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Military members looking to refine skills they’ve gained in the military to match the demands of employers can now participate in a transitioning military training program at the Technical College of the Lowcountry.
S.C. Highway Patrol officials say they continue to investigate a fatal Dec. 27 crash that killed a Parris Island Marine.
Cpl. Cameron P. Branum, 23, was killed after being struck by a 2008 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck driven by fellow Marine Cpl. Tyshan Bentley, 23.
Bentley ran off the side of Joe Frazier Road in Beaufort, overcorrected and headed into oncoming traffic, according to the Highway Patrol.
Becoming part of the few and the proud left Pvt. Edson Machado sore and breathless.
But it was another oath that left the 27-year-old Marine nearly speechless.
Before family and friends, the nine trainees and one sergeant from 10 different countries raised their right hands to become the first group of Marines at Parris Island to become U.S. citizens.