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n/a Joint partnership leads to successful swirl distortion testing
An AEDC test team and members of the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) initiated a project in 2011 at the Academy’s F109 turbofan test facility applying swirl distortion to the determination of engine response in terms of aeromechanics, operability and performance.In June of this year, the AEDC test team returned to the F109 test facility and
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New 2017-2019 American Society of Military Comptrollers - Middle Tennessee Chapter officers (left to right) – Angela Teesdale, treasurer; Alveda Gaines, secretary; Darrell Day, president; Laquisha Highsmith, 2nd vice president; Rhonda Ward, 1st vice president. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Rick Goodfriend) Five team members inducted as American Society of Military Comptrollers officers
On Aug. 17, Steve Passarello administered the oath of office inducting 2017-2019 American Society of Military Comptrollers - Middle Tennessee Chapter officers.The inductees were Darrell Day, president; Rhonda Ward, 1st vice president; Laquisha Highsmith, 2nd vice president; Alveda Gaines, secretary; and Angela Teesdale, treasurer.ASMC is a globally
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AEDC team members display the $1,000 check representing funds raised for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through the Lightning Classic Golf Tournament Aug. 4 at the Willowbrook Golf Club. AEDC team members pictured, with sponsor signs, are Bruce Prater, Shannon Tate, Stacy Parker, Roy Mullins, Steven Meeks, Colby Cox and Barry McWhorter. (Courtesy photo) Team members make a St. Jude donation through golf tournament
When the Lightning Classic Golf Tournament was coordinated for Aug. 4 at the Willowbrook Golf Club in Manchester, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was selected to receive the proceeds.“This tournament was one of many that we’ve had and it involved effort from several people,” said Roy Mullins, AEDC truck driver and tournament director. “This
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2017
Sean O’Gorman and Jamison Norton (left to right at table), on the LegoTronics team from East Middle School, Tullahoma, prepare their team’s robot to complete a FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) mission. Twenty-seven teams gathered at Tullahoma High School Dec. 17, 2016, to compete in the FLL Regional Qualifier Tournament.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Holly Peterson) Arnold AFB STEM gears up for FIRST® LEGO® League Program 2017
It’s LEGO® time!With the beginning of the new school year, students begin to form and register their FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League teams and prepare for competition.Each FLL® team will build a robot in accordance with their assigned themes and strategize how to move up through the competition.The
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none AEDC Woman’s Club announces meeting, Sept. 7
The AEDC Woman’s Club will begin their new club season Sept. 7 at the Arnold Lakeside Center and the guest speaker will be Jimmy Gentry.Gentry was one of nine children who grew up in Williamson County during the Depression. He was a noted high school athlete, and at age 18 he went to war. He was awarded two Bronze Stars for his actions during the
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2017
Default Air Force Logo AF Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance Online Enrollment System launches
August marks the launch of the Air Force Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Online Enrollment System (SOES).Yes, another Air Force icon form is going digital.SOES is an enterprise solution developed by the Department of Defense and the Veteran Benefits Administration, so you know it is going to be awesome.Transitioning from the paper-based
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none Col. Cain presents grant to Hands-On Science Center
Col. Scott A. Cain, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander, presents a grant check for $48,886 to board members of the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma on behalf of the U.S. Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program, Aug. 15, 2017, at the AEDC headquarters building. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick
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n/a Team AEDC joins in recognizing 40th anniversary of the launch of NASA Voyager 1 and 2
NASA Voyager 1 and 2 will reach 40 years of operation in August and September, and AEDC test teams played a part in testing the space systems for this program prior to their launch.Voyager 2 lifted off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral on Aug. 20, 1977, with its twin launching a couple weeks later on Sept. 5, 1977.In 1965, NASA tasked AEDC
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n/a AEDC testing helps lead to the successful deployment of NASA Roll-Out Solar Array technology
Testing in an AEDC space chamber at Arnold Air Force Base helped in preparing the Roll-Out Solar Array (ROSA) for its successful experimental deployment at the International Space Station on June 26.ROSA is a flexible, lightweight and rollable solar panel. According to Michael Malloy, AEDC test engineer and John Claybrook, AEDC Space and Missiles
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n/a 704th Test Group hosts light attack platform capability event
As part of the Light Attack Experimentation Campaign, Air Force senior leaders and international visitors were in attendance Aug. 9 for a live-fly capability assessment of off-the-shelf light attack aircraft hosted by the 704th Test Group at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.The 704th Test Group is a unit of AEDC, which is headquartered at Arnold
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