BlueCross Honors Veterans Nov. 11

Fallen five colleague Lieutenant Commander Tim White to speak

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will host its 2016 Veterans Recognition event on Nov. 11 at 1:30 p.m. on Cameron Hill in Chattanooga. The event is designed to honor the company’s 200 employee veterans and all those who served in the armed forces.

This year’s event will feature special guest Lieutenant Commander Tim White, commander of the Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga. On July 16, 2015, he was involved in the response to the terrorist attack on the center. Lt. Cmdr. White has served in numerous deployments and has earned multiple decorations, including commendation and achievement medals from the Navy and Marine Corps, as well as various campaign, unit, and service honors.

Who: BlueCross Blueshield of Tennessee

What: Annual Veterans Day Recognition featuring Lt. Cmdr. Tim White, commander, Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga, sharing his military experiences; a wreath-laying ceremony and the BlueCross choir

Where: 1 Cameron Hill Circle, Cameron Hill Courtyard, downtown Chattanooga

When: Fri., Nov. 11 from 1:30 – 2 p.m. ET

Why: To honor veterans who served our country and recognize their contributions to the workplace

About BlueCross®

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s mission is to provide peace of mind through better health. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based company is focused on serving more than 3.4 million members in Tennessee and across the country. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company’s website at

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