Military

  Army Special Forces return to NMB for high-flying training exercises

Members of the Army’s 3rd Special Forces Group put their boots in the sand on Friday and turned the coastline into their own training grounds.

  Proposed Myrtle Beach VA clinic receives final approval from city leaders

Sailor from Aynor serves on USS John C. Stennis

  Military members marching 830 miles to honor fallen comrades

  95-year-old Normandy Beach vet honored with Myrtle Beach quilt of valor

Picture of North Carolina boys stopping to honor US flag goes viral

No pressure: The SC National Air Guard will patrol Atlanta’s skies for Super Bowl LIII

Continued Coverage

Suicide rates among Marines, Navy reached 10-year high in 2018

Veteran denied surgery for rare condition that causes constant pain, severe weight loss

  Embrace a Veteran: 99 year old honored at annual military ball

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

SC girl wins award for service project, gets surprise from deployed dad

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

  Embrace A Veteran: Refugee shares story of survival and service as Army colonel

This time, we meet a Vietnam veteran whose knowledge of foreign language and culture was critical during his 30-plus years of service.

  Embrace A Veteran: Korean War veteran recalls helping thousands at sea

On Feb. 1, 1951, then-22-year-old John McGowan was 22 felt that he wanted to fight in the Korean War.

  Embrace A Veteran: Mission of 93-year-old WWII veteran was to get troops home

A 93-year-old World War II veteran is sharing his memories of getting troops back home after the war.

  Embrace A Veteran: Retired Marine changed military pay system during 28 years of service

A retired Marine who spent 28 years serving his country also helped change the way all soldiers get paid.

  Embrace A Veteran: Vietnam vet reflects on near-death experience, how rescue dog gives him hope

  Embrace a Veteran: Former chief master sergeant reflects on 34 years of service in Vietnam, South Pole

  Embrace a Veteran: Retired Army nurse continues to donate her time

  Embrace a Veteran: Merchant Mariner, 97, honored to have served in World War II, Korean War

Embrace a Veteran: Korean War vet shares experience, continues to serve

A Local Veterans Story

A Brief History of the Marines

The Marine Corps is one of the most elite fighting forces in the world. They take on some of the toughest missions by conducting offensive and defensive combat and by fighting our country's battles In the air, on land, and sea.    Founded in November 10, 1775, The Marine Corps has been a component of the U.S. Department of the Navy since June 30, 1834, and works closely with the naval forces.     The United ...

Embrace A Veteran: Navy veteran gives back through Rolling Thunder

WMBF News is teaming up with Embrace Hospice to bring you the stories of local heroes in our monthly series "Embrace a Veteran."

Embrace A Veteran: Marine and wife share emotional journey and honor

A Myrtle Beach area Marine who served his country shares his emotional memories and introduces us to the wife he says keeps his spirits up and his dance moves hip.

Embrace a Veteran: Army veteran’s injuries don’t hinder his patriotism

A Loris Army veteran says the war in Iraq changed his life forever, but despite the complications, he's honored to have served.

Embrace a Veteran: VFW Post 10804 members take on mission to expand, help others

They are a group of three who served in the Army and are proud members of the VFW Post 10804 in Little River, hoping to spread the word to others about how they can help.

Embrace A Veteran: Marine continues to serve

A man who served as a major in the Marine Corps is continuing his service as the chief of police at Francis Marion University.

Embrace A Veteran: Former Army pilot continues to give back

A former Army helicopter pilot who displayed courage and heart while serving is still giving back, in any way he can.