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  • 2020 Engineers Week activities announced

    Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers, this year’s National Engineers Week runs Feb. 16-22.As part of Engineers Week, or EWeek, many AEDC engineers and other volunteers from Arnold Air Force Base assist with local science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities during EWeek, and throughout the entire month of
  • AEDC T-3 engine test cell receives upgrades for future tests

    The Arnold Engineering Development Complex T-3 turbine engine test cell at Arnold Air Force Base is undergoing several modifications to prepare it for future testing. Built as part of the Engine Test Facility, or ETF, at Arnold in the early 1950s, the T-3 test cell was designed for testing small engines. It has the capability to reach Mach 4 at
  • Contracting officer at Arnold Air Force Base receives 2019 AFTC Annual Award

    Christopher Fanning, contracting officer for the Test Range and Specialized Contracting Division at Arnold Air Force Base, received the 2019 Air Force Test Center Annual Award for Outstanding Civilian in Enterprise, Supervisor of the Year. Col. Jeffrey Geraghty, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander at Arnold Air Force Base, announced
  • AEDC team members setting personal goals for the new year

    For some, the start of a new year means the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions and making plans for self-improvement.  AEDC team members were asked about their plans for 2020, and many have set goals for the year. “I do not follow New Year’s Resolutions, but I do believe in a daily motto: When you know better, do better, and always grow!” –
  • Veterans with Veteran Health ID Card to receive commissary, military exchange and certain MWR privileges starting Jan. 1

    The Defense Department has announced expanded commissary, military exchange and Morale Welfare and Recreation, or MWR, access beginning Jan. 1, and has established a standard for physical access to military installations, including Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.In accordance with the Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act of 2018,
  • New Vice Director joins AEDC team

    Jason Coker was impressed with Arnold Engineering Development Complex long before recently accepting a leadership post within the organization.“What Arnold does and its criticality to the nation’s aeronautical capabilities are really second to none,” he said. “It is an extremely important mission, and I am excited to be a part of it.”In early
  • Burdette promoted to colonel

    Col. Jeffrey Geraghty, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander, administers the oath of office to newly-promoted Col. Jeffrey Burdette during a promotion ceremony Nov. 22 at the Arnold Lakeside Center on Arnold Air Force Base. Burdette is the chief of the AEDC Test Systems Sustainment Division at Arnold. He assumed leadership of the
  • Supporters of Arnold AFB Angel Tree help brighten Christmas for 135 area children

    Active-duty Airmen, DOD civilians and contractors across Arnold Air Force Base have once again delivered a quick and resounding response, ensuring a brighter Christmas for dozens of area children. The bags filled with toys and clothes that recently occupied the Arnold AFB Chapel served as evidence that this year’s AEDC Angel Tree program was again
  • Gate 2 at Arnold AFB opening earlier

    As of Dec. 1, Gate 2 at Arnold Air Force Base has changed its hours, now opening at 5:30 a.m. for base employees.In the past, it had been requested from base populace for Gate 2 to open at 5:30 a.m. to accommodate early morning workers. Arnold Engineering Development Complex leadership at Arnold AFB, along with the Security Forces Office, validated
  • Half-century of AEDC support for F100 engine approaches

    When the F100 engine was tested at Arnold Engineering Development Complex near the end of the 1960s, it marked the beginning of what would become a longstanding relationship.Throughout the subsequent 50 years, variants of the F100, the propulsion unit used to power the F-15 Eagle and F-16 Fighting Falcon, would undergo thousands of hours of testing