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  • 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
  • Family and friends of AEDC Flight CTF visit Arnold

    During an open house on Nov. 2, friends and families of Arnold Air Force Base were granted an opportunity to get an inside look at the AEDC Flight Systems Combined Test Force.Approximately 120 people took part in the open house, during which attendees were led on guided tours around the facilities making up the CTF, including the Propulsion Wind
  • AEDC teams improve design engineering capability

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex is in high demand for testing.In order to help meet that demand, AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment, or TOS, contractor, National Aerospace Solutions, LLC, expanded its design engineering staff in 2019 to support capital projects, test programs and the overall AEDC mission. But without the proper tools for
  • Team AEDC craft workers making exercise a priority

    Safety boots and blue jeans are not typical workout clothing, unless you’re a busy craft worker at Arnold Air Force Base.As the workload increased and the workday grew longer for Pipefitter Steward Mike Lance, his workout time disappeared. After a couple months, he decided to forego lunch for exercise.“I told some of them (his co-workers), I said,
  • Officials warn about impact of distracted driving at Arnold AFB

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and members of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Security and Safety offices are asking drivers to pay attention and stay focused when behind the wheel.AEDC Chief of Integrated Defense Keith Davis says there are a number of ways officers can assess driving and pull someone over for suspected
  • Capt. Jonathon Dias – Air Force profile

    This release is part of a series of profiles highlighting the contributions of our military and Department of Defense personnel at Arnold Air Force Base.According to Capt. Jonathon Dias, being a test manager for the Aeropropulsion Combined Test Force at Arnold Air Force Base means wearing “a couple different hats.”“As test manager, I’m the
  • Co-workers rally behind team member with a brain tumor

    When Gary Bise, an instrument technician with the Test Operations and Sustainment contractor, first started experiencing headaches, he didn’t think much about it. But then his vision started to change. He was having trouble texting and seeing the numbers on his cell phone. On Aug. 14 of last year, he learned those headaches and vision problems were