Tuesday, October 29, 2013

VA Commissioner of TN to Speak to Brentwood Woman’s Club

Many-Bears Grinder, the first female selected to head the Tennessee Department of Veterans’ Affairs, will address the Brentwood Woman’s Club at the Brentwood Library, November 5 @ 11am. Members of the public are invited to hear her speak and learn about veterans’ issues in our state. 

Commissioner Grinder retired from the Tennessee Army National Guard as a Colonel with over 35 years of service in order to serve in Governor Haslam’s cabinet. She is an Operation Enduring Freedom combat veteran, having served as the Head of Secretariat for the International Police Coordination Board. She traveled throughout Afghanistan, working with international diplomats and police as well as the Afghan leaders and local police officers, to ensure standardized training and equipment for the Afghan Police. 

This program, part of the The Brentwood Woman’s Club regularly scheduled monthly meeting, will begin @ 11am. Those who would like to learn more about the Brentwood Woman’s Club are invited to attend its business meeting starting @ 9:30am. Information of the club’s activities can be found on its web- site: www.bwctn.org