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Suicide Among the Local Veteran Population
Suicide Among the Local Veteran Population

The data from 2016, which was the most recently compiled information, showed that 30.1 per 100,000 veterans committed suicide compared to 17.4 per 100,000 non veterans committing suicide.

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37th MTSU Salute to Armed Forces game Nov. 2 recognizes veterans
37th MTSU Salute to Armed Forces game Nov. 2 recognizes veterans

Veterans from all eras will be recognized, but those from World War I will be featured Friday, Nov. 2, during the 37th Salute to Armed Forces during several pregame activities and also during the nationally televised...

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Local VA seeks participants, volunteers for Veterans Day parade
Local VA seeks participants, volunteers for Veterans Day parade

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) will honor the residents of its Community Living Centers and all Veterans with a parade Saturday, November 10th at 11 a.m. at its Alvin C. York campus at 3400 Lebanon Road.

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Homeless Veteran in Murfreesboro Nursing Baby Squirrel Back to Health
Homeless Veteran in Murfreesboro Nursing Baby Squirrel Back to Health

Randy McDonald, a homeless veteran in Murfreesboro, has a new friend...

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VA seeks recently separated Veterans for focus groups
VA seeks recently separated Veterans for focus groups

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) is inviting men and women who have separated from any military service within the last five years to participate in a focus group Tuesday, June 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at its Alvin C. York campus at 3400 Lebanon Pike.

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WW II Veteran in Tennessee once worked at Area 51 - Now Gives Teddy Bears to Kids
WW II Veteran in Tennessee once worked at Area 51 - Now Gives Teddy Bears to Kids

World War II Marine Glenn H King is not your average 89 year old. He has seen and been involved in the history of America. He has also been a part of our nations military defense system.

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VA offers new class for separating service members in the Middle Tennessee area
VA offers new class for separating service members in the Middle Tennessee area

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) will offer an Introduction to Whole Health class Friday, Mar. 9 at 10:00 a.m. in the media center of its Alvin C. York campus at 3400 Lebanon Pike.

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MTSU red stole honors graduating student veterans heading to career changes
MTSU red stole honors graduating student veterans heading to career changes

Darrell Wright II served his country from 1992-2001, started a family, entered college as a freshman at MTSU in 2013 and helped fellow student veterans in the Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center.

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Fundraiser to be held Dec. 2nd for U.S. Veteran Tiny Homes in Rutherford County, TN
Fundraiser to be held Dec. 2nd for U.S. Veteran Tiny Homes in Rutherford County, TN

A fundraiser has been planned for December 2nd on the MTSU campus that will help pay for new tiny homes for Veterans. Because Franklin has a background in music as a songwriter and musician, he has helped to organize an event called Tennessee Idol.

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Murfreesboro woman defrauded of her late husbands VA check
Murfreesboro woman defrauded of her late husbands VA check

It is a special kind of low to defraud an elderly woman of her late husbands Veterans Disability Check. That is exactly what occurred in Murfreesboro.

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Murfreesboro Navy Veteran pleads guilty in disability fraud case
Murfreesboro Navy Veteran pleads guilty in disability fraud case

Edmond Deslatte, 46, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., pleaded guilty Friday to making a false statement to a federal agent in connection with an investigation into his disability benefits payments...

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Veteran-turned-writer separates fact from fiction in April 14 address
Veteran-turned-writer separates fact from fiction in April 14 address

A retired U.S. Marine who turned his military career into critically acclaimed literature will share his experiences at MTSU.

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Veterans and Suicide: Taking Too Many Tennessee Lives
Veterans and Suicide: Taking Too Many Tennessee Lives

Veterans in Tennessee and across the country could gain access to improved mental health services, with expected Congressional passage today (Monday) of legislation aimed at preventing suicide among former service members.

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Help a WWII or Korean War Veteran take an Honor Flight
Help a WWII or Korean War Veteran take an Honor Flight

Michael Zietz who is a Murfreesboro member of the organization, says it's important to act now because there are very few World War II and Korean War Veterans alive today....

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Veteran takes an honor flight (check out these pictures)
Veteran takes an honor flight (check out these pictures)

An honor flight took place at the Murfreesboro airport on Wednesday. This U.S. Veteran enjoyed turning back the clock and flying again. He flew on a MTSU prop plane. 

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