Salute to Veterans

Remembering the Attack on Pearl Harbor, 80-Years Later

Dec 07, 2021 at 09:06 am by Producer

Joining host Scott Walker on air today to remember the attack on Pearl Harbor 80-years-ago is Hillary Miller, Director of the MTSU Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans Center.... Read More

Riverdale choir to commemorate attack on Pearl Harbor; traveling to Hawaii for Dec. 7 memorial parade

Dec 01, 2021 at 07:56 pm by WGNS

Former president Franklin D. Roosevelt said it was a day that would live in infamy.The day was December 7, and the year was 1941 and now, 80 years later, the choir from Riverd.... Read More

MTSU Faculty-Staff Veterans Stole Ceremony taps into emotions of serving country

Nov 12, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pete Neff became emotional, reflecting on his military service as a U.S. Air Force pilot — 137 combat missions and 834 flight hours supp.... Read More
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Special Salute to Veterans Broadcast from the Rutherford County Courthouse

Nov 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

A special Veterans Day ceremony took place outside on the east side of the Rutherford County Courthouse on Thursday (11/11/2021). The event was held on the semi-circle bricked.... Read More

This Veterans Day, the Tennessee Treasury, Unclaimed Property Division wants to return military medals to owners

Nov 10, 2021 at 07:57 pm by WGNS

This Veterans Day, the Tennessee Department of Treasury is asking for help in locating the owners of military medals held for safekeeping by the Division of Unclaimed Proper.... Read More

HCA Healthcare Announces $150,000 Donation to Local Veterans’ Organizations

Nov 09, 2021 at 08:23 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro,  Tenn. – HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, and the HCA Healthcare Foundation today ho.... Read More

Murfreesboro Native serves aboard nuclear-powered aircraft carrier “Mighty IKE”

Nov 09, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

By Rick Burke, Navy Office of Community Outreach Murfreesboro, Tennessee, native is serving aboard one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carri.... Read More

Special Veterans Ceremony in downtown Murfreesboro, Lunch for Veterans and More

Nov 08, 2021 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

Veterans Day takes place this Thursday and WGNS will broadcast a special Salute to Veterans from the downtown Murfreesboro square at 11AM. Bradley Academy Museum and Cultura.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System spotlights stories of hope during Compensated Work Therapy Week

Oct 19, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System kicks off Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) Week, Oct. 17 – 23, by sharing the inspirational stories of disabled Veterans who have obtain.... Read More

Flashback Frank - Black Slave Owner in Rutherford County

Sep 23, 2021 at 08:00 am by Dalton Barrett

Salute to Veterans and Learning About History

Sep 15, 2021 at 04:35 pm by WGNS

Retired US Army Master Sgt. Patrick Garland spent 17-years in the police corps and has learned more than most when it comes to understanding the causes of death. In this int.... Read More

Murfreesboro native conducts maintenance aboard USS America

Sep 13, 2021 at 10:18 am by WGNS

Photo: Electronics Technician 2nd Class Krystian Cruz, right, from Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Electronics Technician 3rd Class Guillermo Cardona, from Arlington, Texas. Picture.... Read More

Murfreesboro Native serves aboard nuclear-powered aircraft carrier “Mighty IKE”

Aug 17, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

A Murfreesboro, Tennessee, native is serving aboard one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).Petty Officer 2.... Read More

New VFW Post Created in Murfreesboro as Rutherford County Expects to See Influx of 28,000 Veterans This Year

Jul 21, 2021 at 01:56 pm by WGNS

A large number of Veterans have been moving into the Murfreesboro area over the past few months and that number will only increase between now and December. Due to the influx.... Read More

The Rutherford County Chapter of the DAV Continues to Help Local Veterans File Disability Paperwork

Jun 29, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

ABOVE: Full 14-minute interview. BELOW: News on the Rutherford County Chapter of the DAV...The Rutherford County Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has been helpi.... Read More

Looking Back: The D-Day Invasion on June 6, 1944

Jun 07, 2021 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Looking back in history, D-Day took place this month during World War II and lasted from June 6, 1944 to August 1944. About 150,000 men were involved in the invasion.With more.... Read More

Salute to Veterans features Andrew Farrer

Jun 02, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

In this Salute to Veterans, WGNS features Andrew Farrer, a Marine Combat Veteran who did three tours of duty. 

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