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Human Resources

Office of Veterans Services

New Office Location

The Office of Veterans Services has moved to a new location in order to better serve the Veterans of Davidson County. The office is now located inside Operation Stand Down TN at 1125 12th Avenue South in Nashville, TN at the corner of 12th Avenue South and Edgehill Avenue. There is plenty of free parking available to clients as well as other services that Operation Stand Down TN may be able to provide if needed.

Our Mission

To advise Veterans and their families of all rights, privileges and benefits to which they may be entitled.


Veteran Service Officers are employees of Davidson County who are trained and certified through various Veteran Service Organizations, the TN Department of Veterans Services and the US Department of Veterans Affairs. We are here to assist Veterans in navigating the VA system and in applying for a variety of Veterans' benefits and entitlements as well as any State benefits and Community resources that may be available to the individual, which include, but are not limited to:

For more information you can download our brochure.

Office of Veterans Services Brochure

Who do we serve?

Out of the 95 counties in TN, over 80 of them employ a Veterans Service Officer. Each county is responsible for assisting the Veterans in their jurisdiction. At this location we will assist any Veterans, surviving spouses or eligible dependents who live, work, or attend school in Davidson County.

E-mail us if you have a question, or to schedule an appointment!

Staff Biography

Lisa Kiss

I was born in Michigan and lived there until I joined the Army in 1995. I enlisted after learning that the Army was going to let me play with explosives! Which is funny considering prior to Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training, the most dangerous thing I had ever seen, let alone played with, was a sparkler. I served 7 Honorable years as an EOD Technician and attained the rank of E-6. I spent the next decade traveling the globe ridding the world of unexploded ordnance. As a civilian contractor I spent a year in Iraq, a year in Puerto Rico and 6 months in Guam. I also took numerous contracts here in the US. While looking for employment between contracts, I went to Operation Stand Down TN (a non-profit Veterans service organization here in Nashville) and was asked to interview for a current job opening. I was hired to work in the Homeless Prevention Rapid Rehousing Program (HPRP), which is the precursor to the Supportive Services for Veterans and Families (SSVF) grant which the VA funds today. Several years later, I became a Veterans Service Officer for Davidson County.

Katie Davis

Davidson County has a new Veterans Service Officer!! Katie's bio will be posted soon. Stay tuned!