Salute to Veterans: Continuing Series about Vietnam

May 16, 2021 at 07:24 pm by WGNS

The audio in this post is an ongoing series that focuses on an Air Force Officer who flew in Vietnam. James Deck, better known by his friends as JD, took part in rigorous trai.... Read More

UPDATED: Ron Leonard Retired from the Military and Now Works with Veterans who Suffer from PTSD with K9's

Apr 19, 2021 at 03:17 pm by WGNS

Ron Leonard served ten years in the US Navy followed by ten years in the Army. After retirement, he has wholeheartedly worked with Veterans who suffer from PTSD and local law.... Read More

UPDATED: WWII Sgt. Norman L. Elzeer flew in a B-24 during 21-Missions

Mar 29, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

This Salute to Veterans is a series, which features WWII Sgt. Norman L. Elzeer. Below, you will find all of the different salutes with Sgt. Elzeer.  More about Sgt. Elze.... Read More

Struggles with PTSD from Iraq Lead to Creativity for One Staff Sgt.

Mar 23, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Lee struggled with PTSD after returning home from Iraq. Lee served in the US Army for 10-years where he was stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas. He c.... Read More

Vietnam War Veterans and their Families Invited to March 27th Event in Murfreesboro

Mar 17, 2021 at 01:28 pm by WGNS

All Vietnam War era veterans and their families in the Rutherford County area - - are invited to the fourth anniversary of “National Vietnam War Veterans Day.”The.... Read More

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

Mar 14, 2021 at 11:02 am 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

Salute to Veterans: Writing Letters of Everyday Life

Feb 18, 2021 at 04:15 am by WGNS

Writing letters to those recovering in VA Hospital's and medical facilities around the country is a positive way to cheer up someone’s day. VA Volunteer and Redcoat Kerr.... Read More

Salute to Veterans: WWII VETERAN IN TENNESSEE ONCE WORKED AT AREA 51

Feb 17, 2021 at 04:15 am by WGNS

This WWII Veteran has a rugged exterior standing about 6 feet tall with grit in his face that says tread lightly. The U.S. Marine who calls Murfreesboro, TN home has work.... Read More

Salute to Veterans: The Vietnam War at age 18

Feb 16, 2021 at 04:00 am by WGNS

"I think about it all the time, no one has ever looked through my eyes and no one has ever worn my boots." - Russell Ashton, U.S. Army. He had that Clint Eastwood look in his.... Read More

WWII Veteran Dr. Charles Edwin Howard

Feb 04, 2021 at 03:30 am by WGNS

In this salute, WGNS highlights WWII Veteran Dr. Charles Edwin Howard. These are a series of salutes which feature Dr. Howard talking about his time in the Air Force pre-WWII.... 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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