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  • ANG Command Chief Williams visits TEC

    MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. -- Command Chief Master Sgt. of the Air National Guard Maurice Williams got a first-hand look at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center and its mission during a visit here April 22. Along with meeting TEC Airmen and touring the campus grounds, Chief Williams spoke directly with noncommissioned
  • Denim Day event encourages awareness surrounding sexual assault

    MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. -- U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the Air National Guard’s primary training and education center in East Tennessee wore denim attire to work April 28 instead of their uniforms in support of Denim Day.“Wearing of denim serves as our ongoing commitment to maintaining a climate of dignity and respect, as
  • New exhibit honors ‘Women in the Air Force'

    The exhibit, titled “Women in the Air Force: From Yesterday into Tomorrow,” covers historical issues, changes in laws and attitudes, and women's contributions to the Air Force mission. These displays, which are located throughout the museum, contain one of a kind artifacts used by women in the Air Force from many different eras.
  • PT test pushed to July, updates to scoring, physical components ahead

    When assessments resume, the three-component fitness test (1.5 mile run, 1 minute of pushups and situps) will be reset with scores calculated on a new three component scoring table. In addition, work is underway to separate scoring into five-year age groups as opposed to the previous ten – for example, age groups will start at <25, 25-29 years old, 30-34, years old, etc.
  • Air Force finalizes PT uniform design; will begin production process

    This is the first update to the PT uniform in more than 16 years, and more than 150 Airmen participated in testing the uniform.
  • Department of the Air Force to allow shorts for maintainers, updates variety of uniform options

    Airmen and Guardians will now have more dress and appearance options with upcoming uniform changes to Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Appearance.
  • SERE specialists conquer the Arctic

    Wind gusts as high as 50 mph, wind chills dropping to minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit, and a place where the sun does not rise above the horizon for 65 consecutive days. Arctic survival training is not for the faint of heart however for the survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists, it is a rite of passage.
  • CMSAF joins 300+ Airmen in EPME virtual-training discussion

    MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. -- Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass joined a teleconference with more than 300 Airmen enrolled virtually in NCO academy and Airman leadership school with instructors at the Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center in East Tennessee.“She understands the challenges of this
  • It takes a village to perfect ACE

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS,Va. –  Through hard work and rigorous training, members of the 633rd Air Base Wing, 1st Fighter Wing, 192nd Wing, and Missouri Air National Guard completed a week-long Agile Combat Employment exercise Jan. 11-15 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. With the ever-changing landscape of combat, the Air force must adapt to
  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.
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