Tennessee Department Of Veterans Affairs To Increase Focus To Include Employment, Education And Business Resources For Veteran Outreach Events

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with several federal and state partners to ensure veterans, dependents and surviving family members get access to employment opportunities, educational resources, mental health and substance abuse services, business resources and claims assistance. 

United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services as well as public higher education institutions, private higher education institutions and technical schools will participate in upcoming TDVA Outreach Events.  

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security will participate to offer Commercial Driving Certification for qualified Veterans as well as to recruit Veterans for open positions. Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and Tennessee Department of Military will also recruit veterans.

To access the full vendor list and outreach flyers for each event, visit the TDVA Events page at http://www.tn.gov/veteran/tdvaevents.shtml.

 

Veterans will need to present a copy of their DD-214 and any other service related documents to assist with filing claims for federal benefits.  


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