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  • AEDC commander hosts COVID-19 town hall

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty hosted a virtual town hall April 8 to update AEDC personnel on steps being taken to mitigate COVID-19 exposure at Arnold Air Force Base, answer employee-submitted questions and address concerns shared among members of the workforce.The Facebook Live broadcast came less than a
  • Donations of masks help Arnold AFB battle coronavirus

    Donated masks are helping keep members of the Arnold Air Force Base community as safe as possible in the face of the coronavirus threat.Both N95 masks and reusable cloths masks have been donated to the base.Fifty N95 masks were donated to Arnold AFB Fire and Emergency Services, by a retired member of the Air Force and former base employee. FES
  • Screening process in place before entry into Arnold AFB

    A screening process has been employed for authorizing entry to Arnold Air Force Base to ensure the health of Arnold Engineering Development Complex personnel during the novel coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, pandemic.The screening procedures began March 21 and continue to be modified as necessary. As of April 6, only employees involved in
  • Arnold AFB Warehouse ensures supplies flow onto base in spite of coronavirus

    Sustaining operations at Arnold Air Force Base, headquarters for the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, even in a reduced capacity while in an “operationally urgent” posture due to the coronavirus, requires both people and the materials they require to carry out their jobs.The Base Warehouse ensures those materials are received on Base and
  • Arnold FES taking measures to stay ready to respond in face of coronavirus

    Arnold Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services maintains a continual state of readiness to respond to situations on base and, when needed, provide mutual aid to departments off base.In order to prevent, to the best of their ability, giving or getting the coronavirus to or from the co-workers they live with for 24 hours at a time or a patient in
  • Tunnel 9 executing mission during COVID-19 pandemic

    Arnold Engineering Develop­ment Complex leadership at the White Oak site and Hyperveloc­ity Wind Tunnel 9 have been im­plementing mitigation measures against COVID-19 over the last several weeks.According to Gregory Fox, Tunnel 9 Branch Manager for the Test Operations and Sustainment contractor, the mitigation efforts continue to change daily.“In
  • Arnold FES team rescues five people trapped 300 feet underground at J-4

    Saturdays at Arnold Air Force Base are typically quieter days, with most of the workforce at home spending the weekends with their families.But on Saturday, Feb. 29, it wasn’t so quiet for the Arnold Fire and Emergency Services crew.A call came into the FES station around 11:30 a.m., informing the team that five craftsmen were trapped in an
  • Critical national defense mission keeps AEDC open amid pandemic

    Ground testing for critical Department of Defense projects will continue at Arnold Engineering Development Complex while mitigating the risks during the Coronavirus pandemic.That means some employees will stay on-the-job and the Complex will remain open. Tunnel 9 in Maryland temporarily halted operations for three days last week due to the
  • Ribbon cut on Tennessee Department of Veterans Services field office at Arnold AFB

    An office providing resources and guidance to help ensure area veterans receive the benefits to which they are entitled officially opened March 12 at Arnold Air Force Base. State and local officials, joined by base personnel, cut the ribbon on the new Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Tullahoma Field Office during a ceremony outside the
  • AFMC mission operational under ‘new norm’

    With a focus on high priority, critical operational needs and ensuring the health and safety of Airmen, the Air Force Materiel Command continues to maintain support to the Air Force across all mission areas in the face of COVID-19.