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Armando Aguirre, geospatial information specialist and Geospatial Information Office manager at AEDC, reviews Arnold Air Force Base geographical information with AEDC Emergency Management Program manager Lee Smith, using the Arnold AFB GeoBase Viewer. As a GIS and GIO manager, Aguirre manages and provides data about AEDC locations that aid in land surveying, natural and cultural resource management, emergency management, utilities operations, air and space operations, security and other areas. (U.S. Air Force photos/Holly Peterson) Team AEDC Spotlight:
Many AEDC organizations depend on Armando Aguirre’s skills as the geospatial information specialist and manager of the Geospatial Information Office for the Complex.As a GIS, Aguirre manages and provides data about AEDC infrastructure that aid in land surveying, natural and cultural resource management, emergency management, utilities operations,
0 9/06
2016
AEDC Fire-Rescue team members discuss emergency exercise details. AEDC Fire-Rescue participate in base emergency training
During a recent base emergency training exercise, the AEDC Fire-Rescue personnel responded to an emergency simulation involving a chlorine incident as part of the exercise. The simulation included a truck, which was carrying chlorine, catching on fire near the AEDC Fitness Center where one person was killed and three others were injured. The base
0 9/06
2016
AEDC electrical engineers Tony Acklen and Howard Frederick review the Mid-Pressure Arc Heater project plans for adding electrical loads to an existing Plenum Evacuation System substation transformer at AEDC. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Rick Goodfriend) Study during Arcs upgrade results in major cost avoidance for AEDC
AEDC engineers performed a study during the Mid-Pressure Arc Heater (MPAH) upgrade project that led to a cost savings of approximately $3 million for AEDC.The MPAH project is a Central Test and Evaluation Investment effort to upgrade the materials test capability of the H2 Arc Heater Altitude Test Cell at the Complex. Though initial calculations
0 8/30
2016
Default Air Force Logo Base Access Validation more stringent for visitors, customers and guests
As you may have already learned, the Air Force and Arnold Air Force Base began steps towards complying with the federal Real ID law. Beginning Sept. 15 we can no longer accept state-issued identification cards or driver’s licenses from Minnesota, Missouri, Washington or American Samoa as valid forms of identification to gain access to federal
0 8/22
2016
Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine, used in the F-35 Lightning II, successfully demonstrated hot-life capability during Accelerated Mission Testing at AEDC. Pictured here is the engine during testing in the Engine Test Facility Sea Level 2 Test Cell. (Photo by Rick Goodfriend) AEDC F135 Test Team receives AFMC award
The AEDC Aeropropulsion Ground Test team, who performed engine tests on the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, recently received an Air Force Materiel Command Test and Evaluation Award.The award recognizes a team for superior test and evaluation achievements and contributions within AFMC. The team was noted
0 8/22
2016
Kirk Butler (right), a scramjet test engineer at AEDC, accepts the William M. Dunne People’s Choice Award from AEDC Commander Col. Rodney Todaro at the AEDC Quarterly Awards Breakfast July 27 at the Arnold Lakeside Center. This image was cropped to emphasize the subject. (U.S. Air Force photo/Holly Peterson) Butler receives William M. Dunne People’s Choice Award
Kirk Butler, a scramjet test engineer at AEDC, recently received the William M. Dunne People’s Choice Award.The award nomination cited that Butler’s technical skills ensured that 13 tests performed in the Aerodynamic and Propulsion Test Unit Facility were successful from the period of April 1 through June 30.APTU is a blow-down, true temperature
0 8/22
2016
Default Air Force Logo OSI provides prevention tips for scams to team members
There are many common scams out there today by many different names, but all are attempts to ultimately obtain your hard earned money, and possibly your identification and financial account information.These scams are floated in various forms through misrepresented calls and emails, online, and even door-to-door – but always with the same criminal
0 8/22
2016
AEDC Woman’s Club board members pause for a photo during the 2016-2017 planning meeting in Bell Buckle, Tenn. Pictured left to right, in front of the stairs is Sandie Simms, Barb McGuire, Gale Klingelhoets and Beverly Pratt; on the stairs, left to right is Sande Hayes, Anne Wonder, Liz Jolliffe, Susan Harris, Cecilia Schlagheck and Kate Canady. (Courtesy photo) AEDC Woman’s Club presents TV-writer and author April Kelly
The Sept. 6 meeting of the AEDC Woman’s Club at the Arnold Lakeside Center will feature April Kelly, a television writer and author from Lynchburg.After working as a creative director for a Florida advertising agency in the early 1970s, Kelly moved to California and became a comedy writer. She was part of the original writing staff of the sitcom
0 8/22
2016
Mick Marana, test data engineer at AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9, has optimized the data reduction process to expedite calculated and display of all data products, an improvement that will be of great benefit not only to Tunnel 9 but to the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Arnold Collier) Tunnel 9 efforts in data reduction to benefit Air Force
A member of the AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 staff in White Oak, Md., has optimized the data reduction process to expedite calculations and display of all data products, an improvement that will be of great benefit to the U.S. Air Force.The person leading the effort is Mick Marana, a test data engineer for the Tunnel 9 Combined Test Force, and
0 8/19
2016
Default Air Force Logo AEDC Advanced Missile Signature Center Team receives Gossick Team Excellence Award
Members of the AEDC Advanced Missile Signature Center Team received the Semi-Annual General Gossick Team Excellence Award for January-June 2016.AEDC Advanced Missile Signature Team members accepting the award are Nicolas Henson, the team’s lead, and David Cox, Henry Horne, Capt. Paul Malone and Bart Stewart. The AMSC Team was chosen for this award
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2016
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