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Members from the Charleston VA and ESGR present Seven Seals AwardCharleston VA wins ESGR’s Seven Seals Award
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, ESGR, awarded the Ralph H. Johnson VA Health Care System’s Surgery Department The Seven Seals Award on August 2. The Seven Seals Award is a rare and meaningful award.
Joyce Lecco during her time in the Air Force.Veteran giving back to Veterans
Born in New Jersey, I was plucked out of the city and placed in what was called “a Holler” in West Virginia when I was young girl. I was not exposed to people of the world, that is until I joined the Air Force.
Jimmy Vaught, U.S Army Veteran, and his wife JoAnn Vaught, become the 2500th guests served at The Charleston Fisher House.Charleston Fisher House Welcomes 2,500th Veteran
The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center Fisher House, Charleston, S.C. – The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center Fisher House reached an exciting milestone on July 1, 2021 by serving its 2,500th Veteran family.
Picture of the brainStroke Awareness Month: May 2021
To help promote public awareness around stokes in the United States and its prevention, the month of May is recognized as National Stroke Awareness Month. Nearly 795,000 people in the U.S. suffer from a stroke.
Charlie Tupper administers a COVID-19 vaccination to a Veteran at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. Photo by James Arrowood.Giving back when it means the most
Former Charleston VAMC employees Charlie Tupper and Mary Fraggos return as volunteers to administer COVID-19 vaccinations. Tupper retired as Emergency Manager and Fraggos served as Nurse Executive for more than 13 years.
The new Myrtle Beach VA Outpatient Clinic is located at 1800 Airpark Drive.New Myrtle Beach VA Outpatient Clinic Opens
On April 13, 2021, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center opened their new Myrtle Beach VA Outpatient Clinic located at 1800 Airpark Drive. The new clinic is 84,000 square feet and boasts 200 clinical treatment rooms.
Today Show host, Craig Melvin, conducts an interview at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.NBC’s Today Show visits Charleston VA
The RHJ VAMC will be featured on NBC’s Today Show next week. Host Craig Melvin visited the Charleston VA yesterday and met with both VA staff and Veterans to discuss emerging technology and providing care for Veterans.
98-year-old WWII Veteran John Dempsey receives with COVID-19 vaccination at the North Charleston VA Outpatient Clinic on Feb. 1, 2021.COVID-19 vaccinations at N. Charleston VA Clinic
On Feb. 1, 2021 the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center opened a portion of its new North Charleston VA Outpatient Clinic, located at 6450 Rivers Ave., to serve as a temporary COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Veterans.
William Swinton, a U.S. Navy Veteran and Community Living Center resident, was the first Veteran to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC on Dec. 22, 2020.Charleston VAMC begins COVID-19 vaccination
The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center began COVID-19 vaccinations with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 22, 2020 to health care personnel and Veterans residing in their Community Living Center.
VFW Post 1084 and Country Lakes unloads a donation of more than 1,000 pounds of shelf-stable food for the Curbside Delivery Program for Veterans in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.Charleston VA wins Shark Tank Competition
Out of more than 400 entries, Charleston VAMC was selected as one of the winners of the 2020 Veterans Health Administration Shark Tank Competition for their Voluntary Service Curbside Delivery Program.

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