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  • Tennessee Guard, Local Partners Practice Disaster Response

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee National Guard and state and local first responders tested their emergency response capabilities May 15-19 during the Tennessee Maneuvers exercise involving simulated widespread flooding in Southeast Tennessee.“Disaster exercises are the best to improve our disaster

  • Tennessee National Guard Unveils Women’s History Wall

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee National Guard hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 28 to celebrate the addition of a Women’s History Wall in the lobby of Nashville’s Joint Force Headquarters. The new memorial honors the many significant achievements women have made in the Tennessee National

  • Maryland Intelligence Analyst Helps Team Win Skills Exercise

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A team predominately comprising members of the Maryland Air National Guard’s 175th Cyberspace Operations Group captured first place during a recent skills validation exercise hosted by the Tennessee Air National Guard.The team, which also included members of the Texas Air National

  • Tennessee Guard, Bulgaria Celebrate 30-Year Partnership

    SOFIA, Bulgaria - To mark three decades of cooperation as one of the original partners in the State Partnership Program, the Tennessee National Guard and the Bulgarian Armed Forces held more than 30 bilateral engagements throughout the year culminating in a two-day conference and celebration in

  • National Guard Fights Louisiana Wildfires From the Air

    NEW ORLEANS – National Guard helicopter crews from Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee and Alabama have dropped more than 1.1 million gallons of water on wildfires in western Louisiana since Aug. 23.The helicopter crews continue the firefighting mission in Beauregard, Sabine and Vernon Parishes

  • Tennessee National Guard Partners with Bulgarian Military

    SOFIA, Bulgaria – The Tennessee Army and Air National Guard collaborated with their Bulgarian Military partners for Women, Peace and Security meetings June 19-23. The event was part of Thracian Sentry 23, a multinational exercise throughout Eastern Europe. It was also a celebration of the 30-year

  • Tennessee Airmen Train with Bulgarian Air Force Partners

    BEZMER AIR BASE, Bulgaria - Airmen from the 134th Air Refueling Wing out of Knoxville, Tennessee, recently trained with Bulgarian firefighters on emergency response tactics at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria.The Tennessee Air National Guard members are in Bulgaria as part of Thracian Sentry 23, a joint

  • Tennessee Guard, Bulgarian Medical Military Academy Collaborate

    SOFIA, Bulgaria – The Tennessee Army and Air National Guard collaborated with the Bulgarian Military Medical Academy June 12-19 in a series of events as part of Thracian Sentry 23.The two medical teams toured the Military Medical Academy, where the nation provides medical care and training to the

  • Tennessee National Guard, Partner Bulgaria Conduct Exercise

    GORNA MALINA, Bulgaria – The Tennessee National Guard partnered with the Bulgarian Military’s Joint Forces Command to command and control Soldiers, Airmen, equipment and aircraft during the Thracian Sentry 23 exercise June 12-23.In a remote facility in the hills of Bulgaria, members of the two

  • Tennessee National Guard Joins Exercise with Bulgarian Partners

    SOFIA, Bulgaria – Approximately 70 Soldiers and Airmen from the Tennessee National Guard landed in Bulgaria June 11 to begin the international joint readiness exercise Thracian Sentry 2023. More than 170 military personnel from the Bulgarian Armed Forces, the Hellenic Air Force in Greece, and the