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  • Ladder Safety Month: Slips, Trips and Falls

    I had started gathering information for this article, it is Ladder Safety Month after all, when I was interrupted by a call from a buddy of mine telling me that his wife had slipped in the mud, fell to her knees, and broken her femur.She was not jumping or falling from a height or doing something

  • Annual prescribed burn season nears at Arnold AFB

    The Arnold Air Force Base Natural Resources Management Team will soon begin prescribed fire operations.To support the Air Force’s mission at Arnold Engineering Development Complex, headquartered at Arnold AFB, prescribed fire will be utilized to help maintain plant communities in such a way that

  • Maj. Gen. Alice Treviño visits Arnold AFB

    Maj. Gen. Alice Treviño, deputy assistant secretary for contracting with Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, visited Arnold Air Force Base Dec. 5-6 to meet with base contracting personnel and get a closer look at some of the test capabilities

  • UTSI welcomes AEDC commander for 29th annual Black History Celebration

    The University of Tennessee Space Institute hosted its 29th annual Black History Month Celebration Feb. 14 in the UTSI Auditorium where Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander, Col. Randel Gordon, was the speaker.He spoke about a personal hero, U.S. Air Force Capt. Ed Dwight Jr. A

  • AEDC honors annual award winners

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex leadership honored military and civilian government AEDC annual award winners and nominees for their contributions and achievements in 2023 during a Feb. 15 ceremony. “Arnold Engineering Development Complex is by far the most professional, most capable group of

  • Arnold AFB’s economic impact exceeds $1 billion in fiscal year 2023

    The economic impact of Arnold Air Force Base across the state of Tennessee was $1.06 billion for the 2023 fiscal year.Arnold AFB impacted the local areas through payroll, secondary jobs created through local spending, and other expenditures for supplies, utilities, fuel and services and the spin-off

  • Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering visits Arnold AFB

    Heidi Shyu, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, is greeted by Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Randel Gordon and other installation leadership as she arrives for her Dec. 11, 2023, visit to Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. During her visit to Arnold,

  • AEDC welcomes high school students for Engineers Week

    Students from neighboring high schools will have the opportunity to learn more about the engineering profession as Arnold Engineering Development Complex gears up to host the long-held Engineers Week, Feb. 18-24.This event, which coincides with National Engineers Week, will provide students with the

  • AEDC Safety advises caution when it comes to earthquakes in Tennessee

    Growing up in California, we experienced earthquakes from time to time and learned what to do when one hit.The last one I experienced before moving to Tennessee was a 6.0 earthquake that shook things up and caused some damage. Moving to the south, I worried about tornados but thought earthquakes

  • Website offers ‘one-stop shop’ for Arnold AFB DEIA resources

    For those at Arnold Air Force Base seeking information on installation diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility resources and initiatives, a website is now available that covers DEIA from A to Z.The Arnold AFB DEIA website can be found at There,