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Polk County, North Carolina

 

Military Service Posts found in Polk County NC

 


The Very First Vietnam Veterans
National Memorial

Constructed between 1968 ~ 1971
Started During  the 1968 TET Offensive.
Angel Fire    New Mexico    U.S.A.
A 30 minute video.

Click here to view the history and the video

 

 



History of Bryant Homer Womack
Polk County's Medal of Honor Recipient
The Korean War Era
The Womack P
age





The Veterans Plaza
Columbus, North Carolina USA


The 2013 Veterans Day Parade
in Columbus, NC


The 2015 Veterans Day Parade
in Columbus, NC


The 2016 Veterans Day Parade
in Columbus, NC


The 2017 Veterans Day Parade
and Presentation in Columbus, NC


2019 Memorial Day at the Veterans Park

 

These are the Veterans Post found in this area.
American Legion National
Headquarter Web Page
V.F.W. National Headquarters
Web Page
NC State American Legion
Web Page
NC State V.F.W.
Web Page


American Legion
Post #74
Forest City, NC

Requires a Facebook Account
This site has been archived .
V.F.W.
Post #4873
Landrum, SC

Post #4873 was merged with
Post #11252 in Boiling Spring SC
in the spring of 2012.


D.A.V. Chapters are located in Hendersonville and Asheville NC. Check site below for meeting location, date & time.




 V.V.A. Chapters - Contact the chapter to verify meeting date, time and location.

NC State V.V.A. HQ

V.V.A. Chapter #1049
Spartanburg SC
Meets the 2nd Saturday at 8:30 AM at the First Baptist Church in N. Spartanburg at the Fellowship Center - 8740 Asheville Highway (US-176). Contact: V.V.A. Chapter 1049

V.V.A. Chapter #124
Asheville NC

Note that the Asheville web page info is correct but the web address link is no longer used.


Veterans Lunch at Costco!
Enter through the Left Side or the Exit door.
Cost is $1.50 plus 14 Cents Tax per Footlong Hot Dog & Drink
AND
You do NOT have to be a Costco member to join us for lunch!

Print out the PDF on this link.



The House of Flags
located in Columbus, North Carolina

This museum has on display nearly 300 of our early flags all the way up through today. 
For more information and to schedule group tours contact them at:
www.houseofflags.org or call 828-894-5640.
 


The Above and Beyond Memorial

58,000+ Dog Tags for KIA's / MIA's
The National Veterans Art Museum of Chicago, IL.



Vietnam Era ROMAD / FAC Web Page
The Forward Air Controller and Radio Operator
Vietnam Era





693rd Radar Squadron (AC&W - ADC)
Dauphin Island AL




Korean War Veterans Association, Western North Carolina,
Chapter 314.
Meetings 2nd Wednesday of each month at 1:00pm,
Lunch is 12 Noon at the Golden Corral in Hendersonville NC.


Hendersonville Web Page


Facebook Page

"Freedom is Not Free"

Video
 "Korean War Veterans in Their Own Words"
http://youtu.be/tOAmfvMbxUg



Below are some useful links for those that need the information.

http://www.themilitaryguide.org

US Department of Veteran Affairs Crisis Hotline.
https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

Planning for Life after Discharge.
https://www.yourstoragefinder.com/how-to-plan-for-life-after-discharge

Transition to Civilian Life.
https://www.thezebra.com/insurance-news/6128/military-transition-civilian-life/

Mesothelioma Lawsuit Guide.
Surviving Spouses Resources.
https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/mesothelioma-asbestos-lawsuits

Best Jobs for Returning Service members.
https://www.bigrentz.com/blog/best-jobs-returning-service-members

ASVAB Prep. Study Course.
https://study.com/asvab/asvab-practice-tests.html






What is a Typical Recruit

A Tribute To Our Troops
and a prayer for them. 

What Is A Vet 

Wife Of A Vet 

A Bit Of History

Just take a moment. Have you ever wondered what happened
to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? 

Please do not forget the
POW & MIA's

To Look Up A Love Ones Name And / Or The
Name Placement On The Vietnam Memorial Wall
Please visit this link:

http://thewall-usa.com/
 

This link will take you to the National Parks
Information Center for the Vietnam National Memorial.

http://www.nps.gov/vive/
 

The Wall's Stories and links

http://www.vietvet.org/thewall.htm