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Tennessee National Guardsman revives pedestrian with CPR
September 27, 2021
Staff Sgt. Christopher Hurley, a resident of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee assigned to the 913th Engineer Company of the Tennessee National Guard, at the Laredo International Bridge in Texas. Hurley revived a pedestrian Sept. 20, 2021, by performing CPR while supporting the Department of Defense's Southwest Border mission.

Airmen train on skills from land survival to space radar
September 1, 2021
Members of the Tennessee Air National Guard from a variety of career fields participated in land navigation and survival skill training in the more rural parts of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 19, 2021. Survival skills learned included fire production, emergency rations, map reading, signaling for help, and procuring shelter.

Thousands of National Guard members support hurricane relief
August 31, 2021
The Louisiana National Guard has rescued 359 people and 55 pets either by high-water vehicles, by boats or by air during the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, which made landfall in south Louisiana Aug. 29, 2021, as a Category 4 storm with 150 mph winds.

Tennessee Guard joins hurricane relief efforts in Louisiana
August 30, 2021
Soldiers and Airmen from the Tennessee National Guard conduct cleanup operations in Waverly Aug. 26, 2021, following deadly flooding. More than 80 members of the Tennessee National Guard were working with state and local emergency personnel in the affected area.

Tennessee Guard continues Humphreys County flood relief
August 27, 2021
Dozens of Tennessee National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are assisting with relief efforts in Humphreys County after severe flooding in the area. Guard members are helping with debris cleanup, security, traffic control and distribution of supplies.

Tennessee National Guard increases COVID hospital support
August 27, 2021
Tennessee National Guard Airman 1st Class Marialuz Deavers, a combat medic with Nashville’s 118th Medical Group, fills a syringe with a dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Cookeville. Deavers has been administering COVID-19 tests and vaccines since March 2020.

Patriot Brigade partners with Tennessee Guard during XCTC
August 24, 2021
A Tennessee Army National Guardsman scans for enemy movement during XCTC 21-03 at Fort Hood, Texas. The 174th Infantry Brigade partnered with the Tennessee Army National Guard’s 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment for the 14-day exportable combat training capability exercise.

Tennessee National Guard boosts COVID support to hospitals
August 23, 2021
Spc. Anthony Spencer with the Tennessee National Guard prepares a COVID-19 vaccination dose for a patient at the Trousdale County Health Department June 9, 2021.

Tennessee National Guard mobilizes to help flood victims
August 23, 2021
Nashville’s Joint Force Headquarters activated its Mobile Communications Center to establish emergency communications in Waverly, Tennessee, following severe flash flooding Aug. 21, 2021. The team is providing internet and telephone service to the Waverly 911 call center, ensuring support is getting to Tennesseans in need.

Tennessee Guard conducts water rescues during exercise
August 9, 2021
A Tennessee National Guardsman works with members of the Williamson County Emergency Management Agency during a water rescue exercise Aug. 5, 2021. The exercise in Lebanon, Tennessee, was part of  Vigilant Guard 2021, a large-scale interagency exercise simulating a hurricane impacting communities across Tennessee.

Updated electronic warfare course resumes at Camp Buehring
July 26, 2021
Sgt. Ismael Pulido, electronic warfare NCO, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Anthony Meneely, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Douglas Montgomery discuss Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Warfare system training at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Pulido, Meneely and Montgomery are the Task Force Phoenix Cyberspace Electromagnetic Activities cell.

National Guard support critical to U.S. European Command
July 22, 2021
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Justin Sachariason, left, a Soldier assigned to the Florida Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, instructs 1st Lt. Almir Sarac, a soldier with the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina, how to shoot the M4A1 carbine rifle at Manjaca Training Area, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 19, 2021.

Tennessee Guard joins national cybersecurity exercise
July 20, 2021
Tennessee National Guard Capt. Curtis Crossman, Det. 2, 175th Cyber Protection Team commander, participates in Cyber Shield 2021, July 14, 2021, at Joint Force Headquarters in Nashville. Cyber Shield 2021 is a national cybersecurity exercise to increase response capabilities of cyber professionals across the country.

Tennessee Guardsman uses medic skills during COVID mission
July 14, 2021
Spc. Alexander Smith, a combat medic with the 230th Sustainment Brigade, prepares a COVID-19 vaccine in Cleveland, Tenn. Smith has participated in the testing and vaccination phases of the Tennessee National Guard’s COVID-19 task force mission since March 2020.

Tennessee National Guard aircrew rescues bear attack victim
June 21, 2021
Tennessee National Guard Sgt. Tim Allen lowers Sgt. 1st Class Tracy Banta, a critical care flight paramedic, to a bear attack victim in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Area June 18.

National Guard participates in multinational exercise
May 19, 2021
National Guard units from Alabama, Florida, West Virginia, Tennessee and Ohio are participating in Defender-Europe 21 and linked exercises to demonstrate and develop the extensive military capabilities NATO allies need to prevent conflict.

Tennessee National Guard supports joint water rescue exercise
April 12, 2021
An aircrew member looks over as Nashville Fire Department's Helicopter-borne Aquatic Rescue Team performs a water rescue mission during a joint exercise near Smyrna's National Guard Volunteer Training Site, April 9.

‘Buddy Aid’ training takes new approach to sexual assault
March 24, 2021
Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the adjutant general of Virginia, presents a coin to Maj. Bridget Flannery, South Dakota National Guard SHARP Master Trainer and developer of Buddy Aid, March 2, 2021, at the State Military Reservation in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The training on “Buddy Aid – First Response to Sexual Assault” was sponsored by the office of the Virginia National Guard Sexual Assault Response Coordinator and included military and civilians from National Guard Bureau’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, Delaware, Maryland, Tennessee, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

Tenn. National Guard honors Andrew Jackson's 254th birthday
March 18, 2021
Gov. Bill Lee and Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s adjutant general, place a wreath at the tomb of former President Andrew Jackson, on what would have been his 254th birthday, at The Hermitage in Hermitage, Tenn., March 15, 2021. Every year a wreath is placed at the tomb of the seventh president of the United States, honoring his service to his country and celebrating his life.

Tennessee National Guard delivers water to Memphis hospital
March 2, 2021
Members of the 730th Quartermaster Company and the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee National Guard, provided water to St. Frances Hospital and Region 1 Health Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 18-25. Winter weather caused water main breaks throughout the area.