Air Force Association
Gen Bruce K. Holloway Chapter
Paula Penson, President:
Chapter meets the 1st Thursday of each month 12:15 pm at McGhee Tyson Air Base Dining Hall
Air Force Sergeants Association
AFSA Chapter 479
Meets on 2nd Tuesday, 4:00 PM at Armed Forces Club, McGhee Tyson ANGB
President Colin Mike Gates, MSgt USAF(RET)
341 Eaton Village Trace
Lenoir City, TN 37771-8705
(H) (865) 986-7526 (M) (865) 640-5937
Admiral D. G. Farragut
CDR William D. Graf, SC, USNR
POC – Cliff Willis
Disabled American Veterans
Meeting 2nd Thursday, 5:30 PM
2600 Holbrook Dr , Knoxville, TN 37918 865-689-7789
Commander Harry Dexter
Adjutant – Lois A. Dexter 609-8197 – Fax609-7345 –
Treasurer – Gerald Clark – 690-1822
Meal at 5:30 – Meeting at 6:30
East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association – ETVMA
To Honor Those Who Served. . .
To Remember Those Who Fell. . .
To Teach the Values of Freedom. . .
P.O. Box 3714
Knoxville TN 37927
Fleet Reserve Association
Branch and Unit 194
What is the Fleet Reserve Association?
The FRA is comprised of sea service enlisted personnel who have served or now serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (active duty, reserve, retired) and commissioned officers with at least one day of enlisted sea service. The Fleet Reserve Association was Federally Chartered in 1924 as a professional non-profit organization that is devoted to the interests of Enlisted and retired members of the United States Sea Services.
Meeting 1st Sunday each month @ 1400
Cokesbury UMC, Community Center
(GPS locating address)
9915 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922-3319
Honor Air Knoxville
HonorAir Knoxville is dedicated to honoring East Tennessee World War II and Korean War vetrans and the sacrifices they made to ensure our freedoms.
Knoxville Area Veterans Stand Down
Lt Alexander Bonnyman Unit of the Young Marines
The Young Marines program is open to all boys and girls ages 8 through completion of high school who are in good standing at school. Since the Young Marines’ humble beginnings, in 1958, with one unit and a handful of boys, the organization has grown to over 240 units with 10,000 boys and girls and 3,000 adult volunteers in 46 states and the District of Columbia. We also have units in Germany, Japan and affiliates in other countries.
Marine Corps League
Meets Monthly – Last Tuesday at 1800 – Naval marine Corps Reserve Training Center, Alcoa Hwy
Commandant: Jim Williams
PO Box 145
Knoxville, TN 37901
Members of the Marine Corps League join together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service that they may effectively promote the ideals of American freedom and democracy, voluntarily aiding and rendering assistance to all Marines, FMF Corpsmen and former Marines and FMF Corpsmen and to their widows and orphans; and to perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines.
Military Officers Association of America – MOAA
An independent, nonprofit, politically nonpartisan organization, MOAA is operated exclusively to benefit members of the uniformed services — active duty, former and retired, National Guard and Reserve — and their families and survivors. MOAA is dedicated to preserving their earned entitlements and to maintaining a strong national defense. Six out of 10 retired officers belong to MOAA, as do more than 30,000 active duty officers.
Chapter Name: East Tennessee Chapter
Address: PO Box 24074
City/State/Zip: Knoxville, TN 37933-2074
2015 President – James C. Fetterman, Colonel, USAF (Ret)
1906 Greenland Way, Apt. 102
Knoxville, TN 37932
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Military Order of the World Wars – MOWW
Knoxville Chapter Commander
Owen S. Haddock
737 Aeronca Road
Knoxville, TN 37919
(415) 786-6307 Cell Ph
Meets 2nd Wednesday
Rothchilds Catering Center
11:00 – 12:00 Lunch and socializing. Lunch comprising salad, soup, sandwich, dessert, and drink is $12.00 including tax.
12:00 – 13:00 Chapter meeting
National Association for Uniformed Services – NAUS
Upper East Tennessee Chapter TN-1
NAUS is a Washington DC based national military association of all ranks and services with goals aligned with many of the other similar military associations. Their main thrust is lobbying Congress in military associated affairs.
Locally our members meet for lunch at 11:00 the third Tuesday of each month at RJ Courtyard, Alcoa Highway.
Our main objectives are to develop and support activities which will promote the general well being of members of the uniformed services and their families and to educate community, business and political leaders on the military.
We invite a speaker to each meeting to discuss topics of general interest to our membership. We invite you to join us.
President Ole Olson 865-379-2829
V/President Andy Higginbotham 865-693-5343
V/President David Taylor 865-970-2827
Naval Reserve Association
Naval Reserve Association is now known as Association of the United States Navy.
Navy League of the United States
John H. Woodard, Jr.
Knox County Records Management
1000 N. Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: 865-215-5661 (daytime)
Reserve Officers Association – ROA
POC – Phil Reichle
US Naval Academy Alumni Association
USNA AA Knoxville-Oak Ridge chapter
c/o Mark Kohring
2033 Bishops Bridge Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37922
Vietnam Veterans of America – VVA
The VVA – Knoxville Chapter 1078 meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm at the American Red Cross Office, 6921 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37909
Contact the Chapter
Don Smith, President
Women Marines Association
Rocky Top Chapter, WMA, meets quarterly. We usually meet at a members’ home or restaurant where we conduct our business and enjoy each others company. Check out our website for time and location of next meeting/event.
P.O. Box 4485
Maryville, TN 37802-4485