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The official Army twitter announced Monday morning that 1st Lieutenant Ryan DeBooy, a former MTSU ROTC cadet, has won an Emmy for his video titled “Soldier overcomes loss from helicopter crash.” U.S. Army 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy won an Emmy award for his storytelling work in “Soldier overcomes loss from helicopter crash”. Learn more about …

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 and story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer Students, faculty and Murfreesboro residents gathered early Tuesday morning for MTSU’s fourth annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial outside of the Tom H. Jackson building on campus. The ceremony marks the 17th anniversary of a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks in the United …