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Mrs. Margaret Golberg, widow of Col. Lawrence Golberg  who was shot down over North Vietnam flying an F-4 in August 1966, speaks at a ceremony at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., dedicating an F-4C Phantom II static display aircraft in memory of her husband and the other pilot, Maj. Patrick Wynne.  Maj. Wynne is the older brother of the Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne. The ceremony took place on November 27, 2007. (Photo by David Housch) F-4C Phantom dedicated to fallen airmen
After visiting Iraq, Afghanistan and Walter Reed Army Hospital, Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne was compelled by the overwhelming attitude of the military ethic of "standing watch so others may be free," in today's servicemen. He faced a similar emotion today when a Vietnam era F-4C Phantom II static display was dedicated in his
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2007
Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne talks to reporters at the Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. about testing at Arnold to certify synthetic jet fuel for use in Air Force combat aircraft. Air Force Secretary visits Arnold for first Fischer-Tropsch-powered high performance engine test
Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne visited Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., today to view the first ground testing of the General Electric (GE) F101 engine using a 50-50 mix of Fischer- Tropsch (F-T) and JP-8 jet fuels. The F101 testing, being conducted at AEDC's J-1 altitude jet engine test cell, will be
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2007
This F-4C Phantom displayed at Gate 2 will be dedicated Nov. 27 in the memory of Col. Lawrence H. Golberg and Maj. Patrick E. Wynne. On Aug. 8, 1966 the 555th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, lost F-4C 63-7560, call sign ‘Ozark’ following a Rolling Thunder Armed Reconnaissance mission over North Vietnam. After delivering their ordnance against trucks, the aircraft was beginning the run home when hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed into the jungle. Colonel Golberg and Major Wynne were listed as “Missing in Action” until 1977 when their remains were located and returned to the United States. (AEDC Photo) F-4 fighter to be dedicated to two fallen heroes
The month of November is often a time when people reflect and give thanks for the many people and blessings in their life. November is also a time to remember those who have served and have given the ultimate sacrifice for America's freedom. In keeping with the theme, the F-4C Phantom II static display at Arnold Air Force Base's Gate 2 will be
0 11/21
2007
From left, Russell Montandon, Aerospace Testing Alliance (ATA) outside machinist and ATA Boilermaker Nathan Tippy, inspect the GE/Rolls-Royce F136 engine in Arnold Engineering Development Center’s (AEDC) Test Cell J-2 during a break in testing. ATA is the support contractor at AEDC. (Photo by David Housch) Arnold workers put alternate fighter jet engine through paces
Initial testing of the GE/Rolls-Royce F136 alternate engine for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter is now underway at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Center's (AEDC) J-2 test cell. "We're testing engine performance and operability - we have to meet certain specifications that the government gives us," said Gene
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2007
From right, Eric Trussell, director of Franklin County’s Emergency Management Agency, checks an emergency response roster of participants while Cowan fire department first responders transport an injured middle school student to an ambulance to one of three area hospitals during the exercise. (Photo by Philip Lorenz III) New emergency response mindset takes hold at Arnold
Most Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) employees have probably noticed an increase in the number of emergency response drills on base during the summer, but what does it all mean? Aerospace Testing Alliance (ATA) Emergency Management Lead / Coordinator Daryl Justice said the government, which has a long established national emergency
0 11/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on life's blesssings
Team Arnold Engineering Development Center, During the Thanksgiving holiday season I find it wise to spend a few moments contemplating the blessings in my life and the reasons I have to be thankful. They are many, but here are a few I want to share with you. I am thankful that my Creator is a loving God and that He has blessed me abundantly. He has
0 11/15
2007
Dr. Terrance Dubreus examines a math modeling and computer simulation equation for an upcoming test in one of AEDC’s wind tunnels. (Photo by Philip Lorenz III) Dr. Terrance Dubreus knows the sky is not the limit
Dr. Terrance Dubreus has been lucky most of us his life, but more importantly, he has usually made wise choices. As a government physicist at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) and someone whose professional specialty is mathematical  modeling and computer simulations, he is well versed in probabilities. For instance, he knows what to
0 11/15
2007
Default Air Force Logo ATA receives highest award fee rating since contract start
The Air Force announced the semiannual award fee for Arnold Air Force Base's (AEDC) support contractor, Aerospace Testing  Alliance (ATA), for the period  April 1 through Sept. 30, 2007. ATA received a rating of 92 percent,  resulting in $6,274,000 of its  possible award fee of $7,129,000.  Both the rating and the dollar  amount are the highest
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2007
Al Simmons, deputy director of the 704th Civil Engineering Squadron, won the Air Force Materiel Command outstanding Civil Engineering Senior Civilian Manager Award. Al Simmons wins AFMC civil engineering award
Al Simmons, deputy director of the 704th Civil Engineer Squadron, has been selected for the Air Force Materiel Command's outstanding Civil Engineering Individual Award for the Harry P. Rietman Senior Civilian  Manager Award. He will now go on to compete at the Air Force level. Simmons was recognized on multiple fronts but primarily for overcoming
0 11/15
2007
Many veterans of all branches of the military attended the unveiling ceremony honoring Private First Class Nathan Clemons. Fallen Marine honored on Veteran's Day
Linda Clemons, mother of fallen Marine Private First Class Nathan B. Clemons, quoted John 15:13 to describe her son at Operation Never Forget's unveiling ceremony Sunday at the Franklin County courthouse. "Greater love has no one than this, that he may lay down his life for his friends," she said. "Nathan gave his life so that everyone in this
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2007
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