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  • DOD opens Safe Helpline for sexual assault victims

    Service members are regularly given statistics - numbers that show deaths from motorcycle crashes, drug abuse, suicides, or even the number of Marines and sailors who were arrested for driving under the influence every year. One statistic that gets taken too lightly is the number of sexual assault victims in the military.Data collected from Naval
  • NGATA Cholarship

    MARGENE MOGAN PROCTOR AND GENERAL JERRY WYATT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONNATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION OF TENNESSEE AUXILIARYEligibility is extended to any spouse of a member of the Tennessee National Guard. Thespouse must be enrolled or have plans to enroll in an accredited college, university, orother educational institution. Preference will be
  • Lieutenant Colonel Mark E. Brown's Retirement

    Lieutenant Colonel Mark E. Brown recently retired from the Tennessee Air National Guard as the wing plans officer, 164th Airlift Wing. In civilian life he is an airline pilot with US Airways.Mark E. Brown was born on 28 March 1959 in Twenty-Nine Palms Marine Base, California to Robert and Janet Brown. He graduated from Chantilly (VA) High School in
  • Tennessee, Kentucky Military Families Eligible For Funds

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An anonymous donor has given $500,000 to a military charity to provide college scholarships for families of killed or wounded soldiers from Tennessee and Kentucky.Oklahoma-based Folds of Honor Foundation announced Tuesday that the funds were donated specifically for military families from the two states. Since 2007, the
  • Combat Dining-In

    Airmen wearing web gear and tactical vests move frantically around the massive hangar. The sound of Kevlar helmets hitting the floor echoes as camouflaged Humvees are strategically placed on opposite sides of a raised speaker's platform. Trailers are covered with netting and bright orange cones are set up in order to guide participants in the most
  • Rock and Roll Up Your Sleeves

    Every minute of every day, someone needs blood. That blood can only come from a volunteer donor. There is no substitute for your donation. When you give blood, you join a very select group. Currently only 3 out of every 100 people in America donate blood. On January 26, members of the 164th Airlift Wing answered that call and donated blood as part
  • Airmen of Note perform 2011 Spring Tour

    The U.S. Air Force Band's Airmen of Note will tour Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas March 14 - 31. The Note will perform at Michael Rose Theater at The University of Memphis in Memphis, Tenn. Thursday, March 24, 2011. The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Created in 1950 to carry on the
  • African-American History Celebration

    When one thinks about Memphis, TN, several images come to mind. More often than not, these images include Barbeque, Beale Street and the Mississippi River. But when one takes a deeper look into the history of Memphis, they begin to see how this city played a major role in the history of African-American culture. And this rich history is exactly
  • 20 Year Desert Storm Reunion

    The 164th Airlift Wing has participated in countless operations including Operation Just Cause, Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. It has also been involved in humanitarian efforts in Panama, Haiti, Rwanda and Somalia, and has responded to several hurricane relief efforts.On December 4th, 2010, the 164th Aerial Port Squadron held a 20 year
  • Sherry Boyer Simmons Bikie Ride

    On October 16th, 2010, members of the 164th Airlift Wing's bike team created and participated in the first annual Sherry Boyer Simmons bike ride. The founders of this ride are Master Sergeant David Joachim, Master Sergeant Mary M. Keenan and Master Sergeant Daniel Walker. These individuals, as well as all the members of the 164th AW bike team are