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  • Contract awarded for jet engine test facility project

    A $27.8 million contract was awarded to Chicago Bridge and Iron Inc., for the first phase of Turbine Engine Dry Air Capability (TEDAC) here.  This project constructs a new desiccant wheel facility in the Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility (ASTF) complex (built in the early 1980s) that will provide conditioned, dry air for turbine engine altitude
  • Coal miner's daughter finds her niche

    Imagine a job where you spend months in exotic, isolated and distant locations and can't talk much about what you do. That might sound like a CIA operative or an FBI agent, but no, try a signature measurement team engineer at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC). "My dad thinks I am some kind of top secret agent or something like that,"
  • On base UTSI graduate studies program promotes technical excellence

    A University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) graduate studies program taught on base is providing Arnold Engineering Development Center's (AEDC) work force a significant opportunity that will have far-reaching benefits, both locally and beyond. AEDC leadership is appreciative of the collaborative relationship that exists between the base and
  • Top service scientist pays visit

    Since becoming the Chief Scientist of the Air Force in October, Dr. Werner Dahm has been visiting Air Force bases throughout Air Force Materiel Command and elsewhere to get a better understanding of how operations - including ground tests - are being conducted. Last week Dr. Dahm made his first visit to Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC)
  • Morris Ferry Dock boat ramp open to the public

    The Morris Ferry Dock boat ramp re-opened to the public today. A ceremony was held commemorating the re-opening and was attended by Air Force, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and Franklin County officials and representatives from several local fishing clubs. Air Force, TWRA and Franklin County officials signed a memorandum of understanding
  • Young project manager could never have too much on his plate

    John Dotson is not your typical 24-year-old. At the age of 16 he started working at the Tullahoma Airport. While most of his peers were preparing for their drivers license test, Dotson was preparing for his FAA certification. Dotson, Aerospace Testing Alliance (ATA) construction projects manager, first remembers his love of aviation blossoming
  • MLK Day observance message resonates for work force

    AEDC's guest speaker for the annual observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday delivered a message of service and hope to those attending the event. Col. Gerald Curry, Headquarters Air Force Space Command's security forces director, called on everyone present to rise to the challenges put forth by Dr. King Jr., in his famous 'I Have a
  • AEDC's chief of police is top grad

    One of the duties of AEDC's chief of police is to continually push his officers toward training and education. Leading by example is Chief Rick Trull who recently took steps to further his own education all the while gaining important leadership and supervisory skills. "I seized this opportunity to attend the academy and further my knowledge of law