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Tennessee National Guard sends Military Police Company to South Carolina for Hurricane Florence support

 

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Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – The Tennessee National Guard sent a military police company to South Carolina today to assist residents of that state in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. 

More than 100 personnel of the 117th Military Police Battalion departed Athens, Tennessee this morning with the necessary equipment and supplies to operate for approximately two weeks.

Soldiers of the Tenn. Army National Guard’s 117th Military Police Battalion conduct a convoy operations briefing prior to departure from battalion headquarters in Athens, Tenn. on September 16, 2018. More than 100 personnel from the battalion are headed to South Carolina to provide assistance to residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. (CW4 Nick Atwood, Tenn. National Guard)

Soldiers of the Tenn. Army National Guard’s 117th Military Police Battalion conduct a convoy operations briefing prior to departure from battalion headquarters in Athens, Tenn. on September 16, 2018. More than 100 personnel from the battalion are headed to South Carolina to provide assistance to residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. (CW4 Nick Atwood, Tenn. National Guard)

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Tennessee Soldiers at Guantanamo Bay Cuba will Shelter in Place During Hurricane Matthew

 

Tennessee Department of MilitaryNashville, TN – Soldiers of Tennessee’s 118th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment and 117th Military Police Battalion deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba report that they will shelter in place during Hurricane Matthew.

The hurricane is projected to make landfill near Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) on Tuesday, October 4th.

Army National Guard and Reserve Soldiers set up cots at Denich Gym in preparation of Hurricane Matthew to hit Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, October 3rd Approximately 700 spouses and children were evacuated to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. Hurricane Condition of Readiness I (COR I) was set base-wide and all residents should be sheltering in place or moved to their emergency shelter location. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Army Capt. Frederick H. Agee/Released)

Army National Guard and Reserve Soldiers set up cots at Denich Gym in preparation of Hurricane Matthew to hit Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, October 3rd Approximately 700 spouses and children were evacuated to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. Hurricane Condition of Readiness I (COR I) was set base-wide and all residents should be sheltering in place or moved to their emergency shelter location. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Army Capt. Frederick H. Agee/Released)

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Tennessee National Guard Soldiers conduct security assistance exercise at Old Hickory Dam

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersHendersonville, TN – Tennessee National Guard soldiers set up road blocks and patrolled nearby the Old Hickory Dam Powerhouse this morning to protect the facility during a security assistance exercise in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.

As part of one of the largest statewide disaster preparedness exercises in Tennessee state history, the military presence at the hydroelectric power generating plant on the Cumberland River served to bring together state and federal officials to support an exercise scenario where access to the facility was compromised.

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey H. Holmes, deputy adjutant general for the Tennessee National Guard, receives an update from 1st Lt. Sabrina Rumpf, officer in charge of securing the facility and platoon leader with the 269th Military Police Company, 117th Military Police Battalion, 194th Engineer Brigade, during a security assistance exercise to protect the Old Hickory Dam Powerhouse and Switchyard in Hendersonville, Tenn., June 20, 2016. (USACE photo by Leon Roberts)

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey H. Holmes, deputy adjutant general for the Tennessee National Guard, receives an update from 1st Lt. Sabrina Rumpf, officer in charge of securing the facility and platoon leader with the 269th Military Police Company, 117th Military Police Battalion, 194th Engineer Brigade, during a security assistance exercise to protect the Old Hickory Dam Powerhouse and Switchyard in Hendersonville, Tenn., June 20, 2016. (USACE photo by Leon Roberts)

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Major General Robert Harris awards Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson with Above and Beyond Award

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – Major General Robert A. Harris, Assistant Adjutant General, is responsible for 10,500 combat ready Soldiers who make up the Tennessee Army National Guard and he visited Clarksville to assist with the presentation of three awards to Sheriff John Fuson.

Sheriff Fuson was recognized for his support of his employees who are members of the Air and Army National Guard as well as US Army Reservist.

Carl Lambert State Chair for the Tennessee Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve presents Sheriff Fuson with the “Patriot Award” from the Secretary of Defense

Carl Lambert State Chair for the Tennessee Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve presents Sheriff Fuson with the “Patriot Award” from the Secretary of Defense

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