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  • AEDC team member gifts wood flag to Air Force

    The COVID-19 pandemic has posed challenges for Arnold Engineering Development Complex, among them communicating with Team AEDC when many members were off base and out of reach of their work email.During a time when there were so many unknowns, AEDC Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty took to Facebook Live, along with AEDC Superintendent Chief Master
  • Local COVID-19 trend analysis tool developed, provides significant time savings

    As the Arnold Engineering Development Complex team worked to understand the impact of COVID-19 to Arnold Air Force Base and the geographically separated units, data analysis was, and continues to be, a daily task.Trend analysis charts were developed, but updating the data inputs was a timely process.“The team had developed informative charts to
  • Airman delays retirement, helps AEDC meet COVID-19 challenge

    Master Sgt. Joshua Suggs was nearing the end of his military career, with terminal leave planned to begin May 1 and retirement Sept. 1.That was before COVID-19.With the pandemic surging in the United States, Suggs demonstrated the Air Force core value of “service before self,” delaying his retirement to help team members at Arnold Engineering
  • Arnold AFB Gate Screening Procedure Change

    Starting 17 July, all persons, to include service members, dependents, civilian employees, retirees, contractors, and individuals unaffiliated with the DoD, who meet any of the following criteria, at any point within the 14 days prior to attempted entry, will be denied access to Arnold AFB. Individuals seeking entry will pass a sign with the following information and will be asked to affirm they have read the sign and if the criteria is applicable to them.
  • Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

    Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing for anyone who has base accessJuly 17, 2020 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.100 Kindle Drive (The loop in front of Building 100) Arnold Air Force Base will be hosting drive-thru Covid-19 testing with the TN Department of Health and the TN National Guard. All personnel must have base access to be tested. This event is not open to the
  • AEDC hypersonic test team presses on during pandemic

    Seven Hroncich, left, an instrument technician, Robert Bradford, center right, an electrician, Kevin Thompson, right, test operations engineer, Tim Mullins, an outside machinist, and others prepare for a test run in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) Arcs Test Facility Control Room, May 5, 2020, at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. The
  • Commissary employees continue serving during coronavirus pandemic

    The Commissary at Arnold Air Force Base has continued to provide safe and reliable access to food and other necessary supplies throughout the coronavirus crisis. “We serve those that serve America,” said Brandon Jelson, store director.While grocery stores in the state have remained open, the Commissary allows active and retired servicemen and
  • AEDC commander provides transparency in decision-making during coronavirus pandemic

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty took time April 22 during a virtual town hall to explain a key tool used in determining the who, what, when and how members of Team AEDC will return to the installation, both in the short term for operationally-urgent testing, and in the long term for a greater return to