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Tennessee National Guard Soldiers return home from year-long deployment

 

Written by Sgt. Sarah Kirby
118th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – More than 120 Soldiers assigned to the Tennessee Army National Guard’s 230th Signal Company returned home to Smyrna, Tennessee, October 14th, 2017 after a year-long deployment overseas.

“I’m so excited to be home,” said Army Sgt. James Collier, a signal support systems specialist with the 230th Signal Company. “My daughters have grown up so much since I’ve been gone and I can’t wait to get back into a new routine with them and my wife.”

Families and friends eagerly wave to the Soldiers of the Tennessee National Guard’s 230th Signal Company, based in Nashville, Tenn., who just returned home from a year long deployment overseas Oct. 14. (Spc. Lauren Ogburn, Tennessee National Guard Joint Force Headquarters).

Families and friends eagerly wave to the Soldiers of the Tennessee National Guard’s 230th Signal Company, based in Nashville, Tenn., who just returned home from a year long deployment overseas Oct. 14. (Spc. Lauren Ogburn, Tennessee National Guard Joint Force Headquarters).

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Tennessee National Guard’s 230th Signal Company heads to Kuwait

 

Written by Maj. Darrin Haas

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – More than 120 Soldiers from the National Guard’s 230th Signal Company, based in Nashville, left December 4th on the first leg of a one-year deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Spartan Shield.

The unit departed Houston Barracks, the Tennessee Military Department Headquarters, by bus and traveled to Nashville International Airport, where they boarded a plane headed to Fort Hood, Texas. The company will spend around one month at Fort Hood undergoing advanced pre-deployment training prior to departing for Kuwait.

Guardsmen from Nashville's 230th Signal Company pose for company photograph prior to boarding a bus to begin their journey to Fort Hood, Texas, for roughly one month of pre-deployment training. Following their training, the Soldiers will deploy to Kuwait for one year in support of Operation Spartan Shield. (Sgt. 1st Class Edgar Castro)

Guardsmen from Nashville’s 230th Signal Company pose for company photograph prior to boarding a bus to begin their journey to Fort Hood, Texas, for roughly one month of pre-deployment training. Following their training, the Soldiers will deploy to Kuwait for one year in support of Operation Spartan Shield. (Sgt. 1st Class Edgar Castro)

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More National Guard units headed Overseas

 

Tennessee Military DepartmentNashville, TN – Two more units of the Tennessee National Guard, totaling almost 350 soldiers, have received mobilization orders and will deploy in approximately two weeks. They are bound for Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Both are West Tennessee Engineer units.

The 175 soldiers of the 230th Engineer Battalion in Trenton and 164 soldiers of the 913th Engineer Company in Union City are scheduled to deploy in mid-August. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Army Guard’s 230th Signal Company to Deploy

 

Tennessee Military DepartmentNashville, TN – The Nashville-based 230th Signal Company of the Tennessee Army National Guard is scheduled to deploy about 150 Soldiers from the Volunteer Training Site in Smyrna Tennessee on Thursday, July 21st, at 3:00pm.

The unit will first be mobilizing the Soldiers to Fort Bliss, before they deploy to Afghanistan. Part of the unit will first go to Iraq before Afghanistan, then meet up with the majority of the unit later in the year. «Read the rest of this article»

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