For Military Personnel

**Frequently Asked Questions for personnel with a current military I.D.*

1. Will personnel with a current military I.D.* be allowed day to day access to the base during the air show?
Personnel with a current military I.D.* will be able to enter the base and park without being charged. However, parking will be on a first come first serve basis. Once all parking slots are filled, only 134th ARW military personnel, Air Show workers or those with a reserved pass will be allowed to enter the installation.

2. Are personnel with a current military I.D. * guaranteed parking on the installation for free?
Only 134th ARW personnel in uniform and those with a designated reserve pass (vendor, VIP, volunteer, accessibility needs pass) are guaranteed parking. All other parking is based on availability.

3. What time will the base be open to personnel with a current military I.D. ** who are NOT part of the Air Show?
The base will open for personnel with a current military I.D.* (who are not part of the Air Show) at 0800.

4. What time will the spectator area open?
All spectator gates will open at 1000am. Security screening will begin at 0800 and personnel will be staged in a holding area until official gates are open.

5. Will personnel with a current military I.D. * have to go through security screenings?|
ALL personnel entering the airshow area will have to go through a security screening. Screening includes search of any hand carried items and a scan with a scanning device.

6. Will personnel with a current military I.D. * be allowed into the “Non-Spectator areas”
All personnel with a current military I.D.* entering McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base via the main base entrance will receive a colored wristband that will grant them access to the show area as well as the main base area.

7. Are there parking spaces available for personnel with a current military I.D. *who have accessibility needs?
Yes, the base will have a limited number of accessibility needs spaces available (for personnel with a current military I.D. *) on a first come first serve basis. Please contact Capt Stephanie Mckeen at 865-336-3205 for additional information.

8. Will personnel with a current military I.D. * be allowed to attend the practice show on Friday prior to the Air Show?|
Yes, personnel with a current military I.D.* may attend the practice show on Friday. All spectator gates will open at 1000am. Security screening will begin at 0800 and personnel will be staged in a holding area until official gates are open. Personnel with a current military I.D.* are actually encouraged to attend on this day. Crowds will be smaller.

9. Will the Friday practice show lineup be the same as the show on Saturday and Sunday?
At this time, the show lineup is scheduled to be the same on all three days

10. Where will personnel with a current military I.D.* need to enter / exit the base?
Access to the military base will be through the Main (front) Gate only. Both the main gate and back gate will be open at the end of the air show to expedite traffic. Local law enforcement will be directing the flow of traffic.

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*Active, Guard, Reserve, Retired, dependent

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