The first instructors
MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. – Among the first instructors of the Air Guard's NCO academy in 1968 in their photo taken with Maj. Gen. I.G. Brown, then Director of the Air Guard. From left, Tech. Sgt. Sheridan J. Lloyd, Senior Master Sgt. Robert Alexander, Maj. Gen. I.G. Brown, Senior Master Sgt. Joseph Diaz, and Senior Master Sgt. Donald Pettirew. NCO academy was the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center’s first program of instruction. The academy was later dedicated to General Brown during the 10th anniversary celebration, June 30, 1978. (U.S. Air National Guard file photo)

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