Mark Keck, Veteran Services Officer
Welcome to the Morgan County Veterans Service Office (VSO). I am Mark Keck your VSO. I am a 35 year career Naval Officer and have ben doing this job since 2013. It is my honor to assist my fellow veterans to navigate myriad of VA programs and help completing the pleather of paperwork required by the VA. There are many Federal and State programs we offer assistance for to the veterans. All of this at no cost to the veteran or their dependents.
As Morgan County Veterans Service Officer we are committed to Assisting veterans/dependents in applying for available federal benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office(VARO), by initiating or reopening claims, Assist veterans/dependents in appealing denied claims to the local VA Regional Office(VARO), the local Decision Review Officers, or the Board of Veterans Appeals in Washington D.C. We assist veterans in obtaining necessary inpatient and outpatient care from the VA Medical Centers(VAMCs) and Community Based Outreach Clinics(CBOCS). Help veterans in applying for available state benefits. Assists military retirees and their dependents or survivors in obtaining their benefits from the Department of Defense(DOD). Assist veterans in claims and proceedings involving the military services. Assists veterans in obtaining benefits or services from other agencies. Responsible for understanding and applying the following to all veterans and their dependents:
- Federal rules, regulations, and statutes of the VA and MDVA
- Case law of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
- Etiology and relationship of medical conditions
- Medical terminology, human anatomy, and physiology
- Social Security, Medicare, and all need-based federal and state programs
202 S Kingston Street
Wartburg, TN 37887
Located in the American Legion Building
Wartburg around back in the lower-level
Phone: (423) 215-1734
Tuesday – Thursday 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Monday and Friday by appointment