Commander Larry Redwine

Larry Redwine – Commander

BOCC Cookeville VA Clinic

We had a good time outside in the parking lot. Met alot of Veterans and good food thanks to the cook, Michael Glass cooking bratworst dogs.

New Information Hadit.com

VA DISABILITY CLAIMS – HADIT.COM FOR VETERANS WHO’VE HAD IT WITH THE VA HOME Main Content VA CLAIMS ARTICLES VA LAW VA BENEFITS VA FEDERAL REGISTER ANNOUNCEMENTS VA’s Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP) VA Appeals Modernization RAMP is part of VA’s...

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY TO ALL VETERANS !

I have PTSD I was a Marine and I was a soldier I served my country with honor, both in peacetime as well as in war I’ve been called “hero” but I simply followed orders I did so voluntarily, for tradition and to serve our great nation The...

WE NEED DRIVERS !

OUR CHAPTER NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS IMMEDIATELY. ANYONE CAN APPLY AND YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A VETERAN. WE DRIVE TO MUFREESBORO AND NASHVILLE DEPENDING ON THE VETERANS APPOINTMENT AND WE HAVE OUR OWN VEHICLE. PLEASE CALL...

HELPING YOU NAVIGATE YOUR VETERAN BENEFIT OPTIONS

As of 2015, there were 9.3 million armed services veterans of retirement age. While there are still over a million Korean War veterans and close to a million veterans of WWII alive today, the bulk of today’s retired veterans served in the Vietnam era—with 4.8 million...

NEEDED :

NEW MEMBERS THAT HAS SERVICE CONNECTED INJURIES. WE ARE ASKING FOR NEW IDEAS AND VETERANS BEING COMMITTED TO MAKING OTHER NEEDY VETERANS A BETTER LIFE. PLEASE STEP UP !

Veteran of the Month

My name is Joshua Edward Pack I joined United States Navy in 2003. I started out as a machinist mate or MM . I did three years on the USS Cleveland and did a west PAC with them. I didn’t cross rate to Utilities-men or UT. As a UT2 I served with United States...

VETERAN OF THE MONTH

    Donnie L. Paul joined the US Army in 1958 in Dayton Ohio, at the ripe old age of 16 and with an eighth grade education. After basic training and AIT, Don went Airborne with the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, in which he served two times. He...

New Officers

COMMANDER – LARRY REDWINE SR VICE COMMANDER – RICHARD FOSTER JR VICE COMMANDER – JERRY VAN HORN ADJUTANT – TONI SCIONTI TREASURER – JOHN WARD LEGISLATIVE CHAIRPERSON – MIKE THOMPSON OFFICER OF THE DAY –  SERGEANT AT ARMS...

July 4th 2017 Cookeville Tn

🇺🇸 Independence Day Patriotic Ceremony 🇺🇸 Tuesday, July 4th, 10:30am, south lawn of the Courthouse. In celebration of Putnam’s 175th Anniversary and Independence Day, we will be honoring five of our oldest living Veterans in...

Drivers for our transportation vehicle needed

Volunteer drivers are needed to drive our transportation vehicle immediately. Call this number and leave your information, 931-526-6328. It takes just a few hours for a physical and training at the VA hospital.  Please...

Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day to all veterans from Cookeville DAV Chapter 117, Tn.

Ride and poker run to benefit DAV

Ron Rohrbach, left, program director of Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program, gets ready for a motorcycle ride and poker run to benefit Disabled American Veterans along with DAV treasurer Neil France, DAV Transportation Coordinator Tammy Phillips, Jerry Van Horn of...

One View: The VA can’t keep veterans waiting for care

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs continues to make national headlines as veterans across the country face excessive wait times for the care they earned with their service. But a new piece of draft legislation in Congress could fix this problem — a problem Reno...

Jobs, Jobs by Senator Mark Norris

As a member of the State Workforce Development Board I have been visiting manufacturers, local officials and educators across the state to discuss our progress with increasing the number of Tennesseans with college degrees and reducing the rate of employment....

Veterans Committed 20 Suicides a day

Roughly 20 veterans a day commit suicide nationwide, according to new data from the Department of Veterans Affairs — a figure that dispels the often quoted, but problematic, “22 a day” estimate yet solidifies the disturbing mental health crisis the number implied. In...

Vets with PTSD

A description of PTSD symptoms that your rating doctor will be looking for follows: Diagnostic Criteria for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder A. Existence of a recognizable stressor that would evoke significant symptoms of distress in almost everyone B. Re-experiencing...

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY FROM COOKEVILLE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS COOKEVILLE CHAPTER 117, TN ALL VETERANS OUT THERE BE SAFE !

Passing of our Veterans

It is with deep regret that I am informing everyone that we have had a Veteran recently pass away. Gary Hanna passed this morning. Please take a moment to keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers. If I did not mention it before we also lost Mr. William...

Honor Flights

ATTENTION! WORLD WAR II, KOREAN WAR & amp;  VIETNAM WAR VETS (WITH A 70% OR HIGHER VA DISABILITY). THE NEXT “HONOR FLIGHT of MIDDLE TENNESSEE” TRIP TO WASHINGTON, DC IS SCHEDULED FOR: 21 September “2016”  (SEATING HAS NOW BEGUN)  (DONATIONS TO: HONOR FLIGHTS, PO...

Military Report – The Military’s Largest Benefits Update

MAY 27 House Votes to Let VA Doctors Recommend Marijuana Navy Vets Seek Agent Orange-related Benefits Military Appreciation Month Discounts AF to Test Uniform Changes This Summer $100,000 SGLI/VGLI Alternative from $7 a Month Army Reviews Force Protection Measures...

Mark Harris, Putnam County Service Officer

Mark Harris now is the County Service Officer for Putnam County, Tennessee. Mark has helped many Veterans achieve their claims through the Veterans Administration. With Mark’s hard work he has managed to bring into Putnam County appx 36 million dollars from the...

DAV Memorial Day

DAV HOME ABOUT US BECOME A MEMBER FLAGS FOR FALLEN VETERANS WWII veteran and DAV member Jimmy Brigman of NC plants thousands of flags each Memorial Day to honor deceased service members. Read More VETERAN RECEIVES NEW WHEELCHAIR Watch this great story about how DAV...