NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, announced that elements of the Knoxville based 278th ACR will deploy this summer as part of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine (JMTG-U)
More than two hundred 278th Soldiers will assist the Ukrainian Armed Forces with the continued development of a premier Combat Training Center. The realization of the Yavoriv Combat Training Center is a critical step towards Ukraine’s long-term military reform efforts and will provide realistic training for Battalions and Brigades under a NATO interoperable framework. The 278th will lead the JMTG-U effort, as well as, assist in the development of cadre, ranges and training areas, equipment and instrumentation requirements, and a realistic operational training environment.
The 278th is the largest unit in Tennessee and one of only five armored brigade combat teams in the National Guard.
Tennessee Military Department