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  • Tennessee Air National Guard practices triage for mass casualties as part of TNMAN ’16 statewide exercise

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 23, 2016) - A joint Tennessee emergency response team consisting of members from the Tennessee Air National Guard's three Wings and Methodist University Hospital emergency training program personnel, responded to a mock casualty arrival scenario during the Tennessee Maneuvers 2016 exercise in Memphis on June 21.The purpose of
  • Ice Cream for Life

    The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines family as "a group of people united by certain convictions or a common affiliation." The members of the 164th Airlift Wing exemplify this plus more. When Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Dresten Gaboya was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, the 164th rallied to support their family member.     "Gaboya is a
  • Habitat for Humanity

    The 164th Mission Support Group volunteered in support of the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis Oct. 15, 2015 and for Heroes Build Day Sept.18.        Twenty seven members of the 164th MSG, alongside more than 58 other volunteers donated many hours' worth of their time to help with the constructions of homes in various stages of
  • Memphis Airmen give back to community

    Approximately 15 members of the Tennessee Air National Guard's 164th Airlift Wing Mission Support Group, out of Memphis, Tennessee, volunteered their time at St. Jude's Ronald McDonald House, serving breakfast to more than 80 families and patients on Dec. 21, 2014. Ronald McDonald House is a no-cost residence for St. Jude patients and their
  • Reserve maintainers ramp up C-17 training for Tennessee Air Guard

    Reservists from the 446th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here are sharing their expertise with crew chiefs from the 164th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tennessee Air National Guard, Memphis, Tenn., who are preparing for a transition from the C-5 Galaxy to the C-17 Globemaster III. Travelling to the Pacific Northwest for expert C-17 crew training,
  • Historic 'surge' exercises airlift crisis, contingency response

    A surge of C-5 Galaxies, slated to take place Oct. 17 - 21, will bring together 18 active-duty and 23 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command crews and aircraft to fly cargo in support of combatant commanders across the globe. The assembly of the nation's largest military airlifters will more than double its normal day-to-day workload,
  • Lieutenant Colonel Olen L. Spencer Retirement

    Lieutenant Colonel Lamar Spencer recently retired from the Tennessee Air National Guard after more than 38 years of service."It's amazing how fast 38 years went"' said Spencer during his retirement address.Col Spencer's most recent assignment was that of wing executive support officer. The wing commander appointed him to this assignment in December
  • 164AW 45th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament

    It's that time of year again!!! Dust off your clubs and come join us for ourAnnual Memorial Golf Tournament. Please see the exacts, attached, and turnyour entry form in asap, to ensure your spot in this year's event. This isthe first time the tourney will be played at N. Creek Golf Club, so pleasenotice that we've included an area map/course
  • Tennessee's Top Enlisted Airman

    Brig. Gen. (Sel) Donald L. Johnson, Tennessee's AssistantAdjutant General-Air, announced today that Chief Master Sergeant Wade Hudsonof Memphis will be the Tennessee Air National Guard's newest State CommandChief.The State Command Chief serves as the principal advisor to the commander ofthe Tennessee Air National Guard for the training, supervision
  • 164th AW Security Forces in Bagram

    Last month, a story from the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, located at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, released a story highlighting the work of 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron's Quick Response Team. One of the members of that QRT is Tech. Sgt. Michael Parson, a member of the 164th Security Forces Squadron who is currently serving as