Support our Troops
Please view resources below for active duty military and family, veterans and how you can support our Armed Forces. If you are looking for information on military legislation and my role on the Armed Services Committee, please visit my National Security page.
All active duty military, veterans, and family members are invited to my annual Veterans' Workshop held every spring.
Active Duty Military & Veterans' Assistance
Service Academies & Educational Opportunities
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Tennessee Department of Veteran Affairs
Resources for Wounded Soldiers
- State of TN Military Order of the Purple Heart
The Military Order of the Purple Heart is a fraternal organization of Combat Wounded Veterans of all branches of the American Armed Forces. They provide assistance to all veterans in applying for Veteran's Administration benefits, and give support to Fisher House, Operation Stand Down, and to any Veteran in need.
- Courage Beyond at Centerstone (formerly Not Alone)
Courage Beyond at Centerstone provides confidential, no-cost or low-cost programs and services to warriors and their families facing PTSD and other invisible wounds of military service.
- Project Healing Waters
Project Healing Waters serves in the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and veterans through the art of fly fishing. Programs are now up and running in all TN VA major medical facilities as well as the WTU at Ft. Campbell.
- Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) serves military service members who incurred service-connected wounds, injuries, or illnesses on or after September 11, 2001 and their families.