Military

Werewolves howl back into Fightertown

Werewolves howl back into Fightertown

0 / October 18, 2012 9:54 am

By Cpl. Justin M. Boling Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 returned after nearly three weeks aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. The squadron provided close air support for ground units during Exercise Enhanced Mojave Viper. “The exercise simulates a […]

Deer hunting season sweeps across Lowcountry

0 / September 20, 2012 8:52 am

Cpl. Justin M. Boling Staff Writer Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort’s deer season officially began Sept. 15. The Air Station offers acres of hunting for both shotgun and bow hunters. The Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Office aboard the air […]

Working behind the scenes: Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31 provides aircraft maintenance

Working behind the scenes: Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31 provides aircraft maintenance

0 / August 2, 2012 5:47 am

By Lance Cpl. John Wilkes Aircraft maintenance is a crucial part of completing the mission of military aviation. Many different types of wrench turning, welding and programming go into ensuring Marine Corps aircraft move troops, supplies and ordnance to their […]

Spreading Wings: Airframe division keeps Hornets flying at sea

0 / July 19, 2012 10:34 am

By Cpl. Rubin J.Tan USS ENTERPRISE, At Sea — A large gray mechanical tail moves from left to right, while various metal flaps raise and lower like a bird preparing for flight. An F/A-18 Hornet’s twin engines roar to life […]

Squadron lands on deck for tactics course

Squadron lands on deck for tactics course

0 / July 5, 2012 5:20 am

By Lance Cpl. John Wilkes Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401 will be aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort for approximately three weeks in support of Marine Aircraft Group 31 and Marine Aviation and Weapons Tactics Squadron 1. The squadron provides […]

Enterprise makes safe transit, from sea to shining sea

Enterprise makes safe transit, from sea to shining sea

0 / June 14, 2012 2:23 am

By Cpl. Rubin J. Tan Last month, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251 sailed through the Strait of Hormuz aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise one month after leaving its homeport of Norfolk, Va. Iran has recently had the intention to control […]

Air Station Marine to be congressional liaison

0 / May 17, 2012 8:22 am

By Lance Cpl. Timothy Norris Master Sgt. Kathryn Denham, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort operations chief, will begin walking down a road less traveled when she climbs the steps of Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant to a member of […]

Firefighters train in tight places

0 / May 17, 2012 8:22 am

By Lance Cpl. Timothy Norris Thirty firefighters from the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Structural Fire Department and the surrounding area became certified to perform confined space rescues after a five-day-long course on the air station in April. The South […]

In their boots: Air station spouses train like Marines

0 / May 10, 2012 3:35 am

By Pfc. John Wilkes Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron and Marine Air Control Squadron 2, Detachment A, held an “In Their Boots” event April 21 aboard the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. The event gave Marine family members a glimpse of […]

Marines brought together after tragedy

Marines brought together after tragedy

0 / April 23, 2012 7:50 am

By Lance Cpl. R.J. Driver Sgt. Maj. Brian Taylor, recruiting station Baltimore sergeant major, could say only one thing after seeing Gunnery Sgt. Maurice Bease, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, squadron gunnery sergeant. “I swear I thought I was looking at […]