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Major Gen. Haston receives honor
Maj. Gen. Max Haston, right, the Adjutant General of the Tennessee National Guard, received the Danish Home Guard Meritorious Service Medal from Danish Maj. Gen. Finn Winkler, commander of the Danish Home Guard, during a recent ceremony. Haston is a Warren County native.
Major Gen. Max Haston has another honor to add to his long list of accomplishments.The Warren County native who is top commander of the Tennessee National Guard has recently been recognized for training exercises conducted in Denmark.In a ceremony at the Tennessee National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Nashville, Major Gen. Haston received the Danish Home Guard Meritorious Service Medal.The award was presented by the commander of the Danish Home Guard, Maj. Gen. Finn Winkler, for spearheading the groundwork for future training opportunities between the Tennessee National Guard and the Danish Home Guard.“The Danish Home Guard has one of the strongest National Guard organizations in the world,” said Haston. “The Queen of Denmark even served in their Home Guard. Denmark was looking for more opportunities to collaborate with its U.S. allies and we stepped up and were able to assist.