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.
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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 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.
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
Employee Resource Guide
This link provides thumbnail descriptions and contact information concerning resources available to you, your family members, and your fellow AEDC wingmen.
Base Operator: (931) 454-3000
Frequent Phone Numbers
Public Affairs cannot provide individual phone numbers, nor do they have the ability to transfer phone calls.