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 ride in Tellico Plains, TN in honor of Chubbs Lambert.  The annual event offered hope, provide Training, eliminate stigma, raise awareness and most importantly SAVE LIVES…

Go to V13ION’s Facebook for more information: https://www.facebook.com/www.V13ION.net/

Chuck Lambert sent an update on August 22, 2017.  Click here to read Chuck’s update.

WARNING: NO CELL PHONE SERVICE ON STEER CREEK ROAD

 V2VT members, Barbara Scott, Linda Fletcher, Randy Scott, Taylor Thomas, Vern Vargo and Ed Junod presented Vietnam Era and Vietnam Veterans with their Vietnam War Commemoration presidential  proclamation and lapel pins.  Click here to photos of the 2017 event  V2VT also presented four Certificates of Honor to 4 Korean War Veterans and one World War II Veter

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 support of general operations of the Tenth Judicial TN Veterans Treatment Court program.

Funding for this grant has been provided by the Willson Family Fund established by Mr. Paul G. Willson.

East Tennessee Foundation’s (ETF) field-of-interest and affiliate funds support a competitive grant making process in broad charitable areas including arts and culture, community development, youth-at-risk or a particular East Tennessee county or region (affiliate funds) within the Foundation’s 25-county service area. Since 1986, East Tennessee Foundation has awarded over $237 million in grants through its competitive grantmaking process.

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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. Left to right: Dr. Andrew Sexton, Dr. Elizabeth Bishop, Mr. Dean Borsis, and council member Randy Scott.

Director of Mountain Home MHVAMC.  Dean B. Borsos has been appointed the medical center’s new director and will oversee delivery of health care to more than 170,000 veterans living in a 41-county area of Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky.  Mr. Borsos has 20 years of experience in managing health care systems and business operations with 10 years at the Department of Defense and Air Force.  He also served as vice commander for the Air Force Medical Support Agency.

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