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Welcome to the 164th Airlift Wing of the Tennessee Air National Guard!

Our Vision:
World's Best C-17 Wing

Our Values:
Integrity First, Service before self, Excellence in All We Do!

Our Products:
USAF’s best trained, best equipped, most motivated Guard airmen 
USAF’s safest, most efficient, most dependable C-17 airlift
3No-fail Command and Control in peacetime, disaster, and war

Our Mission

USAF Five Core Missions:

•Air and Space Superiority


•Rapid Global Mobility

•Global Strike

•Command and Control

ang State Mission

When Air National Guard units are not mobilized or under federal control, they report to the governor of their respective state, territory (Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands) or the commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard. Each of the 54 National Guard organizations is supervised by the adjutant general of the state or territory. Under state law, the Air National Guard provides protection of life, property and preserves peace, order and public safety. These missions are accomplished through emergency relief support during natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes and forest fires; search and rescue operations; support to civil defense authorities; maintenance of vital public services and counterdrug operations.

ang Federal Mission

The Air National Guard's federal mission is to maintain well-trained, well-equipped units available for prompt mobilization during war and provide assistance during national emergencies (such as natural disasters or civil disturbances). During peacetime, the combat-ready units and support units are assigned to most Air Force major commands to carry out missions compatible with training, mobilization readiness, humanitarian and contingency operations such as Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
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