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

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

Five Rutherford County graduates will attend prestigious United States Air Force, Naval and Military Academy at West Point; four seniors presented with ROTC Distinguished Leader Graduate Awar

May 11, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Lance Garcia was 10 years old when his father decided to enlist in the United States Air Force.The Central Magnet senior’s grandfather did the same in the 1940s.“T.... 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

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

New Military Service honor expands MTSU Distinguished Alumni Awards; nomination deadline nears

Mar 05, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — An expansion of the MTSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Awards involves the addition of a new Military Servic.... Read More

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

Feb 02, 2021 at 01:15 am 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

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

Jan 27, 2021 at 03:30 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

1 in 3 Military families have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-related unemployment

Oct 22, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

1 in 3 military families have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-related unemployment among military spouses. As a result, many military families now find it difficult.... Read More

From Murfreesboro, TN to the Pacific Ocean - Serving our Country

Aug 04, 2020 at 10:12 am by WGNS

US Navy Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Benjamin Williams from Murfreesboro is deep in the Pacific Ocean.One of his duties is to man a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the guided-.... Read More