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Default Air Force Logo Maj. Gen. Harris scheduled as keynote speaker at AEDC Fellows Banquet
Maj. Gen. David A. Harris, commander of the Air Force Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California, is scheduled as the keynote speaker for the 2017 AEDC Fellows Banquet and induction ceremony June 23 at the Arnold Lakeside Center, Arnold Air Force Base. General Harris directs a $31 billion enterprise of more than 18,000 military, civilian and
0 6/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo New ‘Security Now!’ SharePoint site
As the new SharePoint webpage name “Security Now!” indicates, Arnold Air Force Base team members have access to Security information that is relevant now.The new webpage contains information related to installation entry control, Visitor Center processes, responsibilities for protection of Air Force resources, prohibited items on the installation,
0 6/06
2017
Arnold Air Force Base paramedic/firefighters prepare to enter the Kentucky Fire Commission mobile live fire rescue simulation training structure on May 11. Forty-one base firefighters, participated in the annual training experiencing high temperatures and smoke, and practicing firefighting and self-rescue techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Live Fire training keeps firefighters prepared for the fight
For Arnold Air Force Base firefighters, being prepared is paramount to controlling fires during an emergency at the base and Live Fire training is instrumental to their mission.Forty-one base firefighters participated in a training session May 9-11 to sharpen their basic firefighting skills during an annual structural live fire training session
0 6/06
2017
Out of all the students that competed in the local Reach for the Stars competition at the University of Tennessee Space Institute May 13, this year’s winner was Jackson Parrish, age 11 of Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Tullahoma. The winner is determined by who lands their rocket closest to the target, which is marked 30 feet downrange from the launch pad. (Photo provided)

Future rocket scientists shoot for the stars at annual competition
Students 10-18 years old from the southern middle Tennessee region participated in the local Reach for the Stars rocket launching competition May 13 at University of Tennessee Space Institute.The event, hosted by UTSI and organized with help from members of the Tennessee Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Arnold Air Force Base
0 5/24
2017
Col. Raymond Briggs, chief of the Arnold Air Force Base Test Systems Sustainment branch, makes remarks at the May 18 acceptance and naming ceremony for the new crane, a Grove GMK5200-1 Hydraulic All Terrain Mobile Crane, purchased to perform routine maintenance of the test facilities at Arnold. The crane was named Windy (pronounced wīn-dē), after retired crane supervisor Windy Cunningham. Briggs mentioned after holding a naming contest for two weeks and receiving 110 entries, a committee determined that Windy was the best fit in honor of Cunningham, who trained several crane operators during his time at Arnold. Cunningham retired from his position after 40 years of service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Deidre Ortiz) Acceptance and naming ceremony held for new crane
Col. Raymond Briggs, chief of the Arnold Air Force Base Test Systems Sustainment branch, makes remarks at the May 18 acceptance and naming ceremony for the new crane, a Grove GMK5200-1 Hydraulic All Terrain Mobile Crane, purchased to perform routine maintenance of the test facilities at Arnold. The crane was named Windy (pronounced wīn-dē), after
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2017
Barry McWhorter, crane operator at Arnold Air Force Base, tries out the new crane purchased to perform maintenance and repair of Arnold AFB support assets. The crane arrived at Arnold AFB on April 28. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) New crane purchased to support national defense mission
A large crane has been purchased to help maintain the national defense mission at Arnold Air Force Base. According to Mark Grantham, maintaining these facilities is an important task because it ensures infrastructure is working as needed to perform the day to day test operations of the base.“The Grove GMK5200-1 Hydraulic All Terrain Mobile Crane
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Arnold AFB powered by workforce, fueled by innovation
The U.S. Air Force is focused on the importance of innovation in delivering war winning capabilities to the warfighter by inspiring and providing the necessary tools and support.Being a major Air Force Vision, General Dave Goldfein, Air Force Chief of Staff, has noted the significance of innovation. “We are the service you rely on to push the
0 5/24
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF Clubs to transition from credit card system to virtual portal and app coming August-September 2017
The Air Force is revolutionizing its club membership program in the coming months, transitioning away from a club credit card. Requiring a credit card membership was members’ number one complaint. Because our members are important, it was time for a change.A new Air Force Club Member Portal is currently being tested at six pilot bases before being
0 5/23
2017
Default Air Force Logo Five selected to be AEDC Fellows
The Arnold Community Council announced that five individuals who have made significant long-term contributions to the advancement of aerospace ground testing technology and capabilities at AEDC have been selected as 2017 AEDC Fellows.Lester Bates, of Tullahoma, and the late Dr. E. Eugene “Gene” Callens Jr., formerly of Tullahoma, have been selected
0 5/23
2017
Pictured is the inside of the target chamber of the AEDC Range S-1 where hypervelocity impacts take place. S-1 wasn’t active in a decade but is currently undergoing checkout operations in preparation for three upcoming test projects. Several successful test launches have recently been performed in S-1. (U.S. Air Force photo/Deidre Ortiz) AEDC hypervelocity range ‘back in action’ after 10 years
Though it hasn’t been active in 10 years, the AEDC Range S-1 is currently undergoing checkout operations in preparation for three upcoming test projects.Lt. Ryan Boudreaux, the Hypervelocity Flyout, Impact and Lethality Ground Test & Evaluation (T&E) capability manager, and Scott Williams, the capability’s technical lead, are overseeing the
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2017
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