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
The Knox County Veterans Services Office will be closed on September 3, 2018 for Labor Day and September 5-6, 2018 for annual training.
- O’Connor-November 5, 2018 10:00 am to 10:30 am
- Strang-November 6, 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
- Vet Center- November 7, 2018 7:30 am to 8:30 am
- 2018 ETMAC Veterans Appreciation and Recognition Luncheon‐ November 8, 2018 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Hotel Knoxville (formerly the Marriott Downtown)501 Hill Ave SE, Knoxville, TN 37915
- 2018 American Legion Post 2 Knoxville Veterans Day Parade‐ November 9, 2018
The parade will begin at 10:40 at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, 500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave in Knoxville.
- Corryton-November 13, 2018 10:00 am to 10:30 am
- South Knox-November 15, 2018 9:00 am to 9:30 am
- Karns-November 16, 2018 10:00 am to 10:30 am
- Powell-Heiskell Community Center-November 20, 2018 10:30 am to 11:00 am
- Halls-November 21, 2018 9:00 am to 9:30 am
- Carter-November 28, 2018 11:30 am to 12:00 pm
- American Legion Post 2 Annual Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony‐ December 7, 2018 12:45 pm
East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Lyons View Drive
- National Wreathes Across America Day‐ December 15, 2019 12:00 pm
Sponsor a Wreath We’re on a mission to remember, honor and teach. Join us by sponsoring a wreath to be placed in honor of a Veteran this December.