• Tennessee State Guard Receiving New Commander

    Friday, August 12, 2022 | 01:57pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, today announced Governor Bill Lee’s appointment of retired U.S. Army Colonel Kevin Stewart as the new commander of the Tennessee State Guard. Stewart will be promoted to the rank of Brig. Gen. (Tenn.) and assume command of the State Guard during a ceremony at Nashville’s Joint Force Headquarters on Oct. 1.

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  • Brig. Gen. Thomas Cauthen Retires After 38 Years of Service

    Sunday, August 07, 2022 | 10:42am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Brig. Gen. Thomas Cauthen retired from the Tennessee Air National Guard with 38 years of service to the state of Tennessee and the United States Air Force on Aug. 6, during a ceremony held at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in Knoxville.

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  • Tennessee National Guard responds to severe flooding in Kentucky

    Friday, July 29, 2022 | 09:05am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, announced yesterday that five Blackhawk helicopters from the Tennessee Army National Guard are supporting state, county, and local emergency responders assisting citizens of Kentucky impacted by flash flooding.

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  • Tennessee National Guard aircrew rescues hiker

    Wednesday, July 20, 2022 | 02:28pm

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. – A Tennessee Army National Guard medical flight crew responded to an emergency air evacuation mission when a hiker began suffering a life-threatening illness while hiking in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park area, July 19.

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  • Tennessee hosting 2022 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition

    Friday, July 01, 2022 | 09:18am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – From July 24-29, fourteen of the nation’s best National Guard junior enlisted Soldiers and noncommissioned officers will be participating in an intensive, six-day competition throughout Tennessee to determine who will be named the Army National Guard's best-of-the-best.

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  • Brother and sister in arms: Humboldt siblings deployed together in Africa

    Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | 09:49am

    DJIBOUTI – When it was announced that the Tennessee National Guard’s 268th Military Police Company, headquartered in Millington, were deploying to the Horn of Africa for a year starting in January 2022, Soldiers from across Tennessee eagerly volunteered to serve overseas with the 80-member company. Among those many volunteers were two siblings from Humboldt, Specialists Jacob and Mahala Perry.

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  • Open Letter to all Military Service Graduates

    Thursday, May 26, 2022 | 10:06am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Congratulations! Each of you have converged to this point in your lives from many different paths and have been inspired to pursue a career in the United States Military. Your path to making this decision has been influenced by many different factors. Some of you have family members who have served, or you have been inspired by some other force: adventure, national pride, opportunity, or professional development.

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