Charlie Bowers (center), an eighteen-year-old senior from Bluffton High School, Bluffton, S.C., watches as F/A-18 Hornets from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 takeoff and land on the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort flightline, Feb. 15. Bowers who suffers from Stargardt's disease, a macular degeneration that causes vision loss to the point of blindness, wanted to experience military aviation before the disease worsens his vision.

Student gets a last chance at a dream thanks to MCAS Beaufort

A Bluffton High School senior is loosing his sight to a degenerative disease, but the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort helped him realize a dream with a personal tour of the air base. 

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