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Mack completes training UPDATED

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 5:51 p.m.

 Army Pvt. Phillip D. Mack Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.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, …

Houpe graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 11:43 p.m.

Army Pfc. Trey L. Houpe has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.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 and …

Speights promoted UPDATED

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 2:41 p.m.

Navy Seaman Patrick D. Speights Jr, son of Brenda P. and Patrick O. Speights of St. Stephen, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.Speights received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle. Training which included …

Mills completes training course UPDATED

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 2:38 p.m.

Army Cadet Charles D. Mills has graduated from the Army ROTC Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky.The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer.  College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are …

Prioleau graduates from officer training school UPDATED

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 2:37 p.m.

 St. Stephen native Bakari Prioleau became a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force's Officer Training School at Maxwell AFB, AL on Aug. 6. …

Myers graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:39 p.m.

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

Raysor graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 11:15 a.m.

Army Pvt. Carlon L. Raysor has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.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 …

Coleman completes training

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 1:33 p.m.

Navy Seaman Recruit Demarcus D. Coleman, son of Tina M. Coleman and stepson of Robert L. Fuller of Cross, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Ill.During the eight-week program, Coleman completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, …

Seats Remain For WWII Vets on August Honor Flight UPDATED

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 1:34 p.m.

 There is no cost for World War II Veterans for the upcoming Honor Flight day trip on Aug. 28 from Myrtle Beach to the WWII Memorial in D.C.  With the median age of living World War II veterans now at 92, there is growing concern about the future of the national program known as Honor Flight. “Time is of the essence…that’s our …

White graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 6:36 p.m.

Army Pfc. Laphonzo White has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.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 and …

Creech graduates

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 9:34 p.m.

Air Force Airman Kyle B. Creech graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland at San Antonio, TX.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 …

Speights enlists UPDATED

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 9:35 p.m.

Patrick O. Speights Jr., son of Brenda P. and Patrick O. Speights of St. Stephen, recently enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District in Raleigh, NC.The program allows recruits to enter the Navy and take up to one year to complete prior commitments such as high school. Using recruiters as mentors, …

Sanderson graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 6:23 p.m.

Army Pfc. Steven E. Sanderson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.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, …

Gourdine graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 3:00 p.m.

Air Force Reserve Airman Dino L. Gourdine graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX.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 …

Reed graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 2:59 p.m.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Michael A. Reed graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, TX.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 …

Davis completes training UPDATED

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:29 p.m.

Navy Seaman Recruit Robert J. Davis, son of Patrick J. and stepson of Ellen M. Davis of Cross, S. C., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.During the eight-week program, Davis completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, …

Jones graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:41 p.m.

Army Pvt. Lashod J. Jones has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in 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.  Additional …

Curry joins Navy UPDATED

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 4:23 p.m.

Dalton G. Curry, son of Stephanie O. Poston of Cross and James L. Curry Jr of Texas, recently enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program.Curry will report for active duty to undergo basic training at the Navy's Recruit Training Center at Great Lakes, Ill. He is a 2011 graduate of Cane Bay High School. …

Ravenell enlists UPDATED

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 4:29 p.m.

Claude M. Ravenell Jr., the son of Celestine and Claude M. Ravenell of Pineville, recently enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program.The program allows recruits to enter the Navy and take up to one year to complete prior commitments such as high school. Using recruiters as mentors, this program helps recruits ease into the …

White graduates

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 11:25 a.m.

Army Pvt. Jeromy D. White has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.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 …

Croker graduates

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 11:28 a.m.

Army Pvt. Oneca S. Croker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.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 …

Reid named Airman of Year UPDATED

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 9:36 p.m.

Airman First Class DeAndre Reid of the 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Dover Air Force Base was recently selected as Airman of the Year over …

Hayes graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 7:27 p.m.

 Army Pvt. DeAngelo L. Hayes has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia.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 …

Fitch graduates UPDATED

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 3:11 p.m.

Marine Corps Pfc. Hunter W. Fitch, son of Belinda A. and Craig W. Fitch of Moncks Corner, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Parris Island.For 13 weeks, Fitch stayed committed during some of the world's most demanding entry-level military training in order to be …

Military Briefs for Feb. 6 UPDATED

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 3:36 p.m.

Jack graduates Marine Corps Pvt. Brant S. Jack, son of Tammy Jack of Moncks Corner, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Parris Island.For 13 weeks, Jack stayed committed during some of the world's most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed …

Rogala graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Marine Corps Pvt. Sebastian M. Rogala, son of Marek P. Rogala of Moncks Corner, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Parris Island.For 13 weeks, Rogala stayed committed during some of the world's most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from …

Moultrie completes basic

Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:42 p.m.

 Navy Seaman Recruit Clifford E. Moultrie, son of Jennifer A. and Clifford E. Moultrie of Jamestown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Ill.During the eight-week program, Moultrie completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first …

Liebherr graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Air Force Reserve Airman First Class Jonathan D. Liebherr graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base at San Antonio, TX. 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 …

Bickley graduates UPDATED

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Army Pvt. Everette R. Bickley has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia. 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, …

Smith enlists UPDATED

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Mark A. Smith Jr., a 2011 graduate of Cross High School, recently enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program.     The program allows recruits to enter the Navy and take up to one year to complete prior commitments such as high school. Using recruiters as mentors, this program helps recruits ease into the transition from …

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