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YRRP Yellow Ribbon Reintergration Program

The Yellow Ribbon Program was established by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2008, Section 582, which required the National Guard and Reserve Forces to establish a national combat veteran reintegration program.

What is the Yellow Ribbon Program?

The Yellow Ribbon Program provides deployment cycle support for Servicemembers and their families by hosting 3 types of events- Pre-Deployment, During Deployment, and Reintegration (at the 30, 60, and 90 day marks post deployment). These events serve as a gateway to resources available to the Servicemembers and their families. These resources include but are not limited to: TriCare, Military One Source, Military Family Life Consultants, Personal Financial Counselor, Director of Psychological Health, Chaplain services, Transitional Assistance Advisor, Operation: Military Kids, Youth Programs, Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve, Education, Red Cross Support, Universities, etc.

What’s in the Yellow Ribbon Program for me?

Yellow Ribbon provides meals and licensed

childcare providers at all events.

 

Yellow Ribbon may provide mileage reimbursement for up to two (2) authorized family members per Servicemember. Authorized family members entitled to reimbursements include: parents, spouses, and children. The authorized family member must travel over 50 miles (one way), from Home of Record to event location, in order to qualify for reimbursement. These same authorized family members (up to 2) are also eligible for one night’s lodging reimbursements at some events. These reimbursements will be conducted after the event. A travel voucher (Form 1351-2) will be completed at the event. Please be sure to bring a voided check/account information for reimbursements to be processed.

 

 

What can I expect at these events?

For Information Regarding The Yellow Ribbon Program:

 

1SG Michael Loyd - Army National Guard

 (615) 313-0689   Email

 

Randall Myers - Air National Guard

(615) 313-0991

 

QUESTIONS?

Contact the Joint Public Affairs Office at:  615-313-0633

 

 

CRISIS INTERVENTION

In Tennessee, if you or another Servicemember you know is in crisis, call (855) 435-7492 for assistance 24 hours a day,  7 days a week.

 

If this is a sexual assault issue, contact:

JFHQ SARC

615-313-3121

M-F 0700-1700hrs

 

Safe Helpline

(877) 995-5247

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