Another Repairs for Heroes Project

June 22, 2018.  Walland, Tennessee.

Repairs for Heroes (RFH) remodeled Mr. and Mrs. Cooley’s bath room and installed rails on their existing ramp. We also are informed the Colley’s about the VA’s Home Improvement and Structural Alteration (HISA) grant and discussed the Veterans Health Administration primary care processes.  RFH is more than just home repairs, it is a holistic approach including the mind, body and spirit 

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Trinity Health Foundation Awards Grant to Vet to Vet Tennessee

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee awarded a 2018 Phase I grant award to Vet to Vet Tennessee (VTVT) for their initiative “Veteran/First Responder QPR Suicide Prevention on June 6, 2018 at the Cherokee County Club.

This grant was made possible because of a referral we received  from our accounting firm‘s bookkeeper, Melissa Powell.  Thank you Melissa for the recommendation.

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East Tennessee veterans remember comrade, advocate Freddie Owens

“The definition of an American patriot, hero and selfless human being: Freddie J. Owens…Rest in peace Sir! Semper Fi”  USMC Richard Junod

On Memorial Day, we remember and honor every man and woman who died in battle, as well as veterans who have passed away.

East Tennessee veterans two months ago lost one of their most active advocates – Freddie Owens, a Vietnam combat veteran. WATE 6 On Your Side reporter Don Dare, himself a Vietnam veteran, talked with those who knew him best.  Click here to Read More

Amassador for Peace Korean War Veteran Medal Awarded to James Ray Cox of Heflin

Vet to Vet Tennessee,

Thank you so much for assisting us in awarding my brother the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal. My son-in-law, George Barajaz (USAF Lt Col Ret) assisted us in presenting the medal this past Memorial Day weekend with 3 generations of family in attendance. It was a touching ceremony and a great way to honor his service. I have included a few pictures for you to enjoy. I can’t tell you how much this meant to our entire family.”  Wanda Dean

Vet to Vet Tennessee is a proud partner with the Minister, Patriots and Veterans Affairs, Republic of Korea and are honored to recognize James Ray Cox as a proud American hero. Click here to Read More