Veterans Service Officer: Robert Buswell
Deputy Veterans Service Officer: Tom Humphries
The mission of the Veteran’s Service 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 Service Office Upcoming Events:
VA Benefits Assistance
THE KNOX COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE 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
- Strang- May 8, 2014 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
- O’Connor- May 12, 2014 10:00 am to 11:00 am
- Larry Cox- May 12, 2014 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
- Corryton- May 13, 2014 10:00 am to 11:00 am
- Knoxville VA Outpatient Clinic- May 13, 2014 1:00 to 2:00
- South Knox- May 15, 2014 9:00 am to 10:00 am
- Halls- May 21, 2014 9:00 am to 10:00 am
May 26, 2014 0600-1100 Reading of the Names, East TN Veterans Memorial
1100-1200 American Legion Post 2 Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the East TN Veterans Memorial.
- Carter- May 28, 2014 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
- South Knox- April 17, 2014 9:00 am to 10:00 am
- Carter- April 30, 2014 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
- May 5, 2014 4th Annual Medal of Honor Evening at the Historic Foundry Building. Tickets are available at the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Website.
- May 2014-Tennessee Smokies “Salute to Heroes” Night-Saturday May 31, 2014 Pre-game ceremonies at 5:15 pm, First pitch at 6:15 pm Tennessee Smokies vs. Birmingham Barons.
- June 7, 2014 “Fishing with a Soldier” at Loudon/Tellico canal boat ramp. For more information contact Terri Voland at firstname.lastname@example.org or Col Tim Dearing at email@example.com
- September 20 and 21, 2014-3rd Annual Pull For Our Veterans, Oak Ridge Sportsman Association.