County Offical Info
Mark Harris
Mark Harris
Putnam County Veteran Service Officer
90 E Spring St
Cookeville, TN 38501
8:00am to 4:00pm, Lunch 11:30-12:30
Monday - Friday

Assist veterans, surviving spouses, and veteran families in filing claims with the Veterans Administration to obtain VA Healthcare, Compensation,  Pension,  Survivor Benefits, Burial Benefits and more.

Can also assist in obtaining military records and discharges from Tennessee state records or the National Archives.


Directions from I-40

- Take the Cookeville/Sparta exit 287
- Go north on Jefferson Ave for approx. 2 miles to Courthouse square
- Turn left on East Spring St/Hwy 70 for 3 blocks
- Located at corner of Fleming Street and East Spring Street (90 E Spring St)
- Veterans Memorial Building, office on the right when entering building

Veteran Benefit Representative

Michael Glass
Veteran Benefit Representative


Useful links for Veterans

The PACT Act and your VA benefits

The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances. This law helps us provide generations of Veterans — and their survivors — with the care and benefits they’ve earned and deserve.

Pleural Mesothelioma Center

Military veterans, especially ones who served in the U.S. Navy, were unnecessarily exposed to asbestos during their service, placing them at risk for developing pleural mesothelioma. Learn more about how veterans were exposed and benefits that can help today.


Tennessee Department of Veterans Services

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services provides resources and services to assist Veterans it the state of Tennessee.


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Provides detailed information on claims submission, appeals and local VA contact information.


Veterans Benefits Administration

Veterans Benefits Administration provides financial and other forms of assistance to Veterans.