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  • Nashville’s 1129th Finance Detachment Deploying

    Friday, September 25, 2020 | 03:28pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee National Guard’s 1129th Finance Management Support Detachment in Nashville will be leaving this weekend for a 10-month deployment in the U.S. European Command area of operations in support of Operation Joint Guardian.

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  • TN National Guard Maintains Readiness in COVID Environment

    Monday, September 21, 2020 | 05:37pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – During the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic presented challenges while conducting safe and realistic training for Soldiers and Airmen. The difficulties were overcome through determination and creative thinking as members of the Tennessee National Guard continued to ensure they are ready to support any contingency or deployment around the world.

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  • 194th Engineer Brigade Returns from Deployment

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 | 06:13pm

    SMYRNA, Tenn. – Approximately 116 Soldiers from the Tennessee National Guard’s 194th Engineer Brigade has returned home after a successful deployment to the Middle East. Before returning to Tennessee, the Soldiers conducted a two-week quarantine period and a de-mobilization process in Fort Bliss, Texas.

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  • Tennessee Guard reaches milestone in COVID-19 testing

    Wednesday, September 02, 2020 | 05:52pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee National Guard, who are working diligently alongside Tennessee’s Department of Health, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, and various other state and local agencies have successfully administered over 300,000 COVID-19 tests since March.

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  • TN National Guard Continues Testing at Nissan Stadium Site

    Friday, August 28, 2020 | 10:48am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In March, Governor Bill Lee authorized the activation of the Tennessee National Guard to assist with the fight against COVID-19. Since then, the Guard has been teaming up with the Department of Health and various other state and local agencies to combat COVID-19 in communities throughout the state. Establishing Remote Assessment Sites to test citizens and determine if they have been infected with COVID-19, over 2,100,000 tests have been administered at these locations, and the Tennessee National Guard administered more than 300,000 of those tests.

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  • Tennessee Guard Keeps Fighting Against COVID-19

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 06:00pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Since March 26, Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee National Guard have been working diligently alongside Tennessee’s Department of Health, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, and various other state and local agencies to combat the spread of COVID-19. Their main focus, to test as many citizens as possible.

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  • New Tech Helps Tennessee Guard with Domestic Operations

    Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 12:37pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In the early morning hours of March 3, a storm system moved through the state of Tennessee which produced deadly tornadoes killing 24 people, damaging over 1,500 structures and leaving over 80,000 Tennesseans without power across four counties.

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  • Tennessee National Guard Mobilizes to support Washington D.C. National Guard

    Tuesday, June 02, 2020 | 05:19pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Gov. Bill Lee has authorized to deploy elements of the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee National Guard and provide support to the Washington D.C. National Guard. The deployment is a result of a request from Gen. Joseph Lengyel, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, to the Tennessee Military Department on Monday evening.

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  • Tennessee National Guard Prepared to Support

    Saturday, May 30, 2020 | 09:28pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In response to the current situation in Nashville, Governor Bill Lee has activated the Tennessee National Guard to support state and local law enforcement. More than 300 well-trained Tennessee Guardsmen are currently ready to assist and protect our fellow citizens. We are prepared to work tirelessly to save lives and limit the destruction of property for as long as needed. The safety of Tennesseans is our top priority and we are uniquely prepared to assist in responding to these types of emergencies.

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