Stewarts Creek High air rifle team finishes third in state, fifth in nation

May 11, 2021 at 01:41 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT: A veteran team of JROTC cadets from Stewarts Creek High School finished third in the state and fifth at the JROTC Air Rifle Army Nationals.The S.... 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

MTSU honors 17th general officer in 71-year history of university’s Army ROTC

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:27 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Robert S. Powell Jr. was honored by his alma mater Monday as the 17th graduate of Middle Tennessee.... Read More

Struggles with PTSD from Iraq Lead to Creativity for One Staff Sgt.

Mar 23, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Lee struggled with PTSD after returning home from Iraq. Lee served in the US Army for 10-years where he was stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas. He c.... 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

Planning for Summer Fun at Recreation Areas Around Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna or Nashville? You Must Wear a Mask.

Feb 18, 2021 at 11:21 am by WGNS

Mask wearing will be a requirement at US Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas like Percy Priest Lake this summer. While it may sound unreasonable to hikers, the requiremen.... Read More

PHOTO of the DAY: Massive Symbols of Strength in the Mojave Desert

Feb 02, 2021 at 04:00 am by WGNS

Photo Entry by Scott Walker Rocks are a symbolism of strength and the unmovable. These rocks, some granite, are painted by the troops that receive specialized training in the.... 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

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

Growing up during the Race Wars and Serving Our Country in the US Army

Jan 11, 2021 at 10:53 am by WGNS

WGNS' Scott Walker highlights the joy of one mans' life who grew up during the times of race wars. While Ed is African American, he ignored the black and white issues during h.... 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

Murfreesboro Native in the U.S. Army Awarded after Rendering Medical Aid to 94 Soldiers in 8 Days during Mass Casualty in Mojave Desert

Oct 09, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tennessee native Reed Walker who is enlisted in the U.S. Army, was recently awarded a U.S. Army Achievement Medal during a mass casualty at Fort Irwin in Califor.... Read More

Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team overtakes the old Murfreesboro Police Department for Training

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:14 am by WGNS

UPDATED: A small, but well-orchestrated team of Tennessee Army National Guardsmen quietly met behind the Murfreesboro City Hall on Tuesday (8/18/2020) and Thursday (8/20/2020).... Read More