Honoring The Fallen

SC mariners killed at Pearl Harbor honored

By Riley Morningstar
Courtesy The Journal

CENTRAL — A nationwide effort to connect generations and bring closure over one of the most infamous days in American history hit close to home Thursday.

Families, active service members and veterans gathered at the ever-busy Semper Fi Barn in Central for a special ceremony to pay tribute to the seven South Carolina sailors, nine military personnel in all, who were killed at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, and were recently identified through a civilian-led effort to identify remains of those killed aboard the

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