Veterans Service Officer: Tom Humphries
Deputy Veterans Service Officer: Mark Lett
The mission of the Veterans Services Office is to assist Veterans and their dependents in filing applications for:
- Service Connected Disability Compensation
- Improved Pension Program with Housebound/Aid and Attendance
- Health Benefits Enrollment
- Burial Benefits, Flags, Headstones, Markers and Military Honors
- Order Replacement Copies of Discharge Papers, Military Records and Service Medical Records
- GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation and Dependents Educational Assistance
- VA Insurance Programs
- File Notice of Disagreements and Appeals for Denied Claims
We provide information to Veterans and families on all federal and state benefits earned by Veterans in their service to their country.
Knox County Veterans Services Office Upcoming Events:
VA Benefits Assistance
THE KNOX COUNTY VETERANS SERVICES OFFICE WILL BE AT THE SENIOR CENTERS TO PROVIDE ONE-ON-ONE ASSISTANCE TO VETERANS AND FAMILY MEMBERS. WE WILL EXPLAIN VA BENEFITS, ANSWER QUESTIONS, AND ASSIST VETERANS AND FAMILY MEMBERS WITH FILING FOR THEIR VA BENEFITS
- Volunteer opportunities for the 2016 Smoky Mountain Air Show
- Carter- Lunch-n-Learn, VA Burial Benefits
- Karns Sr Center OPEN HOUSE-October 5, 2015 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- HIRING OUR HEROES-Knoxville Hiring Fair- October 7, 2015 8:30am to 1:30pm Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
- Strang-October 8, 2015 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
- O’Connor- October 12, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- Larry Cox- October 12, 2015 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- Corryton- October 13, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- South Knox- October 15, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
- South Knoxville Community Center- Oct 15, 2015 10:15 to 11:15a.m.
- Karns- October 16, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
- Halls- October 21, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
- VA Outpatient Clinic- October 27, 2015 8:30 to 9:30
- Carter- October 28, 2015 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association-Sporting Clays Shootout Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:00 to 3:30
- Knoxville's 90th Veteran's Day Parade November 11, 2015
- Veteran's Day Awards and Recognition Luncheon Nov 11, 2015
- Marine Corps 240th Birthday Ball- Saturday, 21 November 2015 at the Hilton, Knoxville, Tennessee. POC Sgt Toney 865-806-5707
- Honor Air Flight #17 October 7, 2015
- Smoky Mountain Air Show April 16-17, 2016
- Tennessee's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument honoring the families of servicemen and women killed in the line of duty is now becoming a reality. The memorial will be established in the new East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, located on Governor John Sevier Hwy in Knox County. Knoxville TN Project-Gold Star Families Memorial Monument