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  • Thomas takes command of 717th Test Squadron

    During the lead-up to him taking command of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex 717th Test Squadron, Lt. Col. Joshua Thomas came across an article published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the first simulated flight test of an engine at AEDC.This spurred Thomas to reflect upon how

  • Sabat assumes command of 716th Test Squadron

    Lt. Col. Joseph Sabat should get plenty of opportunities in his latest role to apply the engineering knowledge and experience he has amassed over the course of his Air Force career.Sabat assumed command of the of Arnold Engineering Development Complex 716th Test Squadron during a Change of Command

  • Breaux assumes command of 718th Test Squadron

    Lt. Col. Bradley Breaux views his latest role at Arnold Air Force Base as a unique leadership opportunity that will allow him to utilize the skills he has honed throughout his Air Force career.“It allows one to have a profound impact on the people and the mission within your area of responsibility,”

  • Col. Seekamp now leading 704th Test Group at Holloman

    Col. Karl Seekamp officially took command of the 704th Test Group at Holloman Air Force Base during a ceremony Sept. 9. As the test group’s commander, Seekamp will oversee units operating world-class test facilities for high-speed sled track testing, navigation and guidance system testing, radar

  • Siddiqui takes command of 586th Flight Test Squadron

    Lt. Col. Sean Siddiqui feels the 586th Flight Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, is uniquely positioned to guide the way in effectuating the “Accelerate Change or Lose” directive previously issued by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. C.Q. Brown.“All we do is thrive in changing

  • Maj. Smith assumes command of 586th Flight Test Squadron, Detachment 1

    Maj. Joshua Smith now leads an Air Force team that annually sponsors hundreds of test missions and evaluation activities at White Sands Missile Range. Smith assumed command of the 586th Flight Test Squadron, Detachment 1, during a July 13 change of command ceremony at WSMR.“I am humbled to be

  • Vap assumes 804th Test Group command

    “Sir, I assume command.”With those four words, Col. Jason Vap took the reins of the 804th Test Group, Arnold Engineering Development Complex, during a Change of Command ceremony June 21 in the Aircraft Test Support Facility at Arnold Air Force Base.Col. Randel Gordon, who took command of the AEDC

  • Gordon takes AEDC command

    Col. Randel J. Gordon assumed command of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex as the 32nd commander during a Change of Command ceremony June 16 in the Aircraft Test Support Facility at Arnold Air Force Base.Maj. Gen. Evan Dertien, Air Force Test Center commander, presided over the ceremony

  • Rupp takes command of 846th Test Squadron

    On June 9, Lt. Col. Jared Rupp assumed command of the 846th Test Squadron, his latest stop on a path that began when he decided to follow in the footsteps of those who inspired him as a child.Unlike many of his peers, Rupp didn’t dote on professional athletes, the super-powered caped crusaders from