Contact the State Guard:
Media should contact the Public Affairs Directorate with any questions concerning the operations, mission and/or training of the Tennessee State Guard.
LTC Nathan R. James
Brig. Gen. Kenneth T. Takasaki
What IS the Tennessee State Guard?
The Tennessee State Guard is the all-volunteer arm of the Tennessee Military Department.
It is authorized by Tennessee Code Annotated 58-1-401.
The Tennessee State Guard, which is the all-volunteer arm of the Tennessee Military Department,
is headquartered in Nashville and consists of approximately 500 personnel.
The Mission of the Tennessee State Guard:
The purpose of the Tennessee State Guard is to provide a professional complement of personnel
to support the State mission of the Tennessee National Guard, by assisting the Tennessee Army
National Guard as a force multiplier, and at the direction of the Adjutant General, to assist civil
authorities with disaster relief, humanitarian causes, ceremonial service, religious and medical
support for the well being and safety of the citizenry of Tennessee.
In Tennessee, if you or another Servicemember you know is in crisis, call (855) 435-7492 for assistance 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. If this is a sexual assault issue, contact 615-342-9372.
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