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  • Contractors credited with saving life of co-worker

    When a member of their construction crew went into cardiac arrest on the jobsite at Arnold Air Force Base, Robert Hart and Vincent “Red” Halligan did not hesitate. The two contactors, both of whom are with Morsey Constructors, acted quickly and administered CPR to their unconscious co-worker. Emergency responders at Arnold are crediting Hart and
  • Agreement provides convenient occupational health support to AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 personnel

    Thanks to an agreement between the Air Force and the Food and Drug Administration, help from multiple organizations, and the efforts of members of its workforce, recurring industrial medical support services are once again in place for Air Force civilians employed at AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Maryland. The agreement went into
  • McShane assumes leadership of AEDC Flight Systems Combined Test Force

    Incoming AEDC Flight Systems Combined Test Force Director Lt. Col. John McShane, right, accepts the Flight Systems CTF guidon from AEDC Test Operations Division Chief Col. Keith Roessig during a June 28 Change of Leadership ceremony in the Propulsion Wind Tunnel Model Installation Building at Arnold Air Force Base. McShane comes to Arnold from
  • AEDC instrumental to program that put man on the moon

    AEDC played an integral role in this “giant leap for mankind.” In years leading up to the Apollo 11 moon landing, personnel at Arnold Air Force Base were involved in thousands of hours of testing to ensure the success of the NASA Project Apollo program.
  • AEDC leaders recognize graduates of first Flight Commander Leadership Course

    Graduates of the inaugural AEDC Flight Commander Leadership Course were recognized June 12 at the Arnold Lakeside Center. The new course is designed to prepare participants for leadership responsibilities at the flight level. The course objectives focus on enterprise-level tools and concepts and provide guidance on how to use these tools to succeed
  • Hypervelocity capabilities advance to new highs at AEDC Tunnel 9

    AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Maryland, is on the verge of delivering an unprecedented capability. In late April, the team at Tunnel 9 completed an initial shakeout of the Mach 18 system and, later this year, facility engineers are set to begin a full calibration on Mach 18. If successful, this would allow for testing at Mach
  • Col. Jeffrey Geraghty takes command of AEDC

    Col. Jeffrey T. Geraghty assumed command of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex as the 31st commander during a Change of Command ceremony on June 18.Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano, Air Force Test Center Commander, presided over the ceremony. The ceremony was also attended by the commanders’ guests, local dignitaries and AEDC personnel inside
  • Team AEDC craft workers making exercise a priority

    Safety boots and blue jeans are not typical workout clothing, unless you’re a busy craft worker at Arnold Air Force Base.As the workload increased and the workday grew longer for Pipefitter Steward Mike Lance, his workout time disappeared. After a couple months, he decided to forego lunch for exercise.“I told some of them (his co-workers), I said,
  • Area students participate in CyberPatriot Advanced CyberCamp

    Air Force Association CyberPatriot Advanced CyberCamp was June 17-21 at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma. The camp is sponsored by the Arnold Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program. Those participating in the CyberCamp were area middle school students ages 11-14. Many of them are members of their school’s
  • Woman’s visit to Arnold brings back memories of her family, childhood

    Touching an X-15 model in the A&E Lobby at Arnold Air Force Base, Annette Freres became emotional as she imagined her father doing the same decades earlier as an engineer working at Arnold.Freres recently had the opportunity to visit Arnold AFB, along with her daughter Michelle and high school friend Bob Hyde.Though she’s currently a resident of