• Tennessee National Guard earns national environmental awards

    Tuesday, March 22, 2022 | 01:19pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Every year, the National Guard Bureau’s Installations and Environment Directorate recognizes states for outstanding accomplishments in environmental stewardship. On Feb. 3, the Tennessee National Guard’s Construction and Facilities Management Office Environmental Program was awarded the NGB Installation Division’s 2021 Environmental Stewardship Trophy for best overall environmental program.

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  • Tennessee National Guard conducting emergency preparedness exercise

    Monday, March 21, 2022 | 01:10pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Military Department is conducting a Joint Emergency Preparedness Exercise at Nashville’s Joint Forces Headquarters on 3041 Sidco Drive, from 8-11 a.m., March 22. Participants include the Tennessee National Guard, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Metro Nashville Police Department, and the Nashville Fire Department. During the exercise, the main entrance to the facility may be closed and traffic through the campus main gate may be restricted.

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  • Chattanooga National Guard Armory Renovation Complete

    Tuesday, March 15, 2022 | 07:53am

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Military Department is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the restoration and renovation of the 1-181 Field Artillery Regiment Armory at the Chattanooga National Guard campus on 1801 South Holtzclaw Avenue, March 18, at 2 p.m. EST.

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  • John Bowlin promoted to brigadier general

    Sunday, March 06, 2022 | 06:28pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Col. John “Brad” Bowlin was promoted to the rank of brigadier general during a ceremony held at the Mt. Carmel National Guard Armory, March 6. Tennessee’s Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, presided over the promotion ceremony.

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  • John Bowlin being promoted to brigadier general

    Thursday, March 03, 2022 | 06:18pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Col. John “Brad” Bowlin, a native of Bristol, will be promoted to the rank of brigadier general during a ceremony held at the Mt. Carmel National Guard Armory at 1 p.m. on March 6. Tennessee’s Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, will preside over the promotion ceremony.

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  • Tenn. National Guard hosts State Best Warrior Competition

    Monday, February 28, 2022 | 06:18pm

    SMYRNA, Tenn. – Top junior enlisted leaders and junior Noncommissioned Officer from the Tennessee National Guard and representatives from the Bulgarian Armed Forces competed in the State Best Warrior Competition, Feb. 22-27. The competition took place at Tennessee Volunteer Training Sites in Milan, Smyrna, and Tullahoma; Middle Tennessee State University; and the Lynchburg area.

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  • Tennessee National Guard hosts Funeral Honors Certification Course

    Wednesday, February 23, 2022 | 02:50pm

    SMYRNA, Tenn. – Respectfully honoring and paying tribute to our deceased service members is an essential way for our country to demonstrate its gratitude for their service and sacrifice. Ensuring that our heroes, who have faithfully defended our nation, are properly honored is a time-honored tradition demanding the utmost precision and diligence.

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  • Tenn. National Guard Field Artillery unit returns home from Middle East

    Monday, February 07, 2022 | 11:50am

    SMYRNA, Tenn. – More than 145 Soldiers from the Tennessee National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 181st Field Artillery Regiment, returned home, Feb. 6, after a successful 10-month deployment to the Middle East. An additional 190 Soldiers from the 1-181st have already returned to Tennessee on Feb. 3, marking the deployment’s completion for the 335 members of the Chattanooga based unit.

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  • Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies deploy with Tennessee National Guard

    Saturday, February 05, 2022 | 06:32pm

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – When the Tennessee National Guard’s 268th Military Police Company left for a yearlong deployment to the Horn of Africa last month, the 80-member company had the additional benefit of experienced local law-enforcement officers in their ranks. Among them were three deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office: Daija Brunson, Jonathan Jones, and Christopher Williams.

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