Published: March 5, 2021


THE TENNESSEE NATIONAL GUARD’S 1ST BATTALION, 181ST FIELD ARTILLERY REGIMENT, HEADQUARTERED IN CHATTANOOGA IS SET TO DEPART THIS WEEKEND. MEDIA SOURCES REPORT, OVER 350 SOLDIERS FROM UNITS IN PULASKI, LAWRENCEBURG, FAYETTEVILLE AND DAYTON, WILL BE LEAVING FROM SMYRNA’S VOLUNTEER TRAINING SITE ON SUNDAY FOR A 10-MONTH DEPLOYMENT OVERSEAS. AFTER DEPARTING TENNESSEE, THEY WILL SPEND A FEW WEEKS IN TEXAS TO COMPLETE ADDITIONAL TRAINING BEFORE HEADING TO THE MIDDLE EAST FOR OPERATIONS SUPPORT.