Michael E. Barnes – Veterans Service Officer

Michael Barnes Veterans Service OfficeThe mission of the County Veterans Service Office is to provide accredited representation to Veterans,
surviving spouses and their family members in filing applications.

We provide information to Veterans and families on all federal and state benefits earned by Veterans in
their service to their country.

Kristi Ball — Veterans Service Office Assistant

Filing Applications for:

  • Service Connected Disability Compensation
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
  • Improved Pension Program with Housebound/Aid and Attendance
    Health Benefits Enrollment
  • Burial Benefits, Flag, Headstone, Markers and Military Honors
  • GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation and Dependents Educational Assistance
  • VA Insurance Programs
  • File Notice of Disagreements and Appeals (form 9) for denied claims
  • Order replacement copies of discharge papers, military records, service medical records
    and order replacement issue for medals earned.
  • Transportation to and from James H Quillen VAMC

Important Information

Veterans Service

Hours of operation
Mon—Fri 8AM—4pm (closed all county holidays)

360 East Main St
Newport, TN 37821


James H. Quillen VAMC
Johnson City, TN

VA Outpatient Center
Sevierville, TN

VA Outpatient Center
Morristown, TN