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Support for military retirement exemption in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Veterans' Affairs (SCDVA) is in support of state legislators approving a bill that would make…

VA health records now display gender identity

From the Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs with the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs: WASHINGTON (official press release) — The…

Vandalism being investigated at M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery

ANDERSON, S.C. - SCDVA is working with law enforcement to investigate vandalism that occurred at the M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery over the…

Remains of WWII Navy Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor identified

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced on December 15, 2021 that Navy Fire Controlman 1st Class Hubert P.…

South Carolina native to receive Medal of Honor posthumously

WASHINGTON, D.C. (whitehouse.gov) - On Thursday, December 16th, President Joseph R. Biden will award Sergeant First Class Christopher A. Celiz the…

Secretary Grimsley joins Governor McMaster in ceremonial signing of military Veteran in-state tuition bill

AIKEN, S.C. - South Carolina Department of Veterans' Affairs (SCDVA) Secretary Will Grimsley traveled to the University of South Carolina-Aiken for…

South Carolina to host 49th Annual POW Reunion

  COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette and State Attorney General Alan Wilson joined The South Carolina…

2021 Veterans Day Events

Veterans Day is observed on Thursday, November 11th in honor of all Veterans who have served in our military to protect our country.  Every year,…

SCDVA partners with SC Dept. of Admin to host Veterans Virtual Career Fair

Gov. Henry McMaster and more than 35 state agencies announce the state’s second Veterans Virtual Career Fair COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry…

SCDVA receives visit from Navy Rear Admiral

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Columbia is celebrating Navy Week in honor of the U.S. Navy's 246 birthday. Secretary Will Grimsley hosted a special visit from the…