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  • AEDC team members share what Black History Month means to them

    Recognized in February each year, Black History Month spotlights the history of people of African descent in the United States.The month itself also holds historic significance, starting as Negro History Week in 1925, what would become Black History Month was organized by the Association for the

  • Arnold AFB’s economic impact exceeds $918 million in fiscal year 2022

    The economic impact of Arnold Air Force Base across the state of Tennessee was $918.3 million for the 2022 fiscal year.Arnold AFB impacted the local areas through payroll, secondary jobs created through local spending, and other expenditures for supplies, utilities, fuel and services and the

  • Bruggeman assumes role of IMA to AEDC Commander

    Col. Kurt Bruggeman held a deep appreciation for the work going on across Arnold Engineering Development Complex before ever setting foot in any of its offices or test cells.Prior to beginning his latest post, Bruggeman spent 16 years flying the F-15E Strike Eagle. AEDC has a long history with the

  • Former AEDC vice director takes on senior leadership role with NASA

    From an early age, Jason Coker’s eyes were on the stars.“I always wanted to have an opportunity to work at NASA,” he said. “The mission of space and space exploration is something that I’ve always enjoyed since I was a kid. Astronomy and space exploration have always been a fascination.”The

  • Dammeyer promoted to first lieutenant

    Lt. Col. James Gresham, commander, 716th Test Squadron, right, administers the oath of office to newly-promoted 1st Lt. Camden Dammeyer during a promotion ceremony Nov. 16, 2022, at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bradley Hicks) (Images have been altered by obscuring test

  • Arnold AFB cemeteries receive in-depth look through survey project

    Much mystery surrounds the eight cemeteries contained within the 40,000 sprawling acres of Arnold Air Force Base.For years, natural and cultural resources personnel at Arnold were left with the same questions concerning these graveyards:“How old are they?”“How many are interred within each?”“Are

  • AEDC Turkey Trot returning to Arnold AFB for 37th helping

    The recipe is simple.Mix a dash of fitness, a smidgen of fellowship and a splash of fun. The result is a pre-Thanksgiving festivity enjoyed by many at Arnold Air Force Base over the years.The 37th annual Arnold Engineering Development Complex Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run at Arnold will take place Nov. 9

  • Arnold Community Council recognizes AEDC first responders

    Kenneth Sullivan, center, Arnold Community Council president, presents Sgt. Andy Schwegler, a Department of the Air Force police officer at Arnold Air Force Base, with a plaque after recognizing him as an outstanding first responder during a Sept. 13, 2022, meeting of the ACC at the Gossick

  • AEDC Model Shop reduces risk with new chemical cleaners

    Mission first, safety always. Efforts to put that common saying into action in a meaningful and measurable way came to fruition this summer at Arnold Air Force Base. After more than a year of research and preparation, two new citrus-based chemical cleaners were delivered and put to use in place of