Jacksboro Guard Unit Activated

Jacksboro, Campbell County (WVLT) – The Tennessee National Guard has announced the mobilization of local units.

Nearly three hundred members of the 1175th Transportation Company received mobilization orders on Thursday.

The 1175th has armories in Jacksboro and Brownsville and is headquartered in Tullahoma.

The National Guard has not announced where and when the troops will be deployed to or how long they could be gone.

According to the Tennessee National Guard, this mobilization brings the number of Tennessee Army and Air Guard activated since 9/11 to more than 11,200.

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