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    Wait times for some SC vets average 77 days Video included

    Patients seeking care through the Dorn Veterans Administration Medical Center in Columbia are waiting an average of 77 days for their first appointment with a primary care doctor - more than five times longer than the... More>>

    Veterans, families gather to remember loved ones lost Video included


    Memorial Day affects every veteran differently, but all for the same reason - a loved one lost and sacrifices made for our nation's freedom. More>>

    Budget may boost jobs program for exiting Marines

    The state budget could provide $200,000 to a program that aims to boost the Lowcountry's economy by helping exiting Marines find jobs locally. More>>

    US Rep. Joe Wilson sponsors SC fair for vets


    A South Carolina congressman is sponsoring an event to acquaint military veterans with resources available to them. More>>

    Leaders honor vets with visits to Lowcountry


    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is again making stops in South Carolina along with Mark Sanford and Tim Scott.

    Patriots Point to honor vets on Veterans Day with free admission


    Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum will open its gates for free to members of the military and their families in honor of Veterans Day. More>>

    Charleston honors veterans with annual parade


    Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center officials have released the plan for this year's Veterans Day Parade. More>>

    Medal of Honor recipient to visit VA Medical Center


    An American hero who helped his comrades during a 2008 firefight in Afghanistan and earned the medal of honor, will visit the peninsula Wednesday. More>>

    Patriots Point joins N.Charleston as Regional Site for Veterans Day


    Part of being a Regional Site means that the Dept. of Veterans Affairs provides support for the museum's activities that day, and helps to promote the event to veterans and their families. More>>

    North Charleston hosts Tribute to our Veterans

    Hundreds of veterans will be honored at the annual Veterans Day ceremony in North Charleston. More>>

    DC Lawnmower Man braves elements once again for veterans Video included


    The one-man cleanup crew who stepped up as non-essential federal groundskeepers sit at home is back at the Lincoln Memorial Friday. More>>

    Charity motorcycle ride to benefit veterans, the homeless


    Palmetto Goodwill is hosting an event to benefit local homeless and struggling veterans on Sunday. More>>

    ETV airing story of decorated WWII veteran Bell


    South Carolina Educational Television is airing the story of World War II veteran Ted Bell, who led a daring attack in 1945 to secure a Japanese ridge. More>>

    Volunteers help clean up veteran's home after a fire


    As the trash piled up, an Air Force veteran continues to be in awe of the people coming to help him. More>>

    SC lawyers, students help veterans with benefits


    South Carolina's military veterans are getting some free legal help filing or appealing benefits claims with the Veterans Administration. More>>

    Tim Scott: honor SC Korean war veterans at 2 sites


    Two ceremonies are being held in Spartanburg and Charleston to honor South Carolina veterans of the Korean War. More>>

    Wounded veteran's friends rally for support, raise money for family


    Folks in Folly Beach helped out a friend who survived three tours of duty in Iraq and is now fighting for his life. More>>

    Crisis Ministries awarded $2 million grant to help veterans


    Crisis Ministries was awarded a $2 million grant that it will used to assist homeless veterans, officials announced in a release on Monday. More>>

    SC ceremony to honor Korean War veterans


    Veterans of the Korean War are being honored at a ceremony featuring the presentation of service medals to more than 100 veterans of the conflict. More>>

    French ambassador honors SC WWII veterans with Legion of Honor


    Seven World War II veterans from South Carolina were honored Monday by the French Ambassador to the U.S. More>>

    VA says 7,000 vets' identities may be compromised

    Thousands of South Carolina veterans are being warned their personal information might have been compromised after a laptop went missing from the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia. More>>

    Clemson opens student center for military veterans


    Clemson University is holding a grand opening for its first-ever campus center devoted to helping military veterans succeed as students. More>>

    Carrier Classic will return to Yorktown in 2013


    The Carrier Classic will return to the USS Yorktown to open the college basketball season despite last weekend's canceled contest between Ohio State and Marquette. More>>

    Veterans Day: Local veteran reflects on service


    Lt. Col. Hugh Rutledge, 98, reflects on his almost-30 years of army service through three wars. More>>

    Special guest speaks to students at Ashley Hall on Veterans Day


    Ashley Hall girl's school had a special guest come to talk to students on this Veterans Day. More>>

    Veterans Day parade honors local heroes


    It was a somber tribute to our nation's heroes. More>>

    What to know about PTSD and Veterans


    The VA Medical Center wants all PTSD sufferers to give them a call. More>>

    Holocaust survivor: I was so hungry I would eat the grass


    There's not a spot inside Diny Adkins house where the 74-year-old is not reminded of the message of peace, she's made her life's mission to spread. More>>

    Veterans hold memorial aboard USS Laffey


    Members of the U.S.S. Laffey Association held a memorial ceremony Tuesday aboard the ship. More>>

    Holiday snapshot: Veterans Day

    Veterans Day commemorates the armistice which ended World War I at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. More>>

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