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  • Arnold STEM supports the MathCounts® competition at UTSI

    The Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Outreach Program supported the local MathCounts® Competition held Feb. 2 at the University of Tennessee Space Institute. The competition, which challenges area middle school students to solve math problems, is only one of many engineering activities that led up to the
  • New Tunnel 9 paint lab providing convenience for staff and savings for customers

    When those at AEDC Hypervelocity Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Maryland, determined that a new space was needed for the application of Temperature-Sensitive Paint, an unused area of the facility received a proverbial and literal fresh coat of paint.The result of this multi-month refurbishment effort - the Tunnel 9 Temperature-Sensitive Paint Application
  • Lt. Col. Tucker Hamilton to speak at 2019 Engineers Week Banquet

    Lt. Col. Tucker “Cinco” Hamilton will be the featured speaker at this year’s Engineers Week Banquet, Feb. 21, at the UTSI Dining Hall. The banquet, one of several National Engineers Week activities occurring on and around Arnold Air Force Base, will get underway at 5:30 p.m., and Hamilton will begin speaking at approximately 7 p.m. Hamilton is an
  • University of Texas at El Paso researchers and 704th Test Group to continue growing their beneficial partnership

    The 704th Test Group’s Holloman High Speed Test Track, operated by the 846th Test Squadron, recently hosted a group of scientists and engineers from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). “Let’s be friends” was a common theme of collaboration, cooperation and communication.However, this collaboration didn’t just start yesterday. Collaboration
  • Dr. Baker takes on new role as AEDC Test Operations Division Technical Director

    As of Jan. 20, Dr. Bill Baker transitioned from his job as AEDC Technology, Analysis and Evaluation Branch chief to the Technical Director of the AEDC Test Operations Division at Arnold Air Force Base. Working at Arnold for a span of almost 55 years, Baker has served in numerous roles and has made a significant impact in AEDC research and
  • Transportation supervisor at Arnold formerly K-9 handler for U.S. Marine Corps

    Tyler Walker started his job in fleet management and analysis at Arnold Air Force Base in August 2017, and when the position came open, he was promoted to supervisor of fleet management in May 2018.Though a good portion of his job now involves sitting at a desk fielding phones calls and emails pertaining to the transportation requests at Arnold Air
  • January marks 60th anniversary of turbine engine testing for AEDC J-1 engine test cell

    The AEDC J-1 engine test cell at Arnold Air Force Base has reached is 60th year providing altitude testing for medium and large turbine engines.The first facility constructed at AEDC for the testing of turbine engines was based on equipment and operation of a German facility that was moved to the U.S. after World War II.“This facility, known as the
  • Chief Master Sgt. Robert Heckman – Air Force profile

    This is the first part in a series of profiles highlighting the contributions of our military and Department of Defense personnel at Arnold Air Force Base. The first profile focuses on Chief Master Sgt. Robert Heckman, AEDC Superintendent.Being in the role of AEDC Superintendent at Arnold Air Force Base for only seven months now, one could still
  • 704th Test Group successfully leading Directed Energy Experimentation Campaign

    After the success of the first range experiment of the Directed Energy (DE) Experimentation Campaign at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, in October 2018, the 704th Test Group’s Directed Energy Combined Test Force (DE CTF) is now planning future experiments in support of the Campaign.The Air Force Strategic Development Planning and
  • Arnold AFB Legal Office offers free tax help

    The 2018 income tax season has arrived, and the Arnold Air Force Base legal office is offering free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for eligible personnel.All active-duty service members, retirees and their dependents are eligible to receive these free services. This year, the legal office will be able to provide tax services to other