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  • Air Guard's 'Band of the South' ready for summer performances

    The Air National Guard's foremost Band of the South - its 41 musicians - were at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center here May 28 ready to kick off a fresh and tuneful summer tour.It was a final, full practice session in Wilson Hall before nearly a dozen shows. "The Air National Guard's bands have new performances ... taking audiences
  • National Guard's satellite EPME offered in Kansas

    Education and Training Officials announced recently that the Air National Guard's Satellite Airman Leadership School should be offered here in 2015.The 184th Intelligence Wing's announcement comes after establishing Satellite NCO Academy, about a year ago, through the Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center, at the I.G
  • What does it mean to be spiritual?

    When talking about spirituality and what it means to him, Chaplain Lt. Col. Ira S. Campbell here at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center is reminded of his time serving in Germany at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, where he met with wounded U.S. Soldiers from Afghanistan and Iraq.During group sessions, he would typically ask Soldiers to
  • TEC 2013: 'A lot of training and education'

    The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center (TEC) spent much of the year training record numbers of students, bringing new value to distance learning and conferencing, hosting international and special guests, and celebrating 45 years of professional military education (PME). Instructors were busy, and at one point, this summer, the TEC marked a
  • Stoudt to look after Paul H. Lankford Enlisted PME Center

    As the 13th Commandant of the Air National Guard's premier center for enlisted professional military education, Chief Master Sgt. Thomas K. Stoudt now has a huge responsibility to prepare thousands of future Total Air Force leaders, said officials.Stoudt became Commandant of the Paul H. Lankford Enlisted PME Center here Oct. 17, 2013, in a ceremony
  • Guard's learning centers add value through connections

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gabe Johnson gave a professional development seminar here recently on personal accountability, and although the lesson was of the quality expected from the Air National Guard's premier training and education center, it was how it was sent and who watched it that was notable. "The idea may be, 'where's the soapbox?'" he said,
  • Bulgarian students among TEC's latest graduates

    The Paul H. Lankford EPME Center, a division of The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center graduated its first Bulgarian students in a ceremony attended by Tennessee National Guard senior leaders and international guests.Two Bulgarian air force members completed leadership education here through the Tennessee National Guard's State Partnership
  • At Public Affairs course, knowledge sharing, not just lessons

    It was seven years ago when the Air Force's Chief of Staff, Gen. T. Michael Moseley, directed the merger of multimedia and public affairs Airmen, and it has taken those years to bring their super-offices for media/community relations, news, data and images to fruition. Today, still deep in the fight, Airmen are re-thinking their communications