United Veterans of Blount County Annual Awards

Andy Chandler Lifetime Achievement Award


  • 1996 - Andy Chandler
  • 1997 - Ernest Gardner
  • 1998 - Claude Burpee
  • 1999 - John Veal
  • 2000 - Irene Hicks
  • 2001 - James Tipton
  • 2002 - Charles Staley
  • 2003 - Rick Vickery
  • 2004 - Don Mattingly
  • 2005 - Jesse Fussell
  • 2006 - Charles Tungett
  • 2007 - Roy Coada
  • 2008 - Chuck Langston
  • 2009 - Tony Joyce
  • 2010 - Jim Watson
  • 2011 - Charles Staley
  • 2012 - Samuel Russell
  • 2013 - Jim Lawson
  • 2014 - Joe McCulley
  • 2015 - Mike Kennedy
  • 2016 - Jim Hoffman

Auxiliary Member of the Year


2006 - Elizabeth Prather
2013 - Donna Mathes
2014 - Karen Strickland
2015 - Helen Staley
2016 - Sandy Whitehead


Veteran of the Year


  • 2006 - Don Mattingly
  • 2008 - Joe McCulley
  • 2009 - Mike Kennedy
  • 2011 - Gene Patton
  • 2014 - Jene Thompson
  • 2015 - Doug Burt
  • 2016 - Billy Batson






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