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  • 105th Airlift Squadron Celebrates 90th Anniversary

    From its creation during World War I, the Tennessee Air National Guard's 105th Airlift Squadron has undergone many changes. This year, as the unit celebrates its 90th Anniversary, more changes are underway as the 118th Airlift Wing braces for a new mission yet again. The Squadron, which is now part of the Nashville Wing, was originally formed at
  • Tenn. Army and Air National Guard Perform Joint Mission

    The Tennessee Army and Air National Guards conducted a joint mission June 3 and 4 that was a first of its kind for Tennessee.Nashville's 118th Airlift Wing provided four C-130 aircraft to move approximately 16 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) for the Chattanooga based 1/181st Field Artillery Battalion to Fort Chaffee, Ark., for the
  • 118AW Recruiters to Donate to Lion's Club

    The Recruiting office will be taking donations of used eye glasses to donate to the Lions Club. This is a charity event that will take out of date eye glasses and donate them to developing nations. Please feel free to drop by the office with any outdated glasses that you no longer use, so that Recruting may give a big donation to the Lion's Club
  • 118th AW conducts AHRT

    A clear liquid with an ammonia-like smell was discovered in a mail container at the 118th Airlift Wing Jan. 26 resulting in at least two people already hospitalized; or at least it was simulated this way as several members of the 118th Airlift Wing role played during an all hazard response training exercise that took place Jan. 24-28. "The training
  • 118th AW Honors 3rd Qtr Airmen of the Year Awardees

         The 118th Airlift Wing Airmen of the Third Quarter Awardees were honored Dec. 4.The winners were Master Sgt. Richard Goodwin, as Senior NCO of the quarter, 118th Civil Engineering Squadron; Staff Sgt. Garrett Travis, as NCO of the quarter, 118th Logistics Readiness Squadron; and Airman 1st Class Roger Livingston, as Airman of the quarter,
  • Operation: Toy Drop, Bring Toys to December Drill

    The 118th Airlift Wing is supporting the 13th Annual "Randy Oler Memorial Operation: Toy Drop," and members are encouraged to bring new unwrapped toys to the base during December drill weekend.Operation: Toy Drop is a philanthropic project where Fort Bragg's paratroopers out of Pope Air Force Base, or visiting paratroopers from across the world,
  • 118th Members get on the field at Tenn. Titans Football Game

          More than 140 Tennessee National Guard Soldiers and Airman took part in a ceremony to honor America at the start of the Tennessee Titans/Oakland Raiders football game on Sept. 12.     "They give their time, this is our way of giving back," said Troy McMaken, marketing coordinator for the Titans, and former U.S. Marine. "Our fans absolutely
  • The National Guard "Family" supports 118th Flood Victim

    The month of May started with what is now being referred to as the historical 1000-year flood. More than 15 inches of rain fell in many areas of middle Tennessee creating flood water that left the destruction of several homes in its path and completely inundated Ashland City and most of Cheatham County.For one Ashland City resident, Jim Johnson,
  • Like Mother, Like Daughter

    It is not uncommon for children to follow in their parent's footsteps and join the military. However, a parent enlisting their child into the military is something quite special and one Tennessee mother has done it twice.Mt. Juliet native Maj. Lawana Nelson, Director of Personnel at the 118th Airlift Wing, raised her right hand in front of the
  • Mobile USO visits 118th AW

    The Mobile USO made an appearance at the 118th Airlift Wing on Feb. 17, and over 100 Airman from the unit made an appearance to see what all it was about. The Mobile USO was located in the front hanger and refreshments and snacks were given to those who stopped by."Our visit's intent was to interact and educate the Airlift Wing on what resources