Vietnam Veterans of America -SC

South Carolina State Council

Chapters in South Carolina

There are nine chapters in South Carolina and we always welcome the establishment of new chapters.  If you would like to start a chapter in your area please contact one of the Council officers (under the "officers" tab.)  For meeting details, locations, and map for any chapter meeting, please look on the calendar tab.


 Chapter                            City             President              Phone              

303 Col. Jack Van Loan Columbia      Ron Hagell             (803) 297-1938  



523 Foothills              Greenville      Pat Ramsey               (864) 232-4110  



644 Piedmont              Union               John Gist             


780 Low Country        Charleston       Mike Hadbavny (843) 556 6504      



828 Salkehatchie        Barnwell            Bobby Birt                 (803) 300-7276



925 Grand Strand       Myrtle Beach     Rich Gregory             (843) 457-7232



960                               Manning              Larry Reit                 (803) 410-0011           



1017 Roger Merck       Walhalla               Jerry Dyer         (864) 723-5501  


1049 Westmoreland      Spartanburg       Larry Miller             (864) 663-9482  email:


Chapter Meeting Information


Chapter 303              (Col. Jack Van Loan) Columbia

Contact                      Ron Hagell

Meet                           3rd Tuesday, 1900 hours (Free Dinner at 1800)

Place                           American Legion Post 6, 200 Pickens St.,  Columbia, SC

Mailing                        P.O. Box 2001 Columbia S.C. 29202


Chapter 523               (Foothills) Greenville

Contact                       Pat Ramsey (864) 232-4110,

Meet                            1st Wednesday, 1900 hours

Place                            Shrine Club, Beverly Road, Greenville, SC

Mailing                         P.O. Box 3862, Greenville, SC  29608


Chapter 644                 (Piedmont) Union

Contact                         John Gist,

Meet                             3rd Thursday,  1900 hours

Place                             Post 22 American Legion Hut, 120 Scenic Dr. Union, SC

Mailing                          P.O. Box 1077, Union, S.C. 29379


Chapter 780                 Charleston

Contact                         Mike Hadbavny,

Meet                              2nd Monday, 1800 Hours

Place                              Fleet Reserve Assoc, 99 Wisteria Rd, Goose Creek, SC

                                        (Behind Habitat for Humanity Restore on Redbank Hwy and Hwy 52)

Mailing                           520 Folly Road #282, Charleston, SC  29412


Chapter 828                   (Salkehatchie) Barnwell

Contact                            Robert H. Birt, (803) 300-7276,

Meet                                 2nd Thursday, 1900 hours

Place                                 American Legion Hut, Post #91 Hwy 78, 2 miles east of Blackville, SC

Mailing                              P.O. Box 160, Barnwell, SC  29812


Chapter 925                     (Grand Strand) Myrtle Beach

Contact                             Richard Gregory, 843 457 7232,

Meet                                  1st Tuesday, 1900 hours

Place                               Golden Corral (meeting Room), 868 Oak Forest Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 

Mailing                             P.O. Box 16142, Surfside Beach, SC 29587


Chapter 960                        Manning

Contact                                Larry Reit  (803) 410-0011,

Meet                                     1st Thursday, 1900 hours

Place                                    American Legion Hall, Sunset Dr. at Glenwood St.,  Manning, SC         Mailing                                 P.O. Box 43, Manning, SC 29102-0043


Chapter 1017                     (Roger Merck) Walhalla

Contact                               Jerry Dyer         (864) 723-5501,   

Meet                                    4th  Monday, 1815 hours

Place                                    New American Legion Post 124,  319 Kenneth St., Walhalla, SC

Mailing                                 VVA Roger Merck Chapter 1017, PO Box 1462, West Union, SC 29696


Chapter 1049                        (Westmoreland) Spartanburg

Contact                                  Larry Miller, (864) 663-9482,

Meet                                      2nd Saturday, 0830 hours at  First Baptist Church of N. Spartanburg

Place                                      (Church Hall)     8740 Asheville Hwy., Spartanburg, SC 29303

Mailing                                   VVA Chapter 1049, 4655 Howe Rd. Landrum, SC 29356

Links to Chapter WEB sites

Chapter 523   Greenville

Chapter 828   Barnwell  

Chapter 925,  Myrtle Beach

Chapter 960, Manning  

Chapter 1049, Spartanburg    Chapter1049