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S.C. Army National Guard promotes first African-American Female Command Sergeant Major

...Carolina Army National Guard's first black woman command sergeant major, a spokesman said Tuesday. Maj. Gen. Stanhope Spears, the Adjutant General of South Carolina, pinned chevrons on Williams' collars at a ceremony Tuesday marking the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/22/met_398038.shtml
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New head of Guard takes helm

...Guards and the state's Emergency Management Division as head of the South Carolina Military Department.Maj. Gen. Stanhope Spears gave up his post in a traditional passing of flags ceremony in Columbia. With 16 years on the job, the 73-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-09/new-head-guard-takes-helm
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Dignitaries to turn out for funeral

...in Edgefield, the place he was born more than a century ago. "He was a soldier's soldier," said Maj. Gen. Stanhope Spears, the commander of the South Carolina National Guard, who will present the folded flag from Mr. Thurmond's casket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/01/met_379970.shtml
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South Carolina Primary Results

...AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER (D) x-John Long 57,873 - 59 percent Ben Gregg 40,904 - 41 percent ADJUTANT GENERAL x-Stanhope Spears (I) 166,447 - 59 percent Earle Brown 59,355 - 21 percent Tom Hendrix 57,068 - 20 percent 3RD CONGRESSIONAL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/12/met_343544.shtml
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Work in Iraq earns honors for battalion

...shortly before a contingent of senior officers and noncoms led by South Carolina's Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Stanhope Spears, started handing out the awards. The bulk of the 122nd, which has its headquarters in Edgefield, returned in early...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/07/met_418136.shtml
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Thurmond lies in state Capitol

...record-setting 48 years as U.S. senator. "We have lost one of the leaders in terms of the military," said Maj. Gen. Stanhope Spears, the commander of the South Carolina National Guard. "Strom Thurmond was always there for the military, and he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/30/met_379898.shtml
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Peeler, Sanford enter runoff for GOP spot

...Andre Bauer close behind with 35 percent, while Rita Allison had 29 percent. In the GOP bid for adjutant general, Stanhope Spears won the nomination with 59 percent of the votes. In the Democratic primary, John Long was nominated for the agriculture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/12/met_343535.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...crewman has been injured in the crash of an attack helicopter at a South Carolina National Guard base. Adjutant General Stanhope Spears said the AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed Sunday during a training exercise at McEntire Joint Air National Guard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-05-03/across-south-carolina
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Manpower for military funerals gets harder to find

...ministers and former military men to don uniforms and perform burials. In a meeting recently, state Adjutant Gen. Stanhope Spears, who heads the South Carolina National Guard, told South Carolina State Guard volunteers they likely will be called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/09/met_227744.shtml
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Local and area briefs

...Gulf War veteran, will be the Democratic candidate for adjutant general in a move that keeps incumbent Maj. Gen. Stanhope Spears from running unopposed. "I am going to use my combat experience to wage a successful battle to become South Carolina's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/30/met_225140.shtml
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