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  • Col. Brandt shares inside look of Elk River Dam

    Col. Michael Brandt, Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander, on Dec. 3 toured the Elk River Dam that forms Woods Reservoir at Arnold Air Force Base to get a closer look at ongoing maintenance work. Brandt supplied the following commentary following

  • Pursuing mission excellence and employing squadron-level power at its finest

    The 704th Test Group’s Aerospace Survivability and Safety Office, or 704 TG/OL-AC, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, supports DOD acquisition and sustainment requirements with specialized Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, or RDT&E, capabilities and subject matter expertise

  • Bats hit the mark – guidance in the dark

    The men and women of the 746th Test Squadron, or 746 TS, get after the objectives of the 2018 National Defense Strategy every day. In fact, the “Bats” have been at the leading edge of these efforts since before it was cool!For more than 60 years, the 746 TS has tested and evaluated critical

  • A view from the world’s largest wind tunnel

    AEDC’s expertise in low-speed aerodynamic testing resides at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex, or NFAC, a geographically separated unit located on the NASA Ames Research Center campus in Mountain View, Calif.The NFAC is primarily used for determining the aerodynamic characteristics of

  • Test Support Division: Six distinct branches integral to AEDC’s mission

    I absolutely enjoy introducing new folks at AEDC to our Test Support Division. I quickly point out we are a blend of 154 professionals that includes cooks, baristas, servers, housekeepers, scientists, engineers, accountants, law enforcement, industrial security specialists, medical technicians,

  • Be a part of the change

    It’s a fact. The AEDC Commander has promised to study a new DOD organization structure and that the results of that study will be rolled out in May of this year.The purpose of the change is to better support our National Defense Strategy, or NDS, by realigning to a Wing-Group-Squadron organization.

  • Innovatus Agilis Auxilium - Innovative Agile Support

    The 704th Test Support Squadron, or 704 TSS, assigned to Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, is a uniquely structured and extremely diverse unit within the 704th Test Group, or 704 TG. A one-stop-shop in a sense…everything but the test execution. It’s often been said about the 704 TSS, “As the