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  • Arnold Fire and Emergency Services team gets up-close look at military helicopters

    As U.S. Army helicopters one-by-one landed in the center of the running track outside the Administration and Engineering Building at Arnold Air Force Base Dec. 20, several passersby stopped to watch the aircraft, sending a cyclone of leaves flying as they maneuvered to the ground. The helicopters - a MH-6 Little Bird, an UH-60 Black Hawk and a
  • Arnold AFB Main Gate improvements completed

    The Arnold Engineering Development Complex Civil Engineering Branch recently completed a project modifying the Main Gate entrance to Arnold Air Force Base, providing improved security infrastructure.The upgrades included the installation of a new active vehicle barrier, an overwatch facility, perimeter fencing, cable barrier, an entrance roadway to
  • 2020 Engineers Week activities announced

    Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers, this year’s National Engineers Week runs Feb. 16-22.As part of Engineers Week, or EWeek, many AEDC engineers and other volunteers from Arnold Air Force Base assist with local science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities during EWeek, and throughout the entire month of
  • Contracting officer at Arnold Air Force Base receives 2019 AFTC Annual Award

    Christopher Fanning, contracting officer for the Test Range and Specialized Contracting Division at Arnold Air Force Base, received the 2019 Air Force Test Center Annual Award for Outstanding Civilian in Enterprise, Supervisor of the Year. Col. Jeffrey Geraghty, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander at Arnold Air Force Base, announced
  • AEDC team members setting personal goals for the new year

    For some, the start of a new year means the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions and making plans for self-improvement.  AEDC team members were asked about their plans for 2020, and many have set goals for the year. “I do not follow New Year’s Resolutions, but I do believe in a daily motto: When you know better, do better, and always grow!” –
  • Veterans with Veteran Health ID Card to receive commissary, military exchange and certain MWR privileges starting Jan. 1

    The Defense Department has announced expanded commissary, military exchange and Morale Welfare and Recreation, or MWR, access beginning Jan. 1, and has established a standard for physical access to military installations, including Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.In accordance with the Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act of 2018,
  • New Vice Director joins AEDC team

    Jason Coker was impressed with Arnold Engineering Development Complex long before recently accepting a leadership post within the organization.“What Arnold does and its criticality to the nation’s aeronautical capabilities are really second to none,” he said. “It is an extremely important mission, and I am excited to be a part of it.”In early
  • Burdette promoted to colonel

    Col. Jeffrey Geraghty, Arnold Engineering Development Complex commander, administers the oath of office to newly-promoted Col. Jeffrey Burdette during a promotion ceremony Nov. 22 at the Arnold Lakeside Center on Arnold Air Force Base. Burdette is the chief of the AEDC Test Systems Sustainment Division at Arnold. He assumed leadership of the
  • Family and friends of AEDC Flight CTF visit Arnold

    During an open house on Nov. 2, friends and families of Arnold Air Force Base were granted an opportunity to get an inside look at the AEDC Flight Systems Combined Test Force.Approximately 120 people took part in the open house, during which attendees were led on guided tours around the facilities making up the CTF, including the Propulsion Wind
  • AEDC teams improve design engineering capability

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex is in high demand for testing.In order to help meet that demand, AEDC Test Operations and Sustainment, or TOS, contractor, National Aerospace Solutions, LLC, expanded its design engineering staff in 2019 to support capital projects, test programs and the overall AEDC mission. But without the proper tools for