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Default Air Force Logo Some IDs may be invalid starting Aug. 15
Individuals will no longer be able to access Air Force installations with a state-issued identification card or driver’s license from Minnesota, Missouri, Washington or American Samoa beginning Aug. 15. This new change aligns the Air Force’s installation access policy with requirements of the Real ID Act, which focuses on improving the reliability
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“Camp Forrest,” a book by Elizabeth Taylor, is a photographic history of Camp Forrest, a military training camp near Tullahoma, Tenn., that was used during World War II. What is left of the camp is now part of Arnold Air Force Base. The book is part of the Images of America series published by Arcadia Publishing. It is available at www.arcadiapublishing.com and local bookstores. (Courtesy photo) Author documents historic significance of Camp Forrest
Before the establishment of AEDC and its unique aerospace testing facilities, part of the land Arnold Air Force Base sits on was used as one of the Army’s largest training bases during World War II.The camp, named Camp Forrest after Civil War Cavalry Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, was active between 1941 and 1946. The area is rich in
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Default Air Force Logo Tunnel 9 director addresses hypersonic workforce development
Dan Marren, director of the AEDC White Oak site home of Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9, spoke to fellow AEDC teammates in a technical seminar July 21 at Arnold Air Force Base regarding the revitalization of the workforce at his test site. “Several things came together over about a decade of time to have us end up where we are now,” Marren said of the
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Alicia Page and Dave Masters Project Management Institute presents “Conflict Resolution Training”
The Project Management Institute Southern Middle Tennessee Branch is hosting a luncheon meeting at the University of Tennessee Space Institute on Aug. 18.Join local project management professionals for a time of networking and learning from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The guest speakers will be Alicia Page and Dave Masters of Same Page Mediation,
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The students in the AEDC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Camp hold their certificates showing they completed three days of fun, hands-on science activities at AEDC. This year’s STEM Summer Camp was held July 12-14 for children of AEDC employees. Funded through the Air Force Educational Outreach Office, the camp is at no cost to those who attend. A graduation was held at the end of the camp to celebrate the group’s accomplishments. Pictured left to right are the participants in this year’s camp at AEDC; in front: Cora Fulks, Amber May, Zaylan Spinner, Natalie Aquirre, Cole Fowler, Bradley Escue, Samuel Mansfield, Jacob Slabaugh, Alex Halliburton. Second row: Kimberly Coleman, Nico Pangeliman, Noah Klepper, Kathryn Brown, Alyson Newsom, Joseph Duncan, Zane Hopf, Benji Spratlin, Emma Fulks, Ellianna Masters and Steven Mehalic with STEM Camp assistants Carlene Guerin and Laura Burke. In back left is Jere Matty, AEDC STEM outreach specialist. (U.S. Air Force photo/Holly Peterson) Students get excited about science
The students in the AEDC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Camp hold their certificates showing they completed three days of fun, hands-on science activities at AEDC. This year’s STEM Summer Camp was held July 12-14 for children of AEDC employees. Funded through the Air Force Educational Outreach Office, the camp is at no cost to
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1st Lt. Jonathan Dias and 1st Lt. Hedison Doe take the oath during their promotion ceremony July 8, 2016, at AEDC. Both are being promoted to rank of Captain. The ceremony was led by Col. Timothy West, AEDC Test Operations Division chief, and the families and several friends of Dias and Doe were in attendance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Holly Peterson) Dias and Doe promoted to Captain
1st Lt. Jonathan Dias and 1st Lt. Hedison Doe take the oath during their promotion ceremony July 8, 2016, at AEDC. Both are being promoted to rank of Captain. The ceremony was led by Col. Timothy West, AEDC Test Operations Division chief, and the families and several friends of Dias and Doe were in attendance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Holly Peterson)
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An F-35A Lightning II taxies from the runway onto the flightline after successfully completing a sortie, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The F-35 is being adopted internationally by eight partner nations, including Norway, Italy and Australia. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan) Surge in engine testing at AEDC:
With the System Development and Demonstration Phase for the F135, engine for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, coming to an end, there’s been a surge in testing at the AEDC Engine Test Facility.According to Mike Dent, deputy director of the Aeropropulsion Combined Test Force at AEDC, in preparation for the move to the production phase,
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NAS General Manager Cynthia Rivera (center) and NAS Deputy General Manager Doug Pearson (second from left) speak with NAS team members at the Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility Air Side Plant which provides air to the turbine engine testing facilities. Rivera and Pearson recently visited the facility as part of a “walkthrough” which gave them a chance to see the work performed in that location. Also pictured (far left, clockwise) are team members Rod Cregier, Tim Layton and Mark Chappell. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Rivera and Pearson visit NAS team members
NAS General Manager Cynthia Rivera (center) and NAS Deputy General Manager Doug Pearson (second from left) speak with NAS team members at the Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility Air Side Plant which provides air to the turbine engine testing facilities. Rivera and Pearson recently visited the facility as part of a “walkthrough” which gave them a
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Dr. Them Bui (left), a Space Threat Assessment Testbed Control Systems engineer at AEDC, discusses information about STAT with colleague Mike Scott, an AEDC Space and Missiles scientist. Bui is the first recorded female at AEDC to receive a doctorate degree. She received the degree in industrial engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in the fall of 2015. The University of Tennessee Space Institute recognized Bui at a graduation ceremony May 9, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Team AEDC Spotlight: Dr. Bui first recorded AEDC female to receive Ph.D.
Dr. Them Bui is known as a Control Systems engineer at AEDC who provides support to operational, maintenance and sustainment at the Space Threat Assessment Testbed. She also has the unique role as the first recorded female at the Complex to receive a doctorate degree.She earned her degree through an advanced degree program at AEDC and by the fall
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Ironworkers and riggers from the AEDC Model Shop reinstall the intake hood for the Primary Pumping Station on Woods Reservoir. The hood was removed to make repairs to the rollers, tracks and the screen that blocks debris from entering the pump chamber. This hood is critical to operations during hot weather because it allows water to be taken from deeper/colder levels of the lake to provide better cooling to plant and test facility equipment. This work was part of the maintenance performed during a recent 11-day water and power outage. (AEDC photo) Coordination leads to safe and successful completion of maintenance projects
Coordination was a key factor in completing multiple maintenance projects safely at AEDC during a recent 11-day water and power outage.The outages provided an opportunity to access, maintain and repair equipment that is used for daily test operations.The base-wide water outage was scheduled to involve 19 corrective maintenance projects, while the
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