Category Archives: Defense

USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) To Be Commissioned In Charleston on 24 March

[caption id="attachment_30624" align="alignleft" width="214"] Private First Class Ralph H. Johnson, US Marine Corps[/caption] A Legacy of Changing Lives Private First Class Ralph H. Johnson (USMC) Ralph Johnson was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. When our nation called, Ralph enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in March 1967 at the age of 18.…
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Marines To Share Stories from Vietnam Battle For Hue City

On March 1 at 7 p.m., Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 26-day Vietnam War Battle for Huế (pronounced “way”) City by hosting a discussion amongst several highly-decorated Marines who fought in it. The symposium is free and will take place aboard the USS Yorktown. The symposium, titled…
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South Carolina USCG Auxiliarists Receive Achievement Awards

  [caption id="attachment_29666" align="alignright" width="3162"] USCG Auxiliary Program Visitors received RBS Lighthouse awards on January 13, 2018, in recognition of exemplary performance and service in promoting boating safety. From left: Joe Livingston, Division 12 Commander (South Carolina units); RBS Lighthouse Award recipients Robert Weskerna, Eric Hurlin and Tomas Bagdas, and District 7 Commodore Judith Hudson.…
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SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic Leadership Announcement

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic announced the selection of Ms. Kathryn Murphy as the Senior Science Technology Manager (SSTM) for Software Engineering at SSC Atlantic. Prior to this selection Murphy served as the Competency Manager for Computer Applications, Services, Integration. In her new role, Murphy will lead the strategic growth and development…
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