim in the late 1980s. The speaker teaches rape prevention to members of the military.
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    Lt. Dan weekend at the North Charleston Coliseum

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    Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band are back hosting their 6th annual Lt. Dan Weekend in the Lowcountry.
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    Citadel graduate, WWII vet dead at 93 Video included

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    The Lowcountry lost a long-time public servant at World War II veteran this week. Bernard Warshaw died at the age of 93.
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    82nd Airborne drops in to Mt. Pleasant CrossFit for leadership training

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    Paratroopers thrive on high intensity. They are trained to drop from 500 feet out of a plane into combat zones to take out the enemy, after all. More>>

    Confederate sub made history 150 years ago Monday Video included

    It's an historic day in the annals of submarine warfare. More>>

    Wando grad takes role in Super Bowl commercial, short film

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    A Wando High School graduate introduced millions of people to her boyfriend, a returning soldier, during the Super Bowl Sunday night. More>>

    New projects improve medical services for veterans

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    Two new projects at the Naval Health Clinic Charleston will provide veterans with physical therapy and dermatology services. More>>

    Ceremony Canceled: Family of veteran eager for war medals return Video included

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    Two Purple Hearts belonging to World War II veterans are being returned to their families in South Carolina. More>>

    Special holiday meal fills hearts of active and retired military Video included

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    The annual meal at Joint Base Charleston serves about 600 people, including active and retired military members and their families. More>>

    Returning soldier poses as museum mannequin to surprise son Video included

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    Sgt. Beau Adams returned from Afghanistan Monday night, and while some people knew about his homecoming, his son was kept in the dark until he arrived at the military museum at Citadel Mall on Tuesday afternoon. More>>

    Gov. Haley's husband returns from Afghanistan Video included

    Gov. Nikki Haley's husband is going to be home for the holidays, returning with his South Carolina Army National Guard unit from Afghanistan. More>>

    SC Guard unit to return with Gov. Haley's husband

    The South Carolina Army National Guard unit that deployed to Afghanistan with Gov. Nikki Haley's husband l is coming home. More>>

    SC Gov.: Capt. Haley will be home for Christmas

    Gov. Nikki Haley says her military husband will be home before Christmas, but she's not sure of the exact date. More>>

    Unclaimed remains of 10 vets to be interred Friday

    The unclaimed remains of 10 military veterans will be interred this week during a ceremony at the Beaufort National Cemetery. More>>

    Air Force family walks into fully furnished new home Video included

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    For the first time, 13-year-old Elizabeth Wright has a room to call her own, filled with lavender walls, scripting and her favorite books. More>>

    Citadel's Golf Company delivers toys to MUSC Children's Hospital

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    Cadets from The Citadel's Golf Company will deliver thousands of dollars in toys to the MUSC Children's Hospital on Monday afternoon in the hopes of spreading a little Christmas cheer. More>>

    Pearl Harbor survivor recalls historic day 72 years ago Video included

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    Saturday marks the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The surprise attack by the Japanese catapulted the country into World War II. More>>

    Agans to be new commander of US Army unit at Shaw

    An Army unit connected with the South Carolina-based U.S. Army Central is getting a new commander. More>>

    Volunteer pilots put pair of Afghanistan vets together again Video included

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    Some 3,000 pilots have signed on since its inception in 2008, as well as more than 10,000 volunteers. Many of the animals are saved from high risk shelters. Others just need a ride home. More>>

    Summerville woman's mission to help post-9/11 veterans Video included

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    Xiomara Sosa,  often finds herself thinking about the work that still needs to be done each Veterans Day. Sosa, an Army veteran, began her military career in her early 20s in the Air Force.
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    Fighting PTSD: Charleston mom talks about soldier’s return from combat Video included

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    After her son returned from combat in Iraq, Sharon Brown says she noticed several changes and decided to seek out help for her family ailing from the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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    Home Depot sends volunteers to help with veteran's home makeover Video included

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    Sweeping away dirt is part of the makeover process for the volunteers from Home Depot. They're part of crew that will keep pouring buckets of paint until their job is done. More>>

    SC woman sets up showers for military moms-to-be

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    A South Carolina Army wife is holding baby showers to honor pregnant women whose husbands are deployed. More>>

    DC Lawnmower Man braves elements once again for veterans Video included

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    The one-man cleanup crew who stepped up as non-essential federal groundskeepers sit at home is back at the Lincoln Memorial Friday. More>>

    SC volunteers work on dolls for deployed military

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    Volunteers are gathering to build and decorate anti-stress "Dang-It Dolls" for military servicemen and women. More>>

    Charity motorcycle ride to benefit veterans, the homeless

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    Palmetto Goodwill is hosting an event to benefit local homeless and struggling veterans on Sunday. More>>

    Military vets, volunteers help clean coastal areas

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    Hanckel Marine and military veteran volunteers are joining forces to clean litter from hard-to-reach coastal areas near Charleston with a trash treasure hunt. More>>

    Volunteers help clean up veteran's home after a fire

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    As the trash piled up, an Air Force veteran continues to be in awe of the people coming to help him. More>>

    Wounded veteran's friends rally for support, raise money for family

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    Folks in Folly Beach helped out a friend who survived three tours of duty in Iraq and is now fighting for his life. More>>

    Fire museum now free to active duty military

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    Active duty military are getting free admission to the fire museum in North Charleston this summer. More>>

    Military mom provides support to others

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    May is National Military Appreciation Month. It is a time to honor those who serve on the front line and the families back at the home front. More>>

    Local museum offers free admission for military members

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    Starting on Memorial Day, active duty military personnel and their families will be able to visit a local fire museum for free. More>>

    Military working dogs show off skills in demo

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    Military dogs work right along side their human counterparts in police cars and on deployments...these four-legged police are just as much a part of the security forces as their handlers. More>>

    A soldier's story, a daughter's surprise

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    Talk about being upstaged. It wasn't a high school stage performance that left an audience stunned, but the surprise return of an Army Lieutenant Colonel.

    GALLERY: Soldier returns home to surprise daughter during school play
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    Lowcountry soldier receives big welcome home

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    A Lowcountry soldier is caught off guard Tuesday night after receiving a surprise welcome home from family and friends. More>>

    A run to remember a fallen soldier

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    As others laced up their best tennis shoes, Citadel alumni and cadets trekked the 10K course in their camouflage pants and combat boots. They proudly carried the 3rd infantry flag.
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    Cadets will run for fallen soldier

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) – A 2007 Citadel graduate will be remembered during the 36th Cooper River Bridge Run. Army Sgt. Aaron X. Wittman was killed Jan. 10 in Afghanistan when his unit was attacked by More>>

    $50,000 goes to Charleston military community

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    Officials say the money will help insure the uncertain future of military operations in the Lowcountry. More>>

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