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246th Army Band Concert in Lexington

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)– The patriotic sounds of the 246th Army Band rang out during the July 4th holiday weekend. Monday night the band played to a crowd at the Lexington Icehouse Ampitheater. The patriotic tunes had folks dancing and enjoying the celebration of Freedom. Fireworks topped off the free event.   Categories: Local News, News Tags: United States Army

Oldest US World War II Vet Passes Away at 110

The oldest verified World War II veteran in the U.S. passed away Tuesday at the age of 110. Frank Levingston enlisted in the U.S. Army on Oct. 6, 1942, according to the National Archives, less than one year after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor propelled the U.S. into World War II. Levingston has seen 19 presidents hold office during his…

Nearly Deaf Dog Overwhelmed by Sight of Her Soldier Owner

(ABC News) — A 13-year-old golden retriever was so excited to be reunited with her soldier owner after three months that the dog seemed to cry. Army Pvt. Hannah Foraker, 21, had never been away from home before, until she left for basic training for three months. When she came home to Cleveland for a visit, her elderly golden retriever,…