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Arnold Engineering Development Complex Junior Force Council members pause for a photo in front of an F-22 Raptor during a tour of the 411th Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base. Pictured from left are Nicholas Perry, Christopher Hartley, Brandon Hoffman, Dan Ogg, Capt. Michael Davault, Stephen Maccarino, Christopher Northrup, Michael Glennon, Becky Morris, Tyler McCamey and Elijah Minter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher Higgins) AEDC Junior Force Council makes inaugural networking visit to Edwards AFB
Rich in Air Force history and a hallmark installation in the Air Force test world, Edwards Air Force Base is home to the 412th Flight Test Wing and the world-famous Test Pilot School. In late spring, members of the Arnold Air Force Base Junior Force Council (JFC) had the opportunity to experience one of our fellow Air Force Test Center bases,
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Ironworker Kevin Glaser, left, addresses fellow Manufacturing Group employees during a May 29 memorial held in honor of John Hill and Alvin Overman. Hill and Overman died on Dec. 10, 1971, after entering a confined space filled with argon gas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bradley Hicks) (This image was manipulated by obscuring badges for security purposes) Manufacturing Group pauses to reflect on lives of Hill and Overman
A plaque bearing the names and images of John T. Hill and Alvin D. Overman now occupies a small space next to the bay door of Building 446 at Arnold Air Force Base. The plate reads, “In Memory of the men who lost their lives in service to AEDC at the Model Shop.” Inscribed at the bottom is a date – December 10, 1971 – the day the lives of both
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Dr. Thomas Fetterhoff Air Force appoints Dr. Fetterhoff to Senior Level career service
Dr. Thomas Fetterhoff, whose career includes approximately two decades with AEDC, was recently promoted to serve as an Air Force senior leader.“I am honored and humbled,” Fetterhoff said. “I have been lucky to work with incredibly talented people at Arnold Engineering Development Complex, within the Air Force, and across the Department of Defense
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Participants at the Arnold Air Force Base Community Health Fair stop by the booths to speak to the health and safety professionals who were on hand to talk about topics such as diabetes, ergonomics, dental health, tobacco cessation, heart disease, physical therapy and nutrition.  Healthcare exhibitors from community partners present at the health fair included the Coffee County Health Department, Veteran’s Affairs, Red Cross, Tennova Hospital and many others. (U.S. Air Force photos/Jacqueline Cowan) Community takes part in Health Fair at Arnold AFB
Participants at the Arnold Air Force Base Community Health Fair stop by the booths to speak to the health and safety professionals who were on hand to talk about topics such as diabetes, ergonomics, dental health, tobacco cessation, heart disease, physical therapy and nutrition. Healthcare exhibitors from community partners present at the health
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Jeff Mann and Chad Dotson, software engineers for the Real-Time Test Display System team at AEDC, use the RealTDS software, which enables the test engineers and test customers to view data in real time. It’s anticipated that RealTDS will provide a lower total cost to the owner for AEDC systems because capabilities developed or maintenance actions performed can be shared across all mission areas. The RealTDS software is also device independent, so it is not limited to Windows but is also executable on Linux, Apple and Android devices. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Real-Time Test Data System modified to further meet AEDC customers’ needs
AEDC software engineers at Arnold Air Force Base have continued to modify the Real-Time Test Display System to better meet test customers’ needs and make the system even more user-friendly.RealTDS is a software that enables the project team and test customers to view data in real time. It has been in a side-by-side evaluation with the legacy system
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Participants of the Reach for the Stars competition held June 2 at the Hands-On Science Center work on building and designing their rockets. Students ages 10-18 from across southern middle Tennessee were invited to participate in the event. (Courtesy photo) Area youth participate in 2018 Reach for the Stars competition
Though summer break has started, area students are still finding opportunities to learn while out of the classroom.Thanks to members of the Tennessee Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), volunteers from Arnold Air Force Base, and Olga Oakley, the Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program
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Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own recruiting video through the We Are Airmen 2018 Recruiting Video Contest. Now is your chance to showcase your creativity and pride to be an Airman in the United States Air Force! If you were a civilian thinking about joining the military, what kind of commercial would make you want to become an Airman? (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Chip Pons) We Are Airmen: 2018 Recruiting Video Contest
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas— Calling all storytellers! Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own recruiting video through the We Are Airmen 2018 Recruiting Video Contest. Now is your chance to showcase your creativity and pride to be an Airman in the United States Air Force! If you were a civilian thinking
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2018
C-17 intern visit PCIP 2018 New interns receive AFMC welcome
More than 130 new interns were introduced to careers in civil service by the Air Force Materiel Command commander at the start of the Premier College Intern Program Symposium June 4 at the Hope Hotel, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. A Secretary of the Air Force initiative, the PCIP is focused on recruiting and training approximately 500 high-caliber candidates to fill professional as well as wage-grade positions across the Air Force. More than 300 interns have been placed in AFMC wings and centers, augmenting positions in career fields that include financial management, civil engineering, communications and information, contracting, force support, science and engineering, intelligence, and logistics.
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2018
Participants of the May 21 interval training class at the Arnold Air Force Base Fitness Center complete strength training exercises. The class is among several classes and activities offered by the Fitness Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bradley Hicks) Arnold AFB Fitness Center offers variety of exercise options for Men’s Health Month and beyond
June is Men’s Health Month, a time when men across the country are encouraged to make healthy lifestyle choices.A crucial component of healthy living is regular exercise, and the Arnold Air Force Base Fitness Center offers a variety of equipment and activities for men of all ages and fitness levels.“Everybody from dependents to retirees, there’s
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2018
A device known as the Ladder Up allows the crew at the Arnold Air Force Base Secondary Pumping Station to more easily ascend and descend suction valve pit ladders. The use of these devices is one of several upgrades recently implemented at the Secondary Pumping Station in an effort to bolster safety and efficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bradley Hicks) Ingenuity enhancing safety at Arnold AFB Secondary Pumping Station
From confined space access to its Lockout/Tagout system, the crew at the Arnold Air Force Base Secondary Pumping Station observed several changes that could be made to make their work safer and more efficient. Those measures and procedures have been adopted and, according to Arnold AFB Cooling Water Supervisor Bob Thomas, the team at the facility
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