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  • Arnold AFB engineers prepare to ‘amaze’ local students

    Arnold Air Force Base engineers and personnel are preparing to host local students at the Base and local businesses during National Engineers Week, Feb. 17-23.The theme of the 2019 Engineers Week is “Engineers: Invent Amazing – Celebrate. Volunteer. Connect.”To celebrate Engineers Week, local engineering society volunteers will demonstrate their
  • Government shutdown not affecting AEDC operations, personnel

    Since the partial government shutdown began Dec. 22, 2018, Arnold Engineering Development Complex operations and personnel have not been and will not be affected.Due to the signing of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2019 by President Donald Trump Aug. 13, 2018, the Department of Defense is fully funded with
  • Model Shop welders complete works of arc in support of Arnold Air Force Base mission

    When engineers in the test facilities across Arnold Air Force Base need items fabricated ranging from large platforms to small data-collection devices, they typically turn to the welders at the base Model and Machine Shop to provide the spark needed to get the job done. Between the boilermakers, pipefitters, ironworkers, sheet metal workers and
  • Arnold Air Force Base hosts 2018 Air Force Test Center Strategic Offsite

    The mission of the Air Force Test Center is to “conduct Developmental Test and Evaluation of air, space and cyber systems to provide timely, objective and accurate information to decision makers.”Arnold Engineering Development Complex is expected to continue playing a vital role in this mission, and recently Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano and other
  • Brig. Gen. Azzano says Arnold Air Force Base critical in helping Air Force Test Center achieve its mission

    Arnold Air Force Base recently hosted Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano’s first Air Force Test Center Strategic Offsite since he assumed the post of AFTC commander in August.The AFTC, headquartered at Edwards Air Force Base, California, leads the Air Force test and evaluation mission, conducting developmental T&E and evaluation of air, space and cyber
  • 704th Test Group receives $23,000 in funding for 3D Runway Surface Scanning and Surface Re-Creation

    Air Force Materiel Command has allocated more than $4.6 million in Squadron Innovation Funds in fiscal year 2018, and $23,000 is to be used for 3D Runway Surface Scanning and Surface Re-Creation at the Landing Gear Test Facility (LGTF).The LGTF is operated by the 704th Test Group (704 TG), Aerospace Survivability and Safety Office (704 TG/OL-AC) at
  • Arnold engineers attend Process Piping Training

    Austin Voorhes, far right, a Test Systems Design supervisor for the Test Operations and Sustainment contract at Arnold Air Force Base, leads a Process Piping Training session in the G-Range Conference Room at Arnold on Dec. 12. Engineers base wide, both contractor and Air Force, attended the training to learn the requirements to prevent piping
  • Arnold Air Force Base Main Gate project set to begin

    Starting this month, modifications will be made to the Main Gate entrance to Arnold Air Force Base.The project, awarded to Bacik Group, LLC, for $2.3 million, will involve the installation of security barriers and fencing at Arnold AFB. It will also include installing active vehicle net barriers, connections and controls, signage and related
  • 2018 AFMC mentoring campaign resounding success

    The 2018 inaugural year of the Air Force Materiel Command “Growing People” mentoring campaign was a tremendous success, with the command selected to help lead the Air Force-wide mentoring campaign effort for 2019.
  • Strikes, fouls and traveling are all part of the job for sports officials employed at Arnold Air Force Base

    When the game is on the line, it takes a brave soul to block out cheers and jeers of the fans in the bleachers and call the foul, strike or first down that sends one team home with a rousing victory and the other to the showers with a crushing defeat. Several AEDC team members at Arnold Air Force Base have been courageous enough to don the stripes