• Post 7735, Myrtle Beach Memorial Post, 330 Rainer St., Conway. call 488-9955. Meets fourth Tuesday monthly at 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.
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• Post 10420, Murrells Inlet Post, P. O. Box 308, Murrells Inlet. Call 651-6900. Meets third Saturday monthly at 4359 U.S. 17, Murrells Inlet.
• Post 6444, Georgetown Memorial Post, P.O. Box 54, Georgetown. Call 546-0529. Meets third Wednesday monthly at 711 CHurch St., Georgetown.
• Post 10804, North Myrtle Beach Post, 111 Highway 57 N., Little River. Call 399-0877. Meets second Saturday monthly at 111 Highway 57 N., Little River.
• Post 7288, Calabash Post, 900 Carter Drive, Calabash, N.C. Call 910-579-3577. Meets first Tuesday monthly at 900 Carter Drive, Calabash, N.C.
• Post 8866, Holden Beach Post, 573 Sabbath Home Road, Supply, N.C. Call 910-842-5535. Meets second Tuesday monthly at 573 Sabbath Home Road, Supply, N.C.
American Legion Posts
• Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, 3381 Phyllis Blvd, Myrtle Beach. Call 477-0177. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
• Myrtle Beach Vet Center, 2024 Corporate Suite Drive, Suite 103, Myrtle Beach. Call 465-0713 or 465-0713.
Daughters of the American Revolution
• The Winyah Chapter, Georgetown
• Theodosia Burr Chapter, Myrtle Beach. Jodie Gee, regent, firstname.lastname@example.org. Barbara Jenkins, registrar, email@example.com. Visitwww.myrtlebeachdar.org
Rolling Thunder S.C. Chapter 3
Bill DeVaughn, chapter president, www.rollingthundergrandstrand.com or 685-1793 or firstname.lastname@example.org, P.O. Box 370, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29597
Tee Off For A Cause
The purpose of this organization is awareness and fundraising to help satisfy the multi-dimensional needs of veterans of the armed services who have served in the Iraq or Afghanistan theaters of conflict since September 11, 2001 and who have, as a result, suffered injuries or illnesses, plus their caregivers.
Their annual Golf Tournament is to raise money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Fred Kane, President: 333-7974 or email@example.com; P.O. Box 3661, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Disabled American Veterans Grand Chapter 30
Where | 2987 Church St., Myrtle Beach, between extensions of 29th and 38th avenues North, west of U.S. 17 Bypass
Office open | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays
Services include | Free transportation for injured and ill veterans to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities – such as commutes between the VA Primary Care Clinic in Myrtle Beach and the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston – and free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service and provided by the VA and other government agencies
Lifetime membership | Free for ages 80 and older, $140 ages 71-79, $180 ages 61-70, $230 ages 41-60, and $250 ages 40 and younger
Also | Meetings at 7 p.m. first Thursday monthly
Information | 448-6483 or www.dav.org, and locally: www.davmembersportal.org/chapters/sc/30/default.aspx
Veterans Welcome Home and Resource Center
When | 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 8 a.m.-noon Fridays
Where | 4254 Stella Court; Little River
Services include | Operation Welcome Home, through which volunteers, upon prior invitation, will go wherever requested to greet any service member upon their return.
Information | 427-4568 or www.veteranswelcomehomeandresourcecenter.org, and email firstname.lastname@example.org
Grand Strand Blue Star Mothers
Meetings at 7 p.m. on third Thursday each month at American Legion Post 186, 4285 Pine Drive, Little River.
Information | 390-5639, email email@example.com, or U.S. mail to P.O. Box 893, Longs, SC 29568
Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina
Requesting | Names and addresses of deployed military personnel for future “Hero Box” mailings – send name, full mailing address and deployment dates to firstname.lastname@example.org
Meetings at 6 p.m. on fourth Monday each month at Moose Lodge, 479 Burcale Road, in Forestbrook community, near Arrowhead Country Club
Scents For Soldiers
Benefiting | healing of wounded veterans at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. (800-(301-295-4000, 800-526-7101 or www.wrnmmc.capmed.mil), and helping their families
Donations welcome | P.O. Box 30607; Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Information | 458-5873, or email Christina Shealy, founder, at email@example.com
Hall Of Heroes
When | Open 9 a.m. daily
Where | Sands Ocean Dunes Resort, 201 75th. Ave. N., Myrtle Beach
How much | Free
Includes | Scaled replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, with all 58,253 names; information about each U.S. war/conflict; displays on flags and the Korean War; Gold Dog Tag display honoring those that died in hostile action since the Vietnam War; and names and location of the 2,984 Americans who perished on Sept. 11, 2001.
Information | 692-5265, 692-5100 or www.sandsresorts.com/hall-of-heroes
‘Mini Military Museum’
Where | Veterans Cafe & Grille, 3544 Northgate Blvd., Myrtle Beach, in Northgate Plaza, off S.C. 707 at southwest corner at U.S. Bypass, near Dollar General
When | 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays
Also | Monthly meetings for veterans of the Merchant Marines and all services, by John. T. Schmidt Chapter/Palmetto Mariners, with lunch and fellowship at noon, meeting at 1 p.m. Details at 651-8046 or www.usmmsc.com.
Information | 232-8387
Who | A volunteer, all-donation-funded group co-founded by Chelsea Carey – who grew up in Myrtle Beach – that provides wounded military personnel and veterans with debilitating injuries their own baby carriers so they don’t miss out on bonding with and holding their young children safely and comfortably
What | Soft-structured, customized carriers, all new and with warranties
How much | Free to veterans who apply
Information | 209-975-7825 (RUCK), www.ruckabyebaby.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or by U.S. mail to Ruckabye Baby, 3601 Bluebird Ave., McAllen, TX 78504
Military Officers Association of America
Who | Grand Strand Chapter
Meets | 6 p.m. second Tuesday monthly
Where | Pine Lakes Country Club in Myrtle Beach
Information | 449-6807 or www.grandstrandmoaa.com
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Based in | Springfield, Va. – 703-354-2140, 888-668-1656 or www.purpleheart.org
S.C. contact | Richard Roszellecq of Bluffton, adjutant, 843-815-2184, or email email@example.com
Also | Purple Hearts Reunited, which helps return lost medals to recipients’ families: www.purpleheartsreunited.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or by U.S. mail: P.O. Box 2121, Georgia, VT 05468
World War II Registry