Staff Sergeant Daniel Lee was killed in action on January 15, 2014
Staff Sergeant Daniel Tyler Lee Killed In Action Supporting Operation Enduring Freedom
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 | 05:03 PM
NASHVILLE - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder regretfully announce the loss of Tennessee soldier Staff Sergeant Daniel Tyler Lee of Crossville. Lee was posthumously promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Lee was assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was fatally shot while on patrol in the vicinity of Wazghar Parwan Province, Afghanistan on January 15.
The 28-year old soldier served more than five years in the United States Army. According to family members, Lee grew up in Kentucky but moved to Tennessee in 2005.[More...]
Haslam Announces Veterans Education Task Force
Thursday, November 14, 2013 | 03:41 PM
Group Charged with Improving College Success for Returning Troops
NASHVILLE - Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the formation of a task force to evaluate how to best serve Tennessee's veterans seeking a certificate or degree beyond high school.
The task force is charged with the following:
To identify common educational hurdles for transitioning veterans;
To research best practices to serve student veterans;
And to make recommendations on improving opportunities for veterans to earn a certificate or degree beyond high school.[More...]