Veteran given military honors 46 years after his death

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GALLATIN, TN (WSMV) – A veteran laid to rest almost 50 years ago after his death finally get’s his military honors.

Source: Veteran given military honors 46 years after his death

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Gold Star Families dedicate Veterans Plaza in Clarksville this weekend

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CLARKSVILLE, TN (WZTV) — The City of Clarksville is hosting a dedication of a Gold Star Memorial this weekend. Gold Star families, military veterans and community members are invited to attend. The Veterans Plaza Gold Star Memorial marker will be the fourth one of it’s kind dedicated in Tennessee. Officials say the memorial was funded by an anonymous donor which was installed by theCity of Clarksville, Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs and the National Garden Clubs.

Source: Gold Star Families dedicate Veterans Plaza in Clarksville this weekend

Tennesseans called to join funeral service for veteran with no family or friends

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. –Gateway Funeral Home in Clarksville will help honor an Air Force Veteran to be laid to rest with no family or friends in Nashville on Thursday. The veteran had recently lived at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Clarksville and passed away at Tennova Healthcare. Gateway Funeral Home & Cremation has tried to locate family, with no success, meaning this veteran will not have family or friends present during his funeral.

Source: Tennesseans called to join funeral service for veteran with no family or friends

Disabled veteran loses his possessions in a curbside fire after his eviction

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STURGIS, Mich. (WWMT) — The contents of his apartment were stacked on the curbside, but before a disabled veteran who once called Quail Run II his home could move the belongings, someone doused the pile with gasoline and lit a match. “I seen him, he was sitting in his chair. He didn’t want to leave his stuff. I can understand, that’s all your possessions,” said Clint Parsons, who lives near the apartment complex. Parsons said the gentleman, a U. S.

Source: Disabled veteran loses his possessions in a curbside fire after his eviction

Middle Tennessee Veterans, community honor Green Beret killed in action in Afghanistan

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Middle Tennessee veterans and community members are honoring the service and ultimate sacrifice of a local United States Army Green Beret killed in action in Afghanistan. Sergeant First Class Jeremy W. Griffin’s home town is listed as Greenbrier, Tennessee. Tucked just off of Highway 41 S in Robertson County, a group of local veterans catch up at American Legion Post 45. The group is bonded by their shared military service, including the small town’s police chief.

Source: Middle Tennessee Veterans, community honor Green Beret killed in action in Afghanistan

Middle Tennessee veterans, including 100-year-old WWII vet, take Honor Flight to D.C.

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Some of the nation’s bravest men and women took to the skies Tuesday morning for the Honor Flight from Nashville to D. C. Veterans from WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War are making the trip the America’s Capitol to pay their respects to fallen soldiers, all thanks to the non-profit. Honor Flight of Middle Tennessee. A 100-year-old WWII veteran from Tullahoma, a WWII POW and female Navy Korean War veteran were among those flying out Tuesday.

Source: Middle Tennessee veterans, including 100-year-old WWII vet, take Honor Flight to D.C.

Licensed Practical Nurse-Sevierville Job in Sevierville, Tennessee – Department of Veterans Affairs – LemonWire

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Licensed Practical Nurse-Sevierville […]

Source: Licensed Practical Nurse-Sevierville Job in Sevierville, Tennessee – Department of Veterans Affairs – LemonWire

Registered Nurse (PACT) Job in Chattanooga, Tennessee – Department of Veterans Affairs – LemonWire

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Registered Nurse (PACT) […]

Source: Registered Nurse (PACT) Job in Chattanooga, Tennessee – Department of Veterans Affairs – LemonWire

One veteran tells the story of his struggles trying to manage chronic pain

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We have spent several weeks reporting on the crisis of drug and opioid related deaths and overdoses and what’s being done about it. Tonight in the Price of Freedom we take a look at part of this crisis that many believe is overlooked. That is the people who suffer with chronic pain and now don’t have access to the pain medications they desperately need. And many of those people who need help have worn our country’s uniform. Scott McConathy enlisted in the Air Force in 1993. He was 19 years old.

Source: One veteran tells the story of his struggles trying to manage chronic pain