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  • 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,

  • 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

  • AEDC annual award winners honored during luncheon

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex leadership honored military and civilian government annual award winners and nominees for their hard work and achievements over the course of 2022 during a March 10 ceremony at Arnold Air Force Base.Those award recipients are: Lt. Col. Jeremy Hamilton, Field

  • Joint effort underway to power rocket sleds into the future

    Rocket sled testing is critical to bridging the gap between the laboratory and full-scale flight tests for weapon systems under development.Keeping those sleds moving is the focus of a joint effort within the Department of Defense, which operates three sled track organizations, one each at China

  • State, local leaders visit Arnold AFB

    Rachel Garrard, lead test manager for the 717th Test Squadron, speaks about the engine test cell behind her which is used to test aircraft engines at simulated altitudes during a visit by state and local leaders to Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., Feb. 10, 2023. The 717th Test Squadron, 804th Test