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Tennesseans 12+: Now Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Crossville Guardsman and Eagle Scout does more than his duty

    Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | 12:34pm

    CROSSVILLE, Tenn. – When COVID-19 swept across the United States and throughout Tennessee in March 2020, Spc. Anthony Spencer knew it was his duty to help his community and state during this time of distress. A trained healthcare specialist with the Tennessee National Guard and lifelong Scout, he had the skills and character to do what he knew was right.

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  • Chattanooga cadet commissioned as a second lieutenant

    Monday, June 14, 2021 | 03:37pm

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – During a ceremony at the Chattanooga’s Westin Hotel, Emerson Brock commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Tennessee Army National Guard from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s ROTC program on May 15.

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  • Manchester Guardsman volunteers to serve on COVID-19 task force

    Friday, June 11, 2021 | 10:28am

    WOODBURY, Tenn. –When the Tennessee National Guard needed volunteers to help Tennessee’s Department of Health fight the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of Soldiers and Airmen volunteered. One Soldier that immediately answered the call was Sgt. Jessie James, a motor transport operator with Tullahoma’s 1175th Transportation Company. A Manchester native, James was not going to miss the opportunity to serve.

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  • TN Guardsmen have more educational opportunities than ever

    Tuesday, June 08, 2021 | 10:02am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With Gov. Bill Lee’s expansion of the STRONG Act on May 17, there is no better time for Tennessee National Guardsmen to take advantage of incentives and benefits regarding their civilian education. While programs like the GI Bill and Federal Tuition Assistance have been around for some time, improvements to the Tennessee STRONG Act offer more educational options than ever before. Guardsmen can graduate with a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or attend a technical school almost completely debt-free.

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  • Murfreesboro Guardsman Helps the Health Department

    Tuesday, June 01, 2021 | 02:04pm

    MURFRESSBORO, Tenn. – When COVID-19 began spreading across Tennessee in March 2020, Sgt. Justin Chambers, a combat medic with Smyrna’s 208th Area Support Medical Company, was attending college at Middle Tennessee State University and working for the Rutherford County Emergency Management Service. A Spring Hill native, Chambers knew that his military training would be helpful during the pandemic.

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  • Motlow student gains experience during COVID-19 mission

    Tuesday, June 01, 2021 | 01:42pm

    SMYRNA, Tenn. – When COVID-19 appeared in Tennessee, Guardsmen from across the state were ready to serve their community. Thousands volunteered to help in the fight against COVID-19, which gave some Guardsmen valuable experience while protecting the state.

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