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  • CFC kick-off included TEC commander, singer, color guard

    Col. Jessica Meyeraan, commander of the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center, and other service members joined area federal workers downtown Sept. 10 for the Smoky Mountain Region Combined Federal Campaign.The 2015 campaign represents 26 counties in four states and highlights the theme, Serve."So I challenge each and every one of you, as we
  • ICP graduates eight instructors in North Carolina

    Nothing may exemplify leadership more than becoming a military training instructor, and Airmen here recently trained to help others meet their short- and long-term training goals.The 145th Regional Training Site hosted the Instructor Certification Program, Aug. 24 to Sept. 4, and helped to graduate eight qualified Air Force instructors.The ICP
  • Photo slideshow: NCO academy guidon training

    Airmen of each NCO academy class are selected as the guidon bearer for their flights and undergo training during the first week of class. The guidon bearers for class 15-6 underwent training here, Aug. 24, 2015, at the I.G Brown Training and Education Center and practiced those skills last week during the class' first formal retreat ceremony.Guidon
  • Airmen measure, saw, hammer for community

    About a dozen military volunteers took part in a Habitat for Humanity project here August 18-19 to pre-fabricate utility sheds as well as door and window frames.The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's instructors and staff from McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base spent several hours in Habitat's wood shop in North Knoxville each day cutting
  • Photo slideshow: Friendly volleyball competition

    Members of Airman leadership school class 15-7 challenged staff members from the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center to a short series of volleyball games on the courts in Wilson Hall here.The teams played three games August 10, 2015, with the Airmen beating the staff members two games to one.Click here to view the photo slideshow.
  • Guard, Reserve officers gain safety expertise

    About 60 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command officers and safety experts met at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center campus here this week for lessons on safety.The Air Reserve Component Chief of Safety course addresses several training requirements that the officers use to manage their safety programs, said officials."The
  • TEC's National Guard members should weigh in on workplace, gender relations

    The Defense Manpower Data Center and the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response officials here today encouraged maximum participation online in the 2015 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey.Congress mandated the survey, among others that address health and readiness, said officials.The survey is available
  • TEC offers third journalism mentorship program

    The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center announced today that it is accepting nominations here for the third Air National Guard journalism mentorship program.The course, Understanding Air National Guard News, Writing and More, relies on a long-distance mentorship that allows public affairs Airmen to hone their skills. The TEC first offered the
  • Quarterly performers announced, commended

    Three Airmen were commended here July 7 as the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's outstanding Senior NCO, NCO, and Civilian of the Quarter, April-June, 2015.Col. Jessica Meyeraan, commander, announced the awardees' names in an email."I am proud of their subject matter expertise, professionalism and dedication to the TEC mission," said
  • Bulgarian sergeant completes second Air Force EPME course

    After Bulgarian Air Force Staff Sgt. Bistra Koleva Kumanova attended the U.S. Air Force's Airman leadership school here in 2014, she felt more confident.It was her first visit to the U.S.  In Bulgaria, she is a squad leader at an air base. She said that her I.G. Brown Training and Education Center assignment helped her to solve difficulties in her