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  • Dennison takes helm of 704th Test Group, Detachment 1

    It wasn’t familial tradition or the prospect of travel that drove Lt. Col. Jeffery Dennison to a career in the military.Instead, it was the promise of a college scholarship that compelled him to join the U.S. Air Force.“So far, it’s been the best decision of my life,” Dennison said.Dennison took advantage of the opportunities presented by this
  • AEDC celebrates 70 years with open house

    The AEDC “Hap Arnold Day” 70th Anniversary Celebration Open House on June 26 afforded members of the community a rare opportunity to see behind the fence and learn about the contributions the men and women of Arnold Engineering Development Complex have made to national defense and the advancement of technology.AEDC, headquartered at Arnold Air
  • Cadets get a closer look at possible future during Arnold AFB visit

    With the beginning of their Air Force careers rapidly approaching, four future Airmen visited Arnold Air Force Base March 18 and 19 to get an up-close look at the types of work they may soon be performing and hear directly from some who were once in their shoes to help them better prepare for the journey ahead.The cadets are members of Air Force
  • Full speed ahead: Mach 18 now available to test customers at AEDC Tunnel 9

    Test customers in need of serious speed are lining up to take advantage of an unprecedented capability now available at Arnold Engineering Development Complex Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Md.Calibration of the Mach 18 system was completed at Tunnel 9 in July 2020, less than two months after the mid-May initiation of the process.
  • AEDC Aeropropulsion personnel testing software to aid in structural analysis

    Structural testing of new turbine engine designs can result in terabytes of data recorded from hundreds of sensors.  This data - collected during High Cycle Fatigue (HCF) characterization tests – traditionally required experts months to analyze and determine if the engine is safe to operate in an aircraft.“That is why the same question remains –
  • Arnold AFB Fitness Center powers its way into fourth decade

    For the past 30 years, the Arnold Air Force Base Fitness Center has been a destination for those looking to whip themselves into shape.The official opening of the Arnold AFB Fitness Center was marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 1, 1990. While both the size of the facility and the number of activities offered were relatively lean at that
  • AEDC names Wing-level Sijan Leadership Award winners

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex senior leadership announced the 2020 Lance P. Sijan Award Winners for AEDC on July 21.The award, first given at the Air Force level in 1981, recognizes Airmen who demonstrate the highest qualities of leadership in the performance of their duties and in their lives.Sijan was a 1965 Air Force Academy graduate
  • Bunch ‘reenergized’ by visit to Arnold AFB

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, said he gleaned much during his recent visit to Arnold Air Force Base, but there was one takeaway he reiterated throughout his wrap-up meeting with base leadership. “We’ve got awesome Airmen here doing awesome things, and they’re really committed to the mission,” Bunch said. During
  • Videos to showcase capabilities of AEDC organizations

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex leaders met in October to discuss and plan to become the “AEDC We Need.”During that meeting, the mission and vision of the Complex were rewritten with a focus on the role AEDC plays in national defense and military superiority. The AEDC mission – “To prove the superiority of systems required to meet the
  • FIRST® LEGO® League teams sponsored by Arnold STEM compete in regional qualifying tournament

    Area FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) teams, many of which are sponsored by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, Education Outreach Program, participated in a regional qualifying tournament in December. Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty attended to provide opening