Military News

May, 2021

United States Armed Forces

In this newsletter, is information from our Armed Forces. LHS has specific military recruiters who come to our school to talk with students who might be interested in a branch of service in our military. Since the pandemic has caused us to limit visitors to our campus, we have asked the military recruiters to provide us with information about their branch of service. In this newsletter is information they have provided to me. It may change from time to time so if you're interested in military service, read this newsletter.

Marine Corp

National Marine Corp news,

High School Student Career Talk Over All: Marine Corp recruiter, SSgt. Fletcher



Cyber Networking:

Ground Combat Highlights:

Google: Recruiter location in Lexington, SC +18035138113

US Army

Army National Hiring Days is a new effort to test the Army's digital footprint as a means for encouraging today's young people to consider serving on our team. This nation-wide virtual campaign showcasing the U.S. The Army's 150 full-time and part-time career options, training, benefits and education is purposed to inspire individuals to consider military service.
This three-day event, with aspirations to hire 10,000 new Soldiers, provides eligible qualified applicants who join May 10-June 14, a $2,000 bonus or a four-year scholarship. To enlist, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, between the ages of 17 and 34, graduated high school or received your GED diploma and met medical and physical requirements, among other stipulations.

- 150 different part-time and full-time occupations, with more than 50 healthcare provider specialties
- Up to $40,000 in bonuses or $65,000 in student loan repayment
- $4,000 in tuition assistance per year
- Comprehensive benefits package with healthcare, retirement savings, and family programs

Please refer to the attached flyers and help us spread the word by sharing this information with students, families and others in your local communities seeking employment or next step opportunities.

To learn more about this initiative and Army Careers visit

Should you have students interest in the military or you would like to stay connected to local recruiters in the area, please Visit any of Columbia Recruiting Battalion's Social Media outlets listed below:
@usarmy2dBrigade @usarec @goarmy @usarmy @FortJackson Recruiting Command News and Information:

In the interim, we extended our gratitude to South Carolina educators for your sacrifice to students and our community for everything you do and your continued support of the US Army.

Point of contact:

Shantelle James, M.Ed.
Education Services Specialist
Community Liaison
US Army Recruiting Battalion
Mobile: (803) 904-0437
Desk: (803) 751-0959

Army National Guard

SSG Brian Jones | Recruiter
South Carolina Army National Guard
803-667-2145 |

The Army National Guard could be the next step for you!

It's true. As a Soldier in the Army National Guard, you'll be a part of history in the making.

As your local Army National Guard Recruiter, I'd like to tell you about the many opportunities the National Guard has to offer. Whether your focus is attending college or joining the workforce, the Army National Guard has more than 150 different career fields and numerous financial programs to help you get there. The best part is that you can serve while you’re in High School.

For example, you may qualify for the Montgomery GI Bill, Federal Tuition Assistance, SC College Assistance Program and other incentives. Additionally, some applicants may also qualify for a bonus, if applicable. These benefits allow you to work on your college education while serving in the Army National Guard.

Of course, the benefits of joining the Army National Guard go beyond the financial benefits. In addition to becoming a stronger individual as you gain new training, you'll also feel a sense of accomplishment, experience true camaraderie and teamwork! You’ll develop discipline and leadership skills that employers look for.

We live here. We work here. We serve here.

Start Today

Reply to this email, call 803-667-2145, or stop by the office at 109-T Old Chapin Road, Lexington SC 29072 and ask for SSG Brian Jones.

Army National Guard Website:

2020 South Carolina Army National Guard Minuteman Scholarship

United States Navy

Meet our new Navy Recruiter. Read all about him.

Operation Specialist Petty Officer Second Class (Surface Warfare)

Derick M. Kutz

See all that he has done for our country. Thank you for your service.

United States Air Force

The link for the Air Force is

The recruiter for our high school is Sgt. Wade Eaves - and his phone number is 803-968-2606.

LHS is a school for the Air Force ROTC - the instructor for our school is LT. Col. Daemon Hobbs, he can be reached at 808-285-2650 or

Also, Mst. Sgt. Eddie Blue is an instructor here and he can be reached at 307-286-6257,

United States Coast Guard

The link for the Coast Guard is

The recruiter for LHS is MK2 Kristina Tysver, her phone number is 803-622-6542 and her email is


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