U.S. News again ranks MTSU for excellence in ‘social mobility'

Sep 12, 2022 at 09:23 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University has again made the U.S. News & World Report’s Top 100 national list for Top Performers in Social M.... Read More

A Stewarts Creek High School graduate serves the U.S. Navy aboard USS Boxer, which is homeported in San Diego

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:15 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Eldridge, a 2018 Stewarts Creek High School graduate, joined the Navy four years ago. “I was originally going to college for.... Read More

LaVergne native graduates as Army automated logistical specialist

Aug 29, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

LAVERGNE, Tenn. – Pvt. Kimberly Cruz graduated from the U.S Army’s Advanced Individual Training as a logistics specialist at Fort Lee, Virginia, July 23.  Cr.... Read More
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Fifth Veteran Impact Celebration supports effort of MTSU Daniels Center

Aug 26, 2022 at 05:03 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — It was a night to recognize veterans, Middle Tennessee State University student veterans, MTSU’s Charlie and Hazel Daniel.... Read More

Stewarts Creek High School Graduate becomes Army Admin Specialist

Aug 26, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – A Smyrna native successfully graduated the U.S. Army’s Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and Fort Sam Houston, Texas,.... Read More

Smyrna native graduates as Army motor transportation specialist

Aug 24, 2022 at 07:59 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, Tenn. – Pvt. Dah Dah Eh, a Smyrna native, recently completed Advanced Individual Training as an Army motor transportation specialist at Fort Leonard, Missouri, o.... Read More
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‘Best of the Best’ National Guardsmen kick off competition at MTSU

Jul 26, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU student Cole Lukens of Murfreesboro knows the ropes, so to speak, having been 2021 Army National Guard Soldier of the Year.... Read More

Lascassas, Tenn. Resident on the USS Nimitz

Jun 01, 2022 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

U.S. Navy Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Samuel Osborn, from Lascassas, Tenn., continues to document American military history while onboard aircraft carrier USS Nim.... Read More

Today, we talked about everything from military grade lasers to freshman students at MTSU

May 16, 2022 at 09:08 am by Producer

SEGMENT ONE – 8:10 a.m.GUEST: Dr. Emmanuel Rowe, assistant professor, Department of Engineering TechnologyTOPIC: Rowe’s participation as a National Research Counci.... Read More

MTSU military science commissions 13 new leaders as 2nd lieutenants

May 09, 2022 at 08:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The former chair of the MTSU Military Science Department returned to address 13 ROTC cadets being commissioned as second lieutenants in variou.... Read More

Lascassas native photographs ship operations aboard USS Nimitz

Feb 09, 2022 at 11:50 am by WGNS

In the US Navy, a Rutherford County resident is busy! However, he is not doing the typical job of a Boatswain's mate.Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Samuel Osborn, fr.... Read More

A conversation with a WWII Veteran who served our country as a U.S. Marine

Jan 21, 2022 at 10:20 am by WGNS

Today’s show with host Scott Walker featured WWII Veteran Glenn H. King. If you’ve never met Mr. King, he has a rugged exterior and stands about 6 feet tall with g.... Read More
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Storms and a Tornado Swept Through Middle Tennessee (Photos and Soundbites)

Dec 13, 2021 at 06:22 am by WGNS

  Tornadoes reported on December 10th and 11th caused at minimum, 250-miles of damage in Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky. UPDATE: Scroll down f.... Read More

Daniels' Journey Home Project presents Patriot Award to MTSU's Daniels Center

Nov 18, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center recently received the Patriot Award from The Charlie Dani.... Read More
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MTSU Hosted 39th Annual Salute to Veterans and Armed Forces (See Pictures)

Nov 15, 2021 at 07:42 am by WGNS

As part of Veterans Day events throughout the past week, MTSU held its 39th annual Salute to Veterans and Armed Forces football game activities on Saturday.... 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

PGA HOPE Graduation in Murfreesboro

Nov 08, 2021 at 06:01 pm by WGNS

A program known as PGA HOPE has been working to introduce local Veterans with disabilities to golf, with the idea of helping them physically and mentally. On Monday (11/8/21.... Read More

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