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Judges to Host the First Saturday Expungement Court at First Baptist Church of Madisonville

Press Release On April 21st, 10th Judicial District judges and court clerks with the help of Vet-to-Vet, the UT Legal…
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Vet to Vet TN Co-founder goes to heaven on Good Friday

Freddie J. Owens went to heaven on Good Friday after 77 years of service and sacrifice to God, Country and…
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Army & Marine Vets Graduate from Monroe County Veterans Court

March 21, 2018  Madisonville, Tennessee Wednesday we celebrating the graduation of two justice involved veterans from the 10th Judicial District…
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2018 Korean War Veterans Memorial Luncheon

2018 Korean War Veterans Memorial Luncheon 11AM- 1PM Monday June 25th, 2018 Location to be determine by end of March…
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Pastor Koopman teaches youth about challenge coins

February 11, 2018 New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Madisonville Tennessee Youth Sermon by Pastor Dr. David Koopman Challenge Coin “Do…
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Newest JL Tucker Memorial Award Recipient

March 8, 2018 Knoxville, Tennessee Debra Cohan, the Department of Veterans Affairs Knoxville Outpatient Clinic's Suicide Prevention Coordinator, attended the…
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Latest Loudon County Justice Involved Veteran Graduates

March 7, 2018  Loudon, Tennessee Another Air Force justice involved veteran (JIV) appeared before Judge Hank Sledge at the Loudon…
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Dr. Richardson receives the George Thomas & JL Tucker Memorial Awards

February 8, 2018  Knoxville Tennessee Dr. Donald Richardson was the inspiration to the first PTSD workshop group in April 2011. …
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Navy Veteran John Merrill receives Award

February 8, 2018 Knoxville Tennessee Air Force Council member Jesse Rivera bestowed the George Thomas Memorial award to John Merrill. …
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Statement by VA Secretary David Shulkin — State of the Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2018 Statement by VA Secretary David Shulkin -- State of the Union Under President Trump’s…
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New Council 2018 Council member and awards

January 11, 2018.  Knoxville, Tennessee.  First 2018 Council meeting opened with introduction of two new Council members;  Emily Hager, Navy…
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Veteran from Washington County TN Graduates from Veterans Court

January 9, 2018 Washington County Tennessee The beginning of the year was very special to Washington County Navy Vietnam Veteran…
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Humana and VTVT Collaborate to Prevent Veteran Suicide

2018 began with a new partnership to stop veteran suicide with Humana.  This is the second year the Vet to…
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VA Veteran Services

Veterans are 5 times more likely to go to clergy than all other Mental Health Providers. The VA Chaplain Service…
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2017 Accomplishments & 2018 Goals

December 30, 2017 Thanks to the support of numerous federal, state and local governmental agencies, Veteran/Military Friendly Congregations, Ministries, Universities…
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Repairs for Heroes #2

December 29, 2017 was a better cold day in Maryville, Tennessee., but that didn't stop the roofers from RC Roofing…
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FREE Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans Available Monthly

2018.  First clinic January 10, 2018. The Knoxville Bar Association is pleased to announce that a Legal Advice Clinic for…
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Delaware Valley Veterans Home joins as the 1st Veteran/Military Friendly Organization in PA

VTVT and Delaware Valley Veteran’s Home Announce Partnership 12/04/2017 12:29 PM EST PHILADELPHIA — Today, Vet to Vet Tennessee (VTVT)…
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Vietnam Helicopter Crew Chief Receives the “George Thomas Memorial Award”

Veterans Day at Redemption Church was a family affair with Randy Bradley serving as "Host.” He greeted everyone present and…
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Update for Repairs for Heroes

This great veteran is Virgil Cooley and his wife Deanna. Virgil is going through several medical issues and cannot walk.…
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Veterans Day Luncheon at Faith Encounter

Faith Encounter Pastor & SMSgt USAF NG TNANG (US) Michael “Mike” E. Williams hosted a Veterans luncheon at his church…
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Veteran Centric Veterans Day Huge Success in Blount County

Over 320 attended the 49th Blount County TN Veterans Day event  on Saturday November 11, 2017.   But every thing seemed…
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Vet to Vet TN Recognized as a “Standout Partner” by the USA VWC

The U.S.A. Vietnam War Commemoration (VWC) recognizes Vet to Vet Tennessee (VTVT) as a standout partner for hosting 69 events…
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VA End of Year Hospital Star Rating (FY2017)

In 2017 64% (94 out of 146) of VA Medical Centers showed Improvements compared to their baseline one year earlier. …
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Vet to Vet TN goes to Columbia MO

Thanks to Vet to Vet TN President Freddie Owens, veterans in Columbia MO were recognized and remembered for their service…
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Expungement Clinic “Life Changing!”

October 28, 2017 was a memorable experience for hundreds of citizens and volunteers who participated in the first FREE Knox County…
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70% Suicidal Deceased Veterans die without using VA care

Congressional Testimony:  Veteran Suicide If you have a few minutes you will find Dr. Craig J. Bryan's testimony to the…
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Over 500 pre-registered for the Expungement Clinic

Saturday, October 28, 2017 our team is expecting over 500 registered applicants and more than 100 volunteers.  WOW!
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Dr. Heidi Vermette receives Joseph “JL” Tucker Memorial Award

The highest recognition the Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council (Council) and Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT) can bestow on…
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Vet to Vet TN Joins United Veterans of Blount County

October 17, 2017  Maryville, Tennessee During the October 17, 2017 of the United Veterans of Blount County (UVBC) monthly meeting,…
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VA Announces Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (‘CARE’) Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  October 16, 2017 Replaces Current ‘30-day/40-mile’ System With Patient/Provider-centric Decision-making WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of…
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New VA secure messaging connections

October 15, 2017 Mountain Home, Tennessee Recently we viewed the secure messaging page on MyHealtheVet website and found new contacts…
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New Veterans “Repairs for Heroes” program in Blount County TN

October 12, 2017.  V2VT announced their new collaborative veterans housing program with Blount County Habitat for Humanity (BHfH) and Maryville…
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Remember to Get Your Flu Shot!

It's flu season again. This year, the Department of Veterans Affairs has made getting your flu shot easy. Enrolled Veteran…
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“The Wall That Heals” Is Here!

October 4-8, 2017 Knoxville Tennessee October 7, 2016, 16 volunteers from Maryville TN AMVETS Post 22 and V2VT arrived at…
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Caring can save a life?!

September 28, 2017  Louisville, Tennessee September 28th was a memorable day for us.  Thanks to training of TSPN Eastern Tennessee…
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VA Asks “WHAT MORE CAN BE DONE TO PREVENT VETERAN SUICIDE?”

September 27, 2017  STATEMENT OF JOHN D. DAIGH, JR., M.D., CPA ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR HEALTHCARE INSPECTIONS OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL…
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Broken Chains President attends Celebrate Recovery Community

September 25, 2017   Sweetwater, Tennessee Jeff Stultz, National President of Broken Chains Motorcycle Club gave his life changing testimony at…
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The Vietnam War 10 part series on PBS – Watch out for triggers

September 15, 2017 PBS Vietnam War TV series and the Wall That Heals This past Sunday 9/17/17 East Tennessee PBS began…
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WW II POW Honored on POW/MIA Recognition Day

September 15, 2017  Knoxville, Tennessee Elmcroft of West Knoxville and Vet to Vet TN (V2VT) hosted a POW/MIA event to…
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1st Joseph “JL” Tucker Memorial Award

September 13, 2017  Madisonville, Tennessee Taylor Thomas, Vietnam Veteran and Outreach Officer for Vet to Vet Tennessee presented his son,…
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Monroe County financially supports Vet to Vet TN

September 6, 2017 Madisonville, Tennessee Monroe County has been innovative and substantial partners of Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT) for…
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AMVETS Post #22 Joins Council

September 3, 2017 Maryville, Tennessee The Sgt. Michael H. Ferschke, Jr  AMVETS Post 22 (Post) is one of the newest…
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New Celebrate Recovery in McMinn County

September 3, 2017 Englewood, TN The Englewood Church of God kicked off their inaugural Celebrate Recovery(CR) program Sunday evening.   This…
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V2VT Vietnam War Commemoration Event in Tellico Plains

September 2, 2017 Tellico Plains, Tennessee V13ION and Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT) collaborated again for the 7th annual V13ION bike…
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East Tennessee Foundation Supports V2VT

August 15, 2017 The East Tennessee Foundation sent a letter to Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT) granting an award in…
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VA Chaplain Telehealth Support

August 15, 2017 Enrolling a Veteran and/or family members is as simple as asking a VA provider to enter a…
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New VA Executive Leadership – 2017

Mountain Home VA Medical Center (MHVAMC) Mountain Home VA Medical Center Leadership attending a Council meeting on August 10, 2017.…
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Crossroads UMC Joins Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation

August 7, 2017 Concord, North Carolina Pastor Lowell McNaney and Lay Leader Ray Wease execute the Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation enrollment…
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Expungement Clinic coming to East Tennessee

Is your criminal record holding you back?? Knoxville Community Step Up is hosting an Expungement Clinic on October 28, 2017…
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