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SC Governor joins SCDVA for annual commanders briefing

  COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster, joined the South Carolina Department of Veterans’ Affairs (SCDVA) to host the annual Governor’s…

SCDVA's newest mission in the fight against Veteran suicide in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Veterans' Affairs (SCDVA) is increasing awareness efforts to reduce and eliminate of active-duty…

VA launches nationwide hiring initiative to address surge of new claims

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Columbia VA Regional Office and other offices across the Department of Veterans' Affairs are rapidly hiring qualified team…

Donations Needed: 13th Annual Wreaths Across America

PRESS RELEASE FROM WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA COLUMBIA, S.C. - The 13th Annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery…

York County 9/11 Tribute

SCDVA hosts first stakeholder engagement discussion

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Veterans’ Affairs (SCDVA) held its first stakeholder engagement meeting on Thursday, September…

Korean War Veteran and Orangeburg native killed in action laid to rest

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - On Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, family members, Veteran groups and dignitaries gathered to give a final salute to Pfc. Louis Nelson…

Veteran Success: Air Force Reserve Veteran lands management career through help of Veteran service organizations

GREENVILLE, S.C. - An Upstate Air Force Reserve Veteran credits several Veteran service organizations with helping him land a career in management…

2021 Progressive "Keys to Progress" Program

Since the start of Progressive’s Keys to Progress® program in 2013, Progressive has donated considerable time and resources to provide more than 700…

Female World War II Veteran and Centenarian receives Living Legend Proclamation

CLEMSON, S.C. - On Thursday, June 17th, the Military Women's Memorial presented World War II Veteran, Mildred Oberhofer, with the Living Legend…