278th Called to Duty | WATE News, Knoxville, Tenn.

278th Called to Duty

The Tennessee Army National Guard's 278th ACR has its headquarters in Knoxville and is the largest unit in the state. More than 3,000 soldiers were deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in February 2010. Their deployment was ended earlier than original planned and they began returning home in June 2010.

Send-off Ceremony

278th Send-off

Video of the deployment send-off ceremony held Feb. 5 at Camp Shelby, Miss. before the soldiers began their mission to Iraq is available for free download.

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