Tennessee District 1

District 1 comprises the East Tennessee counties of Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington. 

District 1 Meetings

3rd Saturday Quarterly (Feb, May, Aug, Nov)

1400-1600

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Department of Tennessee

District 1

Staff and Officers 2023 - 2024

Position

Name

Post

TJ Miles

2108

Senior Vice Commander

Gregory Tester

2166

Junior Vice Commander

John T Dixon

1990

Robert Barnes

2108

Chief of Staff*

John T Dixon

1990

Inspector*

Antonio "Tony" Banchs

2166

Steve Bickford

2166

Chaplain

James L Boggess

6908

Surgeon*

Kyle Knight

2166

Judge Advocate*

Brian Fraley

2166

Service Officer*

Robert Barnes

2108

1 Year Trustee

Diane Lee

3380

2 Year Trustee

Allen McMichael

4933

3 Year Trustee

Steven D Owens

6908

Officer of the Day*

Timothy Clevenger

4933

VAVS Representative*

James Vaughn

9754

Membership Chair*

John T Dixon

1990

Buddy Poppy Chair*

Tom Godfrey

8779

Patriots Pen Chair*

Darla A Saunders

6908

Voice of Democracy Chair*

Darla A Saunders

6908

Educator Awards Chair*

Darla A Saunders

6908

Boy Scout Chair*

VACANT

VACANT

Community Chair*

Michael Jacobs

5266

Communication Chair*

Joseph McNulty

1990

Editor*

Kyle Payne

2108

District 1 Posts

Post 2108 Johnson City

Post 3380 Dandridge

Post 4933 Kingsport

Post 5266 Morristown

Post 8779 New Tazewell

423-352-6503 

Post 9543 Rogersville

423-272-7423

Post 9683 Bulls Gap

Post 9724 Jonesborough

Post 9754 Church Hill