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Cadet Johnson receives medal

North Myrtle Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10804 Commander elect Kevin Rorer pins the VFW Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps  VFW-JROTC Medal of Achievement on  Cadet Private First Class JaLynn B. Johnson of Loris High School for her outstanding achievements and exceptional leadership ability. Photos by Alissa Rorer Cadet Johnson was nominated by Lt. Col, U.S. Army Retired James McLean, the Senior Army instructor at Loris High School. Cadet Johnson is in the ninth grade. In his nominating letter to Post 10804. Lt. Col McLean went on to say that he is impressed with Cadet Johnson’s positive attitude and …

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VFW POST 10804 earns newsletter award

For the second year in a row, North Myrtle Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10804 has earned the Department of South Carolina Communication Award for its outstanding monthly newsletter. The award was presented at the Department’s (state) Spring Conference held in Greenville. The criteria for the Post Newsletter includes providing information (names and contact means) of all elected and appointed officers at the Post and District levels, membership activity and recruiting initiatives, advance information about upcoming post events such as Poppy distribution, post and district elections, special post events (like post educational activities, veterans memorial services, community event participation, …

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NMB VFW Post 10804 honors ‘Best of the Best’ in Horry County

On Sunday, Jan. 27, the men and women of VFW Post 10804 and its Auxiliary honored “The Best of the Best” in Horry County for the 27th year in a row at a luncheon and awards ceremony held at Post 10804 in Little River. The event was attended by 110 people that included the award winners, family, guests and VFW and Auxiliary members. Everyone was treated to a free lunch provided by Post 10804. After a welcome by Post Commander Nick Camera, an invocation by Post Chaplain Bob Wasden and everyone repeating the Pledge of Allegiance, master of ceremonies Frank …

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Veterans are Paid Tribute During Special Ceremony

On Monday, Nov. 12, Little River American Legion Post 186 and North Myrtle Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10804 paid tribute to military veterans at the Veterans Memorial at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex. The event was attended by about 150 current and former military members and guests. Master of ceremonies was James Cirulli, Post 186 Commander. Vietnam War, Prisoner of War Al Agnew was the guest speaker. Activities included a flag-roll-in by Rolling Thunder and Legion Riders Grand Strand Chapter 3, patriotic songs, presenting of service flags, presentation of wreaths, a 21 gun salute and the playing …

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