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Tennessee Army National Guard and Tullahoma Training Site Commander Maj. William Nelms, watches the senator fire a AK-47 on the 25-300 meter combat range at Arnold Air Force Base. The new state senator visited Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) recently along with Warren County Commissioner Bill Zechman and his granddaughter. AEDC Commander Col. Art Huber took the senator on a tour of AEDC test facilities. (Photo by Rick Goodfriend)

State Sen. Steven Roller visits AEDC

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At an awards ceremony last week in Franklin, Tenn., the Tennessee Recycling Coalition presented members of the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) Environmental group with the government recycler of the year award. The award was in recognition of significant waste diversions achieved from October 2006 through September 2007. According to Frank Duncan, Air Force Environmental Quality program manager, 47.1 percent of all non-hazardous solid waste was diverted to recycling activities. This included 2,149 tons of construction and demolition materials, 2,039 tons of scrap metal, 244 tons of paper and cardboard and 147 tons of other materials. (Photo provided) AEDC receives government recycler of the year award from Tennessee Recycling Coalition

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Former AEDCers, Otto Bock and John Hill, share memories and old photos of their collaboration at AEDC over the years. They are good friends and enjoy getting together on occasion to socialize and discuss highlights from their successful efforts to improve the Hypervelocity Ballistic Range G at AEDC's von Karman Facility. Among other contributions, Hill designed and developed the laser-illumination photo system still in use at the facility. (Photo by Philip Lorenz III) Otto Bock helped make Arnold's G-Range a national defense asset
Otto Bock of Brentwood, Tenn., is one of the few surviving engineers, scientists and technical specialists the U.S. military brought to Wright Field, Ohio from Germany after World War II as part of Operation Paperclip. Operation Paperclip was the code name given to the program under which military and U.S. intelligence services extracted German
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2008
A model of a GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) mounted on a sting is separated from the F-35 Lightning II aircraft during a test in Arnold Engineering Development Center’s (AEDC) four-foot transonic wind tunnel.  (Photos by Rick Goodfriend) Arnold workers test new bomb with new jet
One new warfighter favorite joined forces with a near-future warfighting staple for the first time during testing ending in December at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.A team from Lockheed Martin and Arnold conducted simulated store separation testing on the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB)
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2008
Dr. Bernhard and Mrs. Hertha Goethert at a banquet in 1967. Dr. Goethert was chief of the propulsion wind tunnel facility at AEDC. (AEDC historical photo) In Remembrance: Mrs. Hertha Goethert
The wife of the "father of rocket testing at AEDC" died at her home in Manchester, Tenn., Jan. 7 after battling a long illness. Hertha Todt Goethert, 94, was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Dr. B. H. Goethert. Dr. Goethert served as chief scientist for Air Force Systems Command from 1964-1966. He first came to AEDC in 1952 as chief of
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2008
Default Air Force Logo AEDC named state top government recycler
Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) is starting the New Year in full swing, beginning with the recognition from the Tennessee Recycling Coalition (TRC) for its recycling efforts. In her award notification to AEDC, Gail Randolph, chair for the TRC Awards stated, "The men and women at AEDC provide an outstanding service to our nation in
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2008
Default Air Force Logo AEDC contributes $653 million to local economy
Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) economic impact in Middle Tennessee was more than $653  million during government fiscal year 2007. This is an increase of more than $54 million from fiscal year 2006. "I am gratified to see these numbers because they show the continuing positive influence Arnold is having in the local community, said
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2008
From left, Atsushi Hirano and Yoshiki Miyairi, researchers in Japan’s Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI) within the Ministry of Defense (MOD) inspected the XP-1 engine during a break in testing at Arnold’s C-2 test cell. (Photo by Rick Goodfriend) AEDC workers complete engine test for Japan
Japanese and U.S. engineers and technicians at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) recently concluded altitude qualification testing on an XF7-10 engine."The purpose of the testing was to confirm, by altitude qualification testing, the function and the performance of the XF7-10 engine," said Mitsuru Akitsu, chief researcher and technical
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2007
Dale Bradley, an engineer in the 718th Test Squadron, is turning over his 39 years of AEDC knowledge to young engineers when he retires Jan. 3. Bradley has been at AEDC since 1975 and has become the jack of all trades when it comes to analysis and evaluation. In retirement, Mr. Bradley plans on spending time with his grandchildren and plowing hundreds of acres of farmland in southern middle Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Goodfriend) Dale Bradley retires after 39 years of service

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2007
Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) Fellow Dr. Keith Kushman leads a group of Arnold’s government and contractor management, representatives from private industry and other government agencies during a strategic planning offsite in December at the Gossick Leadership Center. (Photo by Rick Goodfriend) AEDC leadership focuses on the future, begins planning
In the midst of the Global War on Terror and continuing resource challenges, Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) leadership is taking the opportunity to re-evaluate the center's role for the future. AEDC Commander Col. Art Huber said that all great organizations plan strategically well. "When I arrived here, I asked how we were
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2007
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