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Membership Monday training webinar for June - Long Term Planning: 5 June 2023, 3pm EST

As we’re nearing the end of the membership year, it’s a good idea to look forward to the future and so we’re going to offer some training and advice on Long-Term Planning as it applies to your Post, District, or Department. We’ll go over the differences between short- and long-term planning, establishing realistic goals, and how to anticipate and work through challenges.


May 2023 Checkpoint

Welcome to the spring season, Checkpoint readers!


2022-2023 All State Districts and Posts

Listing of Districts and Post All State Winners


State Commanders Homecoming

Come join the State Commander for his homecoming at the State Convention. Friday 23 June Greystone Hall


May Membership Monday Training Webinar

Recruiting Reports from OMS


Spring Blood Drive

Give the hope this spring, Give Blood


VFW Checkpoint – March/April 2023

Happy Spring! We hope you enjoy this installment of your Checkpoint newsletter.


1st Annual Veterans Experience Action Center (VEAC)

This is an opportunity for eligible veterans and their dependents to be assisted by a team of Veteran Service Officers (VSO) from the VFW, American Legion, DAV and more


VFW Day of Service

The next VFW Day of Service kicks off the first Saturday of May — May 6, 2023 — marking the start of veteran-led community service projects to take place throughout the month.


National Awards Nominations Due March 31

Choose recipients for the awards to be given at the National Convention in Phoenix, Arizona 2023


CheckPoint January/February 2023

The latest installment of the VFW CheckPoint


Department Award Winners Announced

The following is a list of this year's Department of SC Award winners.


PACT Act Information

Downloadable flyer with a QR code that directs veterans and claimants to our Pact Act website


Veterans Still Serving Blood Drive

5 January 2023 3:00 - 7:00 pm


November/December 2022 Checkpoint

Happy Holidays, Checkpoint readers!


VFW National Home – Department of SC District Challenge!!!

We are challenging our Districts, Posts and Membership for that small gesture to make a huge difference.


October 2022 Checkpoint

Please take this opportunity to see what other Posts around the world are doing to better their communities


Come Join Us at Walgreens to Support our South Carolina Veterans

October 18th - 31st.


Membership Monday Webinar Training Series Tentative Schedule:

Each Membership Monday training topic is developed with the Post-level leadership in mind. Each of these sessions are intended to be live with ability for audience interaction.


September 2022 Checkpoint

Open it up to read all about the great work of VFW Posts around the country. Enjoy the articles and remember to let us hear about the good things your Post is doing in the community.


National Hispanic Heritage Month

Please join the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of the Secretary, Center for Minority Veterans in a series of Hispanic/Latino Veteran Virtual Events


Bylaws Training, Saturday, 3 December, 10am

This is the first of an 8-part training series focusing on bylaws. Please disseminate to all comrades.


Trunk or Treat and Family Freedom Festival

Department Hq. Saturday October 22nd


Free Flu Shot at VA or In-network Retail Pharmacies

It's time to get a flu shot. Eligible Veterans can get a no-cost flu shot from a nearby VA clinic or choose from one of nearly 70,000 in-network retail pharmacies and urgent care walk-in locations. To locate a VA medical facility, in-network urgent care or retail pharmacy near you, use the VA locator.


September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide is a problem that touches the lives of many Americans. Many of us may know someone, such as a friend, family member, or coworker who has attempted or died by suicide. Over the past two decades, suicide rates have steadily risen in the United States. Suicide is currently ranked 10th for cause of death among all ages. It’s important for you to know that suicide is preventable. With commitment and engagement in our communities, workplaces, and homes, together we can help reduce the number of suicides.


Patriots Day Commemoration

Honoring our OIF/OEF Veterans and their families VFWSC Headquarters, 210 Glassmaster Rd, Lexington SC 29072


VFW Community Blood Drive

Be part of something big - Give Blood Friday Sept 16th.


VMS Newsletter July 2022 Edition

Scream from the rooftops about the Power of our VMS Programs


Steps & Strides Against Veteran Suicide

4th Annual Fall Festival & Walk


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.


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.


VFW Special Project Program

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


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.


Veteran Entrepreneurial Training & Resource Network

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


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.


Checkpoint March/April 2022

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


July/August 2022 Checkpoint

Read all about the great work of VFW Posts around the country. Enjoy the articles and remember to let us hear about the good things your Post is doing in the community


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VFW Commemorates Memorial Day


VFW Commemorates Armed Forces Day


VFW Troubled by Reports of Veterans Moved for Profit


Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags


Winners of VFW Publication Contest Announced


VFW Hosts Second Annual Day of Service


BURGER KING to Give Back to Veterans this Month


VFW Commemorates Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month


VFW Honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner in American Business Awards


VFW Asks Speaker of the House to Honor the Promises of the PACT Act


The Washington Post Editorial Board Wants Veterans to Forfeit Earned Benefits


VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day


VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest


VFW Delegation Returns to Southeast Asia


VFW Proudly Sponsors Bataan Memorial Death March


Boozman Receives VFW Congressional Award


VFW Continues to Press Congress to Pass Legislation Positively Impacting Veterans, Service Members


Longtime Veterans Advocate to Lead VFW National Veterans Service


VFW Crowns 2023 National Youth Scholarship Winners


VFW to Deliver 2023 Priority Goals on Capitol Hill


VFW Names First Post-9/11 Veteran to Lead Washington Office


VFW Commemorates Women's History Month


VFW Legislative Conference App Now Available


Leading Veterans Service Organizations Release Annual Report Ahead of White House Budget Release


VFW National Commander Visits Troops in Poland


VFW Commemorates National Black History Month


VFW Urges POTUS to Support Repeal of Concurrent Receipt Policy


Sport Clips Haircuts Donates Another $1.5M for Help A Hero Veterans' Scholarships


Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


VFW Joins Navy Secretary in Ceremony Honoring Hero


New VFW Initiative to Safeguard Toxic-Exposed Veterans


VFW, SVA Name 2023 Student Veteran Finalists for Legislative Fellowship


VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest


Happy Holidays From the VFW


Happy Birthday US Space Force!


Marking Milestones in Iraq


VFW Action Alert: Last Chance for Congress to Support Veterans this Year


VFW Remembers Pearl Harbor


'Thanks for the Heroes Among Us'


VFW, BMBFC Law Collaborate to assist with Camp Lejeune Claims


Be Proud of Your VFW on Veterans Day


"The Greatest of All Leathernecks"


VFW, Bergmann & Moore Collaborate to Assist with Camp Lejeune Claims


VFW Commemorates National Native American Heritage Month Observance


Ohio BURGER KING Franchise Donates $75,000 to VFW Unmet Needs


Happy Birthday US Navy!


Legal Loophole: Some Contracts Skirt Protections for Service Members


Veterans Win When You 'Help A Hero'


It's National VFW Day!


VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide