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Left, Arnold Engineering Development Center’s Bob Weiten, the Scout Master for Estill Springs Boy Scout Troop 391, holds the marble stone that will mark the location of a time capsule buried outside the ‘Scout Hut’ in Estill Springs in 1997. From left, Daniel Glascoe, Nicholas Weiten, Zachary Peters, William Peters and Danny Glascoe also took part in the event. (Photo provided) Bob Weiten knows God drives the canoe
Bob Weiten vividly remembers a cold day on board the USS Coronado as the 16,405 ton Austin-class amphibious transport dock vessel cut through the icy waters off the coast of Corsica on the way to Palma De Mallorca, Spain in 1972. It was a day that changed his life forever. "It was in the middle of the Mediterranean when I was 22 years old when I
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2009
Former Deputy Director of the 704th Communications Squadron Lt. Col. Jay Sorensen is suited up for war at the Blackhawk Landing Zone next to his office on Camp Victory. Air Force officer fulfills deployment duty, satisfies career goal
Arnold Engineering Development Center's (AEDC) Lt. Col. Jay "Chris" Sorensen, former deputy director of the 704th Communications Squadron, didn't feel his military career would be complete unless he served his time in the war zone. Marking his 20th year in the service just as he arrived in Baghdad, the colonel had several options but opted for the
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2008
John C. "Jack" Marshall Project Pioneer: John C. "Jack" Marshall
Jack Marshall can remember spending his childhood craning his neck to watch airplanes flying over his house near Detroit, Mich., on their way to the major cities in the Eastern U.S. Coupled with his intense joy at taking things apart just to see how they worked and then trying to put them back together again, is it any wonder that he sought an
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2008
Lisa Schappacher is a management and program analyst at Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9. Love for water deepens connection to son
As long as she can remember, Tunnel 9's Lisa Schappacher, has loved the water. From a very early age her father and grandfather, who were avid fishermen, started taking her with them on their fishing trips to the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay. "When I was old enough they taught me how to drive the boat," she said. "That way they could catch most
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2008
New Golf Course Manager Lyle Russell came to Arnold Air Force Base from Tampa, Fla., in mid-November. (Photo by David Housch) Meet Lyle Russell: New Arnold Golf Course manager
Lyle Russell comes to Arnold Air Force Base with his wife of seven years, Amy, and a son, Eian, who is four. Russell grew up in Tampa, Fla., and after high school, he planned to join the Marines in honor of his grandfather who served 24 years, but circumstances changed his plans. "Life happened," Russell said. "So, I decided to work instead. A few
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2007
Don Hervig, an Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) engineer in the Instrumentation & Diagnostics department of the Technology & Analysis branch, wraps a jessie around his Harris Hawk “Zena” while he explains characteristics of this particular bird. (Photo by Rick Goodfriend) From testing to training: Falconer Don Hervig has a knack for things that fly
Zena releases from her master's hand, flies to the nearest tree and starts surveying the landscape below, suddenly swooping down like a bolt of lightning, catching her dinner for the night. Zena is a bird of prey or more specifically a Harris hawk. Her master is Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) engineer Don Hervig. Hervig is one of 25
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2007
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