An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

News Search

  • 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

  • AEDC Women’s Club meets for last time

    Col. Randel Gordon, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander, addresses the AEDC Welcome Club during the organization’s final meeting May 4, 2023, at the Arnold Lakeside Complex at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. The club officially formed in 1953 as the AEDC Woman’s Club and later changed the

  • AEDC team member reflects upon Japanese heritage

    From the enlisted to the officer ranks then on to the contractor workforce, fourth-generation Japanese American Steve Sugiyama’s career has been tied to the Air Force.Sugiyama works for the Technical Management Advisory Services, or TMAS, contractor for Arnold Engineering Development Complex as a

  • 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

  • Motlow State Community College leadership visits Arnold AFB

    Dr. Michael Torrence, president of Motlow State Community College, speaks with Col. Randel Gordon, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander, during a visit by Torrence and other leaders from MSCC to Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., headquarters of AEDC, April 18, 2023. Gordon invited MSCC

  • 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

  • AEDC hosts mentoring seminar for scientists, engineers

    Christopher Wilcox, deputy director of Test and Evaluation, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, speaks about his career path March 31, 2023, during the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Scientist and Engineer Career Planning and Mentoring Seminar at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., headquarters of AEDC.

  • 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,