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Photo slideshow: Making a home away from home

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - A wasp in one of the laundry rooms causes a quick evacuation for housekeepers, from left, Michelle Chavis and Kerri Hurst. An Airman nearby came to their aid and got rid of the pest using his hat here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - A wasp in one of the laundry rooms causes a quick evacuation for housekeepers, from left, Michelle Chavis and Kerri Hurst. An Airman nearby came to their aid and got rid of the pest using his hat here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Renee Davis writes a housekeeper's note here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Renee Davis writes a housekeeper's note here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Discussing morning operations, from left: Randy Fisher, Abby Aberdeen, billeting manager, and Jim Collins here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. The Inn's staff includes more than two dozen state and contract employees who work three shifts. Each morning housekeepers assigned to the four, multilevel buildings, begin a daunting task to check and prepare more than 243 rooms with 393 beds. They navigate their cleaning supplies, carts and vacuums through a maze of hallways, breezeways, lounges and laundry rooms. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Discussing morning operations, from left: Randy Fisher, Abby Aberdeen, billeting manager, and Jim Collins here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. The Inn's staff includes more than two dozen state and contract employees who work three shifts. Each morning housekeepers assigned to the four, multilevel buildings, begin a daunting task to check and prepare more than 243 rooms with 393 beds. They navigate their cleaning supplies, carts and vacuums through a maze of hallways, breezeways, lounges and laundry rooms. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Dusting a room, here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn, Melody Curtis goes about housekeeping for an I.G. Brown Training and Education Center student. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Dusting a room, here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn, Melody Curtis goes about housekeeping for an I.G. Brown Training and Education Center student. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Dawn Morris cleans a mirror here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. She has worked on base as a housekeeper for nearly three years. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Dawn Morris cleans a mirror here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. She has worked on base as a housekeeper for nearly three years. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Soaps on a housekeepers' cart here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Soaps on a housekeepers' cart here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Keeping up with a large list of daily duties, Ramona Morales and others changed bed linins and towels here Nov. 7, 2014, among other services at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Keeping up with a large list of daily duties, Ramona Morales and others changed bed linins and towels here Nov. 7, 2014, among other services at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Housekeepers use a room checklist Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn to help keep track of services required. Ramona Morales writes a reminder to a guest. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Housekeepers use a room checklist Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn to help keep track of services required. Ramona Morales writes a reminder to a guest. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Housekeeping crews are assigned by building, from left, Mildred Anthony, Brittany Sisk and Willie-Mae Coffer work on a floor together here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Housekeeping crews are assigned by building, from left, Mildred Anthony, Brittany Sisk and Willie-Mae Coffer work on a floor together here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Housekeepers' carts carry towels, cleaning supplies and even shower rings required to upkeep guest rooms here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)
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MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Housekeepers' carts carry towels, cleaning supplies and even shower rings required to upkeep guest rooms here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Each of the multilevel billeting buildings' floors has a lounge, laundry room and hallways to maintain. Mildred Anthony dusts into the hallway here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)
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MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Each of the multilevel billeting buildings' floors has a lounge, laundry room and hallways to maintain. Mildred Anthony dusts into the hallway here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Micheal Petak drives cleaning supplies across campus to one of four billeting buildings and handcarts them up and down to the various floors here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)
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MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. - Micheal Petak drives cleaning supplies across campus to one of four billeting buildings and handcarts them up and down to the various floors here Nov. 7, 2014, at the McGhee Tyson Inn. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith/Released)

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. -- 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 than 243 rooms with 393 beds as well as upkeep a maze of lounges, laundry rooms and hallways. Few ever think of what they accomplish or how they do it.

To view a photo slideshow on their efforts, click here.