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  • Members enjoy some U of M football

    Members of the 164th attended the University of Memphis versus University of South Florida football game at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn. November 7, 2020.Every year the team has a game dedicated to military appreciation, however, this year, due to the coronavirus outbreak, they did things a little differently. According to Amn Haleigh Eggert,
  • 164th Offers Legal Boot Camp

    The164th Airlift Wing Judge Advocate office hosted a Progressive Discipline Bootcamp Nov. 7 at the Memphis Air National Guard base, Memphis. This boot camp focused on helping frontline supervisors better utilize the formal discipline process. “It’s the first ever legal boot camp we put on,” said Maj. Sarah Cornett, staff judge advocate with the 164
  • Wing Commander completes first local flight

    Colonel Matthew G. Brancato, Commander of the 164th Airlift Wing, Memphis, Tennessee, takes his first local flight Aug. 18, 2020. The 164th is one of the Air National Guard's six strategic airlift wings whose personnel are trained and equipped to provide rapid global mobility in C-17 aircraft supporting National Security Objectives.  Col. Brancato
  • 164th Operations Group Participate in Joint Event

    Members of the 164th Operations Group collaborated with members of 2-44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment and the Expeditionary Air Ground Liaison Element (EAGLE) of the 621st Mobility Support Operations Squadron during a joint training event at Fort Campbell, Kentucky July 30, 2020.The purpose of the training is to prepare Airmen and Soldiers with
  • 164th AW welcomes new commander

    Col. Matthew Brancato, 164th Airlift Wing incoming commander, formally assumed command of the 164th AW from the outgoing commander, Col. Raymond Robinson, IV, during a change of command ceremony at Memphis Air National Guard Base, Tennessee, August 1, 2020.Brancato joins the 164th AW team after completing National War College at the National
  • 164th responds to D.C. civil unrest

    Aircrew from the 155th Airlift Squadron returned the 278th Armored Calvary Regiment to the McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Tennessee on June 10, 2020.The Soldiers, along with Airmen from the 134th Security Forces Squadron, Tennessee Air National Guard, deployed at the request of Gov. Bill Lee, to Washington, D.C. in response to
  • Two Memphians bring much-needed supplies home

    Two Memphis-native C-17 pilots transported approximately 972,000 COVID-19 swab kits Thursday, April 2, 2020 to be distributed around the country. This is the seventh load of kits delivered with-in the last two weeks.1st. Lt. Bryan Burns and 1st. Lt. James Conlan were pilots along with an 11-man crew that flew the testing kits from Aviano, Italy to
  • 164th Airmen Complete Cold-Weather Training

    Security forces airmen from the 164th Airlift Wing and 118th Wing recently completed 14 days of training that included improvised shelter building, skiing, snowshoeing, and more in Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC). This was the very first time Air Force Airmen have attended and completed this course.This class of CWOC students
  • 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 ceremony at the Memphis Air National Guard Base
  • 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 Supply and loadmasters from the 155th Airlift