SC Veterans

City of Columbia Veterans Day Parade today

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Veterans from across the state will be honored Monday, November 11, during the City of Columbia’s 41st Annual Veterans Day Parade. The annual celebration starts at 11am at the intersection of Sumter and Laurel streets and continues down Sumter Street to Pendleton street. It is one of the southeast’s largest Veterans Day parades. City officials say this year’s…

The Comet to offer free rides for Veterans this Veterans Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In honor of Veterans Day, The COMET bus service announced it will offer Free rides for Veterans on Veteran’s Day. COMET’s Executive Director says the free service is a gesture to thank servicemen and women. According to officials, The COMET currently offers half off the regular fares for veterans through the Half-Pass Program, which fares are 75…

South Carolina Veterans Treated to Vintage Aircraft Flights

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) – Nearly two dozen elderly South Carolina military veterans are being treated to flights over the Pee Dee region aboard vintage aircraft. The Florence Morning News reports the Arizona-based foundation Ageless Aviation is using a Boeing Stearman vintage open-air cockpit aircraft for the flights. They are being held to thank the military veterans for their service. The…