Tailgate Event Benefiting Lone Survivor Foundation



JCB is bringing its highly specialized military backhoe loader, the HMEE (High Mobility Engineer Excavator), to Dougherty JCB, as part of its road show across the southeastern United States. Designed and built by JCB for the US Military, the HMEE is a fully armored, 16-ton, backhoe loader, capable of 60 MPH speed. The public will have the rare opportunity for a close-up view of the HMEE and also see the JCB 3CX backhoe for commercial use during an open house event on Friday, October 3, 2014, benefiting the Lone Survivor Foundation.

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (program at 12:30 pm)

Place: Dougherty JCB, 115 Windhill Road, Columbia, SC 29203

What: JCB’s tour showcasing the JCB-built HMEE backhoe loader along with its 3CX backhoe loader dancing digger show - backhoe tricks.

Why: The JCB Road Show will benefit the Lone Survivor Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2010 by Marcus Luttrell, author of “Lone Survivor,” the 2007 number one New York Times best-selling book.