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  • 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

  • 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