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Tennessee Department of Military Press Releases

39 Press Releases
  • Published on January 8, 2021 - 19:25 GMT

    2020: A year like no other for the Tennessee National Guard

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - 2020 has been a turbulent yet historic year for the Soldiers and Airmen of the Tennessee National Guard and Tennessee State Guard, one that personified their time-honored volunteer tradition. Thousands of Guardsmen have volunteered to …

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  • Published on December 23, 2020 - 00:50 GMT

    Tennessee State Guard Receiving New Commander

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, announced today that Brig. Gen. (Tenn.) Juan R. Santiago, from Memphis, is to become the new commander of the Tennessee State Guard.   “Gen. Santiago is a committed Soldier and …

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  • Published on December 12, 2020 - 00:39 GMT

    The Birth of the National Guard – The Birth of a Nation

    By: Maj. Gen. Jeffrey H. Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General The National Guard celebrates its 384th birthday on Dec. 13, 2020. This date is etched on the cornerstone of our Nation as it represents the first moment our society took its defense into our …

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  • Published on December 5, 2020 - 06:24 GMT

    Murfreesboro Guardsman testing community for COVID-19

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Throughout 2020, the Tennessee National Guard has been supporting various foreign operations around the world, as well as domestic emergencies at home. The most pivotal of them all has been COVID-19, and for one Tennessee National …

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  • Published on November 26, 2020 - 00:16 GMT

    Cookeville Soldier Named Top Recruiting and Retention NCO in the Southeast

    KEY WEST, Fla. – Staff Sgt. Aaron McDermott, assigned to Alpha Company, Recruiting and Retention Battalion for the Tennessee National Guard, was awarded the Southeast Recruiting and Retention NCO of the Year, after competing against recruiters from nine …

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  • Published on November 12, 2020 - 17:28 GMT

    Tennessee Guardsmen Returning from Kosovo

    LOUISVILLE, Tenn. – Approximately 25 Soldiers assigned to the Tennessee National Guard’s Detachment 1, Company C, 2-135th Aviation Regiment from Louisville are scheduled to return home Nov. 13 and 14, after a successful 10-month deployment to Kosovo. For …

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  • Published on November 6, 2020 - 17:59 GMT

    Tennessee National Guard surpasses half-million COVID-19 tests

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee National Guard reached a milestone this week in COVID-19 testing. Since the start of the pandemic, Soldiers and Airmen have administered over 500,000 COVID-19 tests to citizens throughout Tennessee. “Administering half-a- …

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  • Published on October 29, 2020 - 19:41 GMT

    Tennessee National Guard aircrew rescues injured hiker

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A Tennessee Army National Guard flight crew responded to an emergency air evacuation mission after a hiker suffered injuries in the Pisgah National Forest area, North Carolina, Oct. 28. At approximately 11:50 p.m. on Oct. 27, the …

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  • Published on October 9, 2020 - 16:56 GMT

    Tennessee Guard reaches another milestone in COVID-19 testing

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Since March, the Tennessee National Guard has been working diligently alongside Tennessee’s Department of Health, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, and various other state and local agencies to successfully administer COVID-19 tests …

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  • Published on September 29, 2020 - 03:31 GMT

    Dyersburg’s 168th Military Police Battalion Returns from Iraq

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nearly 60 Soldiers assigned to the Tennessee National Guard’s 168th Military Police Battalion in Dyersburg returned home Saturday, Sept. 26, after a 10-month deployment to the Middle East. “Our Tennessee Soldiers did a phenomenal job,” …

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  • Published on September 25, 2020 - 22:33 GMT

    Nashville’s 1129th Finance Detachment Deploying

    Tennessee Guardsmen assigned to Nashville’s 1129th Finance Detachment posed for a group photo Sept. 24, as they prepare for a 10-month deployment to Kosovo. The Soldiers begin their mobilization on Sept. 27. (photo by retired Sergeant 1st Class William …

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  • Published on September 25, 2020 - 17:28 GMT

    TN National Guard participates in virtual cyber security exercise

    SMYRNA, Tenn. – Tennessee National Guard members are participating in a joint cyber security training event at Smyrna’s Volunteer Training Site from Sept. 12-25. Hosted by National Guard Bureau, Cyber Shield 2020 is an annual exercise that brings together …

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  • Published on September 21, 2020 - 23:42 GMT

    TN National Guard Maintains Readiness in COVID Environment

    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 …

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  • Published on September 18, 2020 - 05:24 GMT

    194th Engineer Brigade Returns from Deployment

    Soldiers from the 194th Engineer Brigade are greeted by Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, and Maj. Gen. Tommy Baker, Deputy Adjutant General, in Nashville, Sept. 17, following a year-long deployment to the middle-east. The Guardsmen have …

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  • Published on September 15, 2020 - 20:04 GMT

    Tennessee Guard Tests Emergency Responders Before Responding to Tropical Storm Sally

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On the morning of September 14, Soldiers with the Tennessee National Guard’s Task Force Medical conducted COVID-19 testing on nearly 40 emergency responders preparing to depart for Louisiana to assist with Tropical Storm Sally response. …

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  • Published on September 10, 2020 - 03:05 GMT

    Three 118th Wing Air National Guard members perish in aircraft accident

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee – The Tennessee Air National Guard’s 118th Wing is deeply saddened by the loss of three of our Airmen on Sept. 8, 2020, in an civilian aircraft accident in McMinnville. The three Airmen were all members of the 118th Intelligence, …

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  • Published on September 4, 2020 - 21:37 GMT

    TN National Guard forms Infectious Disease Team

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee National Guard’s Infectious Disease Team is working hard to improve health procedures in at-risk facilities throughout Tennessee. The Tennessee Military Department formed the Infectious Disease Team in an effort to assess …

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  • Published on September 3, 2020 - 02:14 GMT

    Tennessee Guard reaches milestone in COVID-19 testing

    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 …

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  • Published on August 28, 2020 - 18:10 GMT

    TN National Guard Continues Testing at Nissan Stadium Site

    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 …

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  • Published on August 26, 2020 - 05:54 GMT

    Tennessee Guard Keeps Fighting Against COVID-19

    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 …

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