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  • Arnold engineers share what it means to be an engineer

    Their impact is indelible.Thanks to the efforts of engineers, everything from the everyday, like preparing dinner and making the morning commute, to the extraordinary, such as the exploration of distant planets and national defense, is possible.Engineers are the heart of AEDC. They are the ones responsible for the testing and research necessary for
  • Co-workers rally behind team member with a brain tumor

    When Gary Bise, an instrument technician with the Test Operations and Sustainment contractor, first started experiencing headaches, he didn’t think much about it. But then his vision started to change. He was having trouble texting and seeing the numbers on his cell phone. On Aug. 14 of last year, he learned those headaches and vision problems were
  • No job too big or small for the Arnold Chemical and Metallurgical Lab

    The chemists and metallurgists at Arnold Air Force Base support facilities base wide by helping tests stay on schedule, preventing equipment failures and keeping AEDC team members safe.The items that come through the Arnold Chemical and Metallurgical Lab for analysis and testing range from metal materials and equipment, such as turbine blades, to
  • Arnold STEM supports the MathCounts® competition at UTSI

    The Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Outreach Program supported the local MathCounts® Competition held Feb. 2 at the University of Tennessee Space Institute. The competition, which challenges area middle school students to solve math problems, is only one of many engineering activities that led up to the
  • New Tunnel 9 paint lab providing convenience for staff and savings for customers

    When those at AEDC Hypervelocity Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Maryland, determined that a new space was needed for the application of Temperature-Sensitive Paint, an unused area of the facility received a proverbial and literal fresh coat of paint.The result of this multi-month refurbishment effort - the Tunnel 9 Temperature-Sensitive Paint Application
  • Lt. Col. Tucker Hamilton to speak at 2019 Engineers Week Banquet

    Lt. Col. Tucker “Cinco” Hamilton will be the featured speaker at this year’s Engineers Week Banquet, Feb. 21, at the UTSI Dining Hall. The banquet, one of several National Engineers Week activities occurring on and around Arnold Air Force Base, will get underway at 5:30 p.m., and Hamilton will begin speaking at approximately 7 p.m. Hamilton is an
  • University of Texas at El Paso researchers and 704th Test Group to continue growing their beneficial partnership

    The 704th Test Group’s Holloman High Speed Test Track, operated by the 846th Test Squadron, recently hosted a group of scientists and engineers from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). “Let’s be friends” was a common theme of collaboration, cooperation and communication.However, this collaboration didn’t just start yesterday. Collaboration
  • Dr. Baker takes on new role as AEDC Test Operations Division Technical Director

    As of Jan. 20, Dr. Bill Baker transitioned from his job as AEDC Technology, Analysis and Evaluation Branch chief to the Technical Director of the AEDC Test Operations Division at Arnold Air Force Base. Working at Arnold for a span of almost 55 years, Baker has served in numerous roles and has made a significant impact in AEDC research and
  • Transportation supervisor at Arnold formerly K-9 handler for U.S. Marine Corps

    Tyler Walker started his job in fleet management and analysis at Arnold Air Force Base in August 2017, and when the position came open, he was promoted to supervisor of fleet management in May 2018.Though a good portion of his job now involves sitting at a desk fielding phones calls and emails pertaining to the transportation requests at Arnold Air
  • January marks 60th anniversary of turbine engine testing for AEDC J-1 engine test cell

    The AEDC J-1 engine test cell at Arnold Air Force Base has reached is 60th year providing altitude testing for medium and large turbine engines.The first facility constructed at AEDC for the testing of turbine engines was based on equipment and operation of a German facility that was moved to the U.S. after World War II.“This facility, known as the