NEWS

VFW Post 6089 will now retire old flags with a proper disposal service, beginning July 14, 2020. The post Quartermaster will also have replacement flags available for purchase. 
These flags include:
Grave Markers (Free)
American Flags (All sizes)
State Flags
MIA/POW Flags
Military Flags and More!!!!

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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.


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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


VFW Urges Navy to Honor Hero


A Haircut at Sport Clips or a Text Before Nov. 13 Can Help A Hero Go Back to School


Celebrating VFW Day


VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now


VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund


Applications Open for 2022 VFW, SVA Legislative Fellowship


VFW Pushes Formal Senate Investigation into Afghanistan Withdrawal


Announcements

From our Commander Rodney McCullough and Auxiliary President John Glen, We are open for business, COVID-19 restrictions will be enforced (checking temperatures and maintaining social distance). For booking information contact Commander Rodney McCullough @ 864-760-7912 or Adjutant/Quartermaster Reese Beaty @ 864-328-7582

Auxiliary President John Glen  

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