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More than 7 decades after Pearl Harbor, remains from USS Oklahoma could be ID'd with new tests

...his remains ? and those of more than 400 other sailors and Marines who died on the battleship that day ? were never identified...its opposition to any further exhumations."The sailors and Marines of USS Oklahoma would be outside the sanctity of the grave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-24/more-7-decades-after-pearl-harbor-r
Remember our fallen

...thanks this Memorial Day to the surviving families and friends, on both sides, and salute soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines whose last full measure enabled loved ones to never actually witness man's inhumanity to man.We must do all we can to assist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-24/remember-our-fallen
Best & Brightest: Abuzar Turabi, Westside High School

...Club, Gates Millennium finalist, Watson-Brown Scholarship, highest GPA, Governor's Honors semi-finalist, U.S. Marine Corps Scholastic ExcellenceCOMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Plarning (making plastic mats for the homeless), Arts in the Heart, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/best-brightest-abuzar-turabi-
Soldier focuses on family as deployment nears

...Defense Department records have lost about 6,700 loved ones in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The fallen include 28 Army, Marine and Navy troops from Fort Gordon and the Augusta area, each of whom will be honored for their sacrifice this Memorial Day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-24/soldier-focuses-family-deploy
Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...who provide communications technology to the armed forces. Other branches of the military, including the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, send their troops to Fort Gordon for communications training. Personnel from the Army and other branches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Rants & Raves

...was waiting, I met Jake (5 or 6 years old) and his grandfather. He saw I had a Vietnam hat on. He told me he was in the Marines during the era. As Jake was leaving; I told him it was nice to meet him and his grandfather. When I went to pay for my haircut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-18/rants-raves
Plea deal reached in death of child hit while crossing road

...From being the one who always followed the rules, always jumped in to help others, and the one who pined for a career as a Marine, Hancock couldn't believe it happened, he said."Every day I think about that day and I hear Mrs. Williams screaming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-19/death-8-year-old-hit-w
DC mansion slaying suspect caught

...to the United States in 2000, when he was almost 20 years old, according to court records filed in Maryland. He joined the Marine Corps that same year and was discharged for medical reasons, the records show. Following his discharge, he worked as a certified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/dc-mansion-slaying-suspect-c
South Carolina Medal of Honor recipient escorting WWII vets to DC

...Carpenter for saving the life of a fellow Marine by throwing himself on a grenade in Afghanistan...taking the summer off.The now-retired Marine says he's accompanying a group of elderly...Obviously, I'm very interested to hear a Marine story, but I am very excited to hear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-09/south-carolina-medal-honor-re
Ralph Cowart Sr.

...Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA. Mr. Cowart was a Master Marine Mechanic for more than 30 years. He along with his father owned...years and at age 40 he graduated with President's honors from Marine Mechanics Institute. Mr. Cowart was the senior mechanic for...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174890695