Honoring their service

Marines visit Upstate for rest, relaxation

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

SENECA — A group of Marines are enjoying some much-needed time off at Keowee Key this week.

On Monday afternoon, the Honoring Their Service escort ferried the Marines, based in Camp Lejeune, N.C., from Southern Wesleyan University to Duke Energy’s World of Energy, where they met their host families. The group will stay with their families until Thursday morning.

This year marks the 10th year Keowee Key has hosted the Marines. The 2018 group of 27 included spouses for the first time.

Staff Sgt. Melvin Rodas said he was glad his wife, Kristen, was

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