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  • Area students take flight after completing Fly to Learn Program

    A group of Middle Tennessee middle-school students participating in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Aviation Program, sponsored by Arnold Air Force STEM, recently put what they learned into action by flying with the Eagleville Soaring Club.Before taking to the skies, 10 students from East Middle, South Middle and West Middle
  • Roessig quickly adjusting to role as AEDC Test Operations Division chief

    Col. Keith Roessig admits he is still settling in and finding his bearings, but the new chief of the AEDC Test Operations Division is impressed by what he has seen of Arnold Air Force Base thus far. “It’s an exciting place to be, with the history and the mission that goes on here, and an exciting time in things that the nation is prioritizing,
  • Ground Test University bridging the knowledge gap for AEDC personnel

    AEDC Ground Test University has been back in session at Arnold Air Force Base for the better part of a year, and the hopes are that newer members of the workforce and their more experienced colleagues who have taken on new roles will reap the benefits of the coursework.Julius Lockett, a systems engineer in the Engine Test Facility who has been a
  • Instrumentation technicians – the ones behind the scenes of testing at Arnold

    Instrumentation technicians, or ITs, are individuals who install, service, troubleshoot and perform preventative and predictive maintenance functions on equipment.Duties of an IT also include testing, calibrating, installing, repairing and inspecting monitoring devices.ITs are essential personnel to Arnold Air Force Base because they are the ones
  • Bishop assists in accreditation of data storage process to be used by AEDC and AFMC

    The Department of Defense at Arnold Air Force Base recently had a critical mission requirement to support the processing and storage of sensitive North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) data at the AEDC Advanced Missile Signature Center.Summer Bishop, information assurance specialist at Arnold, stepped up to the plate to help with this
  • AEDC team member invites others to help crochet items for area veterans

    AEDC team member Tracy Carter is leading a service project crocheting beanies for veterans at the Alvin C. York Campus of the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Murfreesboro. Carter, a management and program assistant for the Test Systems Sustainment Division at Arnold Air Force Base, said she enjoys supporting area veterans and has been
  • Townsend helps host STEM night in Korea during deployment

    Before the career day held for students of military families stationed at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Darrell Townsend had never volunteered to be part of a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM event before.In addition to his regular full-time job as a craft superintendent for AEDC’s Model Shop at Arnold Air Force Base, Townsend
  • Chief Master Sgt. Heckman begins his new role as AEDC Superintendent

    It has been more than a decade since AEDC has had a Chief in the Superintendent role, with the last being 2006.However, as of June, Chief Master Sgt. Robert Heckman has taken on this important role, and AEDC Commander Col. Scott Cain stated that this is a major event for AEDC. "Chief Heckman's arrival marks a significant milestone in AEDC's
  • Engineers at Arnold AFB develop projectile telemetry capability to study boundary layer transition

    Engineers with the Space and Missiles Combined Test Force at Arnold Air Force Base are developing a telemetry capability that will be used to gather, transmit and record data when launching projectiles at over 25,000 Gs and more than 13,000 miles per hour.Elvis Encalada, electrical engineer at Arnold, commented that the use of telemetry arose from
  • AEDC Woman’s Club wraps up year with special guest

    The May 3 meeting of the AEDC Woman’s Club (AEDCWC) at the Arnold Lakeside Center concluded the club’s 2017-2018 season of meetings.It was a great ending to a spectacular year with great programs, new members and lots of friends.Billy Ferguson, owner of Short Mountain Distillery in Woodbury, spoke to the ladies about the history of making liquor in