East Tennessee Military Affairs Council: (865) 637-4550

Local Resources


AAFES Base Exchange

105 Briscoe Drive
McGhee Tyson ANG Base TN 37777-6220

Phone Number: (865) 985-3400
Manager: Mrs. Alice Hollaway
Hours: Mon –Fri, 10:00-7:00, Sat 10:00-5:00, Sun, Closed (except Drill Weekends)
Note: Call to confirm hours as they are subject to change because of student population and Drill Weekends.
Barber Shop: (865) 985-3401
Cleaners: (865) 977-4416


Armed Forces Club

207 Briscoe Drive
McGhee Tyson ANG Base TN 37777-6207

Phone Number: (865) 985-4700
Manager: Chief (Ret) Bill Barnett
Hours: Tue-Thur, 4:30-10:00, Fri-Sat, 4:00-1:00, Sun, 3:00-10:00


Department of Veteran Affairs Dental and Out-Patient Clinic

8033 Ray Mears Blvd (near Target)
Knoxville, TN 37919
865) 545-4666


Department of Veteran Affairs Knoxville Vet Center

2817 E. Magnolia Ave
Knoxville, TN 37914

Jim Caldwell, LMFT
Team Leader, Knoxville Vet Center
PH: (865) 545-4680


Humana Military Healthcare Services (Tri-Care)

192-B Market Place Blvd (across from Grady’s on Peters Road)
Knoxville, TN 37922

  • TRICARE Information 1-800-444-5445
  • Health Care Finder 1-800-444-5445
  • Claims Services 1-800-403-3950
  • Authorization Line 1-800-444-5445
  • Emergency Care 1-800-444-5445
  • Behavioral Health Care Services 1-800-700-8646
  • Humana Military Fraud and Abuse Hotline 1-800-333-1620
  • Humana Military Audio Health Library 1-877-217-7946
  • TRICARE Prime Remote 1-877-249-9179
  • TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy 1-866-363-8667
  • TRICARE Retail Pharmacy 1-866-363-8779
  • TRICARE for Life 1-866-773-0404
  • Online Beneficiary Services (Web Site) 1-800-444-5445

www.humana-military.com (general information on Tri-Care)
www.mytricare.com (check on Tri-Care claims)


ID Card Information

For Air Force and Army active duty, retired, dependent:

HQ134th Air Refueling Wing
134 Briscoe Drive
McGhee Tyson ANGB, TN 37777

Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 0800-1100 and 1300-1600
Appointments are required,
please call (865)336-3254.

Sponsor is required to sign DD Form 1172

Documentation Required:

  • Retirement Order
  • DD Form 214
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Divorce Certificate
  • Death Certificate
  • Active Duty Order
  • School Order
  • Promotion Order
  • Appointment Order

Note: Dependent ID cards will not be issued on drill weekends.

For U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard: The only two local facilities are 278th ACR,ARNG, 3330 Sutherland Ave and 134th ARW, McGhee Tyson ANG Base.


Knoxville Vet Center, Station #0720

vetcenter

Emily Feeback, LCSW, ACSW, BCD – Supervisory Social Worker / Team Leader

2817 E. Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37914

Phone: (865) 633-0000
Fax: (865) 545-4198
Toll Free: 1-877-WAR-VETS

vetcenter.va.gov


Pass and Vehicle Registration Section

134th Security Forces Squadron
Building Number 208
McGhee Tyson ANGB, TN 37777

Call for hours
Phone Number: (865) 985-3270


Volunteers of America of Kentucky and Tennessee

Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Project
(Located in Volunteer Ministry Building)
511 N. Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-524-3926 (Ext: 235, 241, or 254)

Managed By: Volunteers of America of Kentucky and Tennessee
933 Goss Avenue
Louisville, KY 40217-9943

Phone: (865) 951-0682 and 951-0349
Fax number: (865) 951-0164
Program Manager: Carla Kimble.

Volunteers of America
SSVF
(Located in Volunteer Ministry Building)
511 N. Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-524-3926 (Ext: 235, 241, or 254)

119 N Daisy Street
Morristown, TN 37814
423-289-1679
Melanie Finuf, SSVF Program Manager – 865-438-8119

Program Description: The Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Project (HVRP) provides outreach, needs assessment, case management, employment counseling, job training/job skills enhancement, job placement, and transportation to homeless Veterans in Knoxville, Tennessee, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The HVRP links homeless Veterans with other appropriate service provides, such as Local Veterans’ Representatives at the Department for Employment Services, Community Based Services, VA Medical Clinic and VA Medical Center, Local Housing Authorities, and other service providers. The HVRP reintegrates Veterans into the workforce and links homeless Veterans with potential employers with the objective of helping them achieve self-sufficiency. The HVRP provides 180 days follow-up to ascertain job retention.

Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday 8am – 4:00pm

For More Information, Contact:Clyde Vincent, LBSW
Program Manager
Phone: (865) 546-4813
Fax: (865) 951-0164
Email: clydev@voaky.org


Miscellaneous Links

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

Tips for Your Next PCS Move

Service Member’s Legal Rights While on Active Duty

Guide to Financial Assistance for Military Families

Sesame Street for Military Families

Guide to Buying and Keeping Your Home in the Military

Employment Resources for Military Spouses

Military Service Member’s Guide to Starting a Business