We, the members of the Tennessee Regional Group of the Blinded Veterans Association mission is to develop a closer relationship among the blinded veterans of our Nation; to assist in their rehabilitation; to hasten their acceptance into the community; to keep members informed of the facilities, and to help in their
Within the Tennessee Region, there are several VA Medical Centers which are serving our veterans. Among the Veteran Hospital locations are: Nashville (Tennessee Valley VAMC); Knoxville (Mountain Home VAMC) and Memphis VAMC. Additional services provided are:
1. Advocating for veteran benefits to improve the quality of life
2. Providing adaptive sports as a resource to improve the physical and mental capacity incorporated in his or her lifestyle
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MEMBER OF THE MONTH
Any person who has served in the Armed Forces of the United States if he/she has sustained an impairment of sight or vision. The criteria for impairment is defined as central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with corrective lenses, or a visual field restriction of no greater than 20 degrees or less in the better eye.
Any supportive organization, group or person who desires to support our free programs for blinded veterans. You are also lending your voice to the Association as we advocate for policies and issues that affect every blinded veterans. With over 40 Regional Groups around the country, you can also take part on a local level in social events and raising awareness of the challenges facing blinded veterans.