Topic: Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs
VA to Expedite Claims Decisions for Veterans Who Have Waited a Year or More
“The House of Representatives and the State Senate adjourned on Friday, April 19th,” said Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville). “Over the next several days, we will send an analysis of the bills, budget items and other items of interest from the first session of the 108th General Assembly.” «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization and Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs (TDVA) are hosting an Outreach, Information and Enrollment Session Friday, April 26th from 10:00am to 3:00pm at William O. Beach Civic Hall, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville TN. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization is hosting a Veterans Outreach for veterans and eligible dependents and survivors from 10:00am to 3:00pm, Friday April 26th, at the William O. Beach Civic Hall in Veterans Plaza, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Stacey R. Hopwood
Clarksville, TN – There are over 39,000 women veterans in the state of Tennessee, and each one of them is part of our nation’s unshakeable foundation and remains an unstoppable force for our state and local communities.
That is why the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with Women Veterans of America Chapter 20, will be holding Tennessee’s second annual Women Veterans Summit this weekend.
April 5th, 2013 will be a day to honor wives of fallen service members
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced April 5th, 2013 as Gold Star Wives Day to honor the spouses of service members who have died in the line of duty or as a result of service-connected disabilities.
Gold Star Wives of America, Inc., is a Congressional chartered, non-profit organization created by the war widows of World War II in the State of New York on December 18th, 1945. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization is hosting a Veterans Outreach for veterans and their dependents from 10:00am to 3:00pm, April 26th, at William O. Beach Civic Hall in Veterans Plaza, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville.
Groundbreaking on new State Veterans Home in Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder joins the Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board in celebrating the announcement from U.S. News & World Report 2013 which names the Tennessee State Veterans Homes in Knoxville, TN and Murfreesboro, TN among the best in the country.
U.S. News rated more than 15,000 nursing homes using data research on nursing home safety, health inspection and staffing. The source of the data originates from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). «Read the rest of this article»
Historical Observation of Pearl Harbor Continues on December 7th, 2012
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and state Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced December 7th, 2012 as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
On December 7th, 1941 more than 3,500 Americans serving in the United States military stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, were killed or wounded in an unprovoked attack by the Air and Naval forces serving Japan.
Nashville TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Major General Terry “Max” Haston of the Tennessee Military Department today to recognize five veteran state employees and half a million Tennessee veterans of all ages and eras. The Governor’s Veterans Day event was held at the Tennessee Tower Plaza in downtown Nashville.
Sergeant Frank C. Bell, Jr., began his military career in the United States Army in December 1952. He is currently a member of the administrative staff of the Division of State Audit and is recognized for his military service to our country and impressive 47-year career with the State of Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
Mothers Who Have Lost a Child Serving on Active Duty Remembered on September 30th
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and state Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder announced September 30th, 2012 as Gold Star Mother’s Day.
On June 4th, 1928, the members of a group led by Grace Darling Seibold of Washington, D.C., established American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. to provide support for mothers in the United States who lost sons or daughters in World War I. «Read the rest of this article»
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