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

Local VA Hospitals kick off new video series to highlight assistance for Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month

Sep 08, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is launching a new video series called “We’ve Got Your 6” each Wednesday during the month of September to spread awareness.... Read More

Judge Ben Hall McFarlin Resides Over His Final Veterans Treatment Court Graduation

Aug 13, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Judge Ben Hall McFarlin presided over his final Veterans Court Graduation Wednesday (08/11/21) afternoon at Rutherford County Recovery Court.Judge.... Read More

UPDATE: MTSU's concrete, veterans programs celebrate inaugural Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

Aug 09, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

True Blue seemed to be at every turn Friday, as Middle Tennessee State University’s programs for concrete and construction management, vete.... 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

MTSU Daniels Center speaker series features distinguished veteran who recruits talent for Amazon

Jun 04, 2021 at 12:32 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A distinguished veteran who is in senior management for online retail giant Amazon will be the next guest speaker for the MTSU Daniels Ve.... Read More

VA Locations in Tennessee Vaccinated 37,000 Veterans with COVID-19 Vaccines

Apr 05, 2021 at 06:55 am by WGNS

  During the first 90 days of 2021, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has vaccinated more than 37,000 Veterans with COVID-19 vaccines.There are 139 VA health care.... 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

Purple Paws Presents Plaque to City of La Vergne

Mar 14, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) In honor of K9 Veterans Day local non-profit Purple Paws presented a plaque to the City of La Vergne and Officer Justin Darby in honor of his fallen K-9 par.... 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

WWII Veteran Dr. Charles Edwin Howard

Feb 04, 2021 at 03:30 am by WGNS

In this salute, WGNS highlights WWII Veteran Dr. Charles Edwin Howard. These are a series of salutes which feature Dr. Howard talking about his time in the Air Force pre-WWII.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System administers 10,000 COVID-19 doses

Feb 03, 2021 at 05:48 pm by WGNS

Within 28 days of offering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) administered vaccine No. 10,000.... 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

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System to Host Virtual Job Fair for Administrative Professionals

Jan 27, 2021 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) will host a virtual job fair on Facebook Live Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. CT.TV.... 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

TN Valley Healthcare System offering COVID-19 vaccine to Veterans aged 65 and above

Jan 19, 2021 at 06:59 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) is now offering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Veterans aged 65 and above, in addition.... 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