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

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

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

Help with Long Term Care Expenses for Seniors and their Spouses who Served in the Military

Mar 30, 2021 at 06:53 am by WGNS

There is a myriad of programs available for aging seniors and their spouses who served our country in the military, but most people don’t know about all the choices they.... Read More

UPDATED: WWII Sgt. Norman L. Elzeer flew in a B-24 during 21-Missions

Mar 29, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

This Salute to Veterans is a series, which features WWII Sgt. Norman L. Elzeer. Below, you will find all of the different salutes with Sgt. Elzeer.  More about Sgt. Elze.... 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

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

March 9th virtual MTSU ‘Roll Call’ Veteran Speaker Series features VA Whole Health

Mar 08, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Charlie Noel will discuss VA Whole Health in next week’s Roll Call MTSU Veteran Speaker Series.Noel, chief of the Wh.... Read More

How robots are fighting COVID-19 at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Feb 26, 2021 at 09:09 am by WGNS

Robots are taking over the fight against COVID-19 and the VA medical center in Murfreesboro already has 5 robots, each wrapped in camouflage.The Tennessee Valley Healthca.... Read More

Segment 1: Interview with a D-Day Invasion Veteran / Segment 2: Rutherford County Library Update

Feb 16, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Segment 1: D-Day Veteran Interview by Truman Jones with guest Bill Allen...Segment 2: D-Day Veteran Interview by Truman Jones with guest Bill Allen...Segment 3: A look at.... Read More

Salute to Veterans: The Vietnam War at age 18

Feb 16, 2021 at 04:00 am by WGNS

"I think about it all the time, no one has ever looked through my eyes and no one has ever worn my boots." - Russell Ashton, U.S. Army. He had that Clint Eastwood look in his.... 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

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

WGNS' Scott Walker sat down with Vietnam Veteran Ralph J. Gervasio, Jr

Jan 27, 2021 at 03:30 am by WGNS

WGNS' Scott Walker recently met with Vietnam Veteran Ralph J. Gervasio, Jr. He was drafted into the military many years ago and talked to me about the carnage he witnessed whe.... 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

VA Home Loan Help Available for U.S. Veterans hit with hard times due to COVID-19

Sep 08, 2020 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

Reports indicate that the COVID-19 Pandemic hit US Veterans especially hard in recent months. Now, the US Department of Veterans Affairs is stepping in to remind veterans that.... Read More

Decorated veteran headlines virtual 9/11 Remembrance at MTSU

Sep 04, 2020 at 09:31 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Decorated veteran and Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority president and CEO Doug Kreulen will be the guest speaker for the sixth annual Middle.... Read More

Suicide Prevention: VA encourages supporters to #BeThere for Veterans

Sep 02, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

In light of Suicide Prevention Month in September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to connect Veterans and their loved ones through the Be There&n.... Read More

VA nurse receives VA Secretary’s top award

Jul 17, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced Kelly Drumright, MSN, RN, CNL, CCRN-CMC, CSC, as the national winner of the 2020 VA Secretary’s Award for Excellen.... Read More