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Dr. Heidi Vermette receives Joseph “JL” Tucker Memorial Award

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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 Home Repair 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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Reboot Combat Recovery starting in Sweetwater TN

For Immediate Release August 5, 2017 Starting September 11, 2017, Reboot Combat Recovery program will begin at the Christ Presbyterian…
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1st Female Veteran Graduates from Loudon County Veterans Court

August 2, 2017   Loudon, Tennessee ‘1st Female Graduate from the Loudon County Veterans Court Loudon County, Tenn. – Loudon County…
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Marshall County Veterans Advocates Partner with V2VT

Vets get an overdue welcome home July 29, 2017 Lewisburg, Marshall County, Tennessee Marshall County veterans who served during the…
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“The Wall That Heals” coming to Knox County

July 26, 2017  Knoxville, Tim Burchett are please to bring "The Wall That Heals" to our community. The Vietnam Veterans…
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Agreement Reached on Funding to Increase Veterans Access to Health Care

July 26, 2017 WASHINGTON On behalf of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the nation’s Veterans, I want to…
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‘Joint Operation’ gives support services to East Tennessee veterans, families

July 19, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee July 19th was a milestone for the Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council, Vet to…
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Sandy Thomas receives Certificate of Honor Blue Star Pin

July 18, 2017 Alcoa, Tennessee Richard Presley, member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 10855 in Alcoa,  invited…
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VA Primary Care Patient Information Booklet

June 14, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee The Mountain Home VAMC and all of their clinics now have a primary care patient…
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VA Expands Transparency, Accountability Efforts

VETERANS AFFAIRS VA News Release 07/07/2017 12:00 PM EDT VA Expands Transparency, Accountability Efforts: Becomes First Agency to Post Information…
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Joint Operation on July 19th

We wanted to let you know about an exciting opportunity exclusively for Tennessee veterans. Joint Operation is an event to provide veterans…
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FBC New Tazewell honors veterans

Posted on July 2, 2017 by Claiborne Progress FBC New Tazewell honors veterans ‘Welcomes home’ Vietnam vets Special to the…
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V2VT Travels to North Carolina

July 2, 2017 Crossroads United Methodist Church, Concord, North Carolina Vietnam & Korean War Recognition Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT)…
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Knoxville Area Korean Association & Vet to Vet TN hosts Korean Vets Reunion

June 24, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee It has been 64 years since the Korean War ended with a cease-fire. For years,…
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Trump Signs Bill to restore trust in VA

June 23, 2017 President Trump signed a bill into law on Friday that will make it easier for the Department…
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VA Primary Care Patient Information Booklet Available NOW!

June 22, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee The Mountain Home VAMC and all of their clinic now have a primary care patient…
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V2VT Partners with Celebrate Recovery Community

June 12, 2017 Sweetwater, Tennessee Celebrate Recovery Community (CRC), which is free and open to the public, kicked off on…
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V2VT Partnership with the Beck Cultural Center

June 8, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee V2VT and their long time partner and Veteran/Military Friendly Ministry "Knoxville Community Step Up to…
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Loudon County Veterans Court 8th Graduation Ceremony

May 24, 2017   Loudon, Tennessee Loudon County Veterans Court Newest Graduates Loudon County, Tenn. – Loudon County Veterans Court (LCVC)…
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VA Secretary Presses for Accountability Legislation in Wake of Federal Appeals Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2017 VA Secretary Presses for Accountability Legislation in Wake of Federal Appeals Ruling Today, the…
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Celebrate Recovery Community Opening on June 12th

May 1, 2017 Monroe County, Tennessee Celebrate Recovery Community Recovery from hurts, habits and hangups.  The Celebrate Recovery (CR) program…
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President Trump signs VA accountability executive order

April 27, 2017 Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. President Donald J. Trump visited the Department of Veterans Affairs to…
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Two New Veteran/Military Friendly Organizations

April 22,2017 Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Chapter 18-3 The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) Chapter 18-3…
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Celebrate Recovery Community Volunteer Training

April 19, 2017 Sweetwater, Tennessee Celebrate Recovery Community (CRC) Volunteer Training will be held at First Baptist Church Sweetwater on…
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7th Graduation in Loudon County Veterans Court

April 19, 2017   Loudon, Tennessee ‘Loudon County Veterans Court 11th and 12th Graduates April 19 2017 Loudon County, Tenn. –…
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Access & Quality in VA Health Care

04/12/2017 02:03 PM EDT VA Makes Wait Times for Patients Transparent for Veterans: New online tool is first of its…
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Monroe County Veterans Court’s Youngest Navy Veteran Graduates

April 5, 2017 Madisonville, Tennessee A Navy 22 year old Dallas Grant graduates from the Monroe County Veterans Court on…
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Announcements from Council’s April Meeting

March 31, 2017  Knoxville, Tennessee During the April Council meeting, Mountain Home ACOS of PCCM Dr. Elizabeth Bishop presented two…
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Military Chaplain Association Weekly Newsgram

Weekly Newsgram - March 29th, 2017 When War Comes Home Boot Camp Last year the MCA received the Veteran/Military Friendly…
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