Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence spent their Thanksgiving holiday in Beaufort, touring the 501st Marine Fighter Attack Squadron on Wednesday and then serving Thanksgiving dinner to Marines and sailors on Thursday at Afterburners, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort’s recreation center, according to a media release.
After serving dinner, the Pences mingled with the servicemen and women and some civilians, taking time to pose for pictures.
“@SecondLady and I were humbled and honored to be at @MCASBeaufortSC today to serve a thanksgiving meal to our amazing men and women in uniform stationed there,” Pence tweeted from his account (@VP) Thursday. “We are so thankful to everyone serving in our Armed Forces!”
The Marines (@USMC) thanked the Pences for their visit via Twitter, as well.
“.@VP and @SecondLady, thank you for spending your Thanksgiving with our Marines at @MCASBeaufortSC. #HappyThanksgiving2019!”
Above: Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence visit Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort on Nov. 27. After arriving, Pence and his wife toured Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 and served Thanksgiving dinner. Marines were given the opportunity to speak with Pence and take a photo. Photos by Sgt. Brittney Vella/USMC