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THE RESULTS OF OUR 2019 ELECTIONS.FROM LEFT TO RIGHT GARY THORPE (ARMY) ELECTED TO THE BOARD, RUSS SURBROOK (ARMY) GOES FROM SECRETARY TO BE A BOARD MEMBER. KAREN LUCAS (NAVY) HAS TAKEN OVER AS SECRETARY, OUR NEW VICE PRESIDENT LARY TROXELL (NAVY) WAS A PAST PRESIDENT IN THE EARLY DAYS.. (ARMY) REELECTED BOARD MEMBER.
FRANK MATUSEK IS IN THE VA HOSPITAL IN NASHVILLE HE IS GOING TO HAVE BYPASS SURGERY. LET'S KEEP FRANK IN YOUR PRAYERS
JUNE 30, 2019 WILL BE OUR 11TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY.
MEMORIAL DAY MORNING HELP IS NEEDED TO HELP SET UP AT THE COURTHOUSE FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES. THEY NEED 6 OR 7 PEOPLE BUT MORE WOULD BE BETTER. YOU WOULD BE SETTING UP CHAIRS AND TENTS. MEET BILL WARD AT THE VSO OFFICE AT 9:00AM. FOR MORE INFO CALL THE VSO OFFICE.
President Robert Opthof USMC
Vice President Larry Troxell US Navy
Secretary Karen Lucas US Navy
Treasurer Keith Seitzer USA
Corresponding Secretary Gary Hufford USA
Ernie Wilson USA Ret.
Terry Mitchell USA
Sam Cogswell USA
Russ Surbrook USA
Gary Thorpe USA
Cecil Smith USAF
TO VIEW HIT ON NAME
SGT.ALVIN C YORK
1ST/SGT MILO LEMBERT
CHAPTER 1015 is one of 650 Chapters nation wide. There are 48 State Councils. The VVA has more than 75,000 members. Founded in 1978,
Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally charteredand exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. VVA is organized as a not-for-profit corporation

and is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Service Code
Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty
(for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961, and May 7, 1975,
or in any duty location between August 5, 1964, and May 7, 1975.
AS OF OCTOBER 20, 2018 THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE NATIONAL VVA PASSED A MOTION TO ONLY HAVE ONE CLASS OF MEMBERS LIFE. FOR MORE INFO SEE THEIR INFO PAGE

NEXT BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MAY 20, 2019 @11:00AM
NEXT REGULAR MEETING IS APRIL 29, 2019 SOCIAL HOUR 5:00PM, (serving Papa Johns Pizza) MEETING 6:00PM
Board of Directors Meeting All Chapter Meetings Are Held At The Senior Citizens Of Cumberland County.
The Center Is Located At 1460 South Main St.
It Is Right Next To The American Legion.
Board Of Directors Meet The Next To Last Monday of The Month.
Regular Meeting are The Last Monday Of The Month. Meetings 1800 Hours, With Social Hour 1700 Hours.
THE FALLEN OUTDOORS.
AN ORGANIZATION THAT TAKES VETERANS HUNTING AND FISHING (NO COST)
TO FIND OUT MORE INFO HIT BELOW
MORE INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AS EACH DATE NEARS
MAY 18, 2019, 7:00PM OUR COLOR GUARD WILL HAVE A FLAG FOLDING CEREMONY AT THE PALACE THEATER
MAY 22, 2019 AT THE DAV 486 SPARTA DRIVE CROSSVILLE. HELP WITH CLAIMS ETC. STAFFED BY HIGHLY TRAINED NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICERS. THEY WILL HELP WITH THE CLAIMS AND APPEAL PROCESS. YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DAV TO ATTEND. IT IS OPEN TO ALL VETS. IT WILL BE FROM 8:00AM-3:00PM. A LUNCH WILL BE SERVED
May 24~25, 2019 LAKE TANSI CRAFTS FAIR. WE WILL BE SELLING OUR GOODS AGAIN THIS YEAR. GARY HUFFORD WILL BE SENDING OUT SIGN SHEETS SOON.
MAY 27, 2019 AT THE COURTHOUSE LAWN, MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES. THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY BAND WILL BE PLAYING. CHECK BACK FOR TIME.
JUNE 14, 2019 FLAG FOLDIND CEREMONY AT THE FAIRFIELD GLADE COMMUNITY CHURCH ON SNEAD DRIVE. (GO TO SECOND SNEAD DRIVE) BEGGINING AT 3:30PM
JUNE 16-20 2019 NATIONAL CONVENTION SPOKANE WA.
SEPTEMBER 8, 2019 CHAPTER PICNIC AT LAKE TANSI SAME PLACE AS LAST FEW YEARS 1:00PM-4:00PM.
DECEMBER 9, 2019 CHAPTER CHRISTMAS PARTY 5:00PM-7:00PM A COMMITTEE IS LOOKING INTO HAVING IT CATERED. MORE INFO TO COME
< FONT FACE="Times New Roman"> MINUTES OF MEETINGS CAN BE FOUND UNDER MEMBERS ONLY PAGE.
BY-LAWS
VVA Application ~~
Fillable AVVA Application~~
Local Killed in Action~
Members Only~~
National VVA
National AVVA
~~ Links ~~
A Salute To Our Fallen~~
State VVA~~
Who We Are~~
Links~~
The VA

VA Benefits
VVA Constitution ~~
By-Laws~~
Deceased Members ~~
Lake Tansi Dedication
S/SGT Beryl Blaylock USAF 4/26/68~~
S/SGT Fredrick Hassler USA 12/30/69~~
PFC Johnny Lee USA KIA 5/10/67~~<
BU-2 Jerry Baxter Edmonds USN KIA 12/31/1970~~
S/SGT Moses Tabor USMC 11/22/65
SGT. David Holmes USA 7/16/66~~
1ST SGT Nelson Henry USA 10/28/67~~
SP4 Lynn Hayes USA 5/17/67~~
L/Cpl Jack Sutton USMC 4/24/67~~
The DAV Post #32 of Crossville has free transportation to the VA Hospital in Murfreesboro and Nashville.
Monday and Wednesday to Murfreesboro, Tuesday and Thursday to Nashville. CALL FOR INFO @ DAV (931)456-5475 for a ride before
NOON THE THURSDAY THE WEEK BEFORE THE APPOINTMENT. THIS IS A GREAT SERVICE.. IT'S ONE OF THOSE THINGS IF YOU DON'T USE IT YOU COULD LOSE IT.
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