“As Americans, we owe our freedoms to the selfless sacrifices of our brave men and women in uniform. I am proud to represent the more than 435,000 veterans who call Tennessee home. I am incredibly thankful for their service to our nation, and I will work to ensure our veterans receive the best possible care.”
Below is a list of available services and resources for veterans and their families. This office is willing and able to assist veterans with any issues they may face. Visit the Help with Federal Agencies page to find more information about how this office can help .
Department of Veterans Affairs
- The VA provides a variety of services for veterans.
- Resolving issues regarding compensation due following service
- Provision of Military Pensions
- Assistance with housing
- Assistance obtaining post-service employment
- Provision of treatment for service-related injuries
- Arranging for burial in cemeteries designated for veterans
Veterans Health Care
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system and serves nine million enrolled veterans each year. Eligible Veterans have access to primary care and specialty care services to address individual needs. Learn more on how to apply for VA health care benefits here.
For veterans eligible for VA health care, VA’s goal is to provide veterans with the care they need at the right time, at the right place, from the right provider. In some cases, veterans may need to receive care from a local community care provider, paid for by VA.
VA Home Loans
The VA helps service members, veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners. VA provides a home loan guarantee benefit and other housing-related programs to help veterans buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for personal occupancy.
As part of their mission to serve service members, veterans, and their families, VA provides valuable life insurance benefits to give peace of mind that comes with knowing your family is protected. VA’s life insurance programs were developed to provide financial security for your family given the extraordinary risks involved in military service.
The Veterans Benefits Administration offers a variety of benefits and services to spouses, children, and parents of service members and veterans who are deceased or totally and permanently disabled by a service-connected disability.
The Veterans Benefits Administration offers a variety of benefits and services to spouses, children, and parents of service members and veterans who are deceased or totally and permanently disabled by a service-connected disability. Major benefits include:
- Disability Compensation
- Veterans’ Pension
- Survivors’ Benefits
- Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services
- Education Assistance,
- Home Loan Assistance
- Life Insurance Coverage
Combating Veteran Homelessness
VA’s specialized programs for homeless veterans serve hundreds of thousands of homeless and at-risk veterans each year. Independently and in collaboration with federal and community partners, VA programs provide veterans with housing solutions, employment opportunities, health care, justice- and reentry-related services and more.