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  • Technicians replacing computers base wide

    All HP 705 G3 desktop and HP 640 G3 laptop computers at Arnold Air Force Base are being upgraded with newer models that have more memory, speed and solid-state drives.According to Randy Wroten, a contracting officer at Arnold, as computer quantities allow, the next level of computers will be

  • Burgett looks to grow Arnold Air Force Base STEM program

    Julia Burgett remembers racing the cheetah.An enduring exhibit at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma – and Burgett’s personal favorite – simulates the speeds of several animals, including the speedy squirrel, zippy rabbit, deceptively fast elephant and, of course, lightning-quick cheetah. A

  • AFTC gains new test capability

    As weapon system designers continue to innovate for the defense of the nation, the men and women of the Air Force Test Center must advance the test capabilities available to develop and prove the superiority of those systems needed to meet the demands of the National Defense Strategy.Members of the

  • Chickens first took flight at Arnold AFB 50 years ago

    Likely due to its peculiar purpose and unorthodox ammunition, its notoriety has waned little in the years since it was last fired.The S-3 Bird Impact Range at Arnold Air Force Base, widely referred to as the “Chicken Gun,” remains a point of interest during base tours, has been the subject of

  • Air Force ROTC Det. 218 visits Arnold Air Force Base

    1st Lt. Paul McCormack, left, speaks to cadets and cadre from Air Force ROTC Detachment 218 about the mission of the 717th Test Squadron at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee, as the detachment tours the base Oct. 14, 2022. The 717 TS is responsible for testing aeropropulsion systems of aircraft and

  • Arnold AFB holds Sports Day

    Donna Spry, representing the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Wing Staff team, plays pickleball during Arnold Air Force Base Sports Day at the Arnold Lakeside Complex at the base in Tennessee Oct. 5, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jill Pickett)

  • Arnold AFB celebrates Air Force 75th birthday

    Col. Randel Gordon, commander, Arnold Engineering Development Complex, jokes with the younger attendees of the Air Force 75th Birthday celebration hosted by the Arnold Company Grade Officers’ Council at the Arnold Lakeside Complex Sept. 16, 2022, at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee, headquarters of