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  • Junior Force Council Booster Club collects 82 food baskets for local families

    ‘Tis the season of giving, and Arnold Engineering Development Complex team members at Arnold Air Force Base have shown their charitable nature by donating to the Junior Force Council Booster Club 2022 Thanksgiving Food Drive.It was another successful drive, with 82 total baskets collected for Coffee

  • AEDC conducts tests for Orion ahead of Artemis launch

    After several years in the making, NASA launched Artemis 1, an unmanned maiden flight of the integrated Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, as part of its Artemis space program.Since the early flight missions to the moon, teams of

  • AEDC commander speaks at Veterans Day program

    Col. Randel Gordon, commander, Arnold Engineering Development Complex, speaks at the City of Tullahoma’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony held in the South Jackson Civic Center in Tullahoma, Tennessee, Nov. 11, 2022. The program was scheduled for outdoors but weather forced it indoors. (U.S. Air Force

  • 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