Knox County natives Gunnery Sergeant Chad Mills (left) and Lance Corporal Anderson Elswick (right) in Helmand, Afghanistan. GySgt Mills is a Counter IED adviser to the Afghan Army and LCpl Elswick is an Infantry Marine providing security for the advisers. Both were friends growing up in Knox County and were reunited in Afghanistan after being deployed April 2017. Mills is the son of Jack Davis and the late Tina Davis. Elswick is the son of Todd and Sandy Elswick and step-son of Elandon Hughes and Susan Elswick.