• TN National Guard Joins in Statewide Cyber Security Exercise

    Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 2:12pm


    Tech. Sgt. Anthony Cherry, left, and Staff Sgt. Philip Wallace manage personnel actions, such as accountability and availability of National Guard personnel at the Emergency Operations Center of the Tennessee National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Nashville June 15.

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – This week, Soldiers and Airmen of the Tennessee National Guard are taking part in a statewide exercise focused on cyber threats. This is part of the annual joint Tennessee Maneuvers (TNMAN) exercise, working with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Tennessee State Guard, and various other state agencies taking place June and July.

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  • Tennessee National Guard’s 278th Training in Texas

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 8:07am

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Tennessee’s largest National Guard unit, the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment headquartered in Knoxville, has begun training at Fort Hood, Texas.  The training is part of a month-long eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) program developed by the Army National Guard.

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  • Tennessee National Guard deploys for Saber Strike

    Monday, June 12, 2017 | 2:13pm

    Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee Army and Air National Guard departed from the Volunteer Training Site in Smyrna, Tenn., on June 9 for annual training that is taking place in Poland as part of Operation Saber Strike. 

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  • Governor Signs Tennessee Strong Act

    Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 3:25pm

    Gov. Bill Haslam signs the Tennessee STRONG (Support, Training and Renewing Opportunity for National Guard) Act May 25, 2017 at the Tennessee Department of Military in Nashville.  (Tennessee National Guard photo by MSgt Robin Brown)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today signed the Tennessee STRONG (Support, Training and Renewing Opportunity for National Guard) Act at the Tennessee Department of Military in Nashville. Haslam was joined by Rep. Tilman Goins (R-Morristown), Rep. David Hawk (R-Greeneville) and Major General Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General.

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  • TN National Guard Pistol Match to be held May 19-21

    Monday, May 15, 2017 | 2:02pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Soldiers and Airmen in the Tennessee National Guard will be competing in the 2017 Adjutant General Pistol Competition May 19-21 at the National Guard Volunteer Training Site in Tullahoma, Tenn. The exercise is designed to promote and improve marksmanship proficiency.

    If you would like to attend, please contact Master Sgt. Robin Brown at 615-313-0838 to coordinate location and time details.

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  • Tackett named Command Chief Warrant Officer

    Monday, May 15, 2017 | 7:57am

    (L to R) Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ricky L. Tackett, the incoming Command Chief Warrant Officer, Tennessee Army National Guard, alongside outgoing CCWO, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Robert V. (“R.V.”) Davis during a change of responsibility ceremony in the Hall of Flags at Guard Headquarters on May 12, 2017.

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ricky L. Tackett, of Ashland City, took the reins as the Command Chief Warrant Officer for the Tennessee Army National Guard today during a change of responsibility ceremony in the Hall of Flags, at the Guard’s Headquarters in Nashville.  Maj. Gen. Terry M. “Max” Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, conducted the ceremony in the presence of family and friends making Tackett only the fifth person in Tennessee Guard history to hold this key position.

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  • Military Spouse Brunch on May 12th

    Tuesday, May 09, 2017 | 12:58pm

    The Tennessee Military & Family Readiness Operations is thanking military spouses with a recognition brunch on Friday, May 12th.   The event is in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day and will held in four locations throughout the State. 

    Military Spouse Brunch
    May 12. 2017
    9 a.m - 11 am

    Knoxville – 3330 Sutherland Avenue

    Nashville – 3041 Sidco Drive

    Chattanooga – 1801 Holtzclaw Avenue

    Jackson – 1510 HWY 70 By-Pass

    For more information contact MSG Carrie L. Knott at carrie.l.knott.mil@mail.mil or 615-313-0683

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  • Tennessee Recruiter wins Region III “Best Warrior” Competition

    Tuesday, May 02, 2017 | 7:48am


    Staff Sgt. Dustin Rottero, a recruiter with the Tennessee Army National Guard, earns the title of Region III “Best Warrior” during competition at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky on April 26, 2017.

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Staff Sgt. Dustin Rottero, originally of Gladeville, was recognized as the Region III “Best Warrior” during a ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky. on April 26, 2017.  Rottero, a member of Tennessee’s Recruiting and Retention Battalion, edged out fellow competitors to earn the prestigious title and secured a spot at Camp Ripley, Minn., where the Army National Guard will hold the national competition in July.

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  • Tennessee’s 278th Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    Friday, April 28, 2017 | 9:16am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – For 40 years, the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., has been an essential part of the Tennessee National Guard and vital to the defense and security of the nation. 

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  • 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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