Military

Remembering Our Military: The Beaufort National Cemetery

July 3, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Elias Saliba
Beaufort National Cemetery

With almost 20,000 interments from every major American Conflict resting here, the Beaufort National Cemetery is a significant representation of our nation's history. It is a place to pay our respects to the thousands of men and women who gave up everything in order to make...

Hundreds Honor Unclaimed Vietnam War Veteran at Funeral

June 19, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sean Scott
Veterans salute during the playing of taps to honor Petty Officer 3rd Class James Miske

Petty Officer 3rd Class James Miske did not have any family at his funeral on June 14, but you would not have known that from the scene at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Over 150 motorcyclists and an estimated 500 people from all over the country showed up for the service...

75th Anniversary of D-Day Brings Veterans' Recollections of Tyranny's End in Europe

June 6, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The Allies suffered nearly 10,000 casualties on D Day, including 2500 dead.  Here they rest at Normandy.

75 years ago - June 6, 1944 - 156,000 Allied troops on nearly 7000 ships and landing craft and supported by 11,590 planes dropping both bombs and paratroopers, landed on the beaches of Normandy, France. The top-secret invasion of Europe was code-named Operation Overlord,...

History In A Nutshell, Episode 5 - The French And Indian War, Part 2

May 27, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
This Painting Depicts British Forces Fighting Back Against Cherokee Indians in the Carolina wilderness.

The French and Indian War may have begun in 1754; however, war between France and Great Britain was not officially declared until 1756, with the start of the Seven Years War. Between 1756-1757, Lieutenant General Louis Joseph de Montcalm's French and Native American forces...

Explore Military History

May 21, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
soliders

Just in time for Memorial Day, we want to introduce or re-introduce the SCETV Military Collection . The collection offers a historical look at past wars and spotlights service men and women who have made great sacrifices for their country and fellow Americans. On-demand...

History In A Nutshell, Episode 5 - The French and Indian War, Part 1

May 20, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
The French And Indian War -The North American Offshoot of the Seven Years War

This second two-part installment of History In A Nutshell is all about the French and Indian War. Not only did the French and Indian War set the stage for America's independence from Great Britain, it also shaped North America as we know it today! The French and Indian War...

History In A Nutshell, Episode 1 - World War I

April 15, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
History In A Nutshell, Episode 1 - World War I

Getting its start on Knowitall.org, "History In A Nutshell" is a series of videos which explains historical events in a short, straightforward, and somewhat quirky manner. The aim of this series is to employ use of animations, memes, and visuals to explain history, in an...

Symposium Examines Women's Roles During World War I

April 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
From The Electrical Experimenter, October, 1916.

Lander University recented hosted a symposium on World War I, which ended just over a century ago. The symposium drew scholars and authors primarily from the Southeast to discuss various aspects of the war, which then was known as "The Great War." One aspect covered by a...

S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum | Let’s Go!

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

Founded in 1896, the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum is the third oldest museum in the state. The museum focuses on South Carolina’s military history from the Revolutionary War to the present. “History is about people,” says Joe Long, Curator of...

Military Leaders Warn Climate Change is a National Security Threat

September 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
People listen as military and local  leaders talk about climate change and its impact on national security at the Citadel in Charleston.

People listen as military and local leaders talk about climate change and its impact on national security at the Citadel in Charleston Credit Victoria Hansen Three years of back to back hurricanes and record floods have left many across the Lowcountry flood weary. Now the...

Photographing Veterans after Capturing Combat

August 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Shelee Murray poses with her late husband's dog tags.

Stacy Pearsall's office is tucked away in an upstairs bedroom of her Charleston area home. Her service dog Charlie checks in occasionally, tail wagging, making sure she's alright. Above her desk, hangs a collection of spoons; small, some silver, simple and ornate. Stacy...

Teenage Twins Befriend a World War II Veteran aboard the USS Yorktown

May 23, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Teenage Twins Befriend a World War II Veteran aboard the USS Yorktown

It's been three years since Carter and Jack Hanson were featured on CBS news for their rare friendship with a World War II veteran who served aboard the USS Yorktown. That's when the network set up a surprise meeting on the ship just outside of Charleston. They had gotten...

Camp Croft

March 15, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by William Richardson
Camp Croft

Camp Croft, a WWII Army Infantry Replacement Center located near Spartanburg, SC. Since 2001, this site has served to honor those who worked and trained at Croft from 1940 to 1946 and to memorialize all US military service personnel who have lost their lives in pursuit of...

Fort Jackson's History in New Documentary

June 8, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Soldiers at Fort Jackson

“Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial” is a celebration of the 100 th anniversary of Fort Jackson. Archival material and interviews with Fort Jackson leaders, historians and community leaders provide a look back at the history and important milestones of the U.S...