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Chief Master Sgt Heckman (U.S. Air Force photo/Deidre Ortiz) Chief Master Sgt. Heckman begins his new role as AEDC Superintendent
It has been more than a decade since AEDC has had a Chief in the Superintendent role, with the last being 2006.However, as of June, Chief Master Sgt. Robert Heckman has taken on this important role, and AEDC Commander Col. Scott Cain stated that this is a major event for AEDC. "Chief Heckman's arrival marks a significant milestone in AEDC's
0 7/02
2018
Participants at the Arnold Air Force Base Community Health Fair stop by the booths to speak to the health and safety professionals who were on hand to talk about topics such as diabetes, ergonomics, dental health, tobacco cessation, heart disease, physical therapy and nutrition.  Healthcare exhibitors from community partners present at the health fair included the Coffee County Health Department, Veteran’s Affairs, Red Cross, Tennova Hospital and many others. (U.S. Air Force photos/Jacqueline Cowan) Community takes part in Health Fair at Arnold AFB
Participants at the Arnold Air Force Base Community Health Fair stop by the booths to speak to the health and safety professionals who were on hand to talk about topics such as diabetes, ergonomics, dental health, tobacco cessation, heart disease, physical therapy and nutrition. Healthcare exhibitors from community partners present at the health
0 6/18
2018
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)
0 5/21
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
0 5/21
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,
0 5/21
2018
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.
0 5/11
2018
Members of 2018 Team REMEMBER display their banner while walking the track at the Relay For Life event held at Coffee County Raider Academy April 21. Pictured is Amber Wolfe, Pat Long, Rhonda Ward, Dee Wolfe and Shawn Wolfe. (Courtesy photo) AEDC Team members join in supporting Coffee County Relay For Life
Department of Defense and contract employees of Arnold Air Force Base joined together, along with their families, in participating in the Coffee County Relay For Life event April 21 at the Coffee Raider Academy as a way to raise money for the American Cancer Society.According to Shawn and Dee Wolfe, the team captains for REMEMBER, their team raised
0 5/07
2018
John Allan readies one of the arc heater units at the High Temperature Laboratory at Arnold Air Force Base for an upcoming test. The HTL test teams anticipate an increased workload over the next few years and have been implementing several changes recently in preparation for the additional testing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Deidre Ortiz) Arc improvements help test teams meet growing workload
Changes are being implemented at the AEDC High Temperature Laboratory (HTL) at Arnold Air Force Base to assist the test teams in meeting their continuously increasing workload. The HTL houses the arc heater units – H1, H2 and H3 – that provide aerothermal simulation environments for high-speed vehicle materials and structures. According to Jonathan
0 4/24
2018
Eddie Mickle, left, work planner for the Aeropropulsion Combined Test Force at Arnold Air Force Base, in a scheduling meeting March 26. Maj. Michael Knauf, AEDC Aeropropulsion Operations Officer, looks on at right. Mickle has been recognized by his supervisors for his efforts supporting the integrated schedule, which serves as a valuable tool to assess progress and issues. (U.S. Air Force photo/Deidre Ortiz) AEDC Spotlight: Eddie Mickle plays integral role in strategic scheduling for facility outages and maintenance
Eddie Mickle, AEDC work planner at Arnold Air Force Base, proactively fills a critical need for the Aeropropulsion Combined Test Force by supporting the scheduling for outages and maintenance. For example, Mickle created a detailed, integrated schedule encompassing every project being worked during the 2017 summer outage.“Eddie [Mickle]
0 4/09
2018
This new 20-ton 20-202 bridge crane was installed at the Propulsion Wind Tunnel Facility to replace the original bridge crane, which was installed in the early 1950s. The AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel management, AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment contractor National Aerospace Solutions, the Arnold Air Force Base Contracting Office and the Arnold Civil Engineering Branch's SABER Contractor, SDVE, LLC, headed the acquirement of the new crane in an effort to avoid long downtime periods and impacts to PWT operations. (AEDC photo) Combined effort achieves timely replacement of crane at AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel
In a unified effort, AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel management, AEDC Test Operation and Sustainment contractor National Aerospace Solutions, the Arnold Air Force Base Contracting Office and the Arnold Civil Engineering Branch's Simplified Acquisition Base Engineering Requirements (SABER) contractor, SDVE, LLC, executed a very timely replacement of a
0 4/09
2018
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