'Military brat' serves military community through coaching

Story by Alexandra Shea on 09/23/2019 It can be easy to spot a military family in Columbia, South Carolina. Families can often sound, look and talk different than a state native. Children of military families have carried the nickname "military brat" since the day they were born. For one such
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Columbia VAHCS Top Cop' brings change, empowerment to police service line

Story by Jennifer Scales on 09/17/2019 In the beginning Michael Schausten, like most little boys of a certain age and era, always wanted to be a policeman. Born in the city of Ludwigsburg, located north of Stuttgart, Germany, he is now at the top of his dream as the Vetera
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#BeThere effective at Columbia VAHCS

Story by Jennifer Scales on 09/12/2019 "I need to see a suicide doctor." Those were the seven words recently uttered by a Veteran entering the main lobby of the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center, which put Red Coat Ambassador, Frank Vass of the Columbia VA Health Care System,
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The Making of a Drill Sergeant: Meet Sgt. Alycia Perkins

Story by MAJ Michelle Lunato on 09/07/2019 By Maj. Michelle Lunato, 98th Training Division (IET) Public Affairs Officer People join the military for many reasons. For some it's a chance to serve their Country while seeing the world. For others, it's a path to new opportunities through education and experience.
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Jackson provides sandbags for housing residents

Story by Alexandra Shea on 09/06/2019 Hurricane Dorian had dominated news headlines for weeks. Viewers have been able to watch scenes as Dorian whipped the Bahamian Islands. As Dorian grew closer the nation's Eastern coast line, concerns mounted as the hurricanes made its way closer to South Carolina. The mandatory
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Chaplain Candidates Learn about Naval Service

From Naval Chaplaincy School and Center Public Affairs NEWPORT, R.I. Twenty-four Navy Chaplain Candidate Program Officers (CCPOs) graduated from the new Chaplain Candidate Orientation Course (CCOC) at the Naval Chaplaincy School and Center (NCSC) onboard Naval Station Newport Aug. 9. The course graduates are Navy chaplain candidates in the proce
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