Operation Song in Murfreesboro is a non-profit group that pairs professional songwriters with Veterans and their families to help them tell their stories through song. To date, Operation Song has produced more than 600 songs with Veterans of WWII to those currently serving...
Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels will perform at the second Veteran Impact Celebration at 6:00 o'clock this coming Thursday night (6/27/2019) in the Grove at Williamson Place
Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) invites the public to help celebrate the National Salute to Veteran Patients during the week February 11-15, 2019 through volunteerism.
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.
A grant to help repair homes of veterans living in Rutherford County is available through Greenhouse Ministries.
Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) will be holding its annual Veterans Day Parade Saturday, November 10th at 11 a.m. at its Alvin C. York campus at 3400 Lebanon Road.
UPDATE: Barfield Baptist Church is growing. Land has been purchased for a new building directly across from Barfield Park on Veterans Parkway. Pastor Ron Byers stated...
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.
We need to always show respect for America and that includes honoring our veterans, especially those who made the Supreme Sacrifice. There are two major upcoming events that you should include on your calendar.
VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System staff members from various clinics in multiple professional disciplines will be presenting and facilitating this free workshop.
New and returning MTSU student veterans and their families are welcome to attend a "newcomers briefing" hosted by the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center.
Many veterans fought to protect their country on foreign soil, and now it's their homeland they want to protect.
VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) mental health officials will host the sixth annual Community Mental Health/Homeless Summit from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 8 at the Smyrna Event Center, 100 Sam Ridley Parkway.
The general public and MTSU community are invited to the upcoming 11th Stole Ceremony for graduating student veterans will be held at 10:00 o'clock this Wednesday morning in the second floor atrium of the Miller Education Center, 503 Bell St.
The federal government has awarded grants totaling more than $47 million to help homeless veterans find jobs.
Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) leaders will host a Veterans town hall meeting at 6 p.m. CST Monday, July 9 at the Coffee County Veterans building at 130 Shelton Road, Manchester, TN 37355. This event is free and open to all Veterans.
The next "Honor Flight" of Middle Tennessee will take off on September 26th. The Honor Flight team is currently recruiting WWII, Korean & Vietnam Veterans.
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.
Nine recent MTSU graduates were commissioned as U.S. Army second lieutenants in Murfreesboro earlier this month (May 11) during a formal ceremony at the Veterans Memorial outside the Tom H. Jackson Building on the MTSU Campus.
Disabled United States Veterans in Murfreesboro recently hit the baseball field at the Miracle Fields in front of SportsCom. Chris Vadnais with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has the entire story (1 min and 30 sec)...
The program focuses on U.S. Veterans struggling with disabilities.
Being outside, in nature is something that helps U.S. Veterans who have returned with PTSD. A program called Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing works with Veterans in our community.
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.
The carnage witnessed by Gervasio was grim as he tried to resuscitate a shipmate whom had already died. He talked about how some personnel on the ship were missing limbs, fingers and more.
The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) seeks volunteers to help improve Veterans' experiences at its Nashville and Murfreesboro campuses.
The VA Medical Center recently held an outing at the new Miracle Field Complex in Murfreesboro. Those who are part of the Community Living Center played an old fashioned game of baseball...
The Tennessee Fisher House, located on Alvin C. York VA Medical Center Campus, 3400 Lebanon Pike, Murfreesboro, TN, opened November 7, 2013. The house's objective is to provide the best care possible to the families of military personnel receiving medical care.
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.
Veterans issues are at the forefront of House Republicans' agenda in Congress. Monday (7/24/17), Rep. Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for bills to fund the Veterans Choice program...
For the 5th year in a row, The VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System will host a Mental Health / Homeless Summit that is attended by Veterans, Family Members and Community Partners.
Locally, Middle Tennessee State University is receiving...
Honor Flight of Middle Tennessee will make its next flight to Washington DC on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.
Student and alumni veterans and others are invited to the Veteran Alumni Tailgate and Baseball Game starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8.
When MTSU's Keith M. Huber met country music entertainer Rodney Atkins for the first time Thursday (Feb. 16), they discovered they had much in common.
Murfreesboro Police were called to Ideal Storage on South Church Street Thursday evening around 6 for what later turned out to be a suicide.
If you know of a Tennessean who served or is currently serving, consider honoring them with the purchase of a brick in the La Vergne Veterans Park Memorial Wall for just $25.
A special event for Veterans was held at Bradley Academy Historical and Cultural Center recently.
The day will be all about America's veterans.
With the unveiling of a plaque and a new logo for MTSU's Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center named for them, MTSU formally recognized the couple and The Journey Home Project he co-founded to assist veterans during a Tuesday (Aug. 23)
Charlie and Hazel Daniels will be honored by Middle Tennessee State University at 10:00 o'clock this coming Tuesday morning (8/23/2016) in a special unveiling ceremony on the second floor atrium of the Andrew Woodfin Miller, Sr. Education Building at 503 East Bell Street.
MTSU's leadership honored 10 of 28 graduating student veterans during the fifth Stole Ceremony, recognizing their "commitment, recognition and appreciation," said Keith M. Huber, senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives.
A new bill passed in the Tennessee General Assembly gives disabled veterans a property tax break.
A damaged monument and stolen flags were the summary of the police report filed in Murfreesboro on the local square.
The budget proposal presented by Governor Bill Haslam to lawmakers Monday night includes $90,000 to $120,000 to aid Rutherford County's Veterans Court and $1.5 million for the Joey A. Jacobs Chair of Accounting at MTSU said Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro).
The Noon Exchange Club is hosting a local Veterans Matter rally 11/11@7 to kick of a fundraising effort to house homeless veterans.
The Noon Exchange Club is hosting a local Veterans Matter rally 11/11@7 to kick off a fundraising effort to house homeless veterans.
The Journey Home Project, co-founded by country music legend Charlie Daniels, donated $50,000 to help equip the new Veterans and Military Family Center at MTSU.
Veterans and current military personnel are being honored in the city of La Vergne. The city has been accepting payments for 4x8 bricks to honor past and present military personnel, but now they can also be ordered online.
A group of motorcycle riders organized ride through social media from Murfreesboro to Chattanooga to show support for the city, dealing with the shooting at a military recruitment center.
State officials say a new program will help veterans and active military members find jobs as truck drivers.
A first of its kind in the country community for homeless veterans is in the works here in Murfreesboro. Hope Farms Village could soon be in place of a mobile home park just off Memorial on Cedar View Drive. That's across the street from Family Worship Center.
Eight veterans who served their country with pride received an airplane ride they'll cherish the rest of their lives Wednesday (May 6).
The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) will temporarily convert the Murfreesboro Emergency Department...
Rutherford County is laying the groundwork for a Veterans Treatment Court to provide services for former members of the U.S. armed forces who get caught up in the court system.
The activities, which will begin with the Veterans' Memorial Service at 2 p.m., will be a prelude to the 6 p.m. kickoff for the Conference USA football game between MTSU and Florida Atlantic University.
Over Thanksgiving weekend, members of the United States Military Vets Motorcycle Club (a non-profit organization) will be living outside for 48 hours in a shopping center parking lot in Murfreesboro.
Motlow College Smyrna Center campus faculty and staff members who have served in the Armed Forces recently gathered for a Veteran's Day photo.
For the first time ever, the York VA Medical Center is putting together a Veterans Day Parade on November 8th. Jessica Schiefer with the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System told WGNS...
Reports indicate one of two persons on a motorcycle this past Saturday has sadly passed away...
The annual Wings of Freedom Fish Fry, presented by the Smyrna Rotary, is coming up Saturday, September 13th. Rotarian Ginny Williams of Gil's Ace Hardware says this year, they're honoring Korean War veterans.
Patient Advocates will be on hand to take down any personal concerns that need follow up, however the open forum will be geared toward systems improvement...
A new report from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury finds that 1,325 veterans have received more than $3.1 million in grant money from 2008-2013.
A man told police he was walking into his Veterans Parkway apartment near Barfield School when a man tried to rob him at gunpoint and force his way into his apartment. The incident occurred at Arium Apartments.
The Fisher House in Murfreesboro is holding a fundraiser this Saturday at the Stones River Country Club on Broad Street. Phil Barnett, who is with the Tennessee Fisher house Foundation, explains...
Some might say, it’s just what the doctor ordered. The York VA Medical Center has added a new service to further help veterans out.
Clarifying its vision and brainstorming about ways to better support student veterans within higher education, the Tennessee Veteran Education Task Force met Friday (Feb. 21) at the James Union Building on the MTSU campus.
Volunteer State veterans feel effects of the government shutdown. Amid all the gridlock in Washington, Tennesseans who have fought for our country are feeling the pain. The Department of Veterans Affairs is running out of funding and many of its services and support programs are coming to a halt.
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