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Survivor Outreach Services


Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things anyone can go through.  Survivor Outreach Services connects you with people who can move you forward to find strength.





Services offered:


• Provide expertise on State & Federal survivor benefits.

• Provide guidance and assistance to the Family in regard to entitlements and local resources.

• Arrange for estate and financial advice when requested.

• Educate the military command, community social services and support agencies of the needs of our military Survivors.

• Form networks and support groups so Survivors will have peer support readily available

• Connect Survivors with appropriate mental health support/counseling as requested

• Supply Survivors with resource referrals for Peer Support, Bereavement Counseling, Emergency Financial Services, Tricare, Educational Benefits, Obtaining Military Reports, Assisting in Military Benefits





For more information, please contact:


Russ Maxey

Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator

686 Fitzhugh Blvd., Suite B205

Smyrna, TN 37167

Office: (615) 355-3701




Don Grindstaff

Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator - (East, TN)

AFRC, 253 Don May Drive

Johnson City, TN 37615-3065

Office: (423) 467-2131

Cell: (423) 328-6894




Tami Edwards

Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator - (West, TN)

2610 East Holmes Rd.

Memphis, TN 38118

(901) 653-4088




Tijuana (TJ) Jordan

Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator - (South Central & South East, TN)

1801 Holtzclaw Avenue, Suite A-107

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Office: (423) 634-3811





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East TN Office: (423) 467-2131

Middle TN Office: (615) 355-3701

West TN Office: (901) 395-5931

South Central & South East TN Office:  (423) 634-3811





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