afghanistan http://wmot.org en Tenn. Gaurdsmen Return Home After Year-Long Deployment http://wmot.org/post/tenn-gaurdsmen-return-home-after-year-long-deployment <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- More than 300 members of the Tennessee National Guard are coming home this week after a year&rsquo;s deployment in the Middle East.</p><p>Guard officials say over 160 soldiers from the 230th Engineer Battalion are arriving at the Smyrna Airport Tuesday.</p><p>National Guard spokesman, Randy Harris, says the troops have been deployed in Kuwait supporting operation New Dawn in Iraq and operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 17:41:57 +0000 Shawn Anfinson 14502 at http://wmot.org Ft. Campbell Soldiers Headed to Afghanistan http://wmot.org/post/ft-campbell-soldiers-headed-afghanistan <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) &mdash; The Department of Defense has announced four units, including two from Fort Campbell, that will deploy to Afghanistan this year.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The scheduled rotation announced Thursday includes more than 11,000 soldiers from the four units who will start deploying between spring and winter.</span></p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 16:23:46 +0000 Associated Press 11858 at http://wmot.org