VA Dr. Robert Hierholzer received “The JL” Award

Joseph “JL” Tucker Memorial Award Recipients

August 9, 2018.  Department of Veterans Affairs Knoxville Outpatient Clinic’s Acting Supervisory Psychiatrist Dr. Robert Hierholzer receives the JL Award from Mountain Home VAMC Facility Director Dean Borsis on behalf of the Council and Vet to Vet Tennessee for his outstanding service and sacrifice as the Chief Mental Health Director at the clinic for over 1 year.  Dr. Hierholzer also served as the Council’s KOPC liaison. Upon receiving the award from Mr. Borsis, Dr Hierholzer sent us the following email: Dr. Hierholzer retires at the end of August 2018.

“I was utterly surprised and honored to receive the Joseph “JL” Tucker Memorial Award from Mr. Borsos just a few moments ago.  It means a lot to me.  I will write more later, but until then I wanted to communicate my deep appreciation.”  



Monroe County Mayor received “The George Award”

August 8, 2018.  Monroe County Tennessee Mayor Tim Yates receives the George Award from VTVT Secretary Bob Hatley and President Ed Junod for his dedicated service and faith help the citizens of Monroe County for eight years.  Mayor Yate was especially supportive of the MC Veterans Court program and always attended the VC graduations.  Mayor Yates was also supportive of VTVT and lead the way to provide VTVT with a County grant in 2017.  We have been honored to have Mayor Yates as a faithful servant and are grateful for his support.

Parenting for Service Members & Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is offering a new parenting course resource for Veterans and their families. This free online course provides parents with tools that strengthen parenting skills and helps them reconnect with their children. There are 6 modules within the course that focus on the following areas: Click here to Read More