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  • PEC visits TEC

    Leadership from the Lavern E. Weber National Guard Bureau Professional Education Center (PEC) visited the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center here on June 20, to explore opportunities for collaboration between the Army and Air National Guard training centers.The PEC is the Army National Guard's version of the Training and Education Center. It
  • Lankford Center graduates 309 service members

    The Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center bid farewell to 309 service members today during a combined graduation ceremony for the students of Airman Leadership School Class 12-4 and Noncommissioned Officer Academy Class 12-5.These courses enhanced the leadership skills of the graduates by strengthening their ability to
  • TEC receives 9th Air Force Organizational Excellence Award

    The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center, or TEC, received its ninth Air Force Organizational Excellence Award for accomplishments achieved from Oct. 1, 2010 to Sep. 30, 2011.The Air Force Organizational Excellence Award is awarded to unnumbered units, such as centers, that have distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious service or
  • TEC member named ANGRC NCO of the Year

    A member of the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center was named the 2011 Air National Guard Readiness Center Noncommissioned Officer of the Year at a ceremony held at Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 1.Tech. Sgt. Derek J. Westfall, an enlisted professional military education instructor, said he was honored to be recognized for his leadership
  • Local AFA chapter honored for contributions to Wi-Fi in dorms

    Members of the local Gen. Bruce K. Holloway Air Force Association (AFA) Chapter were honored for their contributions to the new wireless internet capability at the lodging facilities of the McGhee Tyson Inn during a ceremony held here, Sept. 1.The local AFA chapter was instrumental in bringing this resource to the more than 4,200 service members
  • EPME member leads local Joplin relief effort

    An enlisted professional military education instructor at The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center left the area on June 3, with a 26-foot moving truck full of donated goods and headed for Joplin, Mo.The town of Joplin was devastated by a tornado on May 22.Packing winds of up to 200 mph, this killer tornado cut a six-mile
  • TEC honors OPA staff on 40th anniversary

    The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center hosted a ceremony at Spruance Hall on May 6, to honor retired Air Force Col. Russ Gregory for his contributions to the Officer Preparatory Academy on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.In 1971, Gregory was an integral part of the success of the Air National Guard's brand new officer
  • TEC wins Fittest Company Challenge...again

    The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center accepted its second first place award for the Fittest Company Challenge from the Knoxville Chamber during a ceremony in Market Square in downtown Knoxville, May 11.The competition held April 3, during the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, was a friendly contest among area
  • EPME honors namesake at POW event

    The commandant of the Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base addressed the Tennessee American Ex-Prisoners of War at their annual banquet at the Music Road Hotel here, April 9.Chief Master Sgt. Donald E. Felch was invited to honor the legacy of his center's first enlisted commandant,
  • NCOA Class 11-3 gives back to local community

    The contributions of NCO Academy Class 11-3 to the local East Tennessee community were celebrated during their graduation ceremony at Wilson Hall, March 30.From removing debris from local riverbanks and constructing hiking and biking trails to repairing local shelters and assisting stranded motorists, these students embraced the opportunity to help