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  • Military urges service members to avoid eating poppy seeds

    Drop that muffin!Poppy seeds may give confections and cuisines such as bagels, rolls, cakes and casseroles that little something extra, but they could leave a bad taste in the mouths of those who suffer an unexpected consequence of poppy seed ingestion.The tiny seeds are causing a big headache for

  • AEDC Fellow Dr. James Cunningham's contributions to the complex remembered

    AEDC Fellow Dr. James W. Cunningham will be remembered for his contributions to Arnold Engineering Development Complex following his passing on May 11 at the age of 93.He is credited with making important contributions to the development, commissioning and operation of the AEDC Propulsion Wind

  • Dr. Theodore von Kármán’s vision continues to be realized at AEDC

    May 7, 2023, marks 60 years since the world lost Dr. Theodore von Kármán, but his legacy endures with every wind tunnel, ballistics and engine test conducted in an Arnold Engineering Development Complex facility. The esteemed mathematician, physicist and engineer is credited with helping provide the

  • Chastain takes up mantle of Arnold AFB fire inspector

    Guy Chastain now traverses hallways, offices and test facilities throughout Arnold Air Force Base to ensure safeguards designed to keep base personnel out of serious and potentially life-threatening situations are working as they should.In mid-January, Chastain took on the role of fire inspector for

  • Muckerheide joins AEDC as vice director

    Kevin Muckerheide was looking for a way to pay for college.Air Force recruiters presented an intriguing offer.“The Air Force came along and said, ‘Hey, we’ll get you hooked up with an ROTC scholarship if you study engineering,’” Muckerheide recalled. “I thought, ‘Great! I’ll get my college paid for,

  • Arnold AFB crane and rigging crew supports annual Elk River Dam maintenance

    Members of the Arnold Air Force Base crane and rigging crew spend much of their winters on the lake.Sure, it can get chilly; at times, uncomfortably frigid, but the crew’s annual wintertime stretch at Woods Reservoir is necessary to ensure components imperative to base operations remain in working

  • 2023 AEDC Spark Tank initiative funds multiple projects

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex team members were recently granted funding for their innovative ideas as part of the 2023 AEDC Spark Tank.An announcement was made in October 2022 calling all innovators to submit their ideas, and the last day for submissions was Jan.13. The AEDC Spark Tank