Vietnam Veterans of America -SC

South Carolina State Council

About this Tab

This tab includes copies of our state newsletter, meeting minutes and more detailed expansions of state wide events and activities.

Useful Links

Link to an authorized dealer of VVA/AVVA logo merchandise:

http://militarybest.com/vietnam-veterans-of-america-shop.html

Link to an authorized dealer of VVA/AVVA logo merchandise: http://www.proforma.com/vva

Link to an independent supplier of veteran products: ProductsLink.htm

Link to My HealtheVet web site: www.myhealth.va.gov

Link to Vietnam Travel News: http://www.nccorp.vn/

Link to  information about veterans, mesothelioma and asbestos exposure: https://www.asbestos.com/veterans/

The VVA "Veteran" 

Not sure if everyone received the November - December -  issue of the VVA "Veteran" on line now. If you did not, go to vva.org to obtain a copy.

Wreaths Across America 2020

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,200 additional locations in all 50 U.S. States, at sea and Abroad. Help us by sponsoring Veterans Remembrance Weaths or by joining us on December 19, 2020 go to www.WreathsAcrossAmerica.org to find a participating location near you. If you are interested in volunteering for Arlington National Cemetery event contact Lauren Perry - Key Volunteer Coordinator, Wreaths Across America - Arlington Wreath Project at awpvols@wreathsacrossamerica.org

South Carolina Newsletter November - December 2020

South Carolina State Council 

South Carolina State Council President Sam Brick participated in a local Veterans Day parade.

South Carolina State Chapters Activities

                    

Members of Chapter 303 attended the Veterans Day Memorial Service in the community center because the Veterans Day parade was canceled. The city sponsored a (small) Veterans Memorial Service inside because of the rain. It was well attended by various groups and individuals including Gen. Beagle (CG Ft. Jackson) and Gen. Grimsley (Sec. of Veterans Affairs). Members of Chapter 303 also attended the burials of three unclaimed veterans at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery on November 6, 2020. 

   

                                                  

Chapter 523

The Chapter held an event on Veterans Day at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Cleveland Park Greenville South Carolina. The event was held at 11:00 AM and was attended by the DAR and other Veteran's organizations along with a flag retirement ceremony, laying of wreath, color guard. The Chapter will also be participating in decorating the Christmas tree at the Hyatt this year with the theme of honoring the soldiers from South Carolina that have received the Medal of Honor award for their distinguished service.

Chapter 925

Members of Chapter 925 attended Veterans Day ceremony at Vietnam Memorial located in the City of Conway.