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Tennessee National Guard Rescues Injured Hiker
June 29, 2023
Sgt. 1st Class Giovanni DeZuani, a fight paramedic with the Tennessee Army National Guard, is hoisted into a hovering Black Hawk helicopter with an injured hiker immobilized on a stretcher during a rescue at the Cumberland Gap National Historic Park June 28, 2023.

Tennessee Airmen Train with Bulgarian Air Force Partners
June 23, 2023
Airmen from the 134th Air Refueling Wing out of Knoxville, Tennessee, recently trained with Bulgarian firefighters at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria. The training centered on emergency response tactics to various aircraft and the overall flight line.

Tennessee Guard, Bulgarian Medical Military Academy Collaborate
June 20, 2023
Members of the Tennessee National Guard training team at Bulgaria’s Military Medical Academy during Thracian Sentry 23 on June 13, 2023, in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Tennessee National Guard, Partner Bulgaria Conduct Exercise
June 15, 2023
Members of the Tennessee National Guard and Joint Force Command of the Bulgarian Military pose for a photo June 14, 2023, outside Sofia, Bulgaria.

Tennessee National Guard Joins Exercise with Bulgarian Partners
June 12, 2023
Soldiers and Airmen from the Tennessee National Guard fly to Bulgaria to kick off Thracian Sentry 2023. Tennessee and Bulgaria have been partners under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program since 1993.

Army National Guard Support Vital to EDGE 23
May 25, 2023
First Sgt. Patrick Casha, flight paramedic with the Oregon Army National Guard, demonstrates the new MH60M Medical Upgrade Interior kit designed for Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft during EDGE 23 Distinguished Visitor Day at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, May 18, 2023.

Tennessee National Guard Rescues Injured Hunter
May 5, 2023
A Tennessee Army National Guard Black Hhawk helicopter locates a distressed hunter in the Cherokee National Forest on May 4.

Tennessee, Georgia Guardsmen are Southeast’s Best Warriors
April 24, 2023
U.S. Army Sgt. Nicolas White, an indirect fire infantryman representing the Georgia Army National Guard, splashes water on his face after completing the confidence course during the Region III National Guard Best Warrior Competition at Fort Stewart, Ga., April 17, 2023. The competition tested the adaptiveness and lethality of our forces.

Soldiers Train at Virginia Guard Funeral Honors Program
March 24, 2023
Ten National Guard Soldiers from seven states participate in Military Funeral Honors Level 2 training March 3, 2023, at the State Military Reservation in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Soldiers from Alabama, California, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina and Virginia participated in the two week-long course, hosted by the Virginia National Guard Funeral Honors Program.

Tennessee Guard Honors Former President Jackson
March 16, 2023
Col. Jason Glass, Tennessee National Guard’s assistant adjutant general–air, and Nashville Mayor John Cooper place a commemorative wreath on former President Andrew Jackson’s tomb at Jackson’s home, The Hermitage, outside Nashville March 15, 2023. The ceremony took place on what would have been Jackson’s 256th birthday.

Tennessee National Guard Prepares for Joint Bulgarian Exercise
March 3, 2023
An Air National Guard C-17 Globemaster from the 164th Airlift Wing offloads Tennessee Army National Guard Soldiers in Bulgaria as part of a multinational exercise.

Tennessee National Guard CST Passes Training Evaluation
January 17, 2023
Members of the Tennessee National Guard’s 45th Civil Support Team conduct decontamination procedures during a training proficiency evaluation Jan. 10, 2023, in Murfreesboro. The evaluation was administered by U.S. Army North.

Tennessee National Guard Trains With State Civilian Agencies
January 9, 2023
A Black Hawk from the 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion of the Tennessee National Guard hovers while medics prepare to descend during the SAREX 23 exercise in Pickett State Park near Jamestown, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2023. The group worked on tracking, locating and evacuating missing people as part of a training exercise with other military and civilian agencies to strengthen partnerships in a joint environment.

Tennessee National Guard Rescues Hikers on Appalachian Trail
January 4, 2023
Tennessee National Guard Staff Sgt. Ryan McKnight pulls a patient onboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a recovery mission on the Appalachian Trail, Dec. 31, 2022. Guard members rescued two stranded hikers and airlifted them to Johnson City Medical Center, where they recovered from minor injuries.

Guard Saved Lives, Property, Responding to 2022 Disasters
December 28, 2022
Alaska Air National Guard Tech Sgt. Robert Wolford, a metals technician assigned to the 168th Maintenance Squadron, cleans up debris as part of Operation Merbok Response in Koyuk, Alaska, Sept. 27, 2022. Remnants of Typhoon Merbok caused dramatic flooding across more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan coastline.

Tennessee National Guard Honors Former President Polk
November 3, 2022
Members of the Tennessee National Guard and the James K. Polk Association pay tribute to former President James K. Polk while Taps is played Nov. 2, 2022, at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville. A wreath is laid on the tomb of former presidents each year on their birthday on behalf of the current president.

Tennessee Aquatic Rescue Team Practices Search and Rescue
October 21, 2022
The Tennessee Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team partnered with  local and state first responders during a joint search and rescue exercise Oct. 19, 2022, on Kentucky Lake.

Tennessee National Guard Aircrew Rescues Injured Hiker
October 19, 2022
Col. Robert Ross, a fight surgeon for the Tennessee National Guard, helps offload an injured hiker from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at the University of Tennessee Medical Center helicopter pad in Knoxville Oct. 14, 2022. The hiker suffered a leg injury in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park area.

Thousands of Guardsmen Supporting Hurricane Ian Response
September 29, 2022
U.S. Army Soldiers with the Florida National Guard's Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear, and Explosive - Enhanced Response Force Package load supplies as part of their response to Hurricane Ian, Sarasota, Fla., Sept. 29, 2022. Soldiers and Airmen were joined by emergency responders from other states as they mobilized to support the local community.

National Guard Staged for Florida Hurricane Response
September 28, 2022
Florida National Guard Army Pfc. Kenneth Bonn, a combat engineer with the 753rd Engineering Brigade, inspects a search and rescue vessel during Hurricane Ian state activation, Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., Sept. 27, 2022. Bonn is part of the Florida National Guard's Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) - Enhanced Response Force Package (FL-CERFP).