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Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Partners with Fentress Co and American Legion Post 137 for Veterans Outreach Event

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | 05:17am
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with Veterans Service Organizations in Fentress County to offer a veterans outreach event for Fentress, Morgan, Cumberland, Overton and Pickett County veterans and their families. The event will be hosted at the American Legion Post 137, 132 Ball Park Road, Jamestown on Thursday, April 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..
 
Representatives from TDVA, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Department of Labor Veteran Outreach, National Guard Family and Transition Assistance and several community organizations will be available to answer questions, provide information and assist with enrollment opportunities for veterans and other eligible beneficiaries. 
 
Veterans will need to present a copy of their DD-214 and any other service related documents to assist with filing VA claims.
 
WHO:              Representatives from TDVA, USVA, and several other state and local Veteran Service
                        Organizations
 
WHAT:           Veterans outreach event to assist veterans and their families with questions about
                        benefits, entitlements and to initiate disability compensation claims.
 
WHEN:           Thursday, April 5, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT
 
WHERE:         American Legion Post 137, 132 Ball Park Rd., Jamestown
 
The Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs is organized to accomplish its mission of serving Tennessee's veterans and their families with dignity and compassion, and being their principle advocate in ensuring they receive the care, support, earned entitlements, and recognition they earned in service to our nation. For more information, visit the department’s web site at www.tn.gov/veteran, facebook page or twitter @TDVA.
 
 
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