Major General Delilah R. Works is the Chief of Staff, Tennessee Air National Guard, Nashville, Tennessee. General Works is responsible for organizing, training and equipping of approximately 3600 Air National Guardsmen in Tennessee's three flying wings (C-5A, KC-135R, and C-130H) and three mission support units. She serves as principal advisor to the Assistant Adjutant General-Air, Tennessee on matters pertaining to the Tennessee Air National Guard and also serves as the Deputy Joint Chief of Staff, Joint Force Headquarters - Tennessee.
General Works was commissioned in 1980 as a graduate of the Air Force Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Upon leaving active duty in 1986, she joined the 164th Airlift Wing, Tennessee Air National Guard, serving in a variety of assignments including Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Group Commander, Executive Officer (Wing and Squadron level), and Personnel Officer. In April 2004, she moved to the Tennessee Joint Force Headquarters, where she served as Director of Staff. She assumed her current position in September 2007.