ANNOUNCEMENTS

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,…

Trump signs VA reform bill meant to restore trust

June 23, 2017 Washington DC President Trump on Friday signed Veterans Affairs reform legislation meant to protect whistleblowers while making…

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…

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)…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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. –…

New VA Executive Leadership – 2017

Mountain Home VA Medical Center (MHVAMC) Director of Mountain Home MHVAMC.  Dean B. Borsos has been appointed the medical center’s…

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…

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…

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…

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…

New VMFC enrolls during Boot Camp

March 24, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee First Baptist Concord Church enrolls during the “When War Comes Home” boot camp. Jenny Testerman,…

Boot Camp on Friday March 24, 2017

March 23, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee Our second "When War Comes Home" boot camp on Friday, March 24, 2017.  If you…

2nd Veteran Friendly Church in Sweetwater TN

March 22, 2017 Sweetwater, Tennessee First United Church of Christ Pastor Archie Smart and Lay Leader Melvin Oggs submitted Veteran/Military…

VA and PsychArmor Institute FREE Caregiver Courses

The VA and PsychArmor Institute have created a series of FREE courses specifically tailored to meet your needs. These engaging…

7th Annual Ramp Festival April 22, 2017

The Seventh Annual Ramp Festival sponsored by the Ballplay Ruritan Club will be held at the Friends Meeting of Ballplay fellowship hall…

VA’s rule establishes presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in water supply at Camp Lejeune

March 14, 2017  Washington, D.C, VA's rule establishes presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in…

Veterans Benefits Admin comes to Knoxville

March 9, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee VA Regional Office Benefits Assitance the 4th Friday of every month 9:00am – 2:00pm at…

NEW SAFE (Support & Family Education) at KOPC

March 9, 2017 Mental Health Psychotherapy Services William C. Tallent Outpatient Clinic  (865) 545-4592 ext 4259 or 4223 Individual Counseling:…

Council enrolls 1st Veteran/Military Friendly Educational Systems

2-21-17 Nashville, Tennessee The Knoxville Regional Mental Health Council members and the officers of Vet to Vet Tennessee are honored…

First Republic of South Korea “Ambassador for Peace Medal received in Maryville TN

February 23, 2017, Maryville, Tennessee Vet to Vet Tennessee began to assist Korean War Veterans on November 3, 2016.  On…

Christ Presbyterian Church enrolls in Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation

February 22, 2017 Sweetwater, Tennessee More exciting news arrived in the mail on Thursday 2-23-17.  The Council's Faith Based Committee…

Retired Lt. Gen. Hal Moore remembered as great warrior, leader

Fort Benning, Ga., Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 FORT BENNING, Ga. (Tribune News Service) — From beyond the brick wall of…

Veterans Court Graduation in Monroe County TN

left to right: Beverly Powell, Legal Assistant, Randy White, Chief Deputy Sheriff, Tyler Weiss, Attorney, Ellen…

Celebrate Recovery North Knox enrolls in VMFC

February 7, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee Celebrate Recovery North Knox' Pastor John Gargis  and Lay Leader Dan Laine enrolls as the…

Fountain City UMC enrolls in Veterans/Military Friendly Congregation

February 7, 2017 Knoxville TN Fountain City United Methodist Church Pastor John Gargis has enrolled his church into the VMFC…

Care Cuts of Knoxville Ministry joins VMFC

February 5, 2017 Knoxville Tennessee Vet to Vet Tennessee received a telephone call from Janette Burgin, “Care Cuts” volunteer on…

Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation Boot Camp

February 3, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee Pastor Ed King addresses the attendees at When War Comes Home…

First Veteran Friendly Congregation enrolled in 2017

January 22, 2017 Maryville TN First United Methodist Church Senior Pastor Catherine Nance has enrolled her church into the VMFC…

First 2017 Veteran/Military Friendly Ministry

January 18, 2017 Maryville, Tennessee Pastor Parker Benson Celebrate Recovery (CR) Maryville's Pastor Parker Benson  and…

V2VT’s President Newly Elected ETMAC Board Member

January 12, 2017, Knoxville, Tennessee During East Tennessee Military Affairs Council's (ETMAC) first meeting of 2017, Freddie Owens, Knoxville Regional…

Dean Borsos appointed new director of Mountain Home VA Medical Center

January 12, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee During the Knoxville Regional Mental Health Council on Thursday, January 12, 2017, Dr. Heidi Vermette…

V2VT partners with Smoky Mountain Home Health & Hospice

January 3, 2017 Morristown, Tennessee Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT) partners with tier 3 "We Honor Vets"  (WHV) partner Smoky…

Council’s 2016 annual report & 2017 goals

December 30, 2016 Knoxville Tennessee The Knoxville Regional Mental Health Council's fiscal year (FY)is from October 1, 2015 to September…

New Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation in Middle Tennessee

December 26, 2016 Lewisburg, Tennessee Bethlehem Baptist Church's Pastor Jerry Yerkes and Lay Leader John Nehlig enrolled in the VMFC…

Two New Veteran/Military Friendly Congregations Enroll

December 10, 2016 Tennessee Pastor Larry Trotter and Stephen Yeaney enroll in the VMFC initiative. Senior Pastor Larry Trotter has…

Covenant Homecare/Hospice & V2VT Partner in “We Honor Vets” Program

December 8, 2016, Knoxville, Tennessee The Council and Vet to Vet Tennessee finalized their new outreach program: “We Honor Vets”…

McNabb features Loudon County Veterans Court Graduate

December 6, 2016  Knoxville, Tennessee Vet to Vet Tennessee received an electronic copy of the Helen Ross McNabb' 2016 Annual…

Family, friends hope veteran’s suicide leads to change

November 28, 2016  Murfreesboro, TN John Darwin Reese Toombs, age 32, passed away November 23, 2016. He was a native…

American Flag returned from Iraq

November 30, 2016 Madisonville, Tennessee Willis Parker, Maj. USAF, Aircraft Commander with the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron and Veterans…

Newest Veteran Friendly Congregation

November 13, 2016  Knoxville Tennessee A new Veteran Friendly Congregation, New Life Ministries, enrolls after hearing about the Veteran Friendly…

Freddie Owens awarded the “Sam Hardman Memorial Award”

November 11, 2016  Knoxville, Tennessee   Freddie Owens, Army Ia Drang Vietnam survivor, Vice Chairman of the Knoxville Regional Veterans…

Vet to Vet TN to assist Korean War Vets

November 3, 2016  Knoxville, Tennessee. Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT) announced they are seeking to assist eligible Korean War veterans…

Newest Veteran Friendly Congregation, Unity Church of the Cumberlands

October 29, 2016, Cookeville, Tennessee Vet to Vet Tennessee (V2VT) met with Pastor David & Susan Torres, Unity Church of…

A new sanctuary for military veterans

Vet to Vet Tennessee's (V2VT) Veterans Court program has been working with the Helen Ross McNabb Military Services program since…

Vet to Vet TN Approved as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization

October 17, 2016 Holbrook Peterson Smith PLLC, electronically submitted the IRS form 1023-EZ on September 28, 2016 on behalf of…