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  • Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on life's blesssings

    Team Arnold Engineering Development Center, During the Thanksgiving holiday season I find it wise to spend a few moments contemplating the blessings in my life and the reasons I have to be thankful. They are many, but here are a few I want to share with you. I am thankful that my Creator is a loving God and that He has blessed me abundantly. He has
  • Dr. Terrance Dubreus knows the sky is not the limit

    Dr. Terrance Dubreus has been lucky most of us his life, but more importantly, he has usually made wise choices. As a government physicist at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) and someone whose professional specialty is mathematical  modeling and computer simulations, he is well versed in probabilities. For instance, he knows what to
  • ATA receives highest award fee rating since contract start

    The Air Force announced the semiannual award fee for Arnold Air Force Base's (AEDC) support contractor, Aerospace Testing  Alliance (ATA), for the period  April 1 through Sept. 30, 2007. ATA received a rating of 92 percent,  resulting in $6,274,000 of its  possible award fee of $7,129,000.  Both the rating and the dollar  amount are the highest
  • Al Simmons wins AFMC civil engineering award

    Al Simmons, deputy director of the 704th Civil Engineer Squadron, has been selected for the Air Force Materiel Command's outstanding Civil Engineering Individual Award for the Harry P. Rietman Senior Civilian  Manager Award. He will now go on to compete at the Air Force level. Simmons was recognized on multiple fronts but primarily for overcoming
  • Fallen Marine honored on Veteran's Day

    Linda Clemons, mother of fallen Marine Private First Class Nathan B. Clemons, quoted John 15:13 to describe her son at Operation Never Forget's unveiling ceremony Sunday at the Franklin County courthouse. "Greater love has no one than this, that he may lay down his life for his friends," she said. "Nathan gave his life so that everyone in this
  • Fallen heroes of war honored with life-size bronze busts

    Marine Private First Class Nathan Bradley Clemons will forever be a part of the Franklin County Courthouse. The dedication ceremony unveiling the bust of Private Nathan Clemons will be held on the Franklin County Courthouse steps at 2 p.m., Nov. 11. A life-like, life-size professionally sculpted bronze bust of Private Clemons, who died when an
  • Infrared program saves time and money, team awarded for efforts

    The need for improving inspection processes has been a focus of many Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) departments for years. Arnold's response to this effort resulted in an award-winning program. When the Facilities O&M department was tasked to assess the equipment health of major test facilities, they not only took it on, but made it
  • Landfill material used for base projects

    Sometimes what we throw away isn't really trash. Take, for example, some of the things that used to end up in the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) Construction and Demolition (C&D) landfill. Masonry, wood, and scrap metal components once represented a bulk of the material that was buried. However, after the implantation of diversion
  • Top enlisted leader to retire after 30 years

    Superintendent of Arnold Engineering Development Center, Chief Master Sgt. Everett Smith III, is retiring from the Air Force after a 30-year career.His retirement ceremony will be held Oct. 26 on base.Reflecting on his time at AEDC, Chief Smith said one of his main goals while at Arnold was to give something back to the Air Force family. "In my