Monroe County Korean Veterans receives Ambassador For Peace Medal

New Hope of Cumberland Presbyterian of Madisonville Tennessee is a Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation who has always supported our veterans/military and their families. On July 21, 2019 New Hope’s Pastor David Koopman present Korean War Army Veteran, Ulysses Monday with the Republic of South Korea’s Ambassador For Peace Medal and Vet to Vet Tennessee’s Korean War Certificate of Honor after the Sunday service. Ulysses was extremely humble, happy and honored to have received the recognition.

We are grateful to the Korean Embassy in Washington D.C. and Mr. Soo Ha for making this presentation possible. We are blessed and grateful to Mr. Monday and his family for his service and sacrifice. God bless Mr. Monday. Here is a link to a few more photos.

4th of July Celebration in Blount County

Thanks to American Legion Post 13 in Maryville Tennessee, this year’s 4th of July event was especially special. Veterans and their families were treated to a wonderful luncheon, retirement of almost 400 worn and battered American Flag ceremony, music and empty man table ceremony by singer/songwriter Ann M. Wolf and Vietnam War Commemoration ceremony by Vet to Vet Tennessee. Click here to view event photos.

Open Student Auditions for “Worth It”

Here’s a chance to use your creative talents for a cause that could literally save lives! Join us for “Worth It” auditions! The show is set in a high school, so actors should be able to portray high school students ages 15 – 19.

We are looking for talented high school students to appear in a faith-based comedy/drama to get the word out that life is worth living! The performance will be Sunday night, Nov. 10 in Knoxville, TN, with final rehearsal on Nov. 9. See posts below and visit https://bit.ly/2ZXLAUF for more information!

Suicide is the 2nd cause of death amongst the youth in America. It is time we did something about it! If you would like to know more about the purpose of the play please leave us a message below or call us at 865-336-2624.

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Annual Korean War Veterans Luncheon

June 25, 2019 was the 69th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War.2nd Annual Korean War Veterans appreciation luncheon. Thanks to the Knoxville Area Korean Association (KAKA) and their appreciation for the American Korean War Veterans, the Veterans were treated to a free luncheon at Bridgewater Place. This is the second annual KAKA Korean War Veterans Luncheon in honor of Rex Davis.

Vet to Vet Tennessee (VTVT) has been participating in the Korean War Veterans appreciation luncheon for years and are honored partners of KAKA for the second year. Nine VTVT volunteers supported the event; Andrew Auton, Dean Powell, Bill Richards, Gary Corea, James Puckett, Sheryn & Don Davis, George Howell, Randall Scott and Pat and Ed Junod. Click here to view the luncheon photos.