He was one of less than 30 who were able to get off of a sinking ship during the D-Day Invasion

Jan 24, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

Bill Allen was a medic on a US Navy Ship during the D-Day Invasion. He sat down with WGNS' Truman Jones to talk more about that day, recalling memories of how his ship sunk, b.... Read More

WGNS' Scott Walker sat down with Vietnam Veteran Ralph J. Gervasio, Jr

Jan 11, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

WGNS' Scott Walker recently met with Vietnam Veteran Ralph J. Gervasio, Jr. He was drafted into the military many years ago and talked to me about the carnage he witnessed whe.... Read More

Growing up during the Race Wars and Serving Our Country in the US Army

Jan 11, 2021 at 10:53 am by WGNS

WGNS' Scott Walker highlights the joy of one mans' life who grew up during the times of race wars. While Ed is African American, he ignored the black and white issues during h.... Read More

An Interview with Keith Rudlaff, a US Army Veteran who served in Vietnam at the age of 19

Jan 06, 2021 at 07:06 pm by WGNS

This is an interview by Scott Walker with WGNS from 2014. In this segment, Walker talked to U.S. Army Veteran Keith Rudlaff who went into a Vietnam war zone at the age of 19 i.... Read More

A letter written to a US Soldier who could not be home with his family during Thanksgiving 2020

Jan 06, 2021 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

  Kerry Boylan of Biloxi, Mississippi volunteered to become a VA Redcoat, writing over 60 letters to the men and women who serve our country. This letter was written dur.... Read More

Do You Know a Veteran who has a Story to Tell?

Do you know of a US Veteran who would like to be interviewed? WGNS records and photographs local Veterans in Middle Tennessee and then archives their interview so that they can be listened to for years to come. This "Salute to Veterans" is a way to preserve history of local residents and pay tribute to the men and women who have served and who are currently serving our country. 
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