RESOURCES
 
Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs
110 9th Avenue, South
Nashville, TN 37203
1-800-827-1000

Department of Veterans Affairs
 
 

Traumatic Brain Injury 423-634-1572

Chattanooga Area Brain Injury Association.  Call for Brain Injury Support Group meeting locations and times (Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea and Sequatchie Counties).


Veteran Service Organizations

Veterans of Foreign Wars- Post 2598 – 3370 Ocoee St.  – (423) 476-8442

The current VFW was first formed in 1914 from the merger of two prior veteran organizations which both arose in 1899.  The VFW became a government-chartered non-profit organization by an act of the United States Congress in 1936.  As the largest American organization of combat veterans, it continues to be the nation’s strongest voice for veterans and the catalyst for change in improving veteran’s benefits.


The American Legion- Post 81 - 227 James Ashbury Dr. NW - (423) 476-4451
Chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veteran's organization.

Disabled American Veterans- Chapter 25 - (423) 476-6917
Disabled American Veterans is an organization of disabled veterans who are focused on building better lives for disabled veterans and their families.  Founded in 1920, this group holds a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code. 

Vietnam Veterans of America Inc.- Chapter 596 - (423) 667-7692
Vietnam Veterans of America was founded in 1978. It is the only national Vietnam Veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families.
 
American Veterans – AMVETS – Post 13 – (423) 478-1842
 AMVETS was founded on December 10, 1944 by representatives from nine veterans clubs.  On July 23, 1947, President Truman signed Public Law 216, making AMVETS the first WW II organization to be chartered by Congress.  AMVETS has a proud history of assisting veterans in many ways and sponsoring numerous programs that serve our country and its citizens.
 
The U.S. Submarine Veterans, Inc. was started in 1963 by a group of U.S. Submarine veterans of WW II to perpetuate the memory of shipmates who gave their lives in the pursuit of duties while serving their country.  Members are submarine sailors who have served in World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, the Cold War, Desert Storm and the continuing action in the War on Terror.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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