McMinn County, Tennessee

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Veteran Services

  Address Athens Office Staff
  McMinn County Veterans Services
Courthouse Annex
5 East Madison Avenue
Athens, TN 37303
(423) 744-1605
Susan Peglow - Director
Jaqueline Glassord - Administrative Assistant
The McMinn County Veterans Office assists McMinn County veterans in obtaining benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, "VA" for short.  The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offer a wide range of benefits to our Nation's veterans, service members and families.

ImageVeterans Benefits Administration pledges to:

  • Treat you with courtesy, compassion and respect at all times.
  • Communicate with you accurately completely and clearly.
  • Provide timely service to you.
  • Make our services accessible to you.
  • Fully answer your questions, concerns and complaints

Toll-Free Service Benefits Information and Assistance

Each VA benefit has its own eligibility requirements.  For more information about specific benefits, you may visit the VA office located in the McMinn County Court House Annex or contact us at the numbers listed.  

You may contact the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at (800) 827-1000 or visit their website at


Special Toll-Free Numbers  
VA Life Insurance 1-800-669-8477
Office of SLGI 1-800-419-1473
CHAMPVA 1-800-733-8387
Persian Gulf 1-800-749-8387
Headstones (Claims Status) 1-800-697-6947
Telecommunication Device for Deaf (TDD) 1-800-829-4833

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