Military celebrated at annual Military Appreciation Day

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Photo above: John Williams, left, and Carl Barr of AMVETS Post 70 on Port Royal, cook up some of the 500 hamburger patties donated by BiLo in Beaufort. The food chain also donated 500 frankfurters and the buns to go with them. Piggly Wiggly donated all the condiments and charcoal. Photos by Bob Sofaly.

Several hundred active duty and retired military and their families and civilian supporters converged on Laurel Bay on Aug. 28, for the annual Military Appreciation Day sponsored by the Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce.

David Eudy, center, gets a head start on his hot dog while his fiancé, Rachel Woolard, dresses her hamburger at the annual Military Appreciation Day sponsored by the Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce. Eudy is with the Low Country Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, whose team “posted the colors.” He said he and Woolard just got engaged the day before. Photos by Bob Sofaly.
David Eudy, center, gets a head start on his hot dog while his fiancé, Rachel Woolard, dresses her hamburger at the annual Military Appreciation Day sponsored by the Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce. Eudy is with the Low Country Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, whose team “posted the colors.” He said he and Woolard just got engaged the day before.