• Secretary of State Visits Tennessee Troops in Poland

    Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 02:32pm

    U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, Poland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jacek Czaputowicz, and Poland’s Deputy Minister of Defense Marek Lapinski visited Tennessee National Guard soldiers at the Bemowo Piskie Training Area in Poland on February 13. More than 800 soldiers from the Tennessee National Guard’s 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment are currently deployed in support of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence based in Orzysz, Poland.

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  • 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment Change of Command

    Friday, February 01, 2019 | 07:43am

    Knoxville, TN - The 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard, will conduct a change of command ceremony on Sunday, February 3 at the Regimental Headquarters located at 3330 Sutherland Ave. in Knoxville. The physical location of the event is on the West High School football field directly behind the regimental headquarters. Army units conduct change-of-command ceremonies whenever a new commander takes charge.

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  • Tennessee Volunteer ChalleNGe Academy Graduation

    Friday, December 14, 2018 | 08:20am

    Leaders of the Tennessee Volunteer ChalleNGe Academy will conduct a graduation ceremony from 9:00-10:00 a.m., CST, on Saturday, December 15, 2018 in the Hall of Flags at the Joint Force Headquarters, Tennessee National Guard, 3041 Sidco Drive, in Nashville.

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  • Tennessee to Celebrate National Guard’s 382nd Birthday

    Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | 08:06am

    On December 13, at 1:00pm, in Nashville’s Joint Force Headquarters, the Tennessee Military Department is celebrating the 382nd Birthday of the National Guard, the country's oldest military organization. To honor the legacy of the men and women who have served and still serve, Tennessee’s Adjutant General will officiate over a cake-cutting ceremony to honor this distinguished organization.

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  • Huntingdon Native, Tommy Baker, Promoted to Major General

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 08:54am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tommy H. Baker, of Huntingdon, was promoted to Major General in a ceremony held at the Tennessee National Guard Headquarters on Friday, November 9, 2018. Baker, the Assistant Adjutant General-Army, Tennessee National Guard, is responsible for the training and supervision of the more than 9,000 Soldiers in the Tennessee Army National Guard.

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  • Our National Guard Family, Thank You

    Friday, October 26, 2018 | 09:50am

    Imagine you are a National Guard Service Member at home with your family when the phone rings. It’s your unit commander who tells you that you are ordered to state duty for disaster response and have 24 hours to arrive at your unit and deploy to the disaster area. You turn on the television to see what is happening, but your state is not in crisis mode or in a state of emergency. Its blue skies and a beautiful day in your hometown and state. You then realize you’re going to North Carolina, hundreds of miles away where a major hurricane is about to slam into its coastline.

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  • Tenn. Guard Helicopters arrive in North Carolina for Hurricane Florence Support

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | 08:56am

    Three Blackhawk helicopters from the Tennessee National Guard’s 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion arrived in North Carolina late yesterday to assist in the relief effort of Hurricane Florence. All three aircraft are equipped to conduct medical evacuation with rescue hoist capability, as well as transport medical patients, and supplies to those in remote areas.

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