• Tennessee Adjutant General Receives Danish Medal

    Monday, April 24, 2017 | 2:17pm


    Tennessee Adjutant General Receives Danish Medal

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a ceremony at the Tennessee National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Nashville, Tenn., on March 27, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Max Haston, received the Danish Home Guard Meritorious Service Medal. The award was presented by the commander of the Danish Home Guard, Maj. Gen. Finn Winkler, for spearheading the groundwork for future training opportunities between the Tennessee National Guard and the Danish Home Guard.

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  • A Day of Recognition - Tennessee National Guard Day

    Friday, March 03, 2017 | 10:19am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee National Guard has been an integral part of the defense and security of the state and nation for 246 years.  To honor the sacrifice of all the Soldiers and Airmen that serve the Tennessee Guard, the Tennessee State Legislature declared March 3 as Tennessee National Guard Day.

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  • Tennessee National Guard Youth Challenge Program Ready to Roll

    Thursday, February 02, 2017 | 2:47pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Early last year Governor Bill Haslam, Deputy Governor Jim Henry, Commissioner of Children's Services Bonnie Hommrich and Major General Max Haston announced that Tennessee is the latest state to be approved by the Department of Defense for a National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program.

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  • MTSU Studies the Economic and Fiscal Impact of the Tennessee National Guard on Our State

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | 10:09am

    MTSU Study of the Economic and Fiscal Impact of the Tennessee National Guard on the State of Tennessee

     

    Scholars at the Business and Economic Research Center of Middle Tennessee State University gathered and analyzed hundreds of relevant data points to produce this detailed study of the economic and fiscal impact of the Tennessee National Guard and the Military Department. This study increases our understanding of the synergetic relationship between the Military Department, the communities in which we serve, private sector business, and the State as a whole.

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  • 230th Signal Company deploys to Kuwait

    Monday, December 05, 2016 | 2:39pm

    Guardsmen from Nashville's 230th Signal Company pose for company photograph prior to boarding a bus to begin their journey to Fort Hood, Texas, for roughly one month of pre-deployment training. Following their training, the Soldiers will deploy to Kuwait for one year in support of Operation Spartan Shield. - See more at: http://www.tn.gov/military/news/47265#sthash.Ws0Qg3kW.dpuf
     

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More than 120 Soldiers from the National Guard’s 230th Signal Company, based in Nashville, left December 4 on the first leg of a one-year deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Spartan Shield.

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  • Tennessee Guard Unit Dons Storied "Screaming Eagle" Patch as Part of Army Pilot Program

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 8:52am

    Col. Stanley Sliwinski, Commander, 101st Sustainment Brigade, places the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 101st Airborne Division on the uniform of a Soldier in the Tennessee National Guard

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -  The Tennessee National Guard's 1176th Transportation Company in Smyrna, along with leaders of the 101st Sustainment Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky,conducted a repatching ceremony on October 23 to signify their new relationship under an Army pilot program entitled "Associated Units." During the event, Soldiers of the 1176th removed their current patch, officially called a Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, and replaced it with the 101st Airborne Division SSI, often referred to as the "Screaming Eagle."

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  • From Hurricanes to Forrest Fires, Tennessee National Guard Wraps Up Busy Week

    Friday, October 14, 2016 | 12:16pm

    Tennessee Army National Guard Helicopter flying to South Carolina in preparation for Hurricane Mathew.

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Army National Guard sent helicopters and crews to South Carolina late last week as the state made preparations ahead of Hurricane Matthew's arrival. The rotary wing assets were requested by South Carolina through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact process whereby states can ask for help in time of crisis, or other natural disasters. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency serves as the mitigating agency for such requests and works regularly with other state emergency management agencies to facilitate these cooperative agreements.

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