Tennessee National Guard Continues Disaster Recovery Support

Heavy equipment and personnel from the Tennessee National Guard’s 194th Engineer Brigade clear debris from the destructive tornado that devastated portions of Lincoln County, Tenn., April 28.

Heavy equipment and personnel from the Tennessee National Guard’s 194th Engineer Brigade clear debris from the destructive tornado that devastated portions of Lincoln County, Tenn., April 28.

Soldiers from the Tennessee National Guard’s 194th Engineer Brigade moved into Lincoln County on Wednesday to assist the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and local responders as cleanup efforts continue near Fayetteville. A powerful EF-3 tornado devastated the region on the evening of April 28. Local responders requested support from the Guard through the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.
The mission of the Tennessee Soldiers will cover a widespread area, with their base of operations at the Fayetteville National Guard Armory.  They are scheduled for State Active Duty for a period of ten days assisting local responders in debris removal and recovery operations.