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  • Annual best are TEC's collective success, says commander

    The Commander of the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center announced here Jan. 7 the organization's NCO, Senior NCO and Civilian of the Year."Please join me in congratulating these amazing teammates!" said Col. Jessica Meyeraan, in an email. "Their contributions, selfless service and dedication to excellence are inspiring and deeply
  • Photo slideshow: TEC 2014

    A look back at 2014 for the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center in photos here on the last week of the year included many staff and VIP arrivals, departures and promotions, as well as training and education. What became notable in hundreds of photos was that there were many places selected to hold an event, promotion or ceremony, despite all
  • Commander announces year's closing performers

    The Commander, I.G. Brown Training and Education Center, announced here Dec. 19 the Senior NCO and NCO of the Quarter for October through December."Thank you for what you have done," said Col. Jessica Meyeraan, commander, to the awardees during a holiday gathering in Spruance Hall.Senior NCO of the Quarter is Senior Master Sgt. Paul A. Mann,
  • 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