Remembering the Upstate’s Fallen Soldiers

On January 2, 2004, Army Captain Kimberly Nicole Hampton, a native of Easley, became an unexpected footnote in American history. While flying an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter over the outskirts of Fallujah, she tragically became the first female military pilot to be shot down and killed by an enemy of the United States. She was also the […]

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