Tenn. armory renamed after guardsman shot on grounds

Tennessee armory shooting
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Braden

LOBELVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Sgt. 1st Class Michael Braden was shot and killed at the Tennessee National Guard Armory on July 9, 2014.

Tennessee armory shooting
(Photo: WKRN)

The armory in Lobelville, which is in Perry County, Tennessee, announced Thursday they renamed the facility after Sgt. Braden.

PHOTOS: 2014 National Guard Armory shooting

He served as the non-commissioned officer in charge of readiness for Troop A, Support Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment.

The dedication ceremony was held at 1 p.m. Friday. Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, was there as well as numerous other state and local officials.

The teenager accused of shooting Braden faces murder charges. Christopher Farrar, 15, is being tried as an adult.

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