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Photo by Bob Sofaly U.S. Army and Navy honor guard members hold the remains of four U.S. servicemen being laid to rest with full military honors Friday afternoon at the Beaufort National Cemetery. The bodies of the veterans, two from Dorchester County and two from Beaufort County, were never claimed by family members. Veterans groups… Keep Reading


Who can help me file a claim for State and Federal Veteran benefits?

By LARRY DANDRIDGE  Last week we talked about how important it is for veterans to keep records of their injuries, wounds, and contaminations.  This week’s article provides information on the organizations who can help veterans to determine what their veterans’ benefits are and help file a claim for those benefits. You can read about the… Keep Reading


Sisters by blood, sisters in arms

Two sets of sisters graduate recruit training at Parris Island By Sgt. Dana Beasley, USMC Three days before her grandfather passed away, Ashley Valentine, 19, made a promise to carry on his legacy in the United States armed services. After she decided to join the Marine Corps, her sister Amber, 22, made the decision to enlist as… Keep Reading


Why military members should keep good records of injuries and illnesses

By LARRY DANDRIDGE  Every wound, injury, illness, and Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) contamination that a US military man or women has may very well cause some kind of serious service-connected disability. As time goes by these injuries, illnesses and HAZMAT encounters may prevent the veteran and his or her family from working and enjoying life. These… Keep Reading

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