MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, TENN. – Air Force Tech. Sgt. Casey Dawley, a computer programmer with the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, graduated from the Noncommissioned Officer Academy at The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center, McGhee Tyson ANGB, Tenn.
Dawley is the son of Donna Kovacs of Parish.
The NCO Academy is a 6-week course that prepares service members in the grade of E-6 to manage and lead their units.
Students study curriculum in the areas of the profession of arms, leadership, and communication to build the skills they need for their current rank and to prepare for future responsibilities.