LOUISVILLE, Tenn – The Air National Guard’s I.G. Brown Training and Education Center celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. In honor of a half-century of learning, this feature series highlights TEC, from its first classes in a World War II-era aircraft hangar to the present… Read More
Sassy, a Yorkshire Terrier, awaits a flight out of Savannah Air National Guard Base to St. Croix, Sept. 24, 2017, along with three other pets. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith) SAVANNAH AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ga. – The National Guard hit… Read More
Great War took Senator’s/Guard general’s son, who enlisted 100 years ago
Faculty and staff assigned to the Air National Guard’s I.G. Brown Training and Education Center in East Tennessee formed ranks during a retreat ceremony with others at the Class 17-4 NCO Academy graduation May 16, 2017. Military retreat ceremonies pay respect to the Flag when… Read More
By Tech. Sgt. Mike R. Smith | National Guard Bureau FORT LEWIS, Wash. – In a training exercise that involved a suspected improvised explosive device releasing an unknown poisonous gas, the Washington National Guard’s 10th Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team (CST) responded to the mock… Read More
As if in reply, and barely audible, the double thump-thump sound of a CH-47 Chinook slowly emerges through the fall foliage and cold morning air.