Gamecocks tally continues toward ‘8-in-8’ with Columbia VAHCS annual visit. Story by Jennifer Scales, Columbia VA Health Care System Public AffairsPhotos by Ken Holt, Medical Media/Jennifer Scales, Public Affairs At various times throughout the year, the Voluntary Service Office of the Columbia VA Health Care System pairs with the athleticContinue Reading

On August 16 at 10 am Legionnaires from American Legion Post 193 of Chapin will arrive at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery lay to rest the cremated remains of U.S. Army Veteran SPC 3 Devon D. Kobold. SPC 3 Kobold was born December 4 ,1931 and passed away March 5,Continue Reading

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Colin Creighton, a graduate of Spring Hill High School in Chapin, South Carolina was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2023 Thursday, June 27, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year forContinue Reading

Story by Jennifer Scales, Columbia VA Health Care System Public Affairs The Columbia VA Health Care System’s Voluntary Service Office partnered with the Drill Sergeant Association of Fort Jackson to welcome a Dreher High School alum and now National Football League linebacker to the medical center, July 17. Tampa BayContinue Reading

Veterans Health Fair on August 29, 2019 at the Brookland Banquet & Conference Center Soldiers Empowerment Group Assisting Military Individuals is sponsoring a free, one day state-wide Veterans Health Fair at the Brookland Banquet & Conference Center located at 1066 Sunset Blvd in Columbia, SC. Booths will be open fromContinue Reading

Story and photos by Jennifer Scales, Columbia VA Health Care System Public Affairs Dana DeVeaux, a high school senior with hopes to attend either Yale, Duke or the University of South Carolina honors program, was one of nearly 40 students in the Summer Volunteer Program of the Columbia VA HealthContinue Reading

Story by Jennifer Scales, Columbia VA Health Care System Public Affairs One can see the change in military Veteran James Davis, a patient in the Community Living Center (CLC) of the Columbia VA Health Care System, as Army Veteran Terry Smith, a licensed massage therapist, begins to massage muscles aroundContinue Reading

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Natalie N. Proctor was graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen whoContinue Reading

The Lexington County “Blowfish” Baseball Club, members of the Coastal Plains League, will hold their 3rd annual Veterans Recognition Night on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the stadium located at 474 Ballpark Road, Lexington SC 29072. Festivities will begin at 6:20 PM. Based on the growth of the event fromContinue Reading