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

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

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System donates to Veterans impacted by natural disaster

Aug 11, 2022 at 03:46 pm by WGNS

MIDDLE TN - Staff at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) delivered more than 300 personal goods today to Veterans and current servicemembers impacted by the deadly ea.... Read More
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MTSU helps Big Machine Music City Grand Prix and honors troops, veterans

Aug 06, 2022 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

For one shining moment, in the middle of the biggest Indy Car race in Tennessee, a future Army Reserve officer and incoming Middle Tennessee State University freshman from Wat.... Read More

Rutherford County has Opened a New Veterans Service Office in Murfreesboro to Assist Veterans with Benefits

Aug 03, 2022 at 12:27 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Military Veterans living in Rutherford County now have additional help navigating the sometimes overwhelming and complex services they earned, thank.... Read More

MTSU Daniels Center, Nashville Superspeedway team up to honor veterans

Jun 09, 2022 at 09:58 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Nashville Superspeedway and the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center at Middle Tennessee State University announced a.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Pilots VHA-Uber Health Connect for Veteran Transportation

May 06, 2022 at 02:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) is piloting a new Veterans Health Administration (VHA)-Uber Health Connect program, offering supp.... Read More

Gene Variants Increase Risk of Kidney Failure in Black Veterans With COVID-19: Study

Feb 11, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Gene variants increased the risk of acute kidney injury and death in veterans of African ancestry who were hospitalized with COVID-19, according to a new study published in&nb.... 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

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System encourages Veterans to participate in the Great American Smokeout

Nov 18, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

The tobacco cessation program at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is encouraging Veterans and their loved ones to participate in the Great American Smokeout on November 18.T.... Read More

MTSU Faculty-Staff Veterans Stole Ceremony taps into emotions of serving country

Nov 12, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pete Neff became emotional, reflecting on his military service as a U.S. Air Force pilot — 137 combat missions and 834 flight hours supp.... Read More

HCA Healthcare Announces $150,000 Donation to Local Veterans’ Organizations

Nov 09, 2021 at 08:23 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro,  Tenn. – HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, and the HCA Healthcare Foundation today ho.... Read More

Special Veterans Ceremony in downtown Murfreesboro, Lunch for Veterans and More

Nov 08, 2021 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

Veterans Day takes place this Thursday and WGNS will broadcast a special Salute to Veterans from the downtown Murfreesboro square at 11AM. Bradley Academy Museum and Cultura.... 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

Veterans Day Ceremony Scheduled for November 11th in Rutherford County

Nov 03, 2021 at 01:41 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The annual La Vergne Veterans Day Ceremony is scheduled for November 11 at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, located at 115 Floyd Mayfield D.... Read More

UPDATE: The Wall that Heals to be on Display at Barfield Park

Nov 01, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

REMINDER: The “Traveling Vietnam Wall,” known as the wall that heals, will be in Murfreesboro on November 11th. The construction of the display started on Tuesday.... Read More

UPDATE: Groundbreaking for New Neighborhood Hospital in Blackman Community

Sep 27, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford will host a groundbreaking ceremony for Tennessee’s first neighborhood hospital on Veterans Parkway.... 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

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