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Default Air Force Logo Junior Force Council announces new 2018 officers
The Junior Force Council at Arnold Air Force Base recently elected new officers for calendar year 2018.The officers are Stephen Maccarino, president; Capt. Jonathan Dias, vice president; Dan Ogg, vice president; Brandon Hoffman, AEDC Engineering Council representative; Angela Bowden, treasurer; Paul Wright, webmaster; and Becky Morris,
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AEDC Woman’s Club meeting participants pause for a photo with fashion stylist Dorene Briggs with Dillard’s of Cool Springs Galleria, Franklin, March 1 at the Lakewood Country Club in Tullahoma. Pictured left to right are Joan Hartvigsen, Diane Gawrys, Susan Harris, Briggs, Susan Lewis, Gale Klingelhoets and MaryEtta Ward. (Courtesy photo) AEDC Woman’s Club to announce scholarship recipients
The April 5 meeting of the AEDC Woman’s Club will be held at the Lakewood Country Club in Tullahoma and will feature the scholarship recipients from area high schools and guest speaker Will Rabb.Rabb, a sports announcer, received a scholarship from the AEDCWC in 2007. He graduated from Franklin County High School and the University of Tennessee at
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Default Air Force Logo Excellence in execution key to AEDC success
In 2018, there is a renewed emphasis on two key components of the AEDC culture – excellence and qualityOver the last few years, Team AEDC has been working to elevate the overall quality of the product provided to customers. Inside Test Operations, the focus has been on more than just delivering hard drives full of raw test data but on decision
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Boilermaker John England inventories equipment at the Model and Machine Shop Arnold AFB craftsmen assist in NFAC return to service
A trio of craftsmen at Arnold Air Force Base recently made a more than 2,300-mile trip out west to help the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex expedite its return to service.In early February, John England, Andy Riis and Tim Taylor traveled to NFAC, located at Moffett Field, in Mountain View, California. There, the three provided fit-up and
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Jere Matty during his time in Undergraduate Pilot Training at Reese AFB Matty reflects fondly upon Air Force career
Aside from a brief period about six years ago, Jere Matty, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Coordinator at Arnold Air Force Base, had essentially worked for the U.S. Air Force since the age of 18.“That’s why tomorrow is going to be so unusual because I’ve never not worked for the Air Force,” Matty said with a smile on the eve of
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Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, Jr., center, technical director for the AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment contractor, receives recognition at the Cleveland Cavaliers half-time Feb. 25 as part of a Black Heritage Celebration honoring pioneers in space travel. Whitlow was the first African-American director of Research and Technology at NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland, Ohio, and served in this role from September 1998 until September 2003. Also honored for their NASA contributions and leadership at GRC were Donald Campbell (left) and Robyn Gordon (right). (Courtesy photos) Dr. Woodrow Whitlow Jr. recognized for his NASA contributions during Cleveland Cavaliers game
As part of the Cleveland Cavaliers Black Heritage Celebration events during the month of February, Dr. Woodrow Whitlow Jr., technical director for the AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment contractor, was recognized during halftime of the team’s home game on Feb. 25 for being the first African-American director of Research and Technology at NASA
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Default Air Force Logo Groups and programs in place to ensure safety across Arnold
Late last year, AEDC Commander Col. Scott Cain set a lofty yet critical goal for the upcoming 12 months. “Our ultimate goal in 2018 is zero Class A/B mishaps,” Cain wrote in his Commander’s 2018 Safety Guidance memorandum disseminated on Dec. 15, 2017. “Mishaps, at whatever level, reduce our capacity to conduct the mission, a mission which is
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Flight Systems Combined Test Force Director Lt. Col. David Hoffman speaks with CTF personnel during a recent session to discuss safety and security issues. CTF operations were stood down on Feb. 5 for safety and security discussions. Flight Systems CTF refocuses on safety and security during operations stand down
Following what he described as a series of “significant events,” Flight Systems Combined Test Force Director Lt. Col. David Hoffman made the decision to stand down Flight Systems CTF operations. In lieu of normal testing and maintenance operations on Feb. 5, Hoffman led several sessions at the Arnold Air Force Base Main Auditorium during which he
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Ryan Allen, at right, a lead test operations engineer, and Troy Stokes, lead outside machinist, set up a GN2 panel for system checkouts prior to a test in one of the jet engine test facilities at Arnold Air Force Base. In his position as operations engineer, Allen leads and coordinates activities of the test cell, plant and test article during a test. (U.S. Air Force photos/Deidre Ortiz) AEDC Spotlight: AEDC Turbines CTF Lead Operations Engineer recognized for exemplary support during complex engine test
A Lead Operations Engineer of one of the AEDC jet engine test cells at Arnold Air Force Base is applauded for his support during the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) core program.According to Scott Grigsby, an Aeropropulsion test cell supervisor at Arnold Air Force Base, Ryan Allen’s “thoroughness
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AEDC craft personnel perform maintenance on the C-Plant Turbine Chiller 3 (TC3) at the Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility for test support of the C-2 engine test cell at Arnold Air Force Base. Chiller units like TC3 enable altitude testing in the C1 and C2 engine test cells. In addition to the crane and ironworker support from the AEDC Model and Machine Shop, those involved in completing the work include: outside machinists David Brooks, Steve Cowan and John Meeks and boiler makers Scott Murphy and Stevie Sullivan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jacqueline Cowan) AEDC skilled craft workers providing essential support to engine test facilities at Arnold
AEDC craft personnel perform maintenance on the C-Plant Turbine Chiller 3 (TC3) at the Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility for test support of the C-2 engine test cell at Arnold Air Force Base. Chiller units like TC3 enable altitude testing in the C1 and C2 engine test cells. In addition to the crane and ironworker support from the AEDC Model and
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