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Local Events and Happenings

Veterans Salute & Information Fair

Date & Time: Saturday, November 3, 2018, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST)

Location: Chattanooga’s Historic National Guard Armory
1801 South Holtzclaw Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Event: Created to thank Veterans and help them learn about benefits, job opportunities and support throughout our community, the Salute is coordinated by the Chattanooga Area Veterans Council (CAVC) and is open at no charge to all military Veterans and their families. Learn about the latest Veteran Benefits as well as services, products and opportunities available throughout this area to our Military Veterans. VA staff will be onsite to assist with claims.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors


Mountain Home Veterans Town Hall

Date & Time: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)

Location: Chattanooga’s Historic National Guard Armory
1801 South Holtzclaw Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Event: The Nashville VBA Regional Office and James H. Quillen VA Medical Center will be conducting a Veterans Town Hall to provide information from leadership and staff directly to Veterans and their families. This includes information on wait times, access to care, use of the Choice program, as well as claims and appeals assistance.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors

VetFest

Date and Time: Saturday, November 10, 2018, 2:00 PM

Location: Harlinsdale Farms in Franklin, TN

Event: 09:00 AM Medals of Honor, will be kicking off their annual Boots for Troops 5K RUCK WALK RUN — leashed dogs and families welcome! VetFest will take place during and after the Medals of Honor Boots for Troops 5K RUCK WALK RUN and feature live entertainment, food vendors, Veteran organizations, Veteran-owned businesses, kid zone, prize giveaways, and much more!! VA Staff will be available to assist in taking claims or updating claim status.

Expected participants: Veterans, Family members, Active Duty Military.

 

Inside Veterans Benefits

Raye MontagueWeekend Tribute

We honor the life and service of Raye Montague who revolutionized the way the U.S. Navy designs ships and submarines.

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Staff Sgt. Robert SimonovichAgents for Veterans

The Veterans Coordinated Approach to Recovery and Employment (Vets CARE) brings employment experts into VA medical offices to find potential job matches for Veterans with PTSD.

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WWII Victory medalOne of the Last Surviving Sailors

One of the ten remaining surviving crew members of the USS Slater recently visited the floating museum. The Slater is the last WWII destroyer escort still afloat.

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Protect yourself from financial scams intended for elderly individuals. Learn the warning signs and how to get help if you become a victim of a financial crime.

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A Veteran and his caregiver.Focused on Veteran Caregivers

The Elizabeth Dole Center of Excellence, a new VA virtual research hub, will focus on Veteran caregiver challenges and services

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Office Information

Nashville Regional Benefit Office

110 9th Ave., South
Nashville, TN 37203
Monday–Friday, 8:30am–4pm

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