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, Judge Dwaine B. Thomas, with the first Joseph “JL” Tucker Memorial Award.   After receiving the award the Judge responded “Thank you for the award. But the real heroes are you all and the men and women dealing with the ravages of PTSD. I appreciate all that you all do and I am proud to be able to help in any small way.”

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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 almost three years.  V2VT and Judge Dwaine B. Thomas have been developing a Veterans Court since October 2014 and opened the court to the first justice involved veterans on January 14, 2015.

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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 the third CR in the Tenth Judicial District in Tennessee and the first in McMinn County.

Senior pastor support from Englewood Church of God’s Pastor Scott and inspired by CR Ministry Leader Starlit Johnson, the Englewood CR began with fellowship and refreshments at 6:15 PM, Worship at 6:45 PM with Biblically-based teachings and music (awesome band), followed by testimony.

Heather Mills was the guest speaker who shared her amazing journey from darkness into light.

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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 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.


 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