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  • Team AEDC adjusting to 'new normal'

    It has been more than two months since the second of the three-phase Return to Full Capacity took effect at Arnold Air Force Base, a point at which much of the workforce returned to the “new normal” brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.During this time, Arnold Engineering Development Complex Commander Col. Jeffrey Geraghty has kept a close watch to
  • 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
  • Team AEDC Frontlines: Steve Macon

    Editor’s note: The Team AEDC Frontlines series is a recurring feature that puts the spotlight on some of the members of Team AEDC on the “frontlines” supporting our mission, people and families during the COVID-19 crisis.Steve Macon is regarded by his colleagues as the face of fire prevention at Arnold Air Force Base.Macon is the fire prevention
  • Arnold AFB Airmen support combatant commanders

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex team members work together day-in, day-out to execute the mission of testing systems that ensure the U.S. military maintains superiority over foes. This mission is often focused on the future fight, but Airmen assigned to AEDC also deploy to support combatant commanders in the here and now.Master Sgt. Frank
  • 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
  • Arnold AFB test teams maintain mission focus through COVID-19 constraints

    Most teams at Arnold Engineering Development Complex tasked with carrying out work critical to national security, for a period of time, did not have a full complement of personnel on hand.Precautions requiring adherence, such as team members maintaining a proper distance from one another and the use of personal protection equipment when this is not