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  • Lexington’s 251st Military Police Company Hurricane Ida relief

    Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 12:30pm

    LEXINGTON, Tenn. – In late August 2021, Hurricane Ida struck the Louisiana coastline causing significant wind damage and flooding in the surrounding area. Less than 24 hours later, over 320 Tennessee Guardsmen convoyed south to support relief operations in the impacted areas. Of the 320 Soldiers, 80 were military police from Lexington’s 251st Military Police Company.

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  • A Family Tradition of Service and BBQ

    Wednesday, October 06, 2021 | 01:21pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee, known as the Volunteer State, has an incredible history of answering our Nation’s call. Since 1796, Tennesseans have filled the ranks of every service branch and made notable contributions in defense of our country. Tennessee is also known for great food – particularly BBQ. For one Tennessee family, military service and great BBQ go hand-in-hand.

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  • Tenn. Adjutant General visits medical centers fighting COVID-19 pandemic

    Friday, October 01, 2021 | 02:55pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee’s Adjutant General and representatives from Tennessee’s Department of Health visited three medical facilities in East Tennessee where Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee National Guard are actively helping medical staff in their fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Sept. 30.

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  • A Volunteer Response: The story of the Tennessee National Guard’s response to September 11

    Monday, September 13, 2021 | 08:40am

    There are events throughout history that evoke powerful emotions: Pearl Harbor, President Kennedy’s assassination, the loss of Space Shuttle Columbia, and September 11, 2001. On that September morning in 2001, America watched in disbelief as terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center and attacked the Pentagon. The image of two passenger airliners slamming into the iconic New York City landmarks became seared into our collective memory. The deliberate brutality grounded air traffic across the country – with one exception.

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  • Tennessee National Guard continues relief efforts in Humphreys County

    Friday, August 27, 2021 | 01:30pm

    WAVERLY, Tenn. – More than 80 Soldiers and Airmen from the Tennessee National Guard are supporting recovery operations in Humphreys County following severe flooding this past weekend. Guardsmen are working with state, county, and local emergency personnel by assisting with traffic control, security, supply distribution, and cleanup operations in the impacted area.

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  • Tennessee National Guard commissions new officers

    Thursday, August 26, 2021 | 12:54pm

    SMYRNA, Tenn. – Family, friends, mentors, and fellow Soldiers filled the auditorium as 17 officer candidates graduated from the 117th Regiment’s Officer Candidate School and commissioned as second lieutenants in the Tennessee National Guard on Aug. 22.

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