Topic: Tennessee Air National Guard
Memphis, TN – Tennessee’s 164th Airlift Wing will commemorate the official inauguration of the C-17 Globemaster era on Saturday, February 2nd at 1:00pm at 4593 Swinnea Road, Memphis, in the Maintenance Hangar.
The 164th will transition from the C-5A Galaxy to the C-17 Globemaster III, which is the newest and most flexible airlift aircraft to enter the force.
Nashville, TN – Pam McDonald has been named the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2011 Boating Officer of the Year while Allen Herald is the Part-Time Boating Officer of the Year for the second time in as many years.
The winners of the two awards were announced by Darren Rider, TWRA Boating and Law Enforcement Division Chief. The officers were presented their awards at the April meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission.
Nashville, TN – Memphis resident Maj. Gen. William Maloan, who served as the Deputy Commander, Joint Force Headquarters, Tennessee Army National Guard, retired February 17th, in ceremonies at the Tennessee National Guard Joint Force Headquarters.
General Maloan has served as the Deputy Commander since June 2007. He also serves as Presiding Judge and Chancellor of the 27th Judicial District for Weakley and Obion Counties in Tennessee.
Nashville, TN – Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General today announced that National Guard Bureau has released limited information on the future missions and force structure of Tennessee’s Air National Guard.
All three flying wings in Tennessee will be affected by the changes that support the August 2011 Budget Control Act requiring the Department of Defense to find more than $487 billion in savings over the next 10 years. «Read the rest of this article»
(4-3) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (5-2)
Nashville, TN – The Titans (4-3) reach the midway point in their season and conclude a three-game homestand this week, as they welcome the Cincinnati Bengals (5-2) to LP Field (capacity 69,143) in a late afternoon matchup. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:05 pm CST on Sunday, November 6th.
This week’s matchup renews a rivalry with one of the Titans’ most recurring opponents over the last five decades. The two clubs began their series in 1968 and coexisted in the former AFC Central Division from 1970 through 2001. In total, they have played 72 times, including playoffs, with the Titans holding a 39-32-1 edge. The Pittsburgh Steelers (74 games) are the only team to play the Oilers/Titans with more frequency than the Bengals. «Read the rest of this article»
More than 2,000 Soldiers and Airmen move to East Coast
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Major General Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, announced today that more than 2,000 Tennessee National Guard troops will respond to East Coast states to assist in rescue and recovery operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.
“Tennessee received a request through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact for troops and equipment for rescue and recovery operations in the wake of Hurricane Irene,” said MG Haston. “The Tennessee Army and Air National Guard stand ready to assist however needed.”
The Emergency Management Assistance Compact is a congressionally ratified organization that provides form and structure to interstate mutual aid. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Brig. Gen. (Sel) Donald L. Johnson, Tennessee’s Assistant Adjutant General-Air, announced today that Chief Master Sergeant Wade Hudson of Memphis will be the Tennessee Air National Guard’s newest State Command Chief.
The State Command Chief serves as the principal advisor to the commander of the Tennessee Air National Guard for the training, supervision and welfare of the more than 3,500 Air Guard enlisted members. Hudson replaces Chief Master Sgt. Doug Smelcer who retires later this year.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Army and Air National Guard conducted a joint mission on June 3rd and 4th that was a first of its kind for Tennessee.
Nashville’s 118th Airlift Wing provided four C-130 aircraft to move 16 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to Fort Chaffee, AR, for the 1-181st Field Artillery Battalion, headquartered in Chattanooga. The battalion is conducting its annual training and range firing at Fort Chaffee.
Suzanne W. Hayes, DDS, is TDOH Director of Oral Health Services
Nashville, TN – A resident of Nashville and member of the Tennessee Air National Guard’s 164th Airlift Wing in Memphis has been selected as the Air National Guard Dental Officer of the Year. The award ceremony was yesterday, June 19th at the Readiness Frontiers Awards Banquet in Minneapolis, MN.
Lt. Col. Suzanne Hayes, of the 164th AW Medical Group, also serves as Director of Oral Health Services for the Tennessee Department of Health and is an adjunct faculty member of the University of Tennessee. She has been a member of the Tennessee National Guard since 2006. «Read the rest of this article»
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