• Airmen train on skills from land survival to space radar

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska – Members of the Tennessee National Guard trained in Alaska on a wide range of skills with their career field counterparts from Eielson Air Force Base.The Tennessee Air National Guard, comprised of three wings and two geographically separated squadrons, sent members from each unit

  • Tennessee National Guard increases COVID hospital support

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee National Guard expanded its support to six more Tennessee hospitals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic this week. Guard members are now assisting 13 medical facilities across the state.At the request of the Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Emergency

  • Tennessee National Guard boosts COVID support to hospitals

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee National Guard increased its support to area hospitals across Tennessee over the weekend as they continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. On Aug. 22, at the request of the Tennessee Department of Health, an additional 72 Soldiers and Airmen from the Tennessee

  • Tennessee National Guard mobilizes to help flood victims

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Soldiers and Airmen from the Tennessee National Guard are working with state and local emergency responders to help people in Humphreys County impacted by flash flooding.Working with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Guard members are providing medical assistance and

  • Tennessee Guard conducts water rescues during exercise

    LEBANON, Tenn. – The Tennessee National Guard teamed with local agencies Aug. 5 to conduct three simulated rescue missions in Lebanon and Smyrna. The simulated rescues were part of Vigilant Guard 2021, a week-long, statewide training exercise simulating a natural disaster and its effects on

  • National Guard support critical to U.S. European Command

    STUTTGART, Germany – From Poland to Kosovo, Lithuania to Ukraine, Soldiers and Airmen from the U.S. National Guard operate alongside allies and partners throughout Europe. They train in all domains, whether firing a rifle, driving a tank, flying a plane or protecting critical infrastructure from

  • Tennessee National Guard supports presidential inauguration

    WASHINGTON – Over 750 Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee National Guard are part of a 25,000-member National Guard task force assisting with security at the U.S. Capitol and other federal properties for the 59th presidential inauguration. The Tennessee Army National Guard is providing over 700

  • Tenn. 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 pandemic, Soldiers and Airmen have administered over 500,000 COVID-19 tests to citizens throughout Tennessee.“Administering half-a-million tests in support of our state department of health