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  • Team AEDC Frontlines: Kevin Holton

    Editor’s note: The Team AEDC Frontlines series is a recurring feature that puts the spotlight on some of the members of Team AEDC on the “frontlines” supporting our mission, people and families during the COVID-19 crisis.Kevin Holton is the Senior Security Services Contractor for the Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force
  • SECAF visits Arnold AFB to view developmental test capabilities

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett visited Arnold Air Force Base June 18 to get a first-hand look at critical ground-based developmental test mission activities.The visit highlighted the contribution of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex team to a variety of national priority test missions such as nuclear modernization, flight
  • Commissary employees continue serving during coronavirus pandemic

    The Commissary at Arnold Air Force Base has continued to provide safe and reliable access to food and other necessary supplies throughout the coronavirus crisis. “We serve those that serve America,” said Brandon Jelson, store director.While grocery stores in the state have remained open, the Commissary allows active and retired servicemen and
  • Base Comms team provides support, ensures connectivity during pandemic posture

    The Operationally Urgent posture now in place at Arnold Air Force Base brought with it many changes, but one thing remains the same – the support of computer and network systems is as important as ever.The Arnold Engineering Development Complex Base Communications and Information Technology Services team continues its work to ensure personnel both
  • First test cell installed at Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility 40 years ago this month

    Forty years ago this month, a significant hurdle in bringing the multiyear, multimillion dollar Aeropropulsion Systems Test Facility construction project at Arnold Air Force Base to completion was cleared. The first test cell in ASTF was put into place in May 1980. This milestone occurred almost three years after the ASTF groundbreaking ceremony
  • AEDC Commander discusses COVID-19 impact, looks ahead during third virtual town hall

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty hosted a third virtual town hall April 22 to answer questions and provide updates on the continuing impact of COVID-19 at Arnold Air Force Base. During the most-recent of the town halls, which he intends to hold weekly during the Operationally Urgent posture now in place at
  • AEDC Commander provides COVID-19 updates through second town hall

    In the second of what he intends to make a weekly occurrence during the operationally urgent posture now in place, Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty took to social media April 15 to provide updates on the COVID-19 situation at Arnold Air Force Base. During the virtual town hall, Geraghty answered questions
  • Critical national defense mission keeps AEDC open amid pandemic

    Ground testing for critical Department of Defense projects will continue at Arnold Engineering Development Complex while mitigating the risks during the Coronavirus pandemic.That means some employees will stay on-the-job and the Complex will remain open. Tunnel 9 in Maryland temporarily halted operations for three days last week due to the
  • Ribbon cut on Tennessee Department of Veterans Services field office at Arnold AFB

    An office providing resources and guidance to help ensure area veterans receive the benefits to which they are entitled officially opened March 12 at Arnold Air Force Base. State and local officials, joined by base personnel, cut the ribbon on the new Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Tullahoma Field Office during a ceremony outside the
  • AEDC Innovation Grant research generates tactical solution for test facility security

    Engineers at Arnold Air Force Base have researched the use of a Cross-Domain Solution, or CDS, interface to allow plant operations systems outside of the plant control room to remain unclassified during classified test programs.Scott Howard and Greg Halliburton, Department of Defense team members with the Arnold Engineering Development Complex,