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1st Lt. William “Blake” Pickel, an MTSU ROTC alumnus, active duty soldier, combat veteran and Cleveland, Tennessee native, passed away Sunday at Fort Rucker, Alabama, after “symptoms during a training event,” according to a press release from Fort Rucker’s Public Affairs Office. Fort Rucker officials were alerted around 8:30 p.m. that Pickel had been transported …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines MTSU student veterans and songwriters, either based on campus or in Nashville, participated in the life-altering process of translating military memories, hardships and relationships into song Friday in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building. Operation Song, which was founded in 2012 by Bob Regan, is a nonprofit organization …

A bill that would modify the highly anticipated Tennessee Promise scholarship to benefit students entering the military passed swiftly and without objection through the state Senate Monday afternoon. Senate Bill 56, by state Sen. Mark Green, R-Clarksville, “really cleans up some language for folks in the military,” allowing high school students who opt to enter …