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

MTSU cadets receive Army commissions as second lieutenants

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — U.S. Army Lt. Col. Carrick McCarthy recently administered the Army Oath to five graduating MTSU senior cadets, who were commiss.... Read More

National Defense Authorization Act passed; Arnold Air Force Base to become 1st fully 5G base in the country

Aug 08, 2021 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), a member of the Armed Services Committee, led her colleagues in passing the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) out of Comm.... 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

Wreaths Across America Pay Tribute to Veterans with Planned Stop in Murfreesboro

Jul 14, 2021 at 02:25 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO - Wreaths Across America (WAA) has announced that its Mobile Education Exhibit (MEE), which has been traveling the country to honor our nation's veterans, will.... Read More

VA Hospital Releases, "Reducing Veterans’ anxiety around Fourth of July"

Jul 02, 2021 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

Fourth of July fireworks are a time of celebration for many Middle Tennesseans, but for Veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder the sounds, colors, flashes, and crowd.... 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

Military Ministry at First United Methodist Church Murfreesboro is Recognized

May 20, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

The Military Ministry of First United Methodist Church Murfreesboro has been recognized as the “Volunteer of the Year” by the Tennessee Fisher House Foundation Inc.... Read More

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

MAY 7, 2021: A Soldier's Child Dinner Banquet

Apr 29, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

The 12th Annual "A Life Worth Celebrating " Dinner Banquet is being planned for Friday, May 7th. This special event helps to fund “A Soldiers Child,” which is a no.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System expands COVID-19 vaccines to all Veterans, caregivers, and spouses under SAVE LIVES Act

Apr 07, 2021 at 11:41 pm by WGNS

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is offering COVID-19 vaccines to all Veterans, caregivers, spouses, and select beneficiaries identified in the SAVE LIVES Act.... Read More

Veteran program in Murfreesboro earns rare achievements

Mar 26, 2021 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO - Tennessee Valley Healthcare System’s substance abuse and post-traumatic treatment center earned three-year accreditation for its health care services from.... Read More

Virtual Career Fair for the Military Community

Feb 15, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Veteran unemployment continues to hold steady within the Covid curve with the latest DOL report stating the rate locked in at 5.5% for January 2021, slightly up from.... Read More

Brig. Gen. (Tenn.) Johnson Retiring from Military Department

Feb 08, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

After nearly 37 years of service, Brig. Gen. (Tenn.) Lyndon Craig Johnson, a Manchester resident, is retiring from the Tennessee Military Department on Feb. 6.Johnson, the cur.... 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

Do we live in a Surveillance Society? One MTSU Professor Chimes in on the Subject

Feb 01, 2021 at 11:29 am by WGNS

Spying and looking at the private lives of America mixed with public companies having the ability to look into what you are searching online, where you shop in person and how.... Read More

An Interview with Keith Rudlaff, a US Army Veteran who served in Vietnam at the age of 19

Jan 27, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

This is an interview by Scott Walker with WGNS from 2014. In this segment, Walker talked to U.S. Army Veteran Keith Rudlaff who went into a Vietnam war zone at the age of 19 i.... Read More

Thanks to grants, MTSU Daniels Center assists military-connected veterans through stress of COVID

Jan 14, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Military-connected members of the Middle Tennessee State University community found themselves beneficiaries of numerous grants &mda.... 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