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  • Army Gen. Frank Grass speaks at 118th Wing town hall meeting

    Army Gen. Frank Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, held a town hall meeting for members of the Tennessee Air National Guard's 118th Wing in Nashville on January 10."There is nothing better for the Nation than the National Guard," said Grass, adding "I couldn't ask for a better relationship than what we have with the Air National Guard, Air
  • Commander attends SAPR summit

    Air National Guard Wing Commanders recently attended a day-long Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) summit at the Air National Guard Readiness Center at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland."The Air National Guard takes sexual assault very seriously," said Brig. Gen. Dawne Deskins, Special Assistant, Sexual Assault Prevention to the Director of
  • Purple Heart Recipient

    A former heavy mobile equipment mechanic at Berry Field was awarded the Purple Heart Jan. 11 for wounds received in action. Tech. Sgt. Shawn Hisel was assigned to the 118th Airlift Wing's vehicle operations, deployed with the Army to the 732nd Air Expeditionary Force, 263rd Gun Truck Company, 7th Trans Battalion, 13th COSCOM. Hisel was
  • New Wing Command Chief

    Change of responsibility ceremony was held at Berry Field Saturday, January 11, between the outgoing and incoming command chief. Chief Master Sgt. Mark Harris assumed responsibility as wing command chief upon the retirement of Chief Master Sgt. Mark Nelson.The wing command chief is the senior enlisted advisor to the commander on all facets of
  • Son of Early 105th Aviator Shares Father’s Story

    In August 1923, The Tennessean printed a story with the headline "TN Air Squadron Best in the United States" featuring several aviators from the Nashville-based flying wing. It praised their service in the first World War. Stationed at Blackwood Field in Nashville, Tennessee, the 105th Squadron was the second flying unit in the nation to be
  • Career Counseling for New Mission

    Enlisted Members: The Personnel Section and the Recruiters will be available to assist you with Career Counseling during drill weekend at the Dining Facility, Walking Horse Room. Saturday, 10 March - 0800-1100 and 1230-1500 Sunday, 11 March - 0800 - 1030 and 1200-1430.       Personal "Counseling Folders" have been created for all Operations,
  • Mount Juliet Air Guardsman takes final flight

    A showering of ice cold water on chilly January day is something that most people don't look forward to, but that's exactly what was in store for Mount Juliet resident, Col. Jacqueline Nave. Upon landing at the 118th Airlift Wing on Jan. 27, with fire hose in hand, a fireman with the Nashville Air National Guard unit doused the colonel with an icy
  • Guard Your Buddy

    Guard Your Buddy is a joint effort by the Tennessee National Guard, The Jason Foundation, Inc., and E4 Health to give the men, women, and families in the Tennessee National Guard anytime, anywhere access to critical life resources, on-demand counseling, and on-call suicide prevention. Download the App today! http://guardyourbuddy.com/The web site
  • National Guard's senior officer elevated to Joint Chiefs of Staff

    The chief of the National Guard Bureau is a statutory member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.With the stroke of a pen, the same month the nation's oldest military institution celebrated its 375th birthday, President Barack Obama signed legislation that includes a provision adding the CNGB to the Joint Chiefs on Dec. 31, 2011.The provision -- part of