Tennessee Guard Members Safe Despite Russian Reports

Three current and former members of the Tennessee National Guard are safe and accounted for, despite a Russian newspaper’s false report that the men were killed while fighting in Ukraine.

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FILE - Tennessee National Guard troops board a plane in Smyrna, Tenn., to go to Washington, Thursday, June 4, 2020. Three current and former members of the Tennessee National Guard are “safe” and “accounted for,” despite a Russian newspaper’s false report, Thursday, March, 17, 2022, that the men were killed while fighting in Ukraine. All three individuals named in the report, are alive and well — and no U.S. military personnel are currently on orders in Ukraine, National Guard Bureau spokesman Wayne Hall said in a phone interview Friday, March 18. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
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Three current and former members of the Tennessee National Guard are safe and accounted for, despite a Russian newspaper’s false report that the men were killed while fighting in Ukraine. All three men named in a Russian news report, two of whom are still serving in the Tennessee National Guard, are alive and well — and no U.S. military personnel are currently on orders in Ukraine, National Guard Bureau spokesman Wayne Hall said in a…

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