Remains of Tennessee sailor killed in Vietnam War identified after 50 years

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Lt. Richard C. “Tito” Lannom of Union City, Tenn. went missing during a night mission in North Vietnam on March 1, 1968

Source: Remains of Tennessee sailor killed in Vietnam War identified after 50 years

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East Tenn. honors the sacrifices of 7 veterans, who experienced homelessness, in funeral service

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Solemn moments on Tuesday as a community honored the lives of some of its veterans. The event, tinged with an emotional weight that’s somehow different as these East Tennesseans faced homelessness in their lives or for whatever reason, the remains were unclaimed.

Source: East Tenn. honors the sacrifices of 7 veterans, who experienced homelessness, in funeral service

TDOC opens two Veterans Housing Units in state, including one in Bledsoe County

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Veterans living in Tennessee now have two new resources in the state that address their needs, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC). One of them is in Bledsoe County. The other is in Only, in the western part of the state. TDOC says the Veterans Housing Units opened on Friday, February 1st. The Bledsoe County facility is located at the Bledsoe County Correctional Complex in Pikeville. The unit in Only is located at Turney Center Industrial Complex.

Source: TDOC opens two Veterans Housing Units in state, including one in Bledsoe County