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Team AEDC remembers, celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

AEDC Woman’s Club members study history and prepare for spring

Base Legal Office offers tax help

Innovation Grant spurs 3D printer donation to AEDC STEM

AEDC Natural Resource Managers and partnering agency take part in wildland fire training

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AEDC team to again participate in Relay for Life

The history behind German wind tunnels at AEDC

Choosing to live

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AEDC TOS contract protested

AEDC Awards Communications and Information Technology Task Order

AEDC awards new Test Operations and Sustainment contract

Sequestration will lead to staff reductions at Aerospace Testing Alliance

AEDC plans for natural gas system privatization

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Super Bowl air coverage provided by U.S. Air Force

AcqDemo team offers information about transition

BACN hits 100,000 hours of ensuring connectivity for warfighters

Nobel Laureate visits AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate

AFMC promotes National Cancer Prevention Month

New contract vehicle opens doors for Battle Management programs

Event inspires AFRL workforce, future scientists and engineers

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A publication for and about Arnold Engineering Development Complex
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tabAbout AEDC 
Arnold Engineering Development Center ShieldArnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) is the most advanced and largest complex of flight simulation test facilities in the world. The complex operates 32 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units. Many of the complex's test units have capabilities unmatched elsewhere in the United States; some are unique in the world. AEDC is one of three installations which are part of the Air Force Test Center (AFTC), one of six subordinate commands of the Air Force Materiel Command organization and an important national resource. View AEDC's fact sheet.
View AEDC's mission briefing (video, 8 min).

Our Mission:

Develop, test and evaluate weapon, propulsion, aerodynamic and space
systems at realistic conditions for the nation through modeling, simulation and ground test facilities

Our Vision:

Be the Nation's best value ground test and analysis source for aerospace and defense systems
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tabDraft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) Notice 
Notice of Availability
Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA)
For Implementation of the General Plan
Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee

Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) has prepared a Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for implementation of the General Plan (GP) at Arnold Air Force Base (AFB), Tennessee.
Statutory Authority. This notice is being issued to interested parties in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (Public Law [PL] 91-190, 42 U.S. Code 4321 et seq.) as amended in 1975 by PL 94-52 and PL 94-83.

Draft PEA Notice

Arnold AFB Draft PEA

Arnold AFB Draft PEA Appendies

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Volunteering is such an important part of giving back to the community. Below are volunteer opportunities and resources available to base personnel.
USA Service
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The Commander's Action Line is an integral part of the base feedback network. Always use the proper chain of command to address your concerns; if you are not satisfied with the response or you are unable to resolve the problem or concern, call the Action Line at (931) 454-6000.  You may also submit an Action Line through the AEDC Intranet home page and the box in Café 100.
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For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.

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AEDC Public Affairs
100 Kindel Drive
Suite A-242
Arnold AFB, TN 37389
Phone: (931) 454-4204
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The Arnold AFB Visitors' Center is the single point of service for issuance of identification media to include Common Access Cards (CAC), military (including Guard, Reserve or Retiree) and family member ID Cards. The center also produces access badges/cards for entry to AEDC/Arnold AFB.

The Visitors' Control Center operates from 6:30am until 3:30pm (0630-1530) Monday through Friday. To ensure availability of required services please call (931) 454-5453.
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