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McGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. -- The students and instructors of the Public Affairs/Visual Information Manager Seminar Class 2010-3 gather at The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center here, June 17, 2010. From L-R: Master Sgt. Shaun Withers; Senior Master Sgt. Rick Ware; Master Sgt. Bill Conner; Technical Sgt. Christina Riffle; Master Sgt. Laura Lythgoe; Staff Sgt. Eric Wilson; Staff Sgt. Julie Parker; Master Sgt. Ada Thompson; Tech. Sgt. Chris Lechuga; Master Sgt. Jarett Melville; Tech. Sgt. Jonathan White; Capt. Brian Hodge; Master Sgt. Shaun Kerr; Master Sgt. Paul Mann; Master Sgt. Chris Stewart; and Senior Master Sgt. Gerald Dougherty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kurt Skoglund/Released)

McGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. -- The students and instructors of the Public Affairs/Visual Information Manager Seminar Class 2010-3 gather at The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center here, June 17, 2010. From L-R: Master Sgt. Shaun Withers; Senior Master Sgt. Rick Ware; Master Sgt. Bill Conner; Technical Sgt. Christina Riffle; Master Sgt. Laura Lythgoe; Staff Sgt. Eric Wilson; Staff Sgt. Julie Parker; Master Sgt. Ada Thompson; Tech. Sgt. Chris Lechuga; Master Sgt. Jarett Melville; Tech. Sgt. Jonathan White; Capt. Brian Hodge; Master Sgt. Shaun Kerr; Master Sgt. Paul Mann; Master Sgt. Chris Stewart; and Senior Master Sgt. Gerald Dougherty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kurt Skoglund/Released)

McGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. -- The Public Affairs/Multimedia Management Seminar Class 2010-3, conducted at the The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center here, June 15-25, held a graduation ceremony today for the accomplishments of the 11 servicemembers who attended the course.

This nine-day class is offered three-times a year at the Training and Education Center and provides public affairs personnel with the needed background and training to manage a base public affairs multimedia service center.

Lessons in accomplishing video documentation, captioning photographs, and managing training records to discussions on the public release of information, how to conduct media relations, and the roles and responsibilities of the public affairs office are some of the key topics covered.

The Public Affairs/Multimedia Management Seminar is one of more than 40 skills enhancement training courses offered at the Training and Education each year. These courses provide personnel in a wide variety of career fields with current policies, guidelines, and administrative practices. They are narrow in focus, targeted to specific areas and designed to enhance job performance. They range in subject from food services, recruiting, and expeditionary medical support to safety, security, and instructor certification.