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  • Be proud of your role this Independence Day

    On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, starting the colonies on the path to freedom. The next day, John Adams wrote to his wife, describing the time as "the most memorable epoch in the history of America" and saying he was "apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great
  • AEDC team supports Relay for Life

    Team "REMEMBER," from Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), participated in the Coffee County Relay for Life which was held on the small track at the Coffee County Fairgrounds on April 24.Team REMEMBER raised more than $400 the night of the event and more than $1,800 this year for cancer research. Overall, the event sponsored by the
  • Water can make you sick

    In the words of the Dave Matthews Band, "Don't drink the water" until you disinfect it.The water that you drink from the faucet is treated usually through a filtration and chlorination processes to make it safe to consume. With the weather becoming warmer more people tend to do outside activities. There are times that you may run out of drinking
  • This Memorial Day, reflect on true meaning

    It was nearly 150 years ago that our nation first observed a day of remembrance for those who died in service to the United States of America.Over the years, more than one million American Soldiers, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, Marines and Airmen have given their lives in defense of our great nation. We owe our freedom and a true debt of gratitude to
  • ‘Share the Road’ during Motorcycle Safety Month - Pay attention to the road like your life depends on it

    When I was working as an electronics maintenance technician at a Shelbyville plant working three to four day shifts each week, I had plenty of time to enjoy my family - three wonderful kids and a woman whom I had been married to since 1989.I also had time to enjoy my other hobby building custom motorcycles for myself, family and friends. It was my
  • AFMC promotes Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign

    During the months of April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Strengthening Workplace Relationships campaign.Building and maintaining good work relationships is the key to a positive work environment. Many full-time employees spend more of their waking hours with fellow staff than they do with their families or personal friends.
  • Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign kicks-off at AEDC

    This year's Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) Campaign is March 23 - May 1. All military, active and retired, are encouraged to participate in donating to this charity.Non-military individuals may participate as well. This year our goal is $1,382. We can exceed this goal!Only active duty military and military retirees can contribute through payroll
  • AFMC’s enlisted Airmen honor commander with Order of the Sword

    In an event steeped in medieval symbolism and military tradition, Air Force Materiel Command Commander Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger was inducted into the AFMC Order of the Sword during a ceremony Feb. 5, 2015, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.The Order of the Sword is the highest honor the enlisted force can bestow upon an individual for
  • Base Legal Office offers tax help

    The 2014 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 service members on active duty, 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
  • AEDC ready to participate in Relay For Life

    This year's Coffee County Relay For Life is April 24 at the Coffee County Fairgrounds. Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) employees are encouraged to participate in the 2015 fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.Relay For Life is not a race, it is an event to raise money and awareness for cancer research. A new twist to Relay For