Gerald Colbert

...James A. Hogan Sr. officiating. Burial will be on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Colbert; daughters, Jacqueline Mobley, Doreen Gilbert-Valentine, both...

Jermain Watkins

...at 1 p.m. in Community Funeral Home Chapel, 353 Manning Ave., Sumter, SC, with burial in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home of his mother, 11 Alma Dr., Sumter, SC. Online memorials...

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

...that," Silsbee said.If their uncle's remains are identified, they would like to see him moved to Arlington National Cemetery.Of the roughly 60,000 people who survived the attack, only around 2,000 are estimated to still be alive...

A hero with humility

...recuperated. That was just one of many examples of his limitless kindness.Pickens is scheduled for burial at Arlington National Cemetery ? a richly deserved honor for a man of bravery, dignity and humility.

Homer C. Pickens Jr., decorated Army colonel and Vietnam veteran, dies at 83

...Memorial Presbyterian Church, where he was an active member, at 11 a.m. Aug. 6. Burial will be later at Arlington National Cemetery. "He was a great man," Chris Pick ens said Friday. "We are all extremely proud of his role in defending the...

Veterans' tour superb

...Unknown Soldier, I swear I heard bones creak a little as they stood at attention.The tour took us to Arlington National Cemetery; the magnificent National World War II Memorial; the touching Korean War Veterans Memorial, with its patrol of statues...

U.S. House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries

...move came Tuesday evening after a brief debate on a measure funding the National Park Service, which maintains 14 national cemeteries, most of which contain graves of Civil War soldiers.The proposal by Rep. Jared Huffman, D-Calif., added...

Surge of elderly World War II veterans traveling to DC on South Carolina Honor Flight

...to those who served in World War II, and the Korean, Vietnam and Iwo Jima memorials. It also stops at Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknowns.Volunteer physicians and nurses go over each veteran's medical records ahead of...

SC Honor Flight seeks World War II vets for May flight to DC monuments

...served in World War II, as well as the Korean, Vietnam and Iwo Jima memorials. The tour also stops at Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknowns."Time is not on our side," Dukes said of finding the World War II veterans...

Funeral at Columbia AME church for the Rev. Daniel Simmons, Charleston church shooting victim

...of photos of his days with his family and time as an Army veteran was displayed on the screen in the sanctuary.Simmons was to be buried later in the day at Fort Jackson National Cemetery located at the Army installation near Columbia.