Outgoing Fort Jackson commander awarded the Order of the Palmetto

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The outgoing commander of Fort Jackson received the highest honor the state can bestow on one of its citizens. Tuesday afternoon, Governor Henry McMaster and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary William Grimsley awarded Brigadier General Milford Beagle with the Order of the Palmetto.

Beagle says this is an honor of a lifetime. General Beagle’s last day as Fort Jackson’s commander will be next Thursday, June 17.

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