When classes at The Citadel in Charleston began last week, one Camden cadet had all ready been on campus since Aug. 1 -- in leadership training. Matthew Moser was tapped as commander of Foxtrot Company -- and awarded the cadet rank of captain -- by Commandant of Cadets Col. Leo Mercado for the 2011-2012 academic year. He is responsible for the command and control of the rifle company. Moser is also the ...
U.S. Navy Seaman Apprentice Janie E. Chambers, daughter of Naomi Chambers of Camden and Harry Chambers of Camden, alongside approximately 5, 500 Sailors attached to USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), recently departed Naples, Italy.
American Legon Post No. 17 recently made two donations in a one-week period. Locally, the post donated $310 -- the proceeds from its June picnic -- to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter.
SAFE Federal Credit Union, which operates branches in Kershaw County, has partnered with WIS, Wray Volkswagen Mazda and the Midlands chapter of Blue Star Mothers to supply care packages to troops overseas. Donations are needed for these care packages.
U.S. Navy Fireman Adam M. McNaughton, a 2007 graduate of Camden Military Academy, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
U.S. Air Force Airman Samantha A. Outlaw graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
One December morning in 1967 during the Vietnam war, an armored personnel carrier with three American soldiers was attacked with rocket propelled grenades. A then 19-year-old Joseph Tate, who was serving as a medic in the infantry unit, pulled the men out. He didn't think twice about it.
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