News: Tennessee National Guard continues disaster recovery support
Story by Maj. Randy Harris
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. – Soldiers from the Tennessee National Guard’s 194th Engineer Brigade moved into Lincoln County today 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 10 days assisting local responders in debris removal and recovery operations.