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  • New Wing Command Chief explores fresh options for airman education

    The new Command Chief Master Sergeant of Berry Field Air National Guard Base has a firm goal in mind of wanting to expand education options for Airmen.Command Chief Master Sgt. Benjamin M. Williams was promoted to his current position at the 118th Wing on Dec. 5, 2015. Despite his new role, he still believes his core duty is the same."My area of
  • New First Sergeant in Nashville

    Master Sgt. Mike W. Parson has been named the new 118th Wing first sergeant. as of Dec. 6, 2015 at Berry Field Air National Guard Base. Parson first joined the military on Nov. 25, 1992. As a member of the Army, he served as a combat medic, military police, and field artillery. Between 2002 - 2005 he deployed four consecutive times, and upon
  • Berry Field welcomes new Wing Commander, former commander retires

         The 118th Wing welcomed a new commander during a ceremony at Berry Field Air National Guard hangar.     Col. Keith A. Allbritten, vice commander of the 118th Wing, assumed command of the wing from Col. Thomas "Chuck" Echols, who is retiring from the Air National Guard.     "Command is an honor afforded few officers during their career," said
  • Berry Field Airman receives "Make it Count" Scholarship

        The family of deceased Airman 1st Class Ashton Thomas donated a memorial scholarship to Airman 1st Class Christopher from the 118th Wing on Aug. 2, 2015. The scholarship is funded by the enlistment bonus, insurance money, and savings funds that belonged to Thomas which totals near $37,000.        Thomas was awaiting technical training for his
  • Airman and Soldiers join forces to improve communication networks

    Airmen from the 118th Communications Squadron and soldiers from the 230th Signal Company train in a joint exercise June 16, 2015. The joint exercise served two purposes.  The airmen and soldiers trained to pull, terminate, and test cables for annual training while improving the communications structure for the 230th and the 118th Wing.
  • Wing Chaplains hold Singles Retreat

    The 118th Wing held its first ever Singles Retreat. The retreat was facilitated by 118th Wing Chaplains for members of Berry Field Air National Guard Base on March 20-22, 2015 at an undisclosed location. The purpose of the event was to strengthen the way single Airmen encounter every day struggles.The seminar included video based education and
  • Airman Leadership School Comes To Berry Field

    Eighteen members of the 118TH Wing Tennessee Air National Guard recently completed Phase one of the satellite airman leadership school (ALS). From Jan. 20 through Jan. 30 2015 the Airmen gathered at the 118th to attend ALS classes via satellite. The course broadcasts through the Air National Guard's Warrior Network Satellite system and originates
  • 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