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  • Avoid 'death by slides' with five lesson plan reasons

    It's a common fear to give instruction before a group, but experts at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center said recently that if you put presentation slides aside, and take time to plan, you can write lessons that feel comfortable and make class less punishing."Just relying on PowerPoint is

  • Center displays a journeyed Stars and Stripes

    The National Flag Day Foundation reports that Flag Day, soon a 100-year-old American observance, was first proclaimed May 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson. The Stars and Stripes, in their birth by congress, however, were adopted June 14, 1777, and that's the day we observe it. This year, it's on a

  • Logistics manager, former instructor has new assignment: training officers

    When Master Sgt. Don Pierson is on campus, he's likely into something unforeseen ... if you can track him. Each day changes, as if through a Magic 8-Ball. It shakes up, and the random possibilities go from "Outlook Good" to "Ask Again Later."    During his last four years at the I.G. Brown Training

  • Chaplain assistant gives, gains enlisted leadership

    Classrooms line the hallways of the enlisted professional military education center in east Tennessee. They're filled with Airmen as Air Force lessons resound through doorways. A look inside shows them sitting in a semi-circle, focused on instructors.Tech. Sgt. John McClean, with the Paul H.

  • Air National Guard marathon time solidifies 2016 team's workup

    Chief Master Sgt. Edward Walden had been waiting, reassuring the Air National Guard marathon team, their units, friends and family that they ran very well, when the race officials made an anticipated announcement.He sat in his office here Dec. 10 overlooking the I.G. Brown Training and Education

  • Switcher directs her last satellite broadcasts

    It's her last switch as well as her next switch: after videography missions with Army infantry in Iraq, then conquering a broadcast control room comparable to a major television studio's, one Airman said that she hopes for something challenging.Tech Sgt. Chalanda Roberts just began her last

  • Air University releases Strategic Plan 2015

     Air University provided a roadmap for its ongoing transformation efforts with the release of the Air University Strategic Plan Sept. 18.This document is Air University's way of aligning actions and resources with the broader Air Force vision outlined in the other publications "America's Air Force:

  • General officer support staff course graduates first class

    The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center and visiting officials said today that 71 Soldiers, Airmen and civilians assigned to general officers in 35 states, territories and the District of Columbia graduated Aug. 20, from the National Guard's first General Officer Support Staff Course.The

  • For a retired colonel, the NCOA Hall of Fame

    The umpteenth time that he drove here to the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center, retired Col. Edmund C. Morrisey arrived early to exercise among the other retirees and Airmen in Wilson Hall. He parked in his usual parking spot and wished good mornings to passersby.The 86-year-old Morrisey then

  • Airmen surpass in blood, dollars, support into East Tennessee

    If you ask about the military, there is a good chance someone from East Tennessee will know of an Airman.When combined, the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center's student and staff volunteer hours here more than likely surpass most organizations across the Air National Guard, said its officials