• Haslam Signs Tennessee STRONG Act

    Friday, May 26, 2017 | 10:58am

    Legislation provides tuition free higher education for eligible Tennessee National Guard Members

    NASHVILLE – In front of military personnel of the Tennessee Army and Air National Guard at the Tennessee Department of Military, Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday signed the Tennessee STRONG Act that provides tuition free higher educational opportunities for eligible members of the Tennessee National Guard and supports the Drive to 55 goal to increase the number of Tennesseans with a degree or certificate to 55 percent by 2025.

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  • Governor Signs Tennessee Strong Act

    Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 3:25pm

    Gov. Bill Haslam signs the Tennessee STRONG (Support, Training and Renewing Opportunity for National Guard) Act May 25, 2017 at the Tennessee Department of Military in Nashville.  (Tennessee National Guard photo by MSgt Robin Brown)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today signed the Tennessee STRONG (Support, Training and Renewing Opportunity for National Guard) Act at the Tennessee Department of Military in Nashville. Haslam was joined by Rep. Tilman Goins (R-Morristown), Rep. David Hawk (R-Greeneville) and Major General Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General.

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  • Governor to Sign Tennessee STRONG Act Thursday in Nashville

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 10:30am

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will hold a bill signing ceremony Thursday, May 25, for the Tennessee STRONG (Support, Training and Renewing Opportunity for National Guard) Act at the Tennessee Department of Military in Nashville. Haslam will be joined by Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville), Rep. Tilman Goins (R-Morristown), Rep. David Hawk (R-Greeneville) and Major General Max Haston.

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  • TN National Guard Pistol Match to be held May 19-21

    Monday, May 15, 2017 | 2:02pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Soldiers and Airmen in the Tennessee National Guard will be competing in the 2017 Adjutant General Pistol Competition May 19-21 at the National Guard Volunteer Training Site in Tullahoma, Tenn. The exercise is designed to promote and improve marksmanship proficiency.

    If you would like to attend, please contact Master Sgt. Robin Brown at 615-313-0838 to coordinate location and time details.

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  • Tackett named Command Chief Warrant Officer

    Monday, May 15, 2017 | 7:57am

    (L to R) Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ricky L. Tackett, the incoming Command Chief Warrant Officer, Tennessee Army National Guard, alongside outgoing CCWO, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Robert V. (“R.V.”) Davis during a change of responsibility ceremony in the Hall of Flags at Guard Headquarters on May 12, 2017.

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ricky L. Tackett, of Ashland City, took the reins as the Command Chief Warrant Officer for the Tennessee Army National Guard today during a change of responsibility ceremony in the Hall of Flags, at the Guard’s Headquarters in Nashville.  Maj. Gen. Terry M. “Max” Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, conducted the ceremony in the presence of family and friends making Tackett only the fifth person in Tennessee Guard history to hold this key position.

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  • Military Spouse Brunch on May 12th

    Tuesday, May 09, 2017 | 12:58pm

    The Tennessee Military & Family Readiness Operations is thanking military spouses with a recognition brunch on Friday, May 12th.   The event is in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day and will held in four locations throughout the State. 

    Military Spouse Brunch
    May 12. 2017
    9 a.m - 11 am

    Knoxville – 3330 Sutherland Avenue

    Nashville – 3041 Sidco Drive

    Chattanooga – 1801 Holtzclaw Avenue

    Jackson – 1510 HWY 70 By-Pass

    For more information contact MSG Carrie L. Knott at carrie.l.knott.mil@mail.mil or 615-313-0683

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  • Tennessee Recruiter wins Region III “Best Warrior” Competition

    Tuesday, May 02, 2017 | 7:48am


    Staff Sgt. Dustin Rottero, a recruiter with the Tennessee Army National Guard, earns the title of Region III “Best Warrior” during competition at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky on April 26, 2017.

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Staff Sgt. Dustin Rottero, originally of Gladeville, was recognized as the Region III “Best Warrior” during a ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky. on April 26, 2017.  Rottero, a member of Tennessee’s Recruiting and Retention Battalion, edged out fellow competitors to earn the prestigious title and secured a spot at Camp Ripley, Minn., where the Army National Guard will hold the national competition in July.

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  • Tennessee Adjutant General Receives Danish Medal

    Monday, April 24, 2017 | 2:17pm


    Tennessee Adjutant General Receives Danish Medal

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a ceremony at the Tennessee National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Nashville, Tenn., on March 27, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Max Haston, received the Danish Home Guard Meritorious Service Medal. The award was presented by the commander of the Danish Home Guard, Maj. Gen. Finn Winkler, for spearheading the groundwork for future training opportunities between the Tennessee National Guard and the Danish Home Guard.

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  • Tennessee STRONG Act Provides Educational Opportunities for Tennessee National Guard

    Monday, April 10, 2017 | 6:59pm

    NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today thanked the General Assembly for unanimously passing the Tennessee STRONG (Support, Training and Renewing Opportunity for National Guard) Act, the governor’s legislation that provides tuition free educational opportunities for eligible members of the Tennessee National Guard and supports the Drive to 55 goal to increase the number of Tennesseans with a degree or certificate to 55 percent by 2025. The House of Representatives this afternoon passed HB 530/SB 1216 97-0 and it now heads to the governor’s desk for his signature. The Senate passed the legislation 31-0 on April 3.

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  • Get Your Pre-Apps in ASAP!

    Monday, March 27, 2017 | 1:07pm

    We are getting pre-applications in, so if you are thinking about coming to TNVCA for the July 9th class please get your pre-app in as soon as possible.  The spots will fill up quickly and we want you to have the opportunity to enroll in the July 9th session.  Pre-Apps are in the section labeled “How to Become a Cadet”.  

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