A local Tennessee Army National Guard unit will return to Chattanooga on March 6.
The 1st of the 181st Field Artillery unit returned from a one-year deployment in the Middle East to Camp Shelby, Miss. a few days ago, according to a press release.
The 193 soldiers are scheduled to arrive in Smyrna, Tenn. on March 6, the 50 Chattanooga-based soldiers will then return to the Scenic City with their families. At this time there is no public ceremony scheduled for that return date.
For more see tomorrow’s Times Free Press.
Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...