The U.S. Marine Corps produced this 75th anniversary video explaining the importance of the battle of Guadalcanal. On Aug. 7, 1942, the Marines launched a surprise attack on the Pacific island, beginning a lengthy that, at great cost to both sides, gave the U.S. a strategic airbase.
Sgt. Quaylain Brown and his quick reaction saved the life of one of his recruits who started to choke on a turkey sandwich after returning to his barracks after having dental surgery. Watch as he demonstrates how he did it and what the recruit remembers from the incident.
Though he had no friends or family to represent him, veterans and other community members came out in force to attend the funeral for U.S. Navy veteran Raymond Thompson at Beaufort National Cemetery on Thursday.
Officials gave the first public look inside the H.L. Hunley submarine June 6, 2017. The Hunley, housed in North Charleston, was the first successful combat submarine by sinking the USS Housatonic on Feb. 17, 1864. The submarine and its crew of eight then mysteriously vanished. It wasn't until 1995 when the submarine was found, then finally raised in 2000.
More human remains were found inside of the H.L. Hunley while removing the encrustation from the inside of the submarine that sunk in 1864. The remains of eight soldiers were removed from the Vessel since 2000 when it was raised from Charleston Harbor. The submarine is now house in North Charleston.
When Beaufort Marine Chris Macko was looking for his next tattoo, he ended up having a rendering done of the World War I Battle of Bellau Wood, in which the U.S. Marines figured prominently and earned the nickname "devil dogs." Here, he talks about what prompted his decision.