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  • Area students take to the skies as part of Fly to Learn course this summer

    Students from Coffee County Middle School in Manchester and West Middle School in Tullahoma participated in a 10-week flight course, which concluded in August with glider flights with pilots from the Eagleville Soaring Club.During these 10 weeks, 11 students took part in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program called
  • 586 FLTS testing software management program for aircraft

    The Arnold Engineering Development Complex 586th Flight Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base is conducting a test program to evaluate potential for the platform Kubernetes to be used in operational aircraft.Kubernetes, according to kubernetes.io, is an “open-source system for automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized
  • Faster, smarter: virtual hiring fair recruits STEM talent

    In conjunction with the Air Force Personnel Center, the Air Force Materiel Command held a virtual hiring fair April 23, to fill open science, technology, engineering and mathematics positions across the command. This was the third virtual hiring event held by AFMC over the past year, part of an ongoing effort to leverage in-person and online recruiting events to reach large number of candidates for open opportunities.
  • Students collaborate, create, compete as part of Engineers Week

    Students from all over middle Tennessee participated in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics activities during National Engineers Week. Held Feb. 16-22, many Arnold Engineering Development Complex engineers and other volunteers assisted with the local events that took place throughout the week and the entire month, which included
  • Robotics teams supported by Arnold STEM compete, win awards at FIRST® Tech Challenge at MTSU

    Five robotics teams sponsored by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program attended the regional Tennessee FIRST® Tech Challenge, or FTC, competition in February at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.The Tennessee Robotics Club from Murfreesboro was one of the Arnold STEM-sponsored teams to
  • 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
  • 2020 Engineers Week activities announced

    Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers, this year’s National Engineers Week runs Feb. 16-22.As part of Engineers Week, or EWeek, many AEDC engineers and other volunteers from Arnold Air Force Base assist with local science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities during EWeek, and throughout the entire month of
  • Cadets soar through the sky as part of Civil Air Patrol Academy

    During the Southeast Region National Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Glider Academy from July 12-20, 20 cadets from 11 states completed about 200 glider flights.The academy, hosted by the Beechcraft Heritage Museum in Tullahoma, was supported by the Arnold Air Force Base Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) Program.One of the cadets
  • Students participate in STEM activities as part of 2019 Reach for the Stars Competition

    Area students spent a Saturday during their summer break to participate in a rocket launching competition called Reach for the Stars.Members of the Tennessee Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Coffee County Airfoilers, volunteers from Arnold Air Force Base, and Olga Oakley, the Air Force Science, Technology,
  • Area students participate in CyberPatriot Advanced CyberCamp

    Air Force Association CyberPatriot Advanced CyberCamp was June 17-21 at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma. The camp is sponsored by the Arnold Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program. Those participating in the CyberCamp were area middle school students ages 11-14. Many of them are members of their school’s