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  • AEDC ready to participate in Relay For Life

    This year's Coffee County Relay For Life is April 24 in Manchester. 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 Life this year is that it starts at 6 p.m. Friday and ends at
  • Holiday reflection illuminates successful year

    Despite the increased activity the holiday season often brings, this time of year also presents an opportunity for reflection. I would like to thank all AFMC personnel for your exceptional dedication and professionalism in meeting our mission of equipping our Air Force for world dominant airpower. I also thank your families and loved ones for their
  • Dealing with holiday stress at work

    Everyone is familiar with the tension that the holidays can cause at home, but the workplace can be similarly frantic and filled with anxiety during the season. Having the added pressures of holiday-shortened deadlines, end-of-year demands, and similarly stressed customers, to name a few.With the added pressure comes the increased risk of having a
  • Commander Toth sends holiday best wishes to Team AEDC

    As we near the end of 2014, I wanted to take a moment to wish everyone all the best during this holiday season and reflect on what we accomplished this year.Over the last twelve months, we accomplished the highest test workload in nearly a decade and we did it with our smallest staff ever, proving we can be both effective and efficient:· The Air
  • Thanksgiving Holiday Memories

    Jeff TateTechnical SpecialistTest Support Branch35 years of serviceMost memorable Thanksgiving...I have many fond memories of Thanksgiving Holidays spent together with family - watching football, hunting, and stuffing my belly. But, it is at this time of year that I can't help but go back and remember a Thanksgiving Holiday weekend in the 80s that
  • Veterans Day is a day for gratitude

    Every generation hopes that the next will never have to go to war. Yet, as our United States Air Force approaches its 25th year of sustained combat operations, willing men and women from throughout our country continue to answer their nation's call to protect our freedoms.Veterans Day is a time to remember the men and women who have served in our
  • Safety Leadership Team promotes your safety

    In October of 2013, the ATA Mission Support Department management, safety representatives and the Safety Leadership Team joined forces as a more focused and equipped team to better work on safety issues.The focus taken by the combined efforts makes our work environment safer and allows for us to better watch out for our coworkers so everyone can
  • Step up to better health with AFMC’s challenge

    Do you have 'sitting disease'? Too much time sitting down may put you at risk for health problems.  When muscles don't contract, they require less fuel, and the surplus of sugar that accumulates in the bloodstream contributes to health concerns. Research has shown that sitting for long periods of time -- watching TV or at work behind a desk --
  • Feds Feed Families campaign ends with success

    Arnold Air Force Base (AAFB) has participated in an Air Force wide program called "Feds Feed Families" for the past three years.  This program provides an opportunity for all of us here at Arnold to give back to the surrounding communities.We coordinate with three local Good Samaritan agencies.  These agencies are non-profit and serve the
  • Online risk assessment offers ways to evaluate, improve health

    How well do you know yourself? Poor health is not always obvious. Even people who appear healthy can be at risk for medical conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes. The AFMC Health Risk Assessment is a multi-faceted interactive tool offered online at www.afmcwellness.com. Below are some frequently asked questions about the HRA.What is