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Default Air Force Logo Command meets its cost-savings objective for second fiscal year in a row
Air Force Materiel Command captured more than $2.5 billion in cost savings for fiscal year 2017, the second fiscal year in a row the command has achieved its strategic savings objective.
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2018
From left, 2nd Lt. Jonathan Teer, Capt. Michael Davault, 2nd Lt. Ryan Boudreaux and 1st Lt. Adam McKenzie, members of the Arnold Air Force Base Company Grade Officer Council, mix mortar at one of the homes at which they worked. Members of the CGOC recently volunteered with Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity and worked on two homes the Habitat is constructing in the area. Arnold AFB Company Grade Officer Council assists Habitat for Humanity during Veterans Build
Members of the Arnold Air Force Base Company Grade Officer Council recently lent a hand during the Habitat for Humanity 2018 Veterans Build to support a local veteran and an area family on the verge of homeownership. On April 20, CGOC members volunteered with the Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity. The group worked at two build sites that
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Arnold Air Force Base Staff Sgt. Richard Griffin marches in the procession with the teams at the Area 13 Special Olympics on May 1 at the Tullahoma High School stadium. (U.S. Air Force photos/Jacqueline Cowan) Arnold team members volunteer at Special Olympics Summer Games in Tullahoma
Arnold Air Force Base Staff Sgt. Richard Griffin marches in the procession with the teams at the Area 13 Special Olympics on May 1 at the Tullahoma High School stadium. (U.S. Air Force photos/Jacqueline Cowan)
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During a retirement ceremony held for Col. Raymond Briggs, right, May 11 at Arnold Lakeside Center, Maj. Gen. David Harris, left, Air Force Test Center commander, pins the Legion of Merit medal onto Briggs’ lapel. The Legion of Merit is an award given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. Briggs is retiring this month from his position as chief of the Test System Sustainment Division at Arnold Engineering Development Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Col. Briggs honored at retirement ceremony
During a retirement ceremony held for Col. Raymond Briggs, right, May 11 at Arnold Lakeside Center, Maj. Gen. David Harris, left, Air Force Test Center commander, pins the Legion of Merit medal onto Briggs’ lapel. The Legion of Merit is an award given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements.
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The AEDC Woman’s Club met for its last meeting of 2017-2018 on May 3 at Arnold Lakeside Center. Pictured with the May 3 guest speaker, Billy Ferguson (third from left), are Anne Wonder, Barb McGuire and Michelle Cain. (Courtesy photo) AEDC Woman’s Club wraps up year with special guest
The May 3 meeting of the AEDC Woman’s Club (AEDCWC) at the Arnold Lakeside Center concluded the club’s 2017-2018 season of meetings.It was a great ending to a spectacular year with great programs, new members and lots of friends.Billy Ferguson, owner of Short Mountain Distillery in Woodbury, spoke to the ladies about the history of making liquor in
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2018
The Rolls-Royce engine is set up here in free-jet mode inside the AEDC C-2 test cell at Arnold Air Force Base. Transonic speeds with large volumetric flow rates were recently achieved during free-jet testing of this high-bypass engine, setting a record for free-jet mode engine testing. (U.S. Air Force photo) Free-jet engine test at AEDC facility sets record
Transonic speeds with large volumetric flow rates were recently achieved during free-jet testing of a high-bypass engine in the AEDC C-2 test cell at Arnold Air Force Base, setting a record for free-jet mode engine testing at Arnold.According to Doug Hodges, test engineer with the Propulsion Combined Test Force, free jet testing at C-2 is typically
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2018
Central Magnet Robotics team member David Schafer adjusts the robot during the team’s demonstration at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma May 1. Pictured in back, from left to right, are Ethan Davenport, Maddy Perrien, Jimmy Jones, Drew Dove and Aidan Gibson. (U.S. Air Force photo/Deidre Ortiz) Robotics team sponsored by Arnold STEM competes at World Championship
After qualifying at the regional competition in Knoxville, the robotics team from Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro recently competed in the FIRST® Robotics World Championship in Houston, Texas.The team, Central Magnet Robotics, which is sponsored by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program,
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A skidder drags logs in a final harvest area at Arnold Air Force Base. Logging at Arnold is part of the Base Forest Management Program for Air Force land use, which are sustainable mission support and stewardship. (U.S. Air Force photo) Forest management essential to base land use
The priorities of Air Force land use are sustainable mission support and stewardship.As a result, its forest management is not primarily dictated by traditional commercial forestry practices that emphasize optimal yields of forest products. Instead, the AF strives for ecologically-sustainable management of its forests to maintain the continued
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Default Air Force Logo AFMC releases accident board findings on McKinley Climatic Laboratory fire
Contractor workers were performing structural repairs when a fire broke out on July 5, 2017, resulting in an estimated $30 million in damage to an air-mixing facility at the McKinley Climatic Laboratory, located at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, according to a recently released Air Force Materiel Command Ground Accident Investigation Board report.
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2018
Arnold Air Force Base Company Grade Officers Council display their mustaches in honor of Mustache March at the Gossick Leadership Center March 30, 2018. Mustache certificates were awarded to 1st Lt. Benjamin Sinemus – The “Barely There” award (back row, third from left), 2nd Lt. Ryan Boudreaux – 36-2903 SME award (back row, fifth from left), Col. Michael Brandt – 36-290…Never Heard of Her award (back row, sixth from left), Capt. Jonathan Dias – The “Free Candy” award (front row, second from left) and 2nd Lt. Charles Boyd – “Room ‘Tench Hut” award (front row, third from left). Also pictured, back row: Col. Timothy West, 1st Lt. John McKenzie, Sinemus, 2nd Lt. Nicholas Addington Ramosechandi, Boudreaux, Brandt, 1st Lt. Thomas Julian, Capt. Adam Hopkins; front row: Capt. Michael Davault, Dias, Boyd and Lt. Col. David Hoffman. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Mustache March affects CGO growth
The Arnold Air Force Base Company Grade Officers recently held a monthly meeting where some received awards for their mustaches they grew during Mustache March.Mustache March is an Air Force tradition that recognizes Vietnam triple ace Brig. Gen. Robin Olds for his bravery and leadership.According to an article from The Vintage News, it was written
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