Vision

To serve as an effective and efficient conduit for Veterans of all eras to connect with resources and services that improve their quality of life, access to education, business resources and high quality jobs.

Mission

The Tennessee Department of Veterans Services mission is to serve Veterans and their family members with dignity and compassion as an entrusted advocate.

Statement of Values

We believe Veterans are special people who deserve our efficient, productive and compassionate advocacy in return for their service to our Nation. Veterans have earned our respect and are our reason for being, our common purpose, and all our efforts are directed toward meeting their needs.

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EMPLOYMENT

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program

Vocational Rehabilitation

Transition Assistance Program

VA for Vets

Feds Hire Vets

USA Jobs

USA Jobs for Disabled

Tennessee Career Center

VETS

Tennessee Valley Authority Career Gateway

Careerjet Tennessee

Tennessee Employment Opportunities

Tennessee Jobs

Tennessee Career Centers Veteran Services

EDUCATION

GI Bill, Post-9/11

Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB-AD)

Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

HEALTHCARE

AGENT ORANGE

Agent Orange Settlement Fund

Heroes with Hearing Loss

Gulf War

Gulf War Gulf Veterans' Illnesses

Homeless Veterans

Homeless Veterans Dental

Noise Exposure

PTSD Awareness

PTSD Consultation

Coaching into Care

Traumatic Brain Injury

Eye Care

Eye Clinic

Eye Glasses

Transportation

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Programs

Dental Care

Dental - OEF/OIF

Dental Care Benefits (Returning Servicemembers)

WOMEN VETERANS

Women Veterans

Women Veterans Center

Women Veterans, Health Care

Military Sexual Trauma

Sexual Assault

Sexual Harassment

STATE BENEFITS

Justice for Vets

Stateside Legal Help

Veterans Justice Outreach

Incarcerated Veterans

Home Loans

Survivors and Dependents Assistance

Free Disabled Decal for Disabled Veteran Drivers

Disabled Veteran Homeowner Tax Relief

Property Tax Relief for Surviving Spouses

Tennessee Tax Guide for Active/Guard/Reserve/Disabled/& Retired Military Veterans

TENNESSEE VETERANS HOMES

Brig. General Wendell H. Gilbert at Clarksville

W.D. "Bill" Manning Tennessee State Veterans' Home at Humboldt

Ben Atchley Tennessee State Veterans' Home at Knoxville

Tennessee State Veterans' Home at Murfreesboro

TENNESSEE VETERANS CEMETERIES

State Veterans Cemeteries

CONTACTS

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Nashville, TN 37243
615-741-2931
TN.Veterans@tn.gov

American Legion Department of Tennessee

318 Donelson Pike
Nashville, TN. 37214

615-391-5088
615-391-5099 Fax

Adjutant@TNLegion.org

American Legion Department of Tennessee  Service Officer

Paul A. Smith

615-351-9972
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