Birth of VETFEST:

Did you know it all started 37 years ago with the Star-Spangled Salute to Vietnam Veterans in 1981 right here in Middle Tennessee? 

VETFEST 2018- Thank you!

Nov 10 | Harlinsdale Farms Franklin, TN

 It was 28 degrees on the morning of November 10th.

Despite the freezing temperatures, hundreds of friends, family members, and supporters attended the 3rd annual VETFEST to celebrate military family service, celebrate the 243rd Marine Corps Birthday,  learn about community resources for Veterans, Veteran Owned Businesses, visit kid zone, military displays, and enjoy fantastic live music from our favorite artists!

Thank you!!!

HUGE Thank you to all the VETFEST volunteers, committee members,  organizations, local businesses, Tennessee National Guard, Tennessee State Guard 911th MP for showing your support to military families and making this event possible.  

 

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Lost & Found: 1 pair of reading glasses and a Red Pin - the pin looks like it was a reunion of their unit and we'd like to return this - please call 1-844-VETLINX.

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS
 
 

Williamson County Cadet Squadron (TN

Williamson County Cadet Squadron (TN-193) is a non-profit organization with Civil Air Patrol. We are part of the United States Air Force Auxiliary. We teach cadets age 12-18. We focus on Leadership character development, aerospace education, and physical fitness. Through our program cadets learn how to fly air planes and have many other opportunities.

Sport Clips giving away FREE MVP Haircuts comp cards as well as discounts tickets for our locations (coupons) also SELLING military rubber duckies for FUNDRAISING for Help A Hero through the VFW. Sport Clips offers guy friendly stylists in a sports themed environment and provides the MVP experience which is a precision haircut, a hot steam towel, a deep scalp massage and a neck/shoulder massage for men & boys

Nashville VA Regional Office

The Nashville VBA Regional Office is comprised of over 600 full-time employees serving a Veteran population of about 506,000 of all generations across Tennessee and Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. The Nashville VBA Regional Office administers approximately $1.4 billion in annual federal benefits. Programs include compensation, pension and vocational rehabilitation and employment. In addition, the Nashville Regional Office includes of one of eight National Call Centers providing customer service to clien

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the

Veterans of Foreign Wars is a nonprofit veterans’ service organization comprised of combat veterans and eligible military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces. Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in 1936, the VFW is the nation’s largest organization of war veterans and its oldest major veterans’ organization. With nearly 1.9 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in almost 7,000 Posts worldwide, “NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS.”

VVA

VVA Chapter 953 in Nashville, TN.

National Desert Storm War Memorial A

The National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial is a new national monument that has been approved by Congress and President Trump (March 2017) to be built by 2021 on the National Mall in Washington, DC. National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial Act - Authorizes the National Desert Storm Memorial Association to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and honor those who, as members of the Armed Forces, served on active duty in

Williamson Cty Veterans Treatment Co

VetCourt@WillamsonCounty-tn.gov

Caprine Fitness

VETERAN OWNED Caprine Fitness is a full service yoga studio offering event and goat yoga.

Rent A Ruminant

Vegetation management utilizing goat herds.

Slaves to Soldiers

Slaves to Soldiers is designed to help bring attention to the approximately 300 African American veterans of the US Army and US Navy from Williamson County, Tennessee who fought in the Civil War. Many of these men were enslaved before the War, emancipated themselves to join the federal forces and fought for their freedom and that of their families. After the War, their sacrifices have been largely forgotten. The Slaves to Soldiers program seeks sponsors for brick memorial pavers to be placed in

Nashville Vet Center

  • VetLinx
  • VETFEST

VetLinx is a 501c3 non-profit organization. 

P.O. Box 1166  Nolensville, Tennessee, 37135 - United States

1-844-VETLINX