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  • Hoyt retires after 26 years of service to the Air Force

    During his retirement ceremony at the Arnold Lakeside Center Jan. 19, Senior Master Sgt. Charles Hoyt, right, receives the Meritorious Service Medal for meritorious service from retired Col. Rodney Todaro. Hoyt retired after serving as the Arnold Air Force Base Senior Enlisted Leader since September 2015. As Senior Enlisted Leader, he advised the
  • FIRST® LEGO® League teams sponsored by Arnold STEM place in regional qualifying tournament

    Of the 24 FIRST® LEGO® League teams sponsored by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Outreach Program, 10 did well enough at the East Tennessee FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Qualifying Tournament to move on to compete at the East Tennessee Championship competition in February. A total of 26 FLL
  • AEDC team members resurrect 1996 software to assist in engineering analyses at Arnold AFB

    Through a combined effort of AEDC team members, a 1996 pressure vessel hazard analysis software program was installed and made useable on a current system at Arnold Air Force Base.Joshua Diller, an AEDC system administrator, explained that he found a way to install the analysis software, written to be used with Windows 95, so that it would run as
  • Innovative analysis methodology making a difference for AEDC, Air Force and the warfighter

    AEDC analysis team members have developed and demonstrated a first generation full frequency range screech analysis methodology for a re-heater on turbine engines to reduce instability when testing in the facilities at Arnold Air Force Base.Innovative ideas like this one are common in daily work across AEDC and the U.S. Air Force, as the Air Force
  • AEDC Woman’s Club make time for tea

    The Feb. 1 meeting of the AEDC Woman’s Club will feature a presentation by the Southern Charm Tea Room of Bell Buckle, Tennessee.The topic will be the history of tea, how to set a table for a tea party, a demonstration of English tea explaining high tea, cream tea and afternoon tea. It will also feature proper tea etiquette in case one would go to
  • Arnold AFB Legal Office offers free tax help

    The 2017 income tax season has arrived and the Arnold Air Force Base legal office is offering free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for eligible personnel.All service members on active duty, retirees and their dependents are eligible to receive these free services. This year the legal office will be able to provide tax services to other
  • Arnold AFB blood drives set for more donors in 2018

    The bloodmobiles that have become a fairly common sight at Arnold Air Force Base over the years will be even more prevalent in 2018, providing members of Team AEDC with more opportunities to save lives. The American Red Cross and the regionally-based Blood Assurance are each set to conduct three-day blood drives at Arnold throughout this year. The
  • Wilhite earns Meritorious Service Medal following successful tour

    Cmdr. David Wilhite, the Arnold Air Force Base Simplified Acquisition Base Engineering Requirements program manager, was recently recognized for his achievements upon completing a two-year tour as Commanding Officer of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14 (NMCB-14), a Reserve Navy Seabee Battalion located at 12 Detachments throughout the
  • Bolden to speak at Black History observance

    The AEDC African-American Heritage Committee will host a Black History Month observance Feb. 9 in the auditorium of the University of Tennessee Space Institute beginning at noon. The theme of the event will be “African-Americans in Times of War.” The guest speaker will be Charles Bolden Jr. Bolden is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Major General,
  • Arnold Fire and Emergency Services highly trained special rescue team

    The Arnold Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services is a fully certified fire department, with all personnel trained in the core competencies of firefighting and emergency response, including specialized rescue training.Because of the industrial nature of much of the work that takes place at the Base, Arnold Fire and Emergency Services Chief