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Visitation Suspended at All Tennessee State Veterans’ Homes

 

Tennessee State Veterans HomesMurfreesboro, TN – Tennessee State Veterans’ Homes (TSVH) today announced a revised preparedness plan after President Donald Trump declared a National Emergency and Federal health officials mandated all nursing facilities suspend visitation to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to susceptible patient populations. TSVH facilities in Murfreesboro, Knoxville, Clarksville, and Humboldt will restrict access to all visitors, vendors, and volunteers until further notice.

These precautionary measures aim to minimize the risk of exposure to residents, families, and staff.

Brigadier General Wendell H. Gilbert Tennessee State Veterans Home in Clarksville suspends visitation.

Brigadier General Wendell H. Gilbert Tennessee State Veterans Home in Clarksville suspends visitation.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam breaks ground on new Montgomery County State Veterans Home

 

Construction Scheduled to begin in August

Tennessee Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder announced the upcoming construction for the Montgomery County Tennessee State Veterans Home.

Haslam was also joined by U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Speaker Pro Tem Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville), Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, Tennessee State Veterans Homes Director Ed Harries and Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board Chairperson Mary Ross as well as several members of the Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board.

The new state veterans home will be located at 250 Arrowood Drive in Clarksville. Construction on the new site is scheduled to begin in August. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Veterans Homes among best in U.S. News Rankings

 

Groundbreaking on new State Veterans Home in Montgomery County

U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, 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»

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Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board Elects First Woman Chair

 

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Appoints Three New TSVH Board Members

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board unanimously elected Mary Ross as the new Chairperson effective July 1st. Ross is the first woman to be elected to the position which oversees three Tennessee State Veterans Homes.

“Clarksville-Montgomery County continues to provide outstanding leadership in our state and Mary Ross is an exemplary choice as Chair of the TN State Veterans Home Board,” said Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts.  “She and David, her husband, work tirelessly everyday to champion the cause of veterans not only in our community but across our region.  This is a fitting and timely honor.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam proclaims May 19th Armed Forces Day

 

Commemorative Day Has Been Observed Nationwide For 62 Years

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and state Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced May 19th, 2012 is Armed Forces Day.  The single day celebration was created to signify the unification of the Armed Forces under one federal department; the Department of Defense.

President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for Americans to come together and thank our troops for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31st, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of Armed Forces Day to replace separate days to honor the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Delegation annouces funding for Clarksville Veterans’ Nursing Home

 

Appropriation will allow for first set of bonds to be issued
 
The Seal of the State of TennesseeClarksville, TN – Members of the Montgomery County delegation announced this week that funds for the first year of bonds on a veterans’ home in Clarksville have been included in Governor Bill Haslam’s budget proposal.
 
“I’m extremely appreciative to the governor for making this facility a priority for Montgomery County and our area,” State Senator Tim Barnes said. “This center will create jobs while serving our veterans who have served our state and our country.”

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