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Default Air Force Logo Officer program leaving air base - Air Guard officers to be trained at Maxwell Air Force Base
The Air National Guard's officer commissioning program is moving from McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base to Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. Academy of Military Science students who started training Monday will be the last AMS class to graduate from the I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center. Their graduation is scheduled
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Default Air Force Logo 'Crown Jewel' turns 40
The uniforms were Air Force blue, but the symbolism was ruby red at the Training and Education Center's 40th anniversary celebration at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base. The ruby is the anniversary gemstone believed to possess an eternal inner flame symbolizing a passion still alive and strong after 40 years. On Wednesday and Thursday, Lt. Gen.
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Default Air Force Logo Air Guard marks training center's 40th anniversary
The Air National Guard celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Training and Education Center (TEC) at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tenn., July 30-31 with several events that honored the installation where men and women earn officers commissions and Airmen learn to be noncommissioned officers.The celebrations, attended by Lt. Gen. Craig R.
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The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center demolished the old Lankford Hall, the first building named to Chief Master Sgt. Paul H. Lankford, and then named the current student dormitory building to him. This plaque is displayed near the main student entrance. Chief Lankford served as the Deputy Commandant, and then as the first enlisted Commandant, of the Chief Master Sergeant Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center, which was renamed shortly after his death in 2008. Chief Lankford survived the infamous Death March of Bataan and 42 months as a prisoner of war. Countless people have testified to his friendship, kindness, leadership, and patriotism. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith) Chief Lankford dies at 89
Retired Chief Master Sgt. Paul Lankford, a Bataan Death March survivor and the first commandant of the Air National Guard Non-Commissioned Officer Academy here at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, passed away Aug. 22 at the age of 89. Lankford was buried with U.S. military funeral honors on Aug. 27 at the Sherwood Memorial Cemetery in Alcoa,
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Master Sgt. Mavi Smith interviews a guardsman as a mock reporter during a simulated disaster exercise taking place in Des Moines, Iowa, as part of Vigilant Guard. Sergeant Smith was working with several other fictional reporters there to test the responders' abilities to work with civilian agencies during a disaster. Sergeant Smith is from the Air National Guard Training and Education Center in Tennessee. (National Guard Bureau photo/Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith)
Role-playing Airmen put Vigilant Guard, disaster responders on the record
Delivering vital news coverage to the public before, during and after a major disaster may be more the job of the media than the National Guard, but at any domestic emergency, the Guard's ability to explain its missions and roles is still vital. That's why Master Sgt. Mavi Smith from the Air Guard Training and Education Center in Tennessee, along
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New 2nd Lt. Teah Johnson rings the commissioning bell during her graduation from the Academy of Military Science at the I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tenn., on June 26, 2009. She will become a navigator on a C-130 cargo aircraft for the 182nd Airlift Wing of the Illinois Air National Guard. Officer candidates of class “O-2009-4,” who graduated today, are members of the last officer commissioning program class at TEC. (Photo by Master Sgt. Greg Rudl, National Guard Bureau) Last class graduates from AMS
The commissioning bell here tolled 94 times today, and 94 new Air National Guard second lieutenants were challenged to become great leaders. The bell tolled for the last time for the officer candidates of class "O-2009-4," the last class to graduate from the Academy of Military Science, an officer commissioning program here at the I.G. Brown Air
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Default Air Force Logo Guard members give back
A group of 51 servicemembers from The Air National Guard Training and Education Center ended a week of professional development training by performing community service projects that benefited the local agencies AnimalWorks, Blount County Children's Home, Haven House, and Asbury Place. "Part of the expectation of being an Air National Guard member
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Col. Richard B. Howard assumes command of the I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tenn., March 13 in a change of command ceremony presided over by Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III, the director of the Air National Guard.  Howard is the former director of logistics for the National Guard Bureau at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Kurt Skoglund)(Released) TEC welcomes new commander
Air Force Col. Richard B. Howard assumed command of the I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center in a ceremony presided over by Air Force Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III, the director of the Air National Guard here in Wilson Hall today. During the event, Wyatt spoke of the importance of this change of command in relation to the
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Air National Guard members Senior Master Sgt. Timothy J. Kumes, Master Sgt. Paul G. Rayman, and Tech. Sgt. Jeela S. Matthews perform a guidon exchange ceremony at The I. G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center to signify the transition of the ANG EPME branch to its new name as the Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center December 16, 2008. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt Kurt Skoglund)(Released) EPME center named after enlisted commandant
The Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer Academy and Airman Leadership School was renamed the Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center in a ceremony at Wilson Hall here on the campus of The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center (TEC). "This ceremony honors Chief Lankford's legacy," said Col.
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Default Air Force Logo TEC program graduates 1,000th student
The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center's Instructional Development (ID) branch graduated its 1,000th student during a ceremony held at Morrissey Hall here today. "Today, we get to pay tribute and honor to the ID branch," said Col. Richard B. Howard, the TEC commander. "This 1,000th student represents the accomplishments of
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