Video producer Ashley Jean Reese rode along on a UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" military utility helicopter at the 2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The helicopter was previously flown in the Vietnam War and possibly Dessert Storm, according to a volunteer at the event. Ride along with her as the helicopter flies over Beaufort.
More than 25 people practiced Tai Chi and Qigong, an ancient Chinese meditation, in Jarvis Creek Park on Hilton Head Island on April 29, 2017 – World Tai Chi and Qigong Day. The group meets three times a week and is open to the public for free.
We tag along with a couple of Beaufort Marines as they try out the Navy's new virtual reality trailer on April 28, 2017. The 53-foot trailer -- which is used as a recruiting tool for the Navy -- puts you in command of a river attack boat on a mission to extract a team of SEALs, and is one of the attractions for attendees of this weekend's Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Air Show.
Zane Cowman held a secret while eating lunch with girlfriend Kaitlyn Sands outside at Plums in Beaufort. The Atlanta-area residents were visiting under the guise of visiting the MCAS Beaufort Air Show. Cowman had devised an elaborate proposal that included the Geico Skytypers spelling out a proposal over Waterfront Park. But as they began their message in the sky, Sands was in the restroom. She emerged in time for the important part.
USCB senior Joel Norras, who graduates Friday, had a brain tumor surgically removed in 2008, but that didn't keep him from joining the USCB cross country team. He spoke on camera Thursday about the residual effects of the tumor and how they only spur him on in competition.
Jim Spirek, underwater archaeologist with the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, talks about their search for the missing 16th-century French ship called Le Prince, which reportedly wrecked in the Port Royal Sound.
Port Royal resident and firefighter Ross Vezin had the opportunity of a lifetime to go on an hour long flight aboard an F/A-18 Blue Angel No. 7 on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 that left from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Here Vezin, in a Thursday phone interview, describes the quick training they went through in order for Vezin to handle the gravitational force the jet and its propulsion would have on his body.