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  • AEDC Woman’s Club hosts Nov.1 meeting

    During the Nov. 1 meeting of the AEDC Woman’s Club, the ladies of the AEDCWC will meet Kate Cataldo, Director of Community Relations and Fundraising at the Blue Monarch.She will speak about the Blue Monarch Mission, who they serve and how they help women break cycles of abuse, poverty and addiction.Deanna Barnes, a graduate of the Blue Monarch Work
  • AEDC test and plant electricians have unique jobs

    Many of the AEDC test cells at Arnold Air Force Base have capabilities not found at any other test facilities in the nation.Therefore, it only makes sense that the skills of those who maintain the facilities and prepare the cells for testing are also unique.This is especially true of the work that electricians perform day in and day out to make
  • Students have electric experience at Hands-On Science Center Fall STEM Camp

    As part of the Fall Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Camp at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma Oct. 8-12, engineers with the AEDC Civil Engineer Branch at Arnold Air Force Base gave a presentation on the importance of conserving energy. “Electrifying Electricity and Energy” was the topic for Oct. 10, and Kazi Mamun, Arnold
  • Protecting the power, through resilient thought and action

    Imagine the power of our nation’s air fleet that dominates the sky from one corner of the world to the other, defying gravity, breaking the sound barrier, ignoring the weather and often even escaping the radar.Where does this airpower begin and end? It all starts with the ideation process where one great idea lights the bulb. Later, the winning
  • Arnold AFB Fire and Emergency Services encourages residents to ‘Look, Listen, Learn’

    Today, home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice.The Arnold AFB Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association – the official
  • AEDC Fellow Phil Tarver’s contributions to the Complex remembered

    AEDC Fellow Jack “Phil” Tarver will be remembered for his contributions to the Complex after his passing on Sept. 30.Tarver was a photographer credited with capturing a number of iconic images during his 35-year career at Arnold Air Force Base. He received the honor being selected as an AEDC Fellow in 2015.Before beginning his AEDC career, Tarver
  • Caution urged as peak deer-vehicle collision season approaches

    Insurance statistics report that about 1.5 million deer-vehicle collisions – or DVCs – occur each year in the United States resulting in approximately $1 billion in vehicle damage.Nationwide, there are approximately 175 to 200 fatalities annually.An analysis of 30 years of DVC data at Arnold Air Force Base reveals that October through January is
  • Significant investment allows for replacement of PWT Main Drive power equipment

    The heart of the Propulsion Wind Tunnel Combined Test Force at Arnold Air Force Base may soon beat stronger than ever once ongoing, multimillion-dollar upgrades to the equipment that make up the PWT Main Drive Facility are complete. Some work has already been finished, as brand new switchgear units have been installed along the PWT Main Drive. The
  • AEDC Turbines team attends national symposium

    AEDC team members with the Aeropropulsion Combined Test Force attend the Turbine Engine Technology Symposium held Sept. 10-13 in Dayton, Ohio. The symposium is held every two years to showcase the current technology and testing efforts being explored by the turbine engine community. TETS draws an audience of approximately 1,000 engineers,
  • Innovative method used to fabricate and install equipment at C-Plant

    By implementing an innovative method for refurbishing the lower header ducts of one of the C-Plant heaters at the AEDC Engine Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base, craft crews were able to finish the project 7.5 weeks ahead of schedule and achieve a cost savings of over $195,000.According to Jeff Tate, Technology/Manufacturing planner and