Commander Larry Redwine

Larry Redwine – Commander

NEW WORLD WAR II MEMBER

WELCOME OUR NEWEST MEMEBER MASTER SERGEANT ALFRED HOLMES. ALFRED HOLMES RECEIVED THE AMERICAN DEFENSE SERVICE RIBBON ASIATIC-PACIFIC THEATER RIBBON W/ONE BRONZE STAR FIVE OVER SEAS SERVICE BARS GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL ONE SERVICE STRIPE MANY SERVICE ACCOMODATIONS WE HONOR...

Mid Winter DAV Conference

GOOD CONFERENCE, ATTENDED THE CHAPTER SERVICE OFFICER COURSE ALONG WITH LEO FALARDEAU AND STEVE GUIONNAUO. PHOTO IS WITH DIVISION COMMANDER LAWRENCE MORRIS, 4TH DISTRICT COMMANDER LARRY REDWINE AND 5TH DISTRICT COMMANDER LARRY...

Holidays

From Disabled American Veterans Cookeville Chapter 117, Tn – Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year...

Chapter Meeting

Reminder DAV Chapter 117 will meet this Saturday, 2 Nov 2013 @ 2223 N Washington Ave. Hot breakfast will be at 0830 hrs,  meeting at 0900 hrs.

Fundraiser was a success !

I want to thank everyone that was envolved in our event. We had a spaghettie dinner with all kinds of desserts. The two groups that donated their time was ” Caney Fork Blue Grass Band”  and  “Bob Mattews Band”  they were great. We had close to...

HERB NEIL WE LOST ANOTHER VETERAN

Disabled American Veterans – Cookeville Chapter 117 www.Cookevilledav.com Again, it is a sad time for us as we say goodbye to another of our brothers. CPL Marvin “Herb” Neal passed away at 3:15 pm today at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Herb served in...

TOMMIE SYKES 1948 – 2013

WE MISS YOU TOMMIE, DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS, COOKEVILLE CHAPTER 117, TN http://navefuneralhomes.com/book-of-memories/1670081/Sykes-Tommie/view-condolences.php . It is with a sorrowful heart that I write this:   This evening, 12 September 2013 at 2200, SP4...

Tommie L Sykes

Tommie L Sykes has passed 12 Sep 2013…Vietnam Veteran A member of this Disabled American Veterans Chapter 117, Cookeville Tn. Tommie came down with multiple illnesses at once and one of them that took him was a form of Lymphoma. We will miss you dearly Tommie, a...

Fund Raiser for DAV Cookeville Chapter 117

Oct 11th at 6-9:00 pm a spaghetti dinner will be held at 2223 N Washington Ave, behind Life Church, at the Edge building. We will have entertainment and spaghetti from “Olive Garden “. Robbie the manager was kind enough to donate the pasta and sauce. The...

Prostate Cancer / Agent Orange

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Lt Col USMC SPEAKS TO LOCAL VETERANS

LT COL WALT YATES USMC OF THE SYSTEMS COMMAND SPOKE TO THE LOCAL VETERANS 6 AUG, 2013. LT COL SPOKE DEMOGRAPHICS AND THE MIDDLE EAST CYBER PROBLEMS INVOLVED IN ROBOTIC MOVING TARGETS FOR THE MILITARY ALL NON CLASSIFIED INFORMATION AND GENERALITIES. WE THANK LT COL...

VA Must Disclose Documents on CIA, Army and Nazi Scientists Tests

Using Veterans as Guinea Pigs 08MondayJul 2013 Posted by johnvtucker in VA benefits, Veterans Law   Rate This   In an ongoing situation that affects thousands of Korea-era veterans, Noel Brinkerhof of Allgov.com reported last year on a lawsuit that required the...

Outreach at Tractor Supply

Set up at Tractor Supply this past Saturday for membership drive. Thanks to those that showed up, Sr Vice Commander Bob Hines, Jerry Van Horn and Tommy Sykes.

Allstar Veterans Ball Game Disappointment

June 7th 2013 was our time to shine. Unfortunately the weather won out. The Allstar Veterans Baseball team showed up earlier this week from all over the U.S. The team consits of Veterans still active and reservists. At the last minute some confusion came about due to...

Chapter Meeting

Disabled American Veterans, Cookeville Chapter 117 will have their monthly meeting Saturday, 1 June 2013. 2223 N Washington Ave, Cookeville Tn Breakfast 0830….meeting 0900 hrs

VA Offers Provisional Compensation for Claims

VA Offers Provisional Compensation for Claims Apr 19, 2013 Military.com| by Bryant Jordan Add a Comment The Department of Veterans Affairs announced a plan Friday to tackle its disability claims backlog by awarding provisional compensation to tens of thousands of...

Veteran of the month Cookeville Chapter 117

Richard Brotherton was raised in Amsterdam N.Y. Richard enlisted in the Air Force in 1972 and was transferred later to Griffis Air Force Base. Richard was a flight mechanic and worked on landing gears for the B52’s and KC 135 which was a tanker. Richard was...

Motorized Wheelchair donated

Thanks to Jimmie England for donating his late father’s wheelchair to Disabled American Veterans, Cookeville Chapter 117, TN. Jimmie England has the black motorcycle vest on and leathers. A disabled Veteran will certainly be able to use this. Thank You...

Bureaucratic Incompetence

Bureaucratic Incompetence Susan Stamper Brown Apr 01, 2013  Sign-Up Sadly, bureaucracy is a time-honored tradition in the United States government, but perhaps no greater bureaucratic juggernaut exists today than the Veteran’s Administration (VA) run by the Obama...

VA Administration Continues to Kick us to the curb

RSSText SizePrint Share This Veterans wage years-long fight with VA for benefits CHRIS URSO/STAFF Scott Related Fake war hero gets prison Internet cafe group gave $500K to VA Command Post Tampa blog By HOWARD ALTMAN | The Tampa Tribune Published: March 17, 2013...

Veteran of the month Cookeville Chapter 117

Disabled American Veterans Cookeville Chapter 117 introduces the Veteran of the month. Ed Evans enlisted in the National Guard in 1950 and was transferred to the Army in 1951. Later in 1951 Ed enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and volunteered to go to Korea...