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  • Area high school students vie for top spot in 2019 Student Design Competition

    Mars has become habitable, and the first group of colonists are on their way to establish settlements on the Red Planet. To prepare for the settlers, teams of engineers have been assembled and tasked with terraforming the fourth planet from the sun by designing and constructing robots capable of traversing the hills and mountains making up the
  • High school students get up-close look at engineering during Engineer for a Day event

    The annual Engineer for a Day event took place at Arnold Air Force Base on Feb. 20. This event, which coincided with National Engineers Week, provided the opportunity for area high school students to meet with engineers and learn about the wide range of engineering careers at Arnold.
  • AEDC personnel recognized at annual awards banquet

    ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, Tenn. – Arnold Engineering Development Complex leadership recently recognized annual military and civilian government award winners and nominees at the AEDC Annual Awards Banquet, which took place Feb. 8 in the Arnold Lakeside Center at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee.The keynote speaker was Col. William M. Brandt Jr., a
  • Local reaction to Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch nomination for a fourth star

    To say people at Arnold AFB and area community leaders are excited about the promotion of Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch would probably be an understatement.Bunch is a Tennessee native and when he received his third star in 2015, his promotion ceremony was held in his hometown of Morristown. Many members of the Air Force stationed at Arnold Engineering
  • Why prescribed fires are important to Arnold Air Force Base

    Prescribed fire is the most efficient and economical tool when managing natural ecosystems. It allows land managers to alter and improve the native ecosystems without utilizing more costly methods such as bush hogging, under brushing and herbicide applications. All of Arnold Air Force Base’s ecosystems, from forests to grasslands, are perpetuated
  • Teams supported by Arnold STEM compete in regional FIRST® Tech Challenge

    All six robotics teams supported by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program attended the regional Tennessee FIRST® Tech Challenge competition held at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro last month.According to Olga Oakley, Arnold Air Force Base STEM Outreach Program coordinator, this was the
  • AEDC team members receive 2018 AFTC Annual Awards

    Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano, the commander of the Air Force Test Center, announced the 2018 Air Force Test Center Annual Award winners Feb. 12, and two receiving this honor are AEDC team members.In a message sent out to all Air Force Test Center teammates, Azzano said, “I could not be more proud of them (the AFTC winners) and their
  • Arnold engineers share what it means to be an engineer

    Their impact is indelible.Thanks to the efforts of engineers, everything from the everyday, like preparing dinner and making the morning commute, to the extraordinary, such as the exploration of distant planets and national defense, is possible.Engineers are the heart of AEDC. They are the ones responsible for the testing and research necessary for
  • Co-workers rally behind team member with a brain tumor

    When Gary Bise, an instrument technician with the Test Operations and Sustainment contractor, first started experiencing headaches, he didn’t think much about it. But then his vision started to change. He was having trouble texting and seeing the numbers on his cell phone. On Aug. 14 of last year, he learned those headaches and vision problems were
  • No job too big or small for the Arnold Chemical and Metallurgical Lab

    The chemists and metallurgists at Arnold Air Force Base support facilities base wide by helping tests stay on schedule, preventing equipment failures and keeping AEDC team members safe.The items that come through the Arnold Chemical and Metallurgical Lab for analysis and testing range from metal materials and equipment, such as turbine blades, to
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