VA in Murfreesboro to Host PACT Act Veterans Resource Fair

Feb 28, 2024 at 04:58 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - The VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) is set to host a positive event for veterans on March 8, 2024, at Middle Tennessee State University’s Miller Education Center. The PACT Act Veterans Resource Fair, in collaboration with the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), aims to inform and assist veterans eligible for expanded benefits under the PACT Act, a law passed in 2022.


The PACT Act is a law that expanded health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances during their time in service. Stephanie Dorris, an enrollment supervisor at the Murfreesboro VA, told WGNS in a past interview...

Located at 503 East Bell Street in Murfreesboro, the resource fair will run from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., offering veterans an opportunity to learn about the enhanced benefits provided by the PACT Act. Eligible veterans can initiate claims with VBA representatives, enroll in VA health care, and explore various VA programs during the event.

A speaking engagement featuring representatives from TVHS and VBA Nashville Regional Office is scheduled for 3 p.m., providing valuable insights and information for attendees. Additionally, several VA programs will be available onsite, including the Veterans Benefits Administration, VA health care eligibility and enrollment, the Women Veteran Program, and the Military2VA Program, among others.

Veterans are encouraged to attend the PACT Act Veterans Resource Fair to learn more about the benefits available to them under the PACT Act and to take advantage of the various resources and services offered by the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System.