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  • Photo slideshow: B-flight gets outdoors

    Tech. Sgt. Donald O. Noel, an instructor for NCO Academy class 14-5, took his B-flight students outside Friday, May 9 for some lessons in the fresh air near the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's Morrisey Hall classroom building. Among other topics, Noel and his students discussed social media do's and don't's in the military. The TEC's
  • TEC closes Sexual Assault Awareness Month with kid gloves

    It was called by one attendee a "difficult thing to discuss," but a community speaker and a handful of others still spoke carefully about child sexual abuse here April 30 to close Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Airmen from the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center and the 134th Air Refueling Wing were joined by the Blount County Children's
  • I.G. Brown TEC earns 10th Air Force Organizational Excellence Award

    The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center here recently earned the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award for its work in engaging, educating and inspiring leaders, and other meritorious service, from Oct. 1, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2013."Once again, the TEC team has demonstrated extraordinary excellence in achieving our mission and supporting
  • Warrior Network sites must realign satellite dishes by July 15

    The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center announced here earlier this year that Warrior Network downlink site managers must realign their satellite dishes by July 15 to receive uninterrupted broadcasts.Master Sgt. John Anderson, broadcast manager for TEC TV, said in an online video message in April that the orbital satellite migration beginning
  • TEC welcomes training symposium of 'freedom's front door'

    The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center welcomed about 150 leaders of the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command here this week during their national training symposium.The TEC's lodging, facilities and central location provided "the most cost-effective means" for the symposium, they said. "The facility had so much to offer us," said Marine
  • Three earn quarterly TEC awards

    The Commander, I.G. Brown Training and Education Center announced April 1 the Civilian, Senior NCO and NCO of the Quarter, January to March 2014."Please join me in congratulating these Airmen on their outstanding performance, dedication to duty, and support of the TEC mission," said Col. Tim Cathcart, commander, in an email.Cat III Civilian of the
  • TEC noted in economic gains, support to East Tennessee

    The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center here was recently listed among local military units and service members who have a "major drive in the East Tennessee economy." The economic figures were reported in the Military Economic Impact Analysis for East Tennessee, prepared by the East Tennessee Military Affairs Council.The non-profit council's
  • CMSAF visits, remarks on importance of leadership in today’s Air Force

    A smaller and more stressed Air Force will soon reshape itself to include changes in developmental duties, evaluations and promotions that can create anxiety for all ranks, said the Air Force's top enlisted leader today."As we get through these turbulent times, when we find our new normal in the coming years, you will lead us and you will lead our
  • New TEC facility to build capacity

    Base officials here just announced the early planning stages for a new, nearly 47,000 square foot dormitory and classroom facility at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center."Currently, our in-resident throughput can exceed 4,000 service members, and this new facility will potentially enable a 30 percent increase, greatly increasing our
  • Photo slideshow: Spring fervor

    Students and staff at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center held their studies outdoors here amidst the campus's promising weather this week in the strong sunlight and the warm temperatures approaching the 70s. Flowering trees and bird songs were a sign of the coming spring.The first day of spring is Thursday, March 20, which marks the