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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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