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  • Family of Wilmer Adam Anderson visits Arnold AFB

    The family of the late Wilmer Adam Anderson, an AEDC concrete laborer, visited Arnold Air Force Base to see the memorial outside the Administration and Engineering Building that is dedicated to individuals who have lost their lives in service to AEDC. Anderson was one of four AEDC team members who tragically lost their lives in an accident on Dec.
  • Outside machinists providing critical support to facilities at Arnold Air Force Base

    Machinists at Arnold Air Force Base are essential to the AEDC mission, making sure that the facilities and test cells are running efficiently and effectively to meet the needs of test customers. Though rarely in the spotlight for their work, the outside machinists working in the shop at the Base Civil Engineering Building complete tasks that are
  • Arnold Air Force Base Thanksgiving tradition continues with 33rd Annual AEDC Turkey Trot

    When 1st Lt. Johnathan Gutierrez began planning this year’s AEDC Turkey Trot, the first-time organizer learned through his research that turkey trots are the most popular footraces in America. And more than 30 years after the first one was held at Arnold Air Force Base, the Thanksgiving holiday tradition continues to draw a crowd. More than two
  • AFMC capability roadmap key to evolutionary supply chain risk management

    Modern supply chain risk management requires a “cradle-to-grave” approach that accounts for risks from the time a requirement is identified through development, sustainment and ultimate retirement of the same. A comprehensive, cohesive capability roadmap for SCRM is the driving force behind the work of a cross-functional team led by the Air Force Materiel Command’s Logistics, Civil Engineering, Force Protection and Nuclear Integration Directorate.
  • Power Control team hosts chili sale to raise money for area foster children

    The varieties of homemade chili recently prepared and sold by personnel in the Power Control Building not only served to warm up many across Arnold Air Force Base on a crisp autumn day, the vittles will also help make Christmas a little brighter for a number of children in the area.The chili was sold as part of the “International Brotherhood of
  • 2018 marks golden anniversary of AEDC 4-foot transonic wind tunnel

    Thanks to advancements made in the wake of U.S. Air Force captain and test pilot Chuck Yeager shattering the sound barrier in 1947, a new generation of aircraft was pushing the speed envelope like never before by the mid-1960s. The benefits of such progress were obvious but also gave rise to new concerns. Engineers were working with
  • Area students, Arnold team members learn how to “Be a Bat Hero”

    As part of an educational outreach effort during International Bat Week held Oct. 24-31, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Arnold Air Force Base biologists held presentations at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma and on base to provide information on bats and how they play a vital role in the environment.The 2018 theme for International Bat
  • AFMC unleashes $4.6 million in FY18 Squadron Innovation Funds

    When Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein asked leaders to “unleash the brilliance in our Airmen,” Air Force Materiel Command answered the call, executing more than $4.6 million in Squadron Innovation Funds in fiscal year 2018.
  • HVAC crew keeps things cool while taking heat

    Duane Meadows admits he and members of his crew don’t always receive a warm welcome when they show up around Arnold Air Force Base.“We’re probably the most hated craft, but we’re the most loved at the same time depending on what we’ve got to do,” he said.But Meadows is understanding when met with a cold reception. As the lead HVAC technician at
  • Military appreciation picnic hosts serve up food and fun to past, present and future service members

    Tullahoma resident Wilford “J.J.” Johnson wasn’t sure what to expect as he made his way to Arnold Lakeside Center last month to attend a gathering of retired military, veterans and active-duty service members.“Normally, when you have things like this, you have just a few people,” he said.But Johnson, who served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965-93