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Default Air Force Logo Arnold AFB powered by workforce, fueled by innovation
The U.S. Air Force is focused on the importance of innovation in delivering war winning capabilities to the warfighter by inspiring and providing the necessary tools and support.Being a major Air Force Vision, General Dave Goldfein, Air Force Chief of Staff, has noted the significance of innovation. “We are the service you rely on to push the
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Default Air Force Logo AF Clubs to transition from credit card system to virtual portal and app coming August-September 2017
The Air Force is revolutionizing its club membership program in the coming months, transitioning away from a club credit card. Requiring a credit card membership was members’ number one complaint. Because our members are important, it was time for a change.A new Air Force Club Member Portal is currently being tested at six pilot bases before being
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Five selected to be AEDC Fellows
The Arnold Community Council announced that five individuals who have made significant long-term contributions to the advancement of aerospace ground testing technology and capabilities at AEDC have been selected as 2017 AEDC Fellows.Lester Bates, of Tullahoma, and the late Dr. E. Eugene “Gene” Callens Jr., formerly of Tullahoma, have been selected
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2017
Pictured is the inside of the target chamber of the AEDC Range S-1 where hypervelocity impacts take place. S-1 wasn’t active in a decade but is currently undergoing checkout operations in preparation for three upcoming test projects. Several successful test launches have recently been performed in S-1. (U.S. Air Force photo/Deidre Ortiz) AEDC hypervelocity range ‘back in action’ after 10 years
Though it hasn’t been active in 10 years, the AEDC Range S-1 is currently undergoing checkout operations in preparation for three upcoming test projects.Lt. Ryan Boudreaux, the Hypervelocity Flyout, Impact and Lethality Ground Test & Evaluation (T&E) capability manager, and Scott Williams, the capability’s technical lead, are overseeing the
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2017
Default Air Force Logo DOD spouse and family initiative gets underway at Arnold
Well informed and resilient Department of Defense spouses and families are critical to our team, our culture, and more importantly, our success.It is through their support and encouragement that we are able to maintain a healthy balance and conquer the numerous challenges we face on a daily basis in one of the most unique environments in the Air
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2017
Oren Harper and Garrett Farrar prepare for the Air Force Association StellarXplorers space system design competition in November 2016. Both students at Coffee County Central High School are members of the Air Force Junior ROTC. They recently competed in March as the Coffee County High School Team One and placed second in the competition for the East Region. The High School had two teams who competed in the Prestige Division. As part of the competition, teams must present solutions to a typical space design problem, such as orbit determination, satellite component selection and launch vehicle planning, as outlined in a scenario describing the system’s mission and constraints. The AEDC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Center coordinator, Jere Matty, and the Women in Defense membership director, Kim Nelson, provided support that enabled the team to compete. (Courtesy photo) STEM supporters unite to encourage students in ‘Stellar’ exploration
The AEDC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Center coordinator and the Women in Defense STEM organizers joined forces to increase STEM activities in the lower southern Tennessee area through the StellarXplorers program.The program is an Air Force Association space system design competition which is geared toward pre-college age
0 5/05
2017
Arnold AFB Services Graphic Rock-It Run returns to AEDC’s Arnold Golf Course May 20
AEDC Services has scheduled the 2nd Annual Rock-It Run with activities for all ages from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 20 at the Arnold Golf Course.The day includes a kid’s run and a 5K or 10K run, plus other outdoor activities. There will also be food and beverages available for purchase with a D.J. providing music from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This day of fun is
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2017
Team Legotronics from Harris Middle School in Shelbyville receive a first place LEGO® trophy at the East Tennessee FIRST® LEGO® League Championships held at Tennessee Tech University in February. The students placed for their presentation of their Animal Allies project. (Photo submitted) FIRST® LEGO® League teams sponsored by AEDC STEM place in regional championships
Six of the 24 FIRST® LEGO® League teams sponsored by the AEDC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Outreach Program placed in their division at the East Tennessee FIRST® LEGO® League Championships.At the East Tennessee Championship competition held at Tennessee Tech University in February, the REL Lego Lions from Homer
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2017
AEDC Woman’s Club scholarship recipients are pictured here with the club president, program speaker and scholarship chairpersons.  From left is AEDCWC program speaker Susan Gritton, Ascend Federal Credit Union; scholarship chairperson Kelly Doyle; Coffee County Central High School scholarship recipients Tyler Reynolds and Kelsea Selvage; Tullahoma High School scholarship recipients Samantha Donde and Hannah Luthi; Huntland High School scholarship recipient Candace Hargrave; Franklin County High School scholarship recipient Christian Steele; scholarship chairperson Suzette McCrorey; and AEDCWC president Kate Canady. (Courtesy photo) AEDC Woman’s Club presents scholarships to local students
During the April 6 meeting of the AEDC Woman’s Club, six local high school students received AEDCWC scholarships and Susan Gritton, with Ascend Credit Union, shared a message about how their aspirations, experiences and education will make such a difference in their lives.Gritton also shared the story of her life, and table donations of $110 went
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2017
Logging at Arnold Air Force Base is shown here as part of the Base Forest Management Program priorities for Air Force land use, which are sustainable mission support and stewardship. (AEDC photo) Forest management key 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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