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  • Toy Soldier Project

    The holiday season is right around the corner! It's a time for giving, for friends and family, and for reflecting on the past year and looking forward to the next. I hope you and your family are taking the time this season to slow down and enjoy time spent with one another. And if you are away from a loved one, find ways to keep those separated by
  • Authorized Winter Clothing

    As cooler weather approaches, I want to remind everyone what is authorizedto wear/not wear while in uniform.Knit/sage green fleece hats - knit hats are to be blue or black only. Fleecehats are green.Knit/ sage green fleece hats - Cannot be worn without a coat/jacketoutdoors. Never worn indoors.Sage Green Fleece - Must have Name/Rank/Service
  • Planning helps hunters hit safety bull's-eye

    A cracked leg bone was the only injury retired 1st Sgt. Aaron Daniels received when he fell from a tree in the Fort Polk, La., woods where he was hunting.But while lying on a pile of wood, metal, leaves and assorted hunting equipment, he wondered how in the world he had ended up there.Just a few moments earlier, the then-senior noncommissioned
  • NCO Academy Grads

    Three members of the 164th AW were among 184 students who successfully completed all course requirements as NCO Academy Class 10-7. The graduation ceremony was held August 12 at Wilson Hall on the campus of I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Knoxville, TN.TSgt Readus L. Hudson (MXS),
  • Yellow Ribbon Program

    "For those who serve, and those who support", this is the saying associated with the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program. National Guard and Reserve members have a unique challenge relative to their active duty counterparts, since many will return to full-time civilian employment following their military duties. Additionally, without the support of
  • Boot Camp Workout

    Boot camp, a word synonymous with running, pushups, sit-ups and screaming military training instructors (drill sergeants), has made its way to 164th Airlift Wing here in Memphis, TN.This boot camp still has plenty of pushups, sit-ups, jumping-jacks and running, but the screaming MTIs have been replaced with words of encouragement from Master
  • Into the deep blue sea ... of social media

    My mother is on Facebook. Yes, I said it ... the woman who can't set the time on her DVD player without having the offended machine shoot angry DVD's at her is now able to go online and poke, prod and update at her leisure. I tell you this only to say that if you haven't heard of social media, you're probably living at the bottom of the deep blue
  • Golf Tournament

    The 164th Airlift Wing will be hosting it's 44th annual Memorial Golf Scramble on October 4th, 2010 at the Quail Ridge Golf Course in Bartlett, TN. Check in time will be between 9:00 - 10:30 A.M. with a shotgun start at 11:00 A.M.The entry deadline will be the 28th of September, 2010. The field will be comprised of the first 144 players to
  • Exercising Outside with Ear/headphones

    Over the recent years, the Air Force has relaxed the policy on wearing ear/headphone while running outside. The use of portable ear/headphones or other listening devices are no longer prohibited on base while exercising outside provided that a single-bud of the earpiece is utilized while on a roadway. Except from AFI91-207, The US Air Force Traffic
  • Col Jobe Retirement

    With heart-felt sentiment, Colonel David R. Jobe was presented with the Meritorious Service Medal, along with other gifts at his retirement ceremony held Saturday, the 10th of July 2010. Colonel Jobe officially retired June 30th, 2010 marking the end of a twenty eight year military career. Friends, family and co-workers greeted and thanked Col Jobe
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