A group of Tennessee National Guardsmen based in Tullahoma are preparing to leave for Afghanistan.
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According to a recent survey, companies admit military-related skills are good for their bottom line, yet the unemployment rate of veterans is above the national rate of 8-percent.
President Obama announced today that US troops will be coming home from Iraq by year’s end, but the news has little bearing for Tennessee’s National Guard troops serving there.
The last units of the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment are on their way home. Officials with the Tennessee National Guard say about 300 troops from Lebanon, Columbia, Smyrna and Knoxville are scheduled to arrive at the Guard’s training site in Smyrna on Monday.
About 250 soldiers will return home to Tennessee just in time for Independence Day.
More than three-thousand Tennessee National Guardsmen are ready to leave for Iraq.
Soldiers and civilians will march together through Lebanon Friday afternoon in memory of Tennessee guardsmen who’ve died in the line of duty.