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  • Heavy workload expected for AEDC in 2019 and beyond

    The demand for testing at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex is expected to reach historic levels in many facilities during 2019 and continue into the foreseeable future… and U.S. Air Force leadership is noticing the work we do.The number of recent tours given to the U.S. Air Force Headquarters and Department of Defense personnel is
  • Students spring into science during camp at Hands-On Science Center

    A group of area students learned a variety of science lessons at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma during the Spring Camp led by Olga Oakley, the AEDC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics coordinator. According to Oakley, each day of the weeklong camp involved a new topic for the students.“The campers learned about space, made
  • AEDC team member reflects on assistance she and husband provided to injured children

    Brad and Sarah Klein woke up on the morning of March 30 with a plan. “Our goal was to get his promotion, he would meet with a few people, and then we would continue on to Smyrna,” said Sarah, a security specialist with the Space and Missiles Combined Test Force at Arnold Air Force Base. “There, he would get onto a cargo plane and head out to Fort
  • AEDC team members recall their time spent supporting NASA’s X-43A project

    Several AEDC team members held a brief reunion last month to share memories and reflect on their work in support of the NASA X-43A, also known as the Hyper-X program.A little more than 15 years ago, NASA’s X-43A Hypersonic Vehicle set a world speed record, setting the Guinness World Record, for an air-breathing hypersonic aircraft.The X-43A was
  • Change in staffing at the Arnold Air Force Base Veterans Affairs Clinic

    There has recently been a change in the staffing at the Veterans Affairs Clinic at Arnold Air Force Base.According to a representative with the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, the VA Clinic at Arnold now has one team instead of two seeing patients at the location because the number of patients has decreased. The second team was moved to
  • Team AEDC SharePoint migrating to new version July 1

    On July 1, the Team AEDC SharePoint site is migrating to the newest version of the application, SharePoint Online 0365, also known as SharePoint 2016.This is an Air Force Materiel Command-driven effort, and the Arnold Enterprise Information Management Support Team is requesting assistance from SharePoint site owners to prepare for a successful
  • AEDC team members volunteer at Area 13 Special Olympics Spring Games

    Athletes gathered May 2 at Tullahoma High School to compete in track and field events and bocce during the Tennessee Area 13 Special Olympics Spring Games.Thirty-three AEDC team members, including military, DOD civilians and contract personnel, signed up to volunteer at the event. They assisted in many areas, such as timing races, assisting
  • Nicer weather ushers in renewed focus on motorcycle safety

    The month of May is recognized as National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month – a time to promote vigilance among motorcyclists and awareness among the motorists who share the roads with them.The warmer temperatures and sunnier skies of the spring season and approaching summer will bring an increase in the number of motorcyclists across the
  • Engineers train to troubleshoot

    Alfred Gregg, an instrumentation, data and controls engineer at arc heaters on Arnold Air Force Base, and other engineers work on a troubleshooting exercise during a class April 18 at University of Tennessee Space Institute on programming and troubleshooting General Electric programmable logic controllers. Test Operations and Sustainment
  • H-3 model positioning system undergoing upgrade

    Mickey Gipson, left, senior instrumentation, data and controls (ID&C) engineer, and Tabitha Clark, ID&C engineer, run checks April 19 on the operator interface of the model positioning system (MPS) for the H-3 test cell at Arnold Air Force Base. Several elements of the MPS were replaced as part of a planned upgrade, including the control system,
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