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  • Col. Mizell takes AEDC command

    If one were to throw a dart at a map of the world, there is a good chance it would land in close proximity to an Air Force assignment held by Col. Grant Mizell.Mizell’s tours throughout his career have included stints in Texas, Arkansas, California, Korea, the United Kingdom, Germany, Saudi Arabia,

  • Col. Gordon reflects on time as AEDC commander

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Randel Gordon’s arrival at Arnold Air Force Base evoked a feeling he experienced only one other time in his nearly 30-year Air Force career.The first time Gordon experienced the sentiment was in 2011 after he and his wife deboarded a plane in

  • AEDC Safety offers tips to avoid heat illness

    Here comes summer!Outside activities and obligations increase, and temperatures, humidity and the chance for heat illness increase right along with them. What is heat illness? It is when the body is not able to get rid of excess heat and properly cool itself.Learn the signs and symptoms of

  • Cop Corner: K-9 training and National Police Week

    Operation Scooby DooMany of you this week may have noticed a large amount of police vehicles and K-9 teams on Arnold Air Force Base on Wednesday, May 1. This was an operation put on by Arnold AFB Police and supported by many of the area law enforcement agencies. The support provided by our civilian

  • National Safety Council designates May as National Electric Safety Month

    The National Safety Council partners with the Electric Safety Foundation, or ESFI, each May to present electric hazard awareness topics.The ESFI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace. Their goal is to reduce the number of electric-related

  • Innovation Summit to be held at Arnold AFB

    A pair of upcoming events are designed to provide those with entrepreneurial interests a plethora of information related to small businesses.These events, being collectively referred to as the 2TN Business & Workforce Innovation Summit, will take place on May 8 and May 10 at the Gossick Leadership

  • May 3 marks 70 years since first jet engine test at AEDC

    The payoff to nearly a decade of groundwork and work on the ground was realized 70 years ago with the push of a switch.On May 3, 1954, the first turbojet engine test was initiated in the T-1 Test Cell of the new Engine Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base.Not only did this event mark the engine