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  • Photo slideshow: Chili cook off warms up Holiday Party

    Members of the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center came together recently for a friendly chili cook off as a fundraiser for the unit Holiday Party.Members submitted 12 entries, ranging from vegetarian to spicy chicken and everything in between. After the staff voting was tabulated, Master Sgt. Don Pierson's chili was declared best chili of the
  • Photo slideshow: Lunch on Rocky Top

    Students in the Air Force's NCO academy class at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center ate lunch here Nov. 10 at the base dining facility, like any other class day: Up on Rocky Top.Located a short walk from the TEC's classrooms, and above the 134th Air Refueling Wing's medical squadron, base personnel call it the Rocky Top for its view of
  • TEC cites energy efficiency

    As Energy Action Month closes this week, staff and students at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center here can continue to improve their energy efficiency by simply flipping a switch to off, said national and local officials.The federal government observed the special month to help decrease its energy use. The Air Force consumed $9 billion in
  • Vitzthum Hall honors heritage, traditions of chief's legacy

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. George A. Vitzthum never cut ties to the Air National Guard detachment where he oversaw service member's education, and now the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center secured his memory on campus.The TEC dedicated a dormitory building in Vitzthum's honor here Oct 8 with a ceremony in Wilson Hall.The dedication included
  • Airmen of quarter overcome adversity, help youth, lead others

    An award review board and the commander at I.G. Brown Training and Education Center recently selected three Airmen here as the Air National Guard Readiness Center, Detachment 10, third quarter awardees.The Senior NCO, NCO, and civilian of the quarter learned of their selections when Col. Jessica Meyeraan, commander, announced them in a staff-wide
  • 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.