A trio of Marine Corps veterans in Tennessee has turned a combined 44 years of military experience into a fast-growing tire business.
Officials say the remains of an Army infantryman who went missing during World War II have been identified and they are being returned home to Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. –The first proposed Tennessee State Senate bill of the year looks to provide a statewide alert system for missing veterans deemed at risk. SB 0001 was proposed by Shelby County Senator Brian Kelsey last month. It would establish a “Green Alert system” with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), tasking the agency with issuing a statewide alert in the vein of AMBER Alerts.
As many as 90,000 ailing “Blue Water Navy” veterans likely will have to wait for a new Congress to see legislation passed that would make them eligible for Agent Orange-related disability compensation and VA-paid health care.Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Gerogia, chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, and Jon Tester of Montanta, its ranking Democrat, negotiated this week with veteran service organizations seeking to amend the House-passed Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act