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  • Cain regales CAP Glider Academy graduates about career as AF Pilot

    AEDC Commander Col. Scott Cain speaks about his glider experience and flight career to the graduating Civil Air Patrol Glider Team July 13 at the Beechcraft Heritage Museum, Tullahoma. Twenty cadets from across the country graduated and received Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics coins from Cain at the conclusion of the CAP South East
  • Pawlikowski welcomed ‘home’ one final time

    Pawlikowski’s ‘Final Flight’ celebration, redolent of the aviator ‘Fini Flight’ tradition, served as an opportunity for 88th Air Base Wing personnel to wish her farewell and good luck as she moves into retirement following 40 years of distinguished military service.
  • Pawlikowski tenure marked by effectiveness, Air Force readiness

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski will retire from the Air Force following 40 years of service in September. As only the third female to attain the rank of 4-star general in the history of the Air Force, Pawlikowski’s career was marked by extraordinary achievements across the science and engineering domains. This article highlights a number of AFMC accomplishments during Pawlikowski's tenure and concludes with a brief look at her career highlights.
  • 2018 marks conceptual year for AEDC emblem

    The order had been delivered. The deadline was tight. But members of Team AEDC pulled together to meet the challenge before them, and the result of their efforts continues to represent the organization a quarter of a century after its conceptualization. This year marks 25 years since the current AEDC organizational emblem was designed and cleared
  • Voorhes recognized for “lunch and learn” program, a professional development tool, and AEDC success

    Young engineers are often expected to know aspects of the job they may not yet be familiar with, and one of the biggest challenges they face is pinpointing where to find answers to their questions or identifying the best person to ask, according to Austin Voorhes, a senior mechanical design engineer at Arnold Air Force Base. To help newer engineers
  • Instrumentation technicians – the ones behind the scenes of testing at Arnold

    Instrumentation technicians, or ITs, are individuals who install, service, troubleshoot and perform preventative and predictive maintenance functions on equipment.Duties of an IT also include testing, calibrating, installing, repairing and inspecting monitoring devices.ITs are essential personnel to Arnold Air Force Base because they are the ones
  • Innovative calibration mitigation effort achieves cost avoidance for AEDC

    Members of the Enterprise Data System team at Arnold Air Force Base implemented a proactive maintenance action to prevent a calibration interval dropping to under six months for digital temperature scanners (DTS), thus preventing an estimated cost of $96,000 in additional man hours for AEDC.According to Randy Prince, an instrumentation, data and
  • Air Force Test Center welcomes new commanding general

    The world’s premier flight test organization is in the hands of a new leader. Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Azzano assumed command of the Air Force Test Center during a ceremony held Aug. 3 in Hangar 1600 at Edwards Air Force Base. Azzano takes the reins from Maj. Gen. David Harris who has commanded the AFTC for the past three years.Gen. Ellen M.
  • In Memoriam: Lt. Christopher “Bueller” Short

     (EDITOR’S NOTE: Information from this story was gathered from several uncredited sources, i.e. memorial plaques, obituaries, ext.)At approximately 11:30 a.m., June 22, 2018, Lt. Christopher “Bueller” Short, a U.S. Navy pilot, lost his life when an A-29 Super Tucano crashed over the Red Rio Bombing Range. “A couple of weeks ago, a good friend and
  • Up, Up and Away! STEM Summer Camp launches high-altitude balloon into the stratosphere

    Tully recently reached heights that perhaps no other plush groundhog has before.The high-altitude balloon to which the stuffed animal was attached lifted off from the grounds of the Hands-On Science Center, rising through the clouds and out of sight before touching the stratosphere and beginning its descent. When all was said and done, the balloon