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Between Nashville and Chattanooga, Arnold AFB is the perfect place to work and play. Scenic beauty surrounds a tremendous quality of life for residents. Nearby cities Manchester, Tullahoma and Winchester form a triangle around AEDC, which straddles Coffee and Franklin counties in Tennessee. The area rests on the Highland Rim, a natural division of the state with an average elevation of more than 1,000 feet above sea level. A moderate climate averages 80 degrees in the summer and 40 degrees in winter. There's an average rainfall of 54 inches and snowfall of 5.7 inches. Spring blooms and fall flourishes with color.
tabLocal Communities/Counties 
Arnold AFB is located in Coffee and Franklin counties between Manchester, Tullahoma, and Winchester.  Other cities within the vicinity of Arnold include: Chattanooga, McMinnville, Monteagle, Murfreesboro, and Nashville.

For more information on the counties and cities around Arnold AFB, please visit the State of Tennessee's County and Cities web site.


If  you are interested in exploring Tennessee, visit the State of Tennessee's Travel and Recreation web site.

The appearance of hyperlinks linked to external websites does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense nor the Department of the Air Force of this website or the information, products or services contained therein.

For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.
tabLocal K-12 Schools 
The Tennessee School Directory provides detailed information concerning the county school systems surrounding Arnold AFB.  

For more information on, Bedford County, Coffee County, Franklin County, Grundy County, Manchester City, Murfreesboro City, Rutherford County, Tullahoma City, or any other county school system visit the Tennessee School Directory.

Here is a listing of private schools and their contact numbers within the AEDC service area.

The appearance of hyperlinks linked to external websites does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense nor the Department of the Air Force of this website or the information, products or services contained therein.

For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.
tabColleges and Universities 
Tennessee is home to a number of higher education institutions.  For more information on these institutions, visit the State of Tennessee's Higher Education web site.

The appearance of hyperlinks linked to external websites does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense nor the Department of the Air Force of this website or the information, products or services contained therein.

For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.
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tabAscend Federal Credit Union 
Ascend Federal Credit Union offers services to Arnold AFB employees.

Please note: For individuals moving to the area and desiring to open an account, the credit union requires some form of verification that you are establishing residency in the area. Normally, a local address or a copy of your PCS Orders will suffice

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tabHelp and Assistance 
This link provides thumbnail descriptions and contact information concerning resources available to you, your family members, and your fellow AEDC wingmen.

[The appearance of hyperlinks to external sites does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Air Force of the linked web site or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the  U.S. Air Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this Air Force/DoD web site.

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AEDC Public Affairs
100 Kindel Drive
Suite B-213
Arnold AFB, TN 37389
Phone: (931) 454-4204
DSN 340-4204
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