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  • AEDC Commander discusses COVID-19 impact, looks ahead during third virtual town hall

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty hosted a third virtual town hall April 22 to answer questions and provide updates on the continuing impact of COVID-19 at Arnold Air Force Base. During the most-recent of the town halls, which he intends to hold weekly during the Operationally Urgent posture now in place at
  • 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
  • AEDC Commander provides COVID-19 updates through second town hall

    In the second of what he intends to make a weekly occurrence during the operationally urgent posture now in place, Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty took to social media April 15 to provide updates on the COVID-19 situation at Arnold Air Force Base. During the virtual town hall, Geraghty answered questions
  • AEDC commander hosts COVID-19 town hall

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty hosted a virtual town hall April 8 to update AEDC personnel on steps being taken to mitigate COVID-19 exposure at Arnold Air Force Base, answer employee-submitted questions and address concerns shared among members of the workforce.The Facebook Live broadcast came less than a
  • Donations of masks help Arnold AFB battle coronavirus

    Donated masks are helping keep members of the Arnold Air Force Base community as safe as possible in the face of the coronavirus threat.Both N95 masks and reusable cloths masks have been donated to the base.Fifty N95 masks were donated to Arnold AFB Fire and Emergency Services, by a retired member of the Air Force and former base employee. FES
  • Screening process in place before entry into Arnold AFB

    A screening process has been employed for authorizing entry to Arnold Air Force Base to ensure the health of Arnold Engineering Development Complex personnel during the novel coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, pandemic.The screening procedures began March 21 and continue to be modified as necessary. As of April 6, only employees involved in
  • Arnold AFB Warehouse ensures supplies flow onto base in spite of coronavirus

    Sustaining operations at Arnold Air Force Base, headquarters for the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, even in a reduced capacity while in an “operationally urgent” posture due to the coronavirus, requires both people and the materials they require to carry out their jobs.The Base Warehouse ensures those materials are received on Base and
  • Arnold FES taking measures to stay ready to respond in face of coronavirus

    Arnold Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services maintains a continual state of readiness to respond to situations on base and, when needed, provide mutual aid to departments off base.In order to prevent, to the best of their ability, giving or getting the coronavirus to or from the co-workers they live with for 24 hours at a time or a patient in
  • Tunnel 9 executing mission during COVID-19 pandemic

    Arnold Engineering Develop­ment Complex leadership at the White Oak site and Hyperveloc­ity Wind Tunnel 9 have been im­plementing mitigation measures against COVID-19 over the last several weeks.According to Gregory Fox, Tunnel 9 Branch Manager for the Test Operations and Sustainment contractor, the mitigation efforts continue to change daily.“In
  • Critical national defense mission keeps AEDC open amid pandemic

    Ground testing for critical Department of Defense projects will continue at Arnold Engineering Development Complex while mitigating the risks during the Coronavirus pandemic.That means some employees will stay on-the-job and the Complex will remain open. Tunnel 9 in Maryland temporarily halted operations for three days last week due to the