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Arnold Air Force Base’s annual VA Picnic was held Oct. 3 at the Arnold Lakeside Club. Veterans from the Alvin C. York Veteran’s Hospital, the Veterans Community Care Center and the Tennessee Veterans Home enjoyed an afternoon of food, fun and reminiscing.  (Photo by David Housch) Annual VA Picnic at Arnold - tying the past with the present
More than 80 military veterans got a warm reception when they arrived at the Arnold Lakeside Club for Arnold Engineering Development Center's annual VA Picnic on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Chip Stepanek, director of Aerospace Testing Alliance's performance management group, was one of the first to greet the veterans, who are from the VA Tennessee Valley
0 10/05
2007
An Evening at Arnold hosted by Colonel Arthur F. Huber Commander, Arnold Engineering Development Center was held Tuesday evening, Sept. 25.  The event was held to recognize the contributions of organizations in our area that provide much needed family services. Approximately 25 agencies were represented including United Way, Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, Good Samaritan, Haven Hope and many more. AEDC Commander Hosts Evening at Arnold
An Evening at Arnold hosted by Col. Arthur F. Huber Commander, Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) was held Tuesday evening, Sept. 25. The event was held to recognize the contributions of organizations in our area that provide much needed family services. Approximately 25 agencies were represented including United Way, Tennessee Department
0 9/27
2007
Here is a comparison of the new synthetic fuel Fischer-Tropsch fuel, left, and the traditional JP-8 fuel. (Photo by David Housch) Alternative Fuel

0 9/21
2007
Default Air Force Logo Col. Vince Albert retires with sense of pride, accomplishment
It is rare for an officer in the Air Force to be stationed at one location twice, but it is even rarer if they stay at that one location for a combined 12 years. For Col. Vince Albert, National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex director and former Arnold Engineering Development Center vice commander, this was the exception. When he entered the Air
0 9/21
2007
From left to right, AEDC Commander Col. Art Huber, 716th Test Squadron Commander Lt. Col. William Hack, and Maj. Kurt Rouser show off their medallions after finishing 9th out of 40 teams in the military relay category with a time of 3:25:22. 704th Test Group Commander Col. James Jolliffe is not pictured. Most base runners ever laced up for AF marathon
Twenty-five runners from Arnold laced up for events at the 11th annual Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Sept. 13-15. Jere Matty, deputy director of the 718th Test Squadron, was the only Arnold participant to run the full marathon and finished with a time of 4:55:04. This was his twelfth marathon. "I'm just crazy enough to do it,"
0 9/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force 60th Anniversary events announced
Officials for the base's Air Force 60th Anniversary celebration announced today the lineup of events that will occur Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Gossick Leadership Center recreation area beginning at noon.The free celebration begins at noon and is open to the public.  The day's activities will include free carnival rides, a volleyball tournament, a
0 9/19
2007
An Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle heat shield material sample model undergoes preproduction aerothermal testing in Arnold Engineering Development Center's H2 test facility as part of a facility validation and calibration run. More testing is slated to occur in December. (Photo by Rick Goodfriend) Orion testing heating up
Workers at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) recently concluded aerothermal testing in support of NASA's Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle missions to the International Space Station by 2014 and the return to the moon by 2020. NASA engineers specializing in arc heater testing teamed with their counterparts here to conduct facility
0 9/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo AEDC Fellow fought to keep unique facility open
Born in Woonsocket, R. I. in 1945, Robert L.P. Voisinet was the last of four children in a well established family where his father worked in a woolen textile mill and his mother took care of the home and children. Due to the development of synthetic fibers and the fall of the natural fiber textile industry in the 1950s, Voisinet's father took the
0 9/10
2007
(From left) Aerospace Testing Alliance Outside Machinists Gary Cunningham and R.B. Ray install an External Tank Thermal Protection System foam sample tile prior to injection into Tunnel C which was already running at Mach 4 and 1,440 degrees Fahrenheit. The TPS foam protects the shuttle's ET during ascent. (Photo by David Housch) Arnold overcomes hurdles to complete test
Aero thermal testing in the Arnold Engineering Development Center's von Karman Facility Hypersonic Wind Tunnel C has evaluated the performance of newer Thermal Protection System materials used on the large main fuel tank under simulated flight conditions it would be subjected to during the space shuttle's ascent. The purpose of the thermal
0 9/05
2007
Previously part of the Army Air Corps, the Air Force was formed as a separate branch of the military on Sept. 18, 1947. Arnold invites community members to celebrate Air Force's 60th anniversary
Arnold Engineering Development Center officials will sponsor a celebration of the Air Force's 60th anniversary Sept. 30 at the Gossick Leadership Center recreation area on base. The festivities are open to the public and will begin at noon and conclude with a fireworks display at 8:15 p.m. "We are inviting members of the local communities to
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2007
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