JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

The James H. Quillen VA Medical Center at Mountain Home will host a "veterans' stand down" Friday morning at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, in Johnson City.

The event is a community effort to help homeless veterans lift their spirits and improve their health by offering counseling, housing and legal resources, health care screenings and other services.

The event is from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., and all veterans are encouraged to attend.