The Beaufort Regional Chamber and Military Enhancement Committee brought together patriotic members of the community to celebrate veterans and service members as part of the annual Salute to Service Military Appreciation event on Veteran’s Day. The event took place in Naval Heritage Park in Port Royal and included a musical set from the Parris Island Marine Corps Band. Several community leaders and elected officials participated in the event including Commanding Officers from the military installations and United States Representative Nancy Mace. Click on this link to hear some of their comments from this exceptional event. 

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The Military Enhancement Committee (MEC) of Beaufort County Support Fund is a charitable fund administered by the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry. Its mission is to enhance the quality and value of the military installations of Beaufort County, namely, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, Naval Air Station Beaufort, and Beaufort Naval Hospital. The MEC seeks to defend these installations against any threats like closure or natural disaster, while also positioning them for enhancement through personnel, resources, and other opportunities that both benefit the Department of Defense and our region.