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World War I commemorative display at Linebaugh Public Library
World War I commemorative display at Linebaugh Public Library

Linebaugh Public Library will host a month-long display to honor the service of Rutherford County residents who served in World War I, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917.

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WWII vet Knox reflects on service in Italy
WWII vet Knox reflects on service in Italy

Medical technician met Pope Pius in Rome.

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‘Letters to Mary’ new publication from Coffee County Historical Society

The latest publication from Coffee County Historical Society is “Letters to Mary, the Civil War Diary of Dr. John Kennerly Farris.”

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Vietnam vet penned songs after perilous missions
Vietnam vet penned songs after perilous missions

 

During the tour, a veteran from his old flight unit recalled that Knox had penned and performed songs while serving in the war during the 1960s’.

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General worried helicopter units might fly away

Choppers could be cut from Army's inventory

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State archivists in search of Civil War memorabilia

Representatives from the Tennessee State Library and Archives, as well as the Tennessee State Museum, will be in Woodbury on Friday, Jan. 24, to record and digitize Civil War memorabilia owned by local residents.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Northfield gym teacher receives award

A Murfreesboro City Schools teacher has been recognized for her work with the Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year award, officials recently announced.

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Local efforts brought Japanese submarine

Charged with the task of selling wartime government programs and war bonds to the American public, the War Advertising Council and the War Finance Committee sought to promote voluntary compliance with bond-buying quotas and rationing programs, while at the same time contributing to morale on the home front.

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LETTER: Stop this vicious war cycle

So, is Al-Qaeda the good guy or the bad guy?

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Citizens protest US involvement in Syrian civil war

More than 30 people gathered in front of the Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro Thursday afternoon to protest U.S. military involvement in the ongoing Syrian civil war.

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GUEST EDITORIAL: To authorize or not to authorize

Does President Barack Obama have constitutional authority to attack Syria on his own? Must he seek congressional approval? Should he do so?

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WWII veteran returns to France
WWII veteran returns to France

Navy medic goes back to Omaha Beach

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Memphis Belle lands in Smyrna
Memphis Belle lands in Smyrna
Aircraft comes to town for Father's Day
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Vietnam veteran returns to battlefield
Vietnam veteran returns to battlefield
Students travel with alumnus to Southeastern Asia
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Governor honors Vietnam vets
Governor honors Vietnam vets
Gov. Bill Haslam formally recognized Vietnam veterans Monday with a proclamation event.
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Remembering the Alamo
Rutherford County brothers made mark in Texas
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Last week marked historic moment for Murfreesboro
Last week marked historic moment for Murfreesboro
Thursday marked an important date of history for Rutherford County. It was on this day 151 years ago that the strategic city of Murfreesboro would forever be changed.
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Greatest Generation served community after war
Greatest Generation served community after war
Rutherford County provided more than 4,000 men for active service in World War II. One of those men who served was my father, Richard Claude Shacklett.
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Veteran suicide rate inches upward
Veteran suicide rate inches upward
An estimated 22 military veterans commit suicide every day in this country, according to a new comprehensive report that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released Friday.
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In the footsteps of Sgt. York
In the footsteps of Sgt. York
Artifacts from WWI site on display
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Residents protest Israeli air strikes
Residents protest Israeli air strikes
Murfreesboro activists rally in opposition
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Brother of fallen soldier battles war wounds
Brother of fallen soldier battles war wounds
Franz Walkup wanted to follow in the footsteps of his father and older brother when he joined the military.
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MTSU recognized for support of employees in military
MTSU recognized for support of employees in military
MTSU was recognized recently as a “Patriotic Employer” for support of its employees who may face deployment at a moment’s notice.
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Fisher House construction marks historic day
Fisher House construction marks historic day
Wounded warrior praises public-private partnership
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Corker concerned about US approach to Syria
Corker concerned about US approach to Syria
Following a meeting Saturday with groups near the border of Syria, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said he is concerned about whether American involvement could bring unintended consequences.
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Fisher House steps closer to giving haven for healing
Fisher House steps closer to giving haven for healing
Volunteers prepare for groundbreaking ceremony
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WHITTLE: Tenn. Guard sustained life for war refugees
Apparently, one never completely gets over being in a war zone where live ammo tears through flesh and ends lives.
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Fallen Vietnam hero to be honored in Williamson County
A fallen Williamson County hero killed in Vietnam 42 years ago will be memorialized on Saturday, June 30, with a bridge dedication.
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Best-selling author plans MTSU lecture
Best-selling author plans MTSU lecture
Best-selling author, journalist and documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger, whose first book, “The Perfect Storm,” became a major motion picture, will speak at MTSU.
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WHITTLE: Regional VA leadership questioned
WHITTLE: Regional VA leadership questioned
Are regional Veterans Administration officials concerned about soldiers returning from Afghanistan and Iraq with substance abuse issues?
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National Guard Medivac unit leaving for Afghanistan
Tennessee National Guard Soldiers from a 45-man Smyrna-based Air Medivac unit leave Saturday on the first leg of a journey taking them to Afghanistan on a one-year deployment.
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Siegel High grad dies in Afghanistan
Army Spc. Corey Kowall, 20, of Murfreesboro, has died in a vehicle crash in Afghanistan.
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Hometown to dedicate Golczynski bust Saturday
A bronze bust of Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski, who was killed during combat last spring in Al-Aanbar Province, Iraq, is to be unveiled and presented to his family during the Memorial Day weekend and later placed in Marshall County High School.
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Fallen soldier memorialized by City Council
On the first anniversary of Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski’s untimely death in Iraq, the Murfreesboro City Council will consider naming the bridge on the Southwest Loop Road of Veteran’s Parkway in his honor.
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National Guardsman dies in Iraq
A Tennessee Army National Guardsman was killed in action July 31 in Iraq.
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Smyrna Guard unit mobilized
Two units of the Tennessee Army National Guard are being mobilized and scheduled for training at Camp Atterbury in Indiana.
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Math teacher headed to Iraq war zone
While most were busy this week shooting off fireworks and celebrating independence from British rule, Lt. Col. Karen Neely was spending a few last minutes with her friends and family.
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July 4 services for Walkup
Funeral services for Lt. Frank B. Walkup IV are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 4 at the Woodbury Church of Christ.
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Army lieutenant was born a warrior
Walkup chose to fight in Iraq
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Local marine killed in Fallujah
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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Funeral arrangements pending for Marine sergeant
A welcome home party was being planned for a U.S. Marine's return from Iraq next month, but now funeral arrangements are pending for the man who grew up in Lewisburg and returned to the war-torn country so he could protect young Marines.
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Oscar broadcast lifts teacher back to red carpet
Oscar broadcast lifts teacher back to red carpet
Brenda Lewis attended 2003 Academy Awards
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