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  • Tennessee Airman awarded The Adjutent General's Ribbon for Valor

    Tennessee Air National Guard Airman Tech. Sgt. Joshua Garrett was presented with The Adjutant General’s Ribbon for Valor for his heroic actions during an April in-flight emergency. Col. Jason Glass, Tennessee National Guard’s Assistant Adjutant General, Air, presented the ribbon to Garrett during a

  • Loadmaster training for Traditional Guardsman

    MEMPHIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Memphis, Tenn. (August 11, 2019) --Members of the 164th Airlift Wing train how to load armored vehicles onto a C-17 Globemaster III August 10 in Memphis, Tenn.In order to get cargo onto the C-17, a team from air transportation in the 164th Logistics Readiness and

  • 164th Airlift Wing Present Award to Local School

    MEMPHIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Memphis, Tenn. (Dec.21, 2018) -- Chief MSgt. Jimmie Jones, the command chief for the 164th Airlift Wing, presented assistant principle David Ellis and Overton High School a plaque of appreciation Dec. 14 at Overton High School in Memphis, Tenn.Overton marching band

  • Building Bonds through Training

    Tennessee Air National Guard, Memphis, Tenn. (November 13, 2018) -- A firefighter from 164th Civil Engineering Squadron in Memphis, Tennessee, recently merged with firefighters from Bulgaria, Latvia, and Estonia at a joint exercise called Northern Strike 18, held July 23 through Aug. 18 at the

  • 164th Airlift Wing Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

    MEPHIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Memphis, Tenn. (July 28, 2018) -- Members of the 164th Airlift Wing volunteered with the local Habitat for Humanity program July 28, 2018 in Memphis, Tenn. This was a major opportunity to increase the visibility of the wing in the eyes of the community.“The wing is

  • 164th Airlift Wing partners with University of Memphis

    MEMPHIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Memphis, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2018) --  With Penny Hardaway as the new head coach and back to back winning seasons for the football team, many eyes will be on the University of Memphis.  This will allow the 164th Airlift Wing, along with 141 other companies, to receive

  • Through The Eyes of The Past

    MEMPHIS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Memphis, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2018) -- There can be both positive and negative out comes of war, but it is not very often that citizens of other nations have the opportunity to hear how the sacrifice of another nation’s military changed their life for the better. Unlike

  • The 164th Welcomes a New Vice Wing Commander

    (June 6, 2018) – Col. Gary D. Smith joins the 164th Airlift Wing as their new vice wing commander June 6 in Memphis, Tenn.Smith joins the 164th after a three year tour as the 118th Mission Support Group commander in Nashville, Tenn.Smith, being a native Tennessean, grew up in a small town northwest

  • 164th Youth Lock-in

    Memphis, Tenn. – Members of the 164th Airlift Wing held a “Youth Lock-in” in observance of Military Child month Apr. 13 and 14 at the Memphis Air National Guard base, Memphis, Tenn. April is Military Child month. Members of the military and community wear purple, and many organizations across the