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6:14 am on Monday June 20, 2011

Marine Corps invade Carolina coast

Flickr user Olli Vainio If you're lounging around on the beach (as you should be) and happen to notice military planes flying overhead, towards you or buzzing around rather low don't worry the Russians aren't attacking.  No, no Red Dawn going on,...
7:09 am on Thursday May 19, 2011

Wounded Marine comes home to celebration

Flickr user kjtittle84 Cory Szucs, a just 21 year old wounded Marine returned home to Surfside Beach Wednesday. Szucs lost a leg in Afghanistan and has received an outpouring of support from neighbors and friends he has never met until yesterday....
10:02 am on Tuesday March 15, 2011

U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon to perform in Beaufort

Flickr user drewbsaunders The 8th & I Battle Colors Detachment, better known as the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, will hold a special performance aboard MCAS Beaufort Friday, March 18, at 5:30 p.m, according to MCAS Beaufort's Facebook...
4:46 am on Monday March 14, 2011

Beaufort Marine recognized for freeing family from burning vehicle

Flickr user salim Not the same burnt out car, but you get the picture The Jet Stream, the base-produced newspaper that serves MCAS Beaufort, has a nice report on a Marine who in December saved a family from a burning vehicle on Boundary Street....
8:40 am on Tuesday November 16, 2010

Marine Corps commandant visits Beaufort Marines (w/video)

Flickr user dvids In case you missed it, Marine Corps commandant Gen. James F. Amos was in Beaufort on Monday and made the rounds. Amos, who did serve a stint at MCAS Beaufort, said Afghanistan is a top priority. Check out the Island Packet for...
6:35 am on Wednesday September 29, 2010

USCB offers easier transition for Marines looking to enter higher ed (w/video)

Flickr user sis The University of South Carolina Beaufort has teamed up with MCAS Beaufort to offer a streamlined admissions process for Marines looking to enter the university once they leave the military. The "Elite to Elite" program can be found...
12:35 pm on Thursday June 24, 2010

Force Protection lands $15.4M contract

Image by Flickr user Steadyjohn Cougars lined up in Baghdad. Ladson-based Force Protection Inc. has received a $15.4 million contract from the Marines to install modifications and perform maintenance on its Cougar vehicles. The mine-resistant,...
5:57 pm on Wednesday July 9, 2008

Marine air station in Beaufort gets new leader

Col. John R. Snider has been appointed the new commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Snide is a a former squadron commander of the MCAS Beaufort-based group. Snider takes over for Col. Robert W. Lanham, who has been in command...
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