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  • Arnold AFB Main Gate improvements completed

    The Arnold Engineering Development Complex Civil Engineering Branch recently completed a project modifying the Main Gate entrance to Arnold Air Force Base, providing improved security infrastructure.The upgrades included the installation of a new active vehicle barrier, an overwatch facility, perimeter fencing, cable barrier, an entrance roadway to
  • Arnold contributes to understanding a worldwide amphibian fungal disease

    Arnold Air Force Base is taking part in a Department of Defense study to provide research information that could lessen the impact of a world-wide amphibian fungal disease called Chytridiomycosis, or Chytrid. The fungus affects amphibians and causes sporadic death in some species and widespread mortality in others.Beginning in the 1970s, biologists
  • Arnold AFB craftsmen and others join to aid supersonic wind tunnel return to service

    The reactivation of the 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel at Arnold Air Force Base is on the horizon, and work continues behind the scenes to bring the dormant facility back to life. Craftsmen in the Arnold AFB Model and Machine Shop are being lauded for the creativity and cohesion that led to the successful completion of a significant undertaking
  • Ribbon cut on renovated building at Arnold AFB

    The completed renovation of a building once slated for demolition was celebrated in January with a ribbon cutting at Arnold Air Force Base.The Civil Engineering, Operations and Maintenance Building office space is now an example of the desired future for buildings at Arnold. “Hopefully we can do this for more of the facilities on base,” said Col.
  • AEDC Team member is AFMC nominee for 2019 Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award

    Senior Master Sgt. Jason Harlan, one of Arnold Engineering Development Complex’s own team members, is an Air Force Materiel Command nominee for the 2019 Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award.In an email to the workforce, AEDC Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty said, “To be nominated for an annual award at this level is an incredible distinction.
  • F135 returns to Arnold for testing in Sea Level facility

    The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine has returned to Arnold Engineering Development Complex for another round of testing, with a fresh engine component the focus of the latest efforts.The F135, which powers the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, is currently undergoing testing in one of the Sea Level Test Cells at Arnold. Since late June, a newly-designed fan
  • Madden promoted to captain

    Lt. Col. Lane Haubelt, Arnold Engineering Development Complex Aeropropulsion director, administers the oath of office to newly-promoted Capt. Karlie Madden during a promotion ceremony Dec. 11 in an Arnold Engineering Development Complex test cell at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jill Pickett)
  • Customer-focused problem-solving earns Tunnel 9 team recognition

    A test team at Arnold Engineering Development Complex Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Maryland, was recently commended for recognizing the need for a crucial test article component and facilitating its fabrication to ensure the customer’s test could be completed without delay. Cameron Butcher, John Lafferty and Alex Ratushny, Air Force
  • Videos to showcase capabilities of AEDC organizations

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex leaders met in October to discuss and plan to become the “AEDC We Need.”During that meeting, the mission and vision of the Complex were rewritten with a focus on the role AEDC plays in national defense and military superiority. The AEDC mission – “To prove the superiority of systems required to meet the
  • FIRST® LEGO® League teams sponsored by Arnold STEM compete in regional qualifying tournament

    Area FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) teams, many of which are sponsored by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, Education Outreach Program, participated in a regional qualifying tournament in December. Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty attended to provide opening