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2020 Virtual Veterans Day Parade

The Department of Veteran’s Affairs and VA Medical Center’s Virtual Veteran’s Day Parade airs on the Ralph H. Johnson Facebook page (https://m.facebook.com/VAMCCharleston)

On October 18, our post shot videos of our parade on the beach for consideration in the parade. VFW Post 3137 has submitted and VA Medical Center selected our 30 second among the best 150 thirty second videos to be played.

 

 

 

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VFW Post 3137 Expands Digital Footprint with Instagram

As we continue growing and to communicate with more and younger veterans, VFW Post 3137 added Instagram to our portfolio. Now in conjunction with our Website, Email Communications, Facebook and in post information, you can also Follow Us at https://www.instagram.com/vfwpost3137/.

 

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Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day

VFW Post 3137 held a ceremony to honor Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Gold Star Memorial at Patriots Point.

Comrade and Auxiliary members joined with family member to honor their fallen sons and daughters.

 

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National Outstanding Community Service Award

It was recently announced that our Post has been chosen as the recipient of the prestigious South Carolina Community Service Post of the Year Award for 2019-2020. This award is definitely all about a team effort from our Post Comrades and Auxiliary Members and exemplifies the top Post in our State in the following areas:

  • Actively participated in Community Service, Americanism, Safety and Youth Activities
  • Have a Community Flag Retirement Program, including a US Flag collection box available to our community
  • Flags must have been placed at a local cemetery remembering deceased veterans
  • Must have donated a flag to a local organization or school
  • Submitted at least 1 entry for Patriot’s Pen, Voice of Democracy, and Teacher of the Year Programs
  • Must have had representation at all District and State meetings and functions

Our Post not only met all of these requirements, we exceeded them!

Congratulations to everyone that stepped up to represent our Post in support our Community Service and the Mission of The Veterans of Foreign Wars.

 

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