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  • Tennessee governor signs law providing Guardsmen free tuition

    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed into law on April 24, 2017 a bill giving Guardsmen in the state 100 percent in-state tuition reimbursement for a first time bachelor’s degree.The law, called the Tennessee STRONG (Support, Training, and Renewing Opportunity for National Guardsmen) Act, will be an important conduit to help Tennessee Guardsmen
  • 118th Develop Well-Rounded Guardsmen

    Airmen from the 118th Wing participated in a professional development class March 31, 2017 at Berry Field in Nashville, Tennessee. The Four Lenses and Fully Engaged Supervisor are classes given in order to help grow guardsmen into versatile military members and civilians.     The Four Lenses class has members take a test and then groups them into
  • First Sergeant Council Meets

    The 118th Wing First Sergeant Council convened at Berry Field on March 4, 2017. The council is made up of all diamond wearing first sergeants around the wing as well as individuals that have been tasked to assist a first sergeant within the larger squadrons. Currently, there are 11 sitting first sergeants and seven additional duty sergeants on the
  • Intel Airmen play critical role fighting east Tennessee wildfires

    The wildfires in east Tennessee were devastating to the people living in the region, but due to the intuitive work of some Airmen from Berry Field Air National Guard Base in Nashville, Tennessee, the blow was softened.Airmen from the 236th Intelligence Support used their skills as digital and geospatial imagery analysts to provide critical maps and
  • Security Forces return to Tennessee from overseas

    Several members from the 118th Security Forces Squadron returned home to Nashville following a deployment on Nov. 6, 2016.Many members from the 118th SFS had been deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates for the past six months and began returning to Nashville on Nov. 2, 2016."We were working alongside active duty people," said
  • Berry Field Airmen Compete in Shooting Competition

    Members of the 118th Wing competed in the 23rd annual Mid-South Guard and Reserve Invitational Rifle Tournament on Sept. 24, 2016. The competition represented 38 participants from the Army National Guard, Air National Guard, Marine Reserve, Tennessee State Guard, and a few military retirees. The event promotes marksmanship and comradery among all
  • Nashville hosts Air National Guard's first ever writing class

    A professional writing class, the first of its kind taught in the Air National Guard, descended upon Berry Field Air National Guard Base on Oct. 1, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.The class, which covered professional writing situations, supervisory writing skills, and the overall effectiveness of writing, was brought here to help Airmen of the 118th
  • 118th Wing aides Navy in aftermath of Blue Angel crash

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Key members of the Air National Guard's 118th Wing sprang into action in response to the crash of a Navy Blue Angels Squadron jet June 2, 2016 in Smyrna, Tennessee.The 118th Wing's leadership, chaplain corps, and public affairs office responded to the crash scene, where Blue Angels pilot, Marine Corps Capt. Jeff Kuss, was
  • Wing performs excellent on inspection, leaves commander pleased

    Airmen at Berry Field Air National Guard Base should feel very proud, as they exemplified the core value of "Excellence in All We Do" during the latest Unit Effectiveness Inspection.During the UEI, which happened March 17-21, many units and individuals from the 118th Wing really stood out and astounded the inspectors."Essentially the inspectors
  • Unit effectiveness inspectors descend upon wing

    Members of the 118th Wing are alert and at attention this week as inspectors examine their records and offices.Inspectors from multiple bases across the country arrived at Berry Field Air National Guard Base on March 17 for the 118th Wing's quadrennial Unit Effectiveness Inspection and will remain until March 21."The inspector's primary duty is to