Legionnaires from American Legion Post 193 in Chapin will lay to rest the cremated remains of six previously unclaimed veterans at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery on Friday, May 10. US Army Veteran SSG Howard Weitzell, SSG Weitzell served in the US Army from November 24, 1975 – September 1,Continue Reading

The Lexington County Veterans Parade took place in the heart of downtown Lexington on Sunday afternoon. Local dignitaries were transported on floats, trucks, and a boat, while a variety of organizations marched in the 21st edition of his parade. Veterans Day is coming Saturday, November 11, and events will beContinue Reading

The 3rd Annual American Legion Post 174 Classic Car Show will be held on Saturday, July 8 from 9 am until 1 pm. Classic cars will be on display and there will be vendors and information about the American Legion Post 174. The post is located at 801 Piney WoodsContinue Reading

Fort Jackson has representation at several events for Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the U.S. for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday, which is observed every year on the last Monday of May, originated as Decoration Day afterContinue Reading

Several Midlands Military History Organizations are coming together to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raiders, Sunday, April 24th, from 2 pm to 6 pm, at the Skyline Club on the grounds of the original WWII Columbia Army Airbase at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. There will also be anContinue Reading