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  • Arnold machinists continue work to support AEDC mission, national defense

    Test operations across Arnold Engineering Development Complex are not possible without the proper components for the test facilities. Those overseeing testing rely on craft personnel within the Complex to provide the consumable parts necessary to accommodate customers and accomplish the mission. Among the craft groups that work to support testing
  • Arnold AFB craftsmen and others join to aid supersonic wind tunnel return to service

    The reactivation of the 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel at Arnold Air Force Base is on the horizon, and work continues behind the scenes to bring the dormant facility back to life. Craftsmen in the Arnold AFB Model and Machine Shop are being lauded for the creativity and cohesion that led to the successful completion of a significant undertaking
  • Innovative approach by Arnold craftsman makes task faster, less strenuous

    It doesn’t slice. It doesn’t dice. It doesn’t have the stain-fighting power to make your whites whiter and your brights brighter. It won’t make you look 10 years younger or give you six-pack abs. It won’t keep your boat with the screen door bottom from sinking. Still, James “Trapper” Landon’s recent invention has been deemed an overwhelming
  • Col. Briggs reflects on leading the Test System Sustainment Division

    Col. Raymond Briggs, chief of the Test System Sustainment (TSS) Division at Arnold Air Force Base, is retiring from the Air Force in May and will be leaving his position with AEDC.Briggs came on board at Arnold as chief of TSS in July 2016, and in reflecting on his time here, said the job has been a fulfilling one.“In this role I have led