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  • WIS Salutes Ed Meagher, Jr.

    WIS Salutes Ed Meagher, Jr.

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:46:26 GMT

    Sergeant First Class Ed Meagher Jr. is a Retired Army Veteran of 22 years. As an Infantryman, Meagher's deployments included Operation Just Cause in Panama. 

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    Sergeant First Class Ed Meagher Jr. is a Retired Army Veteran of 22 years. As an Infantryman, Meagher's deployments included Operation Just Cause in Panama. 

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  • WIS Salutes Staff Sgt. Eukenya Joel Lewis

    WIS Salutes Staff Sgt. Eukenya Joel Lewis

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 6:09 AM EDT2017-03-29 10:09:06 GMT
    WIS Salutes Staff Sgt. Eukenya Joel LewisWIS Salutes Staff Sgt. Eukenya Joel Lewis

    WIS is proud to salute the service of Staff Sergeant Eukenya Joel Lewis. 

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    WIS is proud to salute the service of Staff Sergeant Eukenya Joel Lewis. 

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  • WIS Salutes Staff Sgt. Edmund Kazmierski

    WIS Salutes Staff Sgt. Edmund Kazmierski

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 8:22 AM EDT2017-03-22 12:22:31 GMT
    Staff Sgt. Edmund KazmierskiStaff Sgt. Edmund Kazmierski

    WIS is proud to salute the service of Sumter native Staff Sgt.Edmund Kazmierski. 

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    WIS is proud to salute the service of Sumter native Staff Sgt.Edmund Kazmierski. 

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  • WIS Salutes Major Jason Cain

    WIS Salutes Major Jason Cain

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 5:50 AM EDT2017-03-15 09:50:56 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute Major Jason Cain. 

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    WIS is proud to salute Major Jason Cain. 

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  • WIS Salutes Staff Sergeant Eukenya Joel Lewis

    WIS Salutes Staff Sergeant Eukenya Joel Lewis

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 1:09 PM EST2017-03-01 18:09:53 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute the service of Staff Sergeant Eukenya Joel Lewis.

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    WIS is proud to salute the service of Staff Sergeant Eukenya Joel Lewis. 

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  • WIS Salutes Maj. Clyde Bennett Gore, Jr.

    WIS Salutes Maj. Clyde Bennett Gore, Jr.

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 9:23 AM EST2017-02-08 14:23:58 GMT
    WIS Salutes Maj. Clyde Bennett Gore, Jr.WIS Salutes Maj. Clyde Bennett Gore, Jr.

    Major Clyde "Bennett" Gore, Jr. answered the call to duty while in college at Wofford, where he was a member of ROTC.  He served as a JAG officer for the US Army for nearly nine years and now is a Major with the South Carolina Air National Guard serving as the Chief of Military Justice.   His deployments include a tour of duty in Baghdad, Iraq. He just celebrated 11 years serving our country. Friends say Maj. Gore is a defender of our soldiers,...

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    Major Clyde "Bennett" Gore, Jr. answered the call to duty while in college at Wofford, where he was a member of ROTC.  He served as a JAG officer for the US Army for nearly nine years and now is a Major with the South Carolina Air National Guard serving as the Chief of Military Justice.   His deployments include a tour of duty in Baghdad, Iraq. He just celebrated 11 years serving our country. Friends say Maj. Gore is a defender of our soldiers,...

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  • WIS salutes CSM Belinda Ann Johnson

    WIS salutes CSM Belinda Ann Johnson

    Tuesday, February 7 2017 12:32 PM EST2017-02-07 17:32:02 GMT
    CSM Brenda Ann Johnson (Source: Jeannie McDowell)CSM Brenda Ann Johnson (Source: Jeannie McDowell)

    WIS is proud to Salute the service of CSM Brenda Ann Johnson.   

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    WIS is proud to Salute the service of CSM Brenda Ann Johnson.   

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  • WIS Salutes Sgt. Sean Wooten

    WIS Salutes Sgt. Sean Wooten

    Wednesday, December 7 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-12-07 13:00:48 GMT
    Sgt. Sean Wooten (Source: WIS)Sgt. Sean Wooten (Source: WIS)

    WIS is honored to salute the service and sacrifice of Sgt. Sean Wooten. 

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    WIS is honored to salute the service and sacrifice of Sgt. Sean Wooten. 

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  • WIS Salutes Major Jason Cain

    WIS Salutes Major Jason Cain

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 10:48 AM EST2016-11-23 15:48:48 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute Major Jason Cain of Chapin. 

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    WIS Salutes Major Jason Cain 

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  • WIS salutes Sr. Airman Zandra Mikell

    WIS salutes Sr. Airman Zandra Mikell

    Thursday, November 3 2016 8:27 AM EDT2016-11-03 12:27:09 GMT
    Sr. Airman Zandra MikellSr. Airman Zandra Mikell

    WIS Salutes Senior Airman Zandra Mikell. Mikell has served in our military for six years. 

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    WIS Salutes Senior Airman Zandra Mikell. Mikell has served in our military for six years. 

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  • WIS Salutes Newman Amick

    WIS Salutes Newman Amick

    Thursday, September 15 2016 7:57 AM EDT2016-09-15 11:57:14 GMT

    WIS is proud to Salute Newman Amick of Gilbert, South Carolina.

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    WIS is proud to Salute Newman Amick of Gilbert, South Carolina. 

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  • WIS Salutes Jeana T. Thompson

    WIS Salutes Jeana T. Thompson

    Wednesday, September 7 2016 6:00 AM EDT2016-09-07 10:00:51 GMT
    Airman First Class Jeana  T. ThompsonAirman First Class Jeana  T. Thompson

    WIS is proud to salute Airman First Class Jeana  T. Thompson. Jeana joined the Air Force in June of 2015 and is currently serving in South Korea.  

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    WIS is proud to salute Airman First Class Jeana T. Thompson. Jeana joined the Air Force in June of 2015 and is currently serving in South Korea. 

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  • WIS Salutes 2nd Lt. Alexis Blair

    WIS Salutes 2nd Lt. Alexis Blair

    Wednesday, August 24 2016 7:50 AM EDT2016-08-24 11:50:30 GMT
    2nd Lt. Alexis Blair2nd Lt. Alexis Blair

    WIS is proud to salute the service of 2nd Lieutenant Alexis Blair in the United States Army. 

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    WIS is proud to salute the service of 2nd Lieutenant Alexis Blair in the United States Army. 

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  • WIS Salutes James Humphrey

    WIS Salutes James Humphrey

    Thursday, August 18 2016 3:54 PM EDT2016-08-18 19:54:35 GMT
    Sgt. Maj. James HumphreySgt. Maj. James Humphrey

    WIS is proud to Salute Sgt. Maj. James Humphrey.

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    WIS is proud to Salute Sgt. Maj. James Humphrey.

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  • Military Salute: Maj. Chevy Cook

    Military Salute: Maj. Chevy Cook

    Wednesday, August 17 2016 7:34 AM EDT2016-08-17 11:34:10 GMT
    Maj. Chevy CookMaj. Chevy Cook

    Maj. Chevy Cook is a native of Columbia, SC.

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    Maj. Chevy Cook is a native of Columbia, SC.

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  • Military Salute: Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa Meagher

    Military Salute: Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa Meagher

    Wednesday, August 3 2016 7:37 AM EDT2016-08-03 11:37:40 GMT
    Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa MeagherCommand Sgt. Maj. Teresa Meagher

    WIS salutes Command Sergeant Major Teresa Meagher.  Meagher is a retired Army veteran of 22 years. 

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    WIS salutes Command Sergeant Major Teresa Meagher.  Meagher is a retired Army veteran of 22 years. 

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  • WIS Salutes Myron Chinn

    WIS Salutes Myron Chinn

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 11:00 AM EDT2016-07-06 15:00:33 GMT
    Sgt. Myron ChinnSgt. Myron Chinn

    WIS is proud to salute the service of Myron Chinn of Columbia who was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.   He served 7 years which included deployments to Colombia,South America,

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    WIS is proud to salute the service of Myron Chinn of Columbia who was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. 

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  • Military Salute: Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier Jr.

    Military Salute: Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier Jr.

    Wednesday, June 29 2016 7:13 AM EDT2016-06-29 11:13:43 GMT
    Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier Jr.Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier Jr.

    WIS is proud to salute Maj. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier Jr., former commanding general, U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson 

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    WIS is proud to salute Maj. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier Jr., former commanding general, U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson 

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  • Salute to Freedom: The Final Honor Flight

    Salute to Freedom: The Final Honor Flight

    Monday, May 30 2016 10:30 AM EDT2016-05-30 14:30:46 GMT

    A WIS Special Presentation. Chad Mills and Judi Gatson tell the story of Honor Flight South Carolina after the 21st and final flight on May 11, 2016.

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    A WIS Special Presentation. Chad Mills and Judi Gatson tell the story of Honor Flight South Carolina after the 21st and final flight on May 11, 2016.

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  • Military Salute: Charlie Farley

    Military Salute: Charlie Farley

    Thursday, May 26 2016 9:56 AM EDT2016-05-26 13:56:35 GMT
    Charlie Farley (Source: WIS)Charlie Farley (Source: WIS)

    WIS are proud to salute Charlie Farley of Chapin. 

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    WIS are proud to salute Charlie Farley of Chapin. 

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  • Military Salute: Ed Rodgers

    Military Salute: Ed Rodgers

    Wednesday, May 11 2016 9:03 AM EDT2016-05-11 13:03:55 GMT
    Ed Rodgers (Source: WIS)Ed Rodgers (Source: WIS)

    WIS is proud to salute 92-year-old World War II veteran Ed Rodgers.  

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    WIS is proud to salute 92-year-old World War II veteran Ed Rodgers.  

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  • WIS Salutes Lcpl. Chantz Monts

    WIS Salutes Lcpl. Chantz Monts

    Wednesday, March 16 2016 5:37 AM EDT2016-03-16 09:37:41 GMT
    Wednesday, March 16 2016 8:51 AM EDT2016-03-16 12:51:27 GMT

    Lance Corporal Chantz Monts, is currently on his second deployment.  

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    Lance Corporal Chantz Monts, is currently on his second deployment.  

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  • WIS Salutes Sgt. 1st Class Garvin Jackson Sr.

    WIS Salutes Sgt. 1st Class Garvin Jackson Sr.

    Wednesday, March 16 2016 5:47 AM EDT2016-03-16 09:47:31 GMT
    Wednesday, March 16 2016 8:45 AM EDT2016-03-16 12:45:23 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute Sergeant First Class Garvin Jackson Sr. who served more than 25 years in the United States Army. 

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    WIS is proud to salute Sergeant First Class Garvin Jackson Sr. who served more than 25 years in the United States Army. 

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  • WIS is proud to salute Lance Corporal Chantz Monts

    WIS is proud to salute Lance Corporal Chantz Monts

    Thursday, February 4 2016 1:01 AM EST2016-02-04 06:01:01 GMT
    Friday, February 5 2016 12:14 PM EST2016-02-05 17:14:51 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute Lance Corporal Chantz Monts, who is currently on his second deployment with the United State Marine Corps.  

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    WIS is proud to salute Lance Corporal Chantz Monts, who is currently on his second deployment with the United State Marine Corps.

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  • WIS Salutes three outstanding young soldiers

    WIS Salutes three outstanding young soldiers

    Tuesday, January 19 2016 3:47 PM EST2016-01-19 20:47:32 GMT
    Wednesday, January 20 2016 9:33 AM EST2016-01-20 14:33:45 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute three outstanding young men who are best friends.  PV2 Mason Cox, PV2 Austan Day, and PFC Jacob Robertson grew up together in rural Gilbert. 

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    WIS is proud to salute three outstanding young men who are best friends. PV2 Mason Cox, PV2 Austan Day, and PFC Jacob Robertson grew up together in rural Gilbert.

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  • WIS Military Salute: Ret. Maj. Lorie Fanning

    WIS Military Salute: Ret. Maj. Lorie Fanning

    Friday, January 8 2016 8:07 AM EST2016-01-08 13:07:43 GMT
    Friday, January 15 2016 1:59 PM EST2016-01-15 18:59:07 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute the military service of Lorie Fanning. 

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    WIS is proud to salute the military service of Lorie Fanning. 

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  • WIS Salutes USMC Gunnery Sergeant Harry H. Griffin Jr.

    WIS Salutes USMC Gunnery Sergeant Harry H. Griffin Jr.

    Wednesday, January 13 2016 12:02 AM EST2016-01-13 05:02:06 GMT
    Wednesday, January 13 2016 12:44 PM EST2016-01-13 17:44:36 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute Harry H. Griffin Jr. of Pomaria.  Griffin was recently promoted to Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.

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    WIS is proud to salute Harry H. Griffin Jr. of Pomaria. Griffin was recently promoted to Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.

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  • WIS Salutes Brian Parker

    WIS Salutes Brian Parker

    Tuesday, December 15 2015 11:59 PM EST2015-12-16 04:59:29 GMT
    Thursday, December 17 2015 10:27 AM EST2015-12-17 15:27:28 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute Brian Parker. After graduating from high school, Parker enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served two tours in Iraq as an Infantry squad leader.

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    WIS is proud to salute Brian Parker. After graduating from high school, Parker enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served two tours in Iraq as an Infantry squad leader.

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  • WIS Salutes Chief Kyle J. Bauer

    WIS Salutes Chief Kyle J. Bauer

    Monday, November 23 2015 11:00 PM EST2015-11-24 04:00:02 GMT
    Wednesday, November 25 2015 8:08 AM EST2015-11-25 13:08:37 GMT

    WIS is proud to salute Chief Kyle J. Bauer of Columbia South Carolina.  He has served 13 years in the Navy.  During that time he’s been on many deployments, including 2 tours

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    WIS is proud to salute Chief Kyle J. Bauer of Columbia South Carolina. He has served 13 years in the Navy. 

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  • WIS Salutes Chief Master Sergeant Harold `Tommy` Nash

    WIS Salutes Chief Master Sergeant Harold `Tommy` Nash

    Tuesday, November 3 2015 10:40 PM EST2015-11-04 03:40:10 GMT
    Thursday, November 12 2015 10:58 AM EST2015-11-12 15:58:18 GMT
    WIS is proud to salute the service of Chief Master Sergeant Harold "Tommy" Nash of Sumter. More >>
    WIS is proud to salute the service of Chief Master Sergeant Harold "Tommy" Nash of Sumter. More >>
  • WIS Salutes Lorie Fanning

    WIS Salutes Lorie Fanning

    Wednesday, October 21 2015 12:09 AM EDT2015-10-21 04:09:16 GMT
    Wednesday, October 21 2015 5:19 AM EDT2015-10-21 09:19:01 GMT
      WIS is proud to salute the military service of Lorie Fanning. More >>
    WIS is proud to salute the military service of Lorie Fanning. Fanning retired as a Major in the United States Army. More >>
  • WIS Salutes Dr. Dennis Wilson

    WIS Salutes Dr. Dennis Wilson

    Wednesday, September 30 2015 12:10 AM EDT2015-09-30 04:10:02 GMT
    Wednesday, September 30 2015 6:46 AM EDT2015-09-30 10:46:34 GMT
    WIS is proud to salute Doctor Dennis Wilson.More >>
    WIS is proud to salute Doctor Dennis Wilson. The Hartsville native retired from the U.S. Navy after 30 years of service. More >>
  • WIS Salutes SGM Larry Anderson

    WIS Salutes SGM Larry Anderson

    Tuesday, September 15 2015 11:57 PM EDT2015-09-16 03:57:02 GMT
    Wednesday, September 16 2015 5:43 AM EDT2015-09-16 09:43:20 GMT
      WIS is proud to salute Sergeant Major Larry Anderson.  He’s a 1977 graduate of Lower Richland High School.   More >>
    WIS is proud to salute Sergeant Major Larry Anderson. He’s a 1977 graduate of Lower Richland High School. More >>
  • WIS Salutes Staff Sergeant Scott Joseph Roberts

    WIS Salutes Staff Sergeant Scott Joseph Roberts

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 12:29 AM EDT2015-08-19 04:29:57 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 8:41 AM EDT2015-08-20 12:41:33 GMT
    WIS is proud to salute Staff Sergeant Scott Joseph Roberts from Lexington, South Carolina.  He has served in the military for 15 years, including a deployment to Iraq.  SSG RobertsMore >>
    WIS is proud to salute Staff Sergeant Scott Joseph Roberts from Lexington, South Carolina. He has served in the military for 15 years, including a deployment to Iraq. SSG Roberts was nominated by his mother-in-law, Donna Driggers, who says he gave up his comfort and put his life on hold to serve our country. HeMore >>
  • WIS Salutes Dollie Steele

    WIS Salutes Dollie Steele

    Wednesday, July 22 2015 12:15 AM EDT2015-07-22 04:15:19 GMT
    Friday, July 24 2015 2:22 PM EDT2015-07-24 18:22:29 GMT
    WIS is proud to salute the military service of Dollie Steele.More >>
    WIS is proud to salute the military service of Dollie Steele.More >>
  • WIS Military Salute: Bill Dukes

    WIS Military Salute: Bill Dukes

    Wednesday, July 8 2015 1:33 AM EDT2015-07-08 05:33:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 8 2015 4:33 PM EDT2015-07-08 20:33:27 GMT
    Bill Dukes of Chapin dreamed of being an Air Force pilot, but it turns out he was too tall to qualify. More >>
    Bill Dukes of Chapin dreamed of being an Air Force pilot, but it turns out he was too tall to qualify. More >>
  • WIS Salutes Command Sergeant Major James Weldon Alford

    WIS Salutes Command Sergeant Major James Weldon Alford

    Wednesday, July 1 2015 3:17 PM EDT2015-07-01 19:17:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 1 2015 5:17 PM EDT2015-07-01 21:17:54 GMT
    WIS Salutes Command Sergeant Major James Weldon AlfordWIS Salutes Command Sergeant Major James Weldon Alford
    WIS is proud to salute Command Sergeant Major James Weldon “Boo” Alford. More >>
    WIS is proud to salute Command Sergeant Major James Weldon “Boo” Alford. More >>
  • WIS Salutes Colonel Vernon L. Harris

    WIS Salutes Colonel Vernon L. Harris

    Wednesday, June 10 2015 2:10 PM EDT2015-06-10 18:10:31 GMT
    Thursday, June 11 2015 6:15 AM EDT2015-06-11 10:15:13 GMT
    WIS is proud to salute Colonel Vernon L. Harris. COL. Harris has a decorated military career with 30 years of active and reserve duty. He has been on deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. More >>
    WIS is proud to salute Colonel Vernon L. Harris. COL. Harris has a decorated military career with 30 years of active and reserve duty. He has been on deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. After returning to the Soldier Support Institute at Fort Jackson he was selected to become the Director of Personnel at the 1189th Battalion, where he currently serves. Colonel Harris continues to serve soldieMore >>
  • WIS Salutes Alexis Cameron Blair

    WIS Salutes Alexis Cameron Blair

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 12:05 AM EDT2015-05-27 04:05:15 GMT
    Wednesday, June 3 2015 8:29 AM EDT2015-06-03 12:29:10 GMT
    Alexis Cameron Blair graduated Saturday in the top seven percent of her class at the United States Military Academy.  She's a member of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.  More >>
    Alexis Cameron Blair graduated Saturday in the top seven percent of her class at the United States Military Academy. More >>
  • WIS Salutes Mr. James Carey

    WIS Salutes Mr. James Carey

    Wednesday, May 13 2015 12:19 AM EDT2015-05-13 04:19:35 GMT
    Wednesday, May 13 2015 7:19 AM EDT2015-05-13 11:19:44 GMT
    WIS is proud to honor one of the World War II heroes on Wednesday's Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.More >>
    WIS is proud to honor one of the World War II heroes on Wednesday's Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.More >>
  • WIS Salutes Clebe McClary

    WIS Salutes Clebe McClary

    Wednesday, May 6 2015 1:29 AM EDT2015-05-06 05:29:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 6 2015 9:57 AM EDT2015-05-06 13:57:32 GMT
    WIS is proud to salute Clebe McClary!More >>
    WIS is proud to salute Clebe McClary!More >>
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