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  • Photojournalists find mentors through Air National Guard news program

    About two dozen Air National Guard Airmen are better able to tell the story of America's Airmen thanks to a new writing mentorship program.The course, Understanding Air National Guard News Writing - and More, was launched in early 2014 and relies on a long-distance mentorship program to allow Airmen in the Public Affairs career field to hone their
  • Chaplain departs leadership center stronger, back to Utah

    Chaplain Lt. Col. Bruce Brewer from the Utah Air National Guard marked spiritual and physical resilience here recently with his thoughts on hopeful leaders as well as with his heart to fitness-minded adherents.Chaplain Brewer served as the interim chaplain for the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center.He returns to the 151st Air Refueling Wing
  • Graduates tackle Airman Leadership School, NCO Academy

    U.S. Air Force Airman Leadership School and Noncommissioned Officer Academy graduates celebrated their accomplishments at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center here Nov. 20 with their leaders' and instructors' approvals and well wishes.At least 273 Airmen and three U.S. Coast Guardsmen made up the Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional
  • Fall banquet inducts TEC's senior noncommissioned officers

    Peers, family and leadership here applauded 20 of the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's senior noncommissioned officers Nov. 14 with a formal fall banquet that included a SNCO induction ceremony.Officials said that the TEC's Top III council organized the sold out banquet after nearly two years of planning and council fundraising."No one
  • Construction workers begin pouring foundations

    Construction crewmembers poured concrete here Nov. 13 for footings that will help support the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's new dormitory and classroom facility.Crews began pouring footings for a 17-foot retaining wall after digging and removing more than 8,000 cubic yards of soil from a hillside. Officials said that the current
  • Photo slideshow: Making a home away from home

    Hundreds of students and guests assigned temporarily to the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center here for enlisted professional military education and professional continuing education turn to their lodging rooms at the McGhee Tyson Inn for a place of daily comfort and rest.Each day, housekeepers in four lodging buildings check and prepare more
  • Prepare for early winter weather

    Winter weather watches, warnings or advisories can be announced here weeks ahead of winter's official arrival.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced today that the Blount County Smoky Mountain Region and other areas could see significant snowfall accumulations and hazardous roads late Halloween night and into Saturday. The
  • TEC cyber cafes offer computers, work space

    Airman Leadership School and NCO Academy students as well as Professional and Continuing Education students and conferees will enjoy greater computer access and work space, said officials here with the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center.Master Sgt. Charles Hoover, Cyber Operations manager, and Master Sgt. Raymond Harris, Cyber Operations
  • Short-term instructors encourage students, climb mountain

    Two enlisted professional military education instructors from the regular Air Force graduated two NCO Academy flights here Oct. 9, through temporary duty assignment at the Paul H. Lankford Enlisted PME Center.Master Sgt. Jason Ramon and Tech. Sgt. Michael Hubbard served on short-term duty with the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center.The TEC's
  • Photo slideshow: Students interview for EPME awards

    When talking one-on-one with the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's top enlisted leader here Oct. 6, Leadership Award and Commandant Award nominees preserved their sangfroid and showed their best military bearing.Four Airman Leadership School students and 4 NCO Academy students interviewed with Chief Master Sgt. Thomas "TK" Stoudt,