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Volunteers needed

Looking for " A Few Good Men" or Women!!


VFW Membership campaign

From VFW National headquarters...the membership brochure.


Checkpoint March/April 2022

Spring is here and so is this installment of your Checkpoint newsletter!


Community Blood Drive

SC State VFW Headquarters 210 Glassmaster Road Lexington, SC 29072


Checkpoint News Jan/Feb 2022

VFW Checkpoint – January/February 2022


2021-2022 Youth and Teacher Winners

Congratulations to the South Carolina 2021-2022 Department Youth and Teacher Award winners.


CheckPoint Nov/Dec 2021

We invite you to take this opportunity to see what other Posts around the world are doing to better their communities. Be sure to share the valuable information you get here with your fellow VFW members


Walmart Out, CVS In: Changes Coming to Tricare's Pharmacy Network

After three years, Walmart is leaving Tricare's pharmacy network -- a departure that pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts says is a result of the retail giant's reluctance to offer "more highly competitive discounts" to military health beneficiaries.


Membership Monday Webinar Training Series Tentative Schedule:

Membership Monday Webinar training


Post Service Officer Training

TENATIVE TRAINING AGENDA 8 January 2022, 0800-1200 hours Department Headquarters, 210 Glassmaster Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, Auxiliary Building


Veteran Entrepreneurial Training & Resource Network

Military Veteran Business Owners Looking to grow your business and would like some FREE help getting there?


2020-2021 All-American Commanders

On behalf of Commander-in-Chief Hal Roesch and the entire VFW Membership Department I would like to thank you for a job well done this past year. Despite being unable to hold community outreach and recruiting events in the usual manner due to COVID restrictions, we were still able to accomplish great things this past year.


Readjudication of denied claims - Nehmer Decision

Earlier today, Acting Undersecretary for Benefits Tom Murphy released the attached notice which states that VA will announce a plan to re-adjudicate claims for veterans who were previously denied service connection for a herbicide related presumptive condition due to lack of in-country Vietnam service.


VFW Special Project Program

This program was put in place to recognize VFW units for creating and completing unique and extraordinary community service projects.


Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum Launches New Annual Pass Program

Friends of the Fleet Pass can be purchased online or at the museum ticket window. The $69 pass includes annual admission for the pass-holder and a guest.


AOSHS -- A Storehouse of Memorabilia of DoD Overseas Schools

Were you a Military BRAT? Do you have a BRAT in your family? Did you move frequently as your military parent transferred from assignment to assignment? Did you attend multiple schools before you graduated high school? Did you attend a Department of Defense school overseas anytime between 1946 and the present? Did you or a family member work in one of these schools? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the American Overseas Schools Historical Society (AOSHS) will interest you.


Click on the title below to read the full article on the VFW National website.

The Cost of War


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes With 1 Million American Flags


Idaho Teacher Named 2022 VFW Teacher of the Year


VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day


VFW Applauds Navy for Decision to Name Future Ship After Hero


VFW Mourns the Passing of Allen 'Gunner' Kent


VFW Commends Senate for Reaching Deal on PACT Act


Winners of Publications Contest Announced


VFW Salutes Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage


VFW Teams Up with Project K-9 Hero to Honor Military Dogs


Kris Wright Honors Ron Hornaday Jr. and Veterans of Foreign Wars with Throwback Scheme for Darlington


VFW Kicks Off Inaugural Day of Service


VFW Applauds VA Recognizing Presumptive Conditions, Continues to Urge Passing of Toxic Exposure Bill


Jon Stewart, Other Veteran Advocates Join VFW in a 'Call on Congress' for PACT Act


VFW Commemorates National Borinqueneers Day


VFW Opens Annual Youth Patriotic Scholarship Contests


VFW Commemorates End of Gulf War, Celebrates its Veterans


VFW Names 2022 National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW Action Alert: The Senate Must Pass the Honoring Our PACT Act


VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day


VFW Elects 20-year Army Veteran as Quartermaster General


VFW Joins Guitars 4 Vets in Reaching Veterans with Music


VFW to Host Virtual 2022 Parade of Winners


VFW-Supported Toxic Exposure Bill Passes in the House


VFW Calls on Congress to Pass Bills and Finally Address the Needs of Veterans


VFW to Deliver 2022 Priority Goals to Congress at US Capitol


VFW Celebrates Women's History Month


TopCoat Signs on as Newest VFW Member Benefit


Join the Inaugural VFW Day of Service


Prominent VSOs Issue Independent Budget Recommendations for the VA


VFW Celebrates Black History Month


Join VFW and Humana in the Fight Against Food Insecurity


VFW Demands Accountability, Transparency in Afghanistan War Investigation


Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


VFW Names Former Top Enlisted Service Member as National Ambassador


VFW Action Alert: Do the Right Thing for Guard and Reserve Members


Sport Clips Haircut's Record-Breaking $1.55M Donation Makes Education Goals a Reality for Hundreds of Veterans


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Together, VFW and Humana Provide More than 1 Million Meals in 2021


VFW Mourns the Passing of Past National Commander John Gwizdak


Season's Greetings from the VFW


VFW Remembers Former US Senator Johnny Isakson


Remembering the First End of the War in Iraq


Remembering Pearl Harbor 80 Years Later


VFW Remembers Bob Dole


VFW Commends DOD for Addressing Force-Wide Economic Challenges, Offers Support


VFW Joins Coalition to Help Afghan Evacuees


VFW National Commander Commends Administration's Actions on Toxic Exposure


What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?


BK® Supports Veteran Families in November


Post News

Important Info for Post10804 Members

Volunteers needed

Looking for " A Few Good Men" or Women!!

VFW Membership campaign

From VFW National headquarters...the membership brochure.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Checkpoint March/April 2022

Spring is here and so is this installment of your Checkpoint newsletter!

Community Blood Drive

SC State VFW Headquarters 210 Glassmaster Road Lexington, SC 29072

National News

Important info from National VFW

The Cost of War

WASHINGTON - With the America's most sacred of holidays just days away, I ask this question of my fellow Americans, 'What is the p...

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes With 1 Million American Flags

OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave me...

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December's Newsletter and Calendar are now available
 

Also Coming Up: 
 
27 Dec - Golf - Aberdeen - 0900
3 Jan - Crown Park - 0830
 
Wednesday's:  Wing Night - 6-7pm
Thursday's:  Fiesta Night - 5:30pm; Karaoke & Trivia
 

ASAP Food Item for the month of January is Katchup

The United States flag - We Defend her still today.  Our Post will retire the colors properly with respect and dignity.  Place your tattered flags in our depository located outside our front door.