1175th To Be Deployed

The 1175th Combat HET unit will be deploying 39 Soldiers to support the 248th Engineer Company out of Connecticut. This will be a 12 month deployment to Bahrain to provide security and installation protection duties. The 39 Soldiers deploying are composed of 3 detachments, Brownsville, Jacksboro and Tullahoma. All 3 detachments make up the The 1175th Combat HET unit who are based at the new Readiness Center (Armory) in Tullahoma. These 39 Soldiers will be leaving the Armory Saturday Aug. 11 at approximately 9:00am. Busses will leave the armory down Hwy 55 to Hwy 64 through Lynchburg, escorted by the TN Highway Patrol and Patriot Guard riders.
The local Family Readiness Group is asking the public to show their support in various ways…tie a ribbon along the route, place a “thank you 1175th” or “We support you” sign in the median along the route, stand along the road and wave a sign of support.
The Guard is also hosting an Open House and Ribbon cutting Ceremony tomorrow from 10 until noon.