Knoxville Group bringing veterans together to adjust to civilian life

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -Veterans got together on Saturday to laugh and wash some cars to support a nonprofit organization, Irreverent Warriors.

The nonprofit’s motto includes bringing veterans together with humor and camaraderie to improve mental health and prevent suicide. The local chapter tries to get together for fundraisers like the car wash and have a big hike planned on October 17th.

This year they have the first hike planned in Knoxville. Veterans Richard Farrer and Jesse Hawe helped coordinate the events. They say it helps connect veterans adjusting to civilian life.

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