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Casey Schewe, Oil Analysis/Processing Program lead, examines a sample of oil taken from a hydraulic unit. Preventative maintenance efforts like this are part of the Asset Health Assurance program at AEDC, which is a long-term reliability and maintenance program for the Test Operations and Sustainment contract. (AEDC photo) Asset Health Assurance program works with mission areas to produce large savings for AEDC
The efforts of those leading the Asset Health Assurance program at AEDC, who develop the long-term reliability and maintenance program for the Test Operations and Sustainment, or TOS, contract, is greatly benefiting the Complex by providing cost avoidance savings. David Hurst, AHA program manager at AEDC, said there has already been large savings
0 12/19
2016
Rachel Harley from Birmingham, Ala., crosses the finish line to become the winner of the 20th U.S. Air Force Marathon women's full marathon division at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with a time of 2:58:34 (U.S. Air Force photo / Wesley Farnsworth) Air Force Marathon registration to open Jan. 2
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – If you missed registering for the sold-out 2016 Air Force Marathon, mark Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. EST on your calendar. That’s when registration will begin for the 2017 event.  Registration will open with special New Year’s resolution discounts, and participants who register Jan. 2 will receive $10 off the full or
0 12/14
2016
Emergency responders’ efforts in the Tennessee Maneuvers 2016, a statewide emergency response exercise, is the catalyst for the Tennessee Adjutant General's Distinguished Patriot Medal (TAGDPM). The awards ceremony presented by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Holmes, the deputy adjutant general of Tennessee, took place at the University of Tennessee Space Institute Nov. 3, 2016. The TAGDPM is awarded to any member of the U.S. Armed Forces, or any civilian who boldly distinguishes himself by a significant patriotic act or contribution to state or nation which serves to promote patriotism and preservation of either state or national heritage. Pictured left to right are award recipients Kathy Beckett, disaster coordinator for Tennova Hospital at Harton Regional Medical Center; Allen Lendley, director of Coffee County Emergency Management and Homeland Security; Michael Bonner, director of Coffee County Emergency Services; and Shane Petty, chief ranger of Tennessee State Parks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jacqueline Cowan) Local emergency responders recognized by Tennessee Deputy Adjutant General
Emergency responders’ efforts in the Tennessee Maneuvers 2016, a statewide emergency response exercise, is the catalyst for the Tennessee Adjutant General's Distinguished Patriot Medal (TAGDPM). The awards ceremony presented by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Holmes, the deputy adjutant general of Tennessee, took place at the University of Tennessee Space
0 12/05
2016
Default Air Force Logo New partners, new missions
Editorial Note: This is the first in a series of articles to provide information about the new units and missions under the Air Force Test Center realignment for AEDC.The 704th Test Group’s (TG) mission is to operate world-class test facilities for high speed sled track testing, navigation and guidance system testing, radar signature measurements,
0 12/05
2016
Arnold Junior Force Council members Adam Moon, left, and Brandon Hoffman, president, prepare food items at AEDC Nov. 16 for the Thanksgiving Food Basket Program, which is part of the Coffee County Backpack Program. The JFC delivered 19 food baskets with help from AEDC team members and their food dona¬tions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jacqueline Cowan) AEDC Junior Force Council prepare Thanksgiving trimmings
Arnold Junior Force Council members Adam Moon, left, and Brandon Hoffman, president, prepare food items at AEDC Nov. 16 for the Thanksgiving Food Basket Program, which is part of the Coffee County Backpack Program. The JFC delivered 19 food baskets with help from AEDC team members and their food dona¬tions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jacqueline Cowan)
0 12/05
2016
Eric Brumley, an AEDC outside machinist and technical sergeant with the 134th Air Refueling Wing Air National Guard, Knoxville, is a newlywed. He is pictured here with his wife Marti and their children, Isaac and Jianna Bare after Marti’s graduation from Nossi College of Art June 5. Brumley works in the Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility. He will retire from the ANG Jan. 4, 2017. (Courtesy photo) Brumley ‘home for the holidays’ after deployment and retirement
After a final deployment in Qatar, which ended Nov. 5, AEDC outside machinist Eric Brumley will spend more holidays with his family for years to come.“It is a blessing to be home for the holidays,” he said. “The best part is I will always be home for the holidays from now on.”Brumley is a technical sergeant with the 134th Air Refueling Wing Air
0 12/05
2016
During a trip to Chattanooga, Ray McCoy, left, and Del Garforth, right, have the chance to tour the LST-325, or Landing Ship Tank, used by the U.S. Navy during World War II. Garforth, who was in the Navy and is a veteran of WWII, shared his experiences from the war with McCoy, who works at AEDC. McCoy penned these stories into a book, called General Quarters! Memoirs of a World War II veteran aboard the LSM-143. (Courtesy photo) Ray McCoy pens book to share experiences of local WWII veteran
After hearing that the Japanese had attacked Pearl Harbor, Del Garforth, who was only 17 years old, begged his mother’s permission to sign for him to join the Navy. Garforth’s mother gave in to the request, and not only did he survive the war, but he is still alive today to tell of his experiences during World War II. His stories are ones which Ray
0 12/05
2016
The TF33 Pratt & Whitney engine undergoes testing in an AEDC sea level test cell, to verify and validate newly redesigned components of the engine. The TF33 has powered several different military airframes, including the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker, E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System and the E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) AEDC testing to validate newly redesigned components of the TF33 Pratt & Whitney engine
Testing of the TF33 Pratt & Whitney engine is being conducted at AEDC to verify and validate newly redesigned components of the engine.The TF33 has powered several different military airframes, including the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker, E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System and the E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System. Second
0 12/05
2016
(U.S. Air Force graphic) AFMC encourages sober driving during holiday season
The holiday season is a time of year for family gatherings, office parties, and socializing with friends, but the holiday season is also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to buzzed driving. A driver’s license mixed with a few alcoholic beverages is dangerous. No one intends for alcohol-impaired accidents to happen, but they
0 12/05
2016
AEDC Woman’s Club meeting participants view Secret Shopper Items at the Nov. 3 meeting. Pictured left to right are Anne-Marie Pender, Sande Hayes, Violet Nauseef, Shirley Clark, Wanda Gobbell and Susie Schulz. (Courtesy photo) AEDC Woman’s Club prepare for scholarships and the holidays
The November meeting of the AEDC Woman’s Club offered the opportunity to Shop for Scholarship thanks to three AEDCWC secret shoppers Pam Wiedemer, Cecelia Schlagheck and Delma Kamuf. Wiedemer was crowned as Queen of the Secret Shoppers. Judy Prince of the Paint Rock Valley and Birmingham, Alabama was the meeting presenter. Prince is a
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2016
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