October 3, 2013
By Ms. Susanne Kappler (Jackson)
More than 350 electric candles illuminate the pier at Semmes Lake Sunday in remembrance of the South Carolina Soldiers who have died on active duty since Sept. 11, 2001.
William and Natalie Olmstead embrace while Beth Carney, a support coordinator with Survivor Outreach Services, reads a letter signed by Army leaders honoring Gold Star mothers and families.
Fort Jackson Survivor Outreach Services hosted the luminary, which took place at Semmes Lake for the fourth time.