Veterans’ Resources

Veterans Crisis Line
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
1-800-273-8255 Press 1

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services
Find your local TDVS State Veterans Services Office and make an appointment with a Veterans Resource Coordinator to file benefits claims. 
615-741-2345
https://www.tn.gov/veteran.html

Department of Veterans Affairs
Our Mission: to provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned — and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
800-827-1000
https://www.va.gov

Agent Orange exposure and VA disability compensation
If you have an illness caused by exposure to Agent Orange during military service, read below to find out if you may be eligible for disability compensation and how to apply.
https://www.va.gov/disability/eligibility/hazardous-materials-exposure/agent-orange/

eBenefits
Do you have disabilities resulting from a disease or injury related to your military service? You may be eligible for monthly benefits, no matter when or where you served.
https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage

Discharge Upgrade Information
Answer a series of questions to get customized step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a discharge upgrade or correction. If your application goes through and your discharge is upgraded, you’ll be eligible for the VA benefits you earned during your period of service.
https://www.va.gov/discharge-upgrade-instructions/

American Job Center of Tennessee – Gallatin
The Career Center provides opportunities for job seekers and employers through local, state, and federal career programs in a single location. On-site resource center with multi-media career information and employment & training information for both the job seeker and employer. A place where people and jobs connect! A veterans representative is available with an appointment.
615-451-5800
https://www.careeronestop.org/Veterans/

Address & Contact

Rebecca Gallion
Director
US Army Veteran

Jeff Oakey
County Service Officer
US Navy Retired

355 N Belvedere Drive, Room 114
Gallatin, TN 37066

Phone: 615-451-6014
Fax: 615-442-1158
Email: VSO@SumnerCountyTN.Gov

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Office Hours
Monday through Thursday 8AM – 4PM
Friday 8AM – 12:00PM

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Veterans’ Resources

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