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  • Keeping the Lights On: Tennessee National Guard moves and installs 100 Kilowatts of power during statewide exercise

    Nothing is more critical during an emergency than keeping the power running. Hospitals, homes, and shelters all rely on power to keep citizens safe and healthy. That is exactly why the men and women from the 118th Wing of the Tennessee Air National Guard, based in Nashville, deployed to the Army Guard Armory in Chattanooga last Saturday.
  • Testing Their Limits – Air National Guard FSS Units Train in Joint Exercise

    BOISE, ID -- Airmen with the 118th Force Support Squadron, Tennessee Air National Guard, joined members of the 124th FSS, Idaho Air National Guard, for a joint training exercise at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, June 8-11, 2021.The goal of the joint training exercise was to bring two different units together who could learn from each other’s strengths
  • 247th IS Airmen support operations in Last Frontier

    NASHVILLE, TN -- Four thousand miles from home, a group of 247th Intelligence Squadron (IS) Airmen from the Tennessee Air National Guard, are participating in a unique, multi-year mission to augment active duty troops in real-world intelligence operations.Stationed at the Alaska Missions Operations Center, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska,
  • Berry Field Welcomes ANG Command Chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Maurice Williams, command chief, Air National Guard (ANG), visited the 118th Wing at Berry Field Air National Guard Base, Nashville, Tenn. on April 23, to view operational missions up-close.Williams, the highest-ranking enlisted leader amongst the 91,000 ANG enlisted members, got a first-hand look at the 118th's intelligence,
  • A First in AF History: FSS Airmen Complete Extreme Cold Weather Course

    The U.S. Army’s Cold Weather Operations Course (CWOC) is an extreme cold weather survival and training course. It’s common to see Army Rangers and Navy SEALs taking part in it.However, two Airmen from the 118th Wing achieved something no one else has up to this point, becoming the first force support Airmen in the Air Force’s history to complete
  • Air National Guard director visits 118th Wing; Completes tour of all 90 ANG Wings

    Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice had a goal nearly four years ago to visit all 90 ANG wings and learn about the organization’s more than 107,000 Airmen.
  • New Suicide Prevention Approach Praised by Airmen

    On Aug. 1, 2019, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright announced in a video that Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein was ordering an Air Force-wide resiliency tactical pause in response to the rising suicide crisis in its ranks. In that video, Wright stated, “We won’t tell you what to do, we won’t tell you how to do it.”
  • Airman makes 118th history: Named Top BMT Honor Graduate

    Airman 1st Class Ronald Straker made 118th Wing history October 2019 when he beat out over 760 trainees in basic military training to not only graduate with honors, but to be recognized as the top basic military training honor graduate.
  • New commander takes over at Berry Field in major leadership change

    In front of all 1,100 Airmen in formation, Col. Todd Wiles took command of the 118th Wing, Tennessee Air National Guard from Col. Keith Allbritten Nov. 3, 2019 at Berry Field Air National Guard Base, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Longtime Air Force pilot Hagar hangs it up after 28 years of service

    U.S. Air Force Col. James “Marty” Hagar, the vice commander of the 118th Wing, Tennessee Air National Guard, officially retired from the military during a ceremony Nov. 2, 2019 at Berry Field Air National Guard Base, Nashville, Tennessee.
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