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  • Photo Slideshow: TEC in Tulsa brings value, certifications

    Tammie Smeltzer and Tech. Sgt. Clifton J. Boswell, Jr., with the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's Professional and Continuing Education office were teaching classes on the road in Tulsa, Okla., this week for the Instructor Certification Program. The program is a two-week, intensive course

  • Formula for an EPME instructor: Excellence = Experience + Desire

    "Everyone here is a professional and excellent at what they do."That's what Tech. Sgt. Drew Carson said when asked why he enjoys coming to work as an enlisted professional military education (EPME) instructor at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center (TEC)."That's what makes me so successful,"

  • Photo slideshow: 12th Commandant, a look back

    The Paul H. Lankford Enlisted PME Center's 12th Commandant marked his retirement from 29 years of service with a ceremony here Oct. 16, 2013, at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center. Chief Master Sgt. Donald E. Felch was honored amongst the Airmen, friends and family he served with and at

  • Airman captures images of EPME studies

    Tech. Sgt. Lakisha Croley from the 1st Combat Camera Squadron is putting together her photo album on what she did this summer: Noncommissioned Officer Academy.Croley is an active duty Air Force photographer assigned at Joint Base Charleston in South Carolina. For the last six weeks she studied

  • Lankford Center Airmen rise in recognition

    Their recognition as top Airmen here this quarter recently rose above the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center to recognition as top Airmen serving for the Air National Guard Readiness Center.All three of the TEC's current Airmen of the Quarter were recently recognized as the ANGRC's Senior

  • New ‘Shirt’ brings some daring

    Talk about situational awareness, following standards and calm professionalism, and Senior Master Sgt. Marcy Broadway's rather daring experiences have those valuable traits that are looked-for in a First Sergeant.There are the 38 times that she jumped out of an airplane, sometimes packing the very

  • ADL creator adds to Air Force's e-learning

    Learning. For John Hawk it often starts here with someone needing to train thousands of Airmen as effective and easy and economical as possible.Hawk is the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's creator of Advanced Distributive Learning products for the Air National Guard. He sorts though loads

  • Alaska Trooper gains, gives at Air Force NCO academy

    Tech. Sgt. Brian Zeisel with the Alaska Air National Guard is modest about the recognition he gets from leading his Alaska State Trooper K9, "Argo," through some dangerous law enforcement dispatches.As a full time State Trooper with more than 10 years' service, thousands see Zeisel's patrols in

  • Air Guard spouse sets bar as national woman powerlifter

    Competition brings out your best when you are a competitor, and for the spouse of one Air National Guard member it means lifting more weight than most men can grasp. In her personal best powerlift competition, Vikki Traugot benched 325 lbs., deadlifted 408 lbs. and squatted 480 pounds."My wife is