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  • Help preserve Arnold AFB history

    At Arnold Air Force Base, the Cultural Resource Management team investigates, manages, preserves and protects cultural resources, archaeological sites and historic buildings, according to state and federal law, Department of Defense instructions and Air Force regulations.What is the purpose of

  • Annual prescribed burn season is approaching at Arnold AFB

    This spring, the natural resources staff at Arnold Air Force Base will work with the Air Force Wildland Fire Branch to conduct prescribed burns across Arnold.Most prescribed fire operations at Arnold occur during March and April when both weather and fuel conditions are generally conducive to

  • When you find something old, who you gonna call? The base historian

    Recently, while working in one of the warehouses at Arnold Air Force Base, a team member found a box containing some old photos.Looking through the photos, he realized they were from June 25, 1951 – the day then-President Harry Truman dedicated Arnold Engineering Development Center in honor of Gen.

  • Arnold AFB personnel receive opioid response training

    Personnel from several Arnold Air Force Base organizations attended the first-ever opioid response training class for installation staff Feb. 8 at the Arnold AFB Medical Aid Station. The course, titled “First Responder Education on Substance Use Disorder and Naloxone,” was presented by Joshua Crews

  • Arnold AFB personnel look to uproot problem plants, other invasive species

    Intruder alert!Aliens have been spotted at Arnold Air Force Base. Although these beings are unable to communicate directly with installation staff, their objectives are clear. The interlopers wish to spread quickly and overtake established lifeforms in the area.The “aliens” in this case are the

  • 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