Category Archives: Defense

Nickelodeon to Screen New Documentary on America’s MIAs on Veterans Day

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Columbia's Jack van Loan Chapter 303, is proud to host this event at 6pm on our observed Veterans Day, November 12 at the Nickelodeon Theater in downtown Columbia. We are sponsoring this one hour screening to help spread the word about America's MIAs, missing in action service members from all…
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Veterans Day Free Film at the Nickelodeon

Vietnam Veterans of America 303 Col. Jack Van Loan Chapter Post Office Box 2001 Columbia, South Carolina 29202 For Immediate release: VETERANS DAY FREE FILM SCREENING A SOLEMN PROMISE: AMERICA’S MISSING IN ACTION The Nickelodeon Theater, November 12, 6pm 1605 Main Street This year North Korea returned the remains of 55 American service personnel listed…
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SC Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum To Participate In Blue Star Museums

The Relic Room is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer COLUMBIA, SC, May 18, 2018 – The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum will participate in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums program to offer free admission to the nation’s active…
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STEM Day for South Carolina students kicks-off SC Guard Expo – 5 May

South Carolina students and teachers with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math will get a day of hands-on experiences with Soldiers and Airmen from the SC National Guard during STEM Day, May 5 from 9a.m. to 3:30p.m. STEM Day is a one-day event for students of all ages, with a focus on middle…
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Retired Lt. Gen. Shuler to talk about the Eighth Air Force in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. – E.G. “Buck” Shuler Jr. celebrated his fifth birthday in Venezuela, where his father was an engineer building roads for the oil industry. The next day, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, and Buck’s Dad joined the Navy and went to build airfields in the Pacific. A month later, the storied Eighth Air Force…
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Richland County Council Chairwoman Dickerson named to military support board

(RICHLAND PIO) — As Fort Jackson gears up to celebrate its 100 year anniversary,  Richland County Council Chair Joyce Dickerson is taking on a new role dedicated to honoring the duty, service and military tradition that continue at the Army installation today. Dickerson, the District 2 representative and recently elected County Council Chair, was unanimously…
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