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New Unit First Sergeant At National Guard In Tullahoma

Outgoing first sergeant, 1st. Sgt. Greg Sawyer (second from left), hands the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 30th Troop Command, Tennessee Army National Guard, guidon to Command Sgt. Maj. Greg Turner during a formal change of responsibility for the unit, held Feb. 8, 2015. Sawyer relinquished his position as the unit's first sergeant to incoming 1st Sgt. Kenneth Latham (right) while Sgt. 1st Class Ronald Cannon (left) the unit's guidon bearer, oversees the traditional exchange. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Sarah Holt, released.)

Outgoing first sergeant, 1st. Sgt. Greg Sawyer (second from left), hands the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 30th Troop Command, Tennessee Army National Guard, guidon to Command Sgt. Maj. Greg Turner during a formal change of responsibility for the unit, held Feb. 8, 2015. Sawyer relinquished his position as the unit’s first sergeant to incoming 1st Sgt. Kenneth Latham (right) while Sgt. 1st Class Ronald Cannon (left) the unit’s guidon bearer, oversees the traditional exchange. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Sarah Holt, released.)

The Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment of the Tennessee National Guard’s 30th Troop Command, based in Tullahoma, Tenn., welcomed 1st Sgt. Kenneth Latham as the new unit first sergeant during a formal change of responsibility ceremony conducted Feb. 8, 2015.
“I am honored and humbled by the opportunity,” said Latham, who also serves as supervisor of the Tennessee National Guard Joint Operations Center in Nashville, Tenn. Before joining the Guard, he served in the active duty Army and has a total of 24 years of service.