MTSU Daniels Veterans Center recognizes Waffle House for hiring veterans

MTSU recognizes Waffle HouseMURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center’s continuing partnerships with Midstate businesses includes a popular longtime restaurant chain open 24 hours a day.

Representatives from the center recently presented a certificate of appreciation to Waffle House Senior Vice President Ken Wright and Cristin Wittwer, area people director, at the restaurant located at 1928 S. Church St.

The Daniels Center and its Veterans Transitioning Home Office are presenting certificates of appreciation to companies who have hired MTSU student veterans or family members, and for demonstrating continuous support to this population.

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Visiting VA Exec calls MTSU Veterans Center ‘Incredible, Tremendous

VA exec visits MTSU1MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Incredible and tremendous are just two of many words national Veterans Affairs official Scott R. Blackburn said about the facilities and people connected with Middle Tennessee State University’s Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center.

Blackburn, interim deputy secretary of the VA, toured the center and had lunch with university President Sidney A. McPhee, five student veterans and others Tuesday (Aug. 8). Keith M. Huber, MTSU’s senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, led the tour.

While in Murfreesboro to learn about the VA-provided services offered at the center in the Keathley University Center, Blackburn also visited the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System’s Alvin C. York Campus. Jennifer Vedral-Baron, health system director, accompanied him on the MTSU tour.

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