Winter of January 9-11 is over! Wow it was Chilly last weekend but Steak Night is Hot!

Steak night is still running strong. We need your continued support through the winter c'mon out and churn and burn a steak with us. Large groups that would like to cook out please feel free to come use our grills and drink with us.... bring and burn your own. Advance notice would be much appreciated.


When: Friday January 13, 2017
Where: The Post on the Coast, 1004 Ocean Boulevard Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Looking for Some Extra Cash.

Guy C Lee Lumber in Mt. Pleasant is looking to hire an employee to assist them in the position of lumber yard attendant.  They were hoping to offer this position to a veteran Senior NCO that has the ability and willingness to take control and monitor entry into and out of their lumber yard.  If you are interested in submitting an application, please give them a call at 843-884-3131.


Free Flu Shots at Walgreens

If you're enrolled in the VA Health Care System, getting your flu shot at Walgreens or Duane Reade is easy:*

Step 1 Just fill out the flu vaccination form
Step 2 Bring the completed form, your VA ID card and a photo ID to your neighborhood Walgreens or Duane Reade location
Step 3 Walgreens or Duane Reade will automatically update your VA Electronic Health Record in the VA Health Care System Nearby locations | Walk in anytime


National Cemetery Administration - Pre-Need Burial Eligibility Determination

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented the pre-need burial eligibility determination program to assist anyone who would like to know if they are eligible for burial in a VA national cemetery. VA is promoting pre-need eligibility determinations to encourage Veterans and their eligible family members to plan in advance to use VA burial benefits that Veterans have earned through their military service. Planning in advance for a Veteran's or loved-one's final resting place can eliminate unnecessary delays and reduce stress on a family at a difficult time. Veteran families will have increased confidence that their loved ones are eligible for burial in a VA national cemetery at their time of need.

Application VA40-10007.pdf

Upon request VA will make eligibility determinations for burial in a VA national cemetery in advance of need. Eligible individuals are entitled to burial in any open VA national cemetery which includes opening/closing of the grave, a government-furnished grave liner, perpetual care of the gravesite, and a government-furnished upright headstone or flat marker or niche cover all at no cost to the family. Veterans are also eligible for a burial flag and Presidential Memorial Certificate.

For all the details, please visit U.S Department of Veterans Affairs website.


On a Final Note: Custodial and Grounds Maintenance

We all love the post on the coast and it shows. Sometimes, others may not be so kind from beach-goers, tourists or neighboring patrons. The entrance to the VFW is shared beach access but it's our front yard. As members and guests, if you see trash lying around on grounds, kindly pick it up. See a weed or two, pull them! Notice anything larger that requires attention, please bring it to our attention.

In other words: If it moves, salute it, if it doesn't paint it or pick it up, if it appears suspicious, report it!


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