NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- More than 300 members of the Tennessee National Guard are coming home this week after a year’s deployment in the Middle East.
Guard officials say over 160 soldiers from the 230th Engineer Battalion are arriving at the Smyrna Airport Tuesday.
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.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The Department of Defense has announced four units, including two from Fort Campbell, that will deploy to Afghanistan this year.
The scheduled rotation announced Thursday includes more than 11,000 soldiers from the four units who will start deploying between spring and winter.
More than 3,000 soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division based at Fort Riley, Kan., will deploy in the spring.