Governor proclaims Month of the Military Child

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Today Governor McMaster recognized April as the Month of the Military Child. Our state recognizes the unique qualities of military children. We cherish our military families and their children and...

2019 Legislative Priorities

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A primary role of the MBTF is to identify Legislation that supports military operations and ensures that South Carolina offers a welcoming environment to military families and veterans.  These proposed Bills represent...

MBTF Hosts SC Flags

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Columbia, SC, March 19, 2019 Today 35 of South Carolina’s retired generals and admirals gathered in Columbia to renew acquaintances and hear about progress achieved by the Military Base Task...

MILITARY TASK FORCE LEADERS RALLY RETIREMENT PAY EXEMPTION SUPPORT

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 Economic Study Shows Benefits To State With Positive Revenue Impact Columbia, SC, Jan. 24, 2019: The state’s Military Base Task Force Chairman Bill Bethea, Columbia Military Affairs Chairman Dan Beatty,...

SC Celebrates Veterans Day

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Remarks from SC Military Base Task Force Chairman Bill Bethea Veterans, the South Carolina Military Base Task Force salutes you this Veterans Day. We appreciate you every day, but November…

SC EXPEDITES MILITARY SPOUSE LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

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  The South Carolina Military Base Task Force (MBTF) is pleased to announce that our state has implemented positive actions to improve the process for military spouses obtaining licenses and…

MBTF Celebrates Columbia Military Advocate at Chamber Gala

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The Columbia Chamber of Commerce recognized Eli Wishart, ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve) as 2018 Military Advocate of the Year at the 116th Annual Chamber Gala held…

MBTF shares task force experience at Department of Defense Conference

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MBTF Executive Coordinator Charlie Farrell is a presenter at a forum titled “Leveraging Commanders Councils to Overcome Encroachment Challenges” at this week’s US Department of Defense “Sustaining Military Readiness Conference” in…

Events celebrate new commanders and support for military

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MBTF is busy this summer! We’ve been around the state to welcome new base commanders and congratulate our departing commanders on their next assignments: Fort Jackson: BG Milford “Beags” Beagle…

Celebrate our Independence Day with Salute from the Shore

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Independence Day, July 4th Each year, we commemorate the founding of America’s independence on July 4th. It is a day filled with patriotic spirit. As we celebrate this national holiday…

Remember the Fallen: Memorial Day

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We celebrate Memorial Day on May 28. It is a national holiday set aside to remember the hundreds of thousands of men and women who served our country’s causes for…

Presidential Executive Order enhances Military Spouse Appreciation Day

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Columbia, May 10, 2018 Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 11th, recognizes and honors those who have chosen to become military spouses. First honored by President Reagan in 1999, the Friday…