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Lt. Col. Dale Parsons is the commander of the 717th Test Squadron at Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. He is responsible for aeropropulsion system development and evaluation testing at AEDC. Arnold officer helps save Air Force millions
An AEDC squadron commander was one of six individuals recognized April 5 at the Pentagon with the Air Force Productivity Excellence Award for saving the Air Force millions of dollars. Lt. Col. Dale Parsons from the 717th Test Squadron here, along with Maj. John Dunlap from the 340th Weapons Squadron at Barksdale AFB, La., and Lt. Col. Mark Lane
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Air Force Materiel Command Chaplain Col. Joseph S. Kuan urges those attending the National Prayer Breakfast at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., Tues., April 10 to be good role models of spiritual wellness and be receptive to the overall well-being of coworkers. (Photo by David Housch) Arnold workers take break for prayer breakfast
The Arnold Engineering Development Center's (AEDC) observance of the annual National Prayer Breakfast Tues., April 10 provided an opportunity for people of all faiths to find common ground in aspiring toward spiritual wellness, according to Air Force Materiel Command chaplain. Using a mixture of humor, anecdotal experiences and his own story of
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John Lominac stands beside the F-14 Tomcat static display at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., that bears his name as plane captain. Intern lobbied for F-14 static display
Lipscomb University student and Tullahoma-native John Lominac got the honor of a lifetime at the dedication ceremony of the F-14 Tomcat static display March 30 on base. Ever since he was a little boy, he said he has been fascinated with the F-14. During his internship in the base legal office in 2006, Lominac learned Arnold was acquiring an F/A-18
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Paratroopers from the 861st Quartermaster Company in Nashville, Tenn., march back to the runway at Arnold Air Force Base's airfield after parchuting during a mock-deployment exercise on base. (Photo by Claude Morse) Nashville Air Guard unit 'deploys' to Arnold
Members of the Tennessee Air National Guard's 118th Airlift Wing "deployed" to Arnold Air Force Base March 31 as an exercise to train for deployment overseas. Arnold is "a gold mine for us," said Lt. Col. Shawn Anderson, commander of the 118th Operations Support Flight, because it's close to Nashville, it has plenty of open space, and a great
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AEDC firefighters' quick response and rescue of a trapped workman here in September landed them the annual Firefighter Heroism Award for Air Force Materiel Command April 2. AEDC Assistant Fire Chief George Chambers and nine members of his shift responded to a 911 call to rescue a worker trapped by a two-ton, five-foot diameter steel pipe on
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Col. Arthur Huber, commander of Arnold Engineering Development Center at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., speaks here March 30 at the F-14 Tomcat Dedication Ceremony in honor of the late Lt. Kara Hultgreen, the Navy’s first female carrier-based combat fighter pilot who was killed in a crash in October 1994 in the F-14 she was piloting.  Seated, left to right, are Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Martin Nutter, AEDC Vice Commander Navy Capt. Bob Roof, retired Navy Capt. Rosemary Mariner, James Spears, Lt. Col. Kim Nelson and John Lominac. (Photo by Joel Fortner) Aircraft dedicated to fallen Navy aviator
In observance of Women's History Month, base officials dedicated the F-14D Tomcat static display aircraft at the main gate Friday, March 30, in honor of a fallen female Navy aviator. Lt. Kara Hultgreen, the Navy's first female carrier-based combat fighter pilot, was killed in a crash in October 1994 in the F-14 she was piloting. She was assigned to
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ATA Outside Machinist Mitch Christian installs the white thermal control paint sample from the Air Force Research Laboratory into AEDC’s newly configured Characterization of Combined Orbital Surface Effects Chamber prior to the system checkout last December. (Photo by John Prebola) Arnold AFB team conducts first test in specialized space chamber
The U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineer Development Center (AEDC) scientists and engineers are leading the way in finding solutions on Earth to complex problems satellites can encounter in space. A team at the center's space chamber research lab has conducted the first system checkout for the lab's Characterization of Combined Orbital Surface Effects
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Sinking Pond, a 394-acre site on Arnold Air Force Base that contains 149 acres of bottomland hardwoods, was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1975.  Maximum winter water depth varies from a few inches to 15 feet in various parts of the site. But, the entire pond is usually dry in late summer and early fall.  This area represents the largest and best developed overcup oak upland swamp in existence on the Highland Rim.  It also contains one of the largest great blue heron rookeries in the state. (photo provided) Arnold environmental scientists plan week-long Earth Day observance
Environmental scientists at Arnold Air Force Base have planned a week-long observance of Earth Day. For starters, second graders from Broadview, Decherd and East Lincoln Elementary Schools are invited to participate in an environmental awareness project. The students will decorate brown paper grocery bags with environmental messages. The contest is
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This F-14D Tomcat static display at Arnold Air Force Base's Main Gate entrance will be dedicated March 30 in honor of Navy Lt. Kara Hultgreen, the first Navy's first carrier-based combat fighter pilot.  The lieutenant was killed in a Tomcat crash in 1994. (Photo by David Housch) F-14D Tomcat dedication ceremony set for March 30
In observance of Women's History Month, Arnold Air Force Base is dedicating the F-14D Tomcat static display aircraft at the Main Gate March 30 at 1 p. m., in honor of Navy Lt. Kara Hultgreen. Lieutenant Hultgreen was killed in a Tomcat crash in October 1994. Her determination and perseverance helped her become the Navy's first carrier-based combat
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AEDC firefighter and crew chief Dennis Eggert had his hands full as he assisted Tech.
Sgt. Naomi Bullock, who portrayed a panicked ‘survivor’ of a simulated terrorist attack during an emergency response drill Sept. 15, 2006. The training exercise was held in response to a simulated scenario in which a small plane carrying explosives was fl own into the center’s headquarters building. (photo by Philip Lorenz III) Arnold journalists win command media awards
Two members of Arnold Engineering Development Center's Public Affairs Office earned journalistic and photographic awards. Philip Lorenz III, a 20-year Navy veteran who now works for Aerospace Testing Alliance, was the first-place winner in the Stand-Alone Photograph Category in the Air Force Materiel Command Media Contest. He took the winning photo
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