March 31, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee
During the March Council meeting, Mountain Home ACOS of PCCM Dr. Elizabeth Bishop presented two awards to two council members.
The first award was presented to Freddie Owens, Council Co-Chairman with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is for Freddie lifelong commitment to building a stronger nation through his volunteer veteran advocacy service. Freddie is the second member of the Council who has received the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award.
Dr. Bishop also presented Council Chairman Ed Junod with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Dedicated Service Award in recognition of 7,500 hours of dedicated volunteer service to Veterans. Ed was the first member of the council to receive the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
The Council announced that Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT) members added 19 new Veteran Volunteers on March 22, 2017. This brings the total number of V2VT’s VA volunteers to 23. The new volunteers triple the current number of Volunteer at the Knoxville Outpatient Clinic. The new volunteers are:
Barbara & Randy Scott, Sheryn & Don Davis, Wayne Arden, Bob Hatley, Dwaine Thomas, Elton Jones, George Howell Jr., Henry Cleveland, John Rogers, Karl Griffith, Katie Kinney, Ken Russell, Mary Ann Tackett, Melvin Oggs, Michael Wayne Crawford, and Dr. P. Virgil Travis, The VA and us are are so excited to have them join VA volunteer team. The new platoon contributed 1,390 volunteer hours for their first month.
If you are interested in joining the V2VT team, please call 865-336-2624 or leave a message below.