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  • Team AEDC craft workers making exercise a priority

    Safety boots and blue jeans are not typical workout clothing, unless you’re a busy craft worker at Arnold Air Force Base.As the workload increased and the workday grew longer for Pipefitter Steward Mike Lance, his workout time disappeared. After a couple months, he decided to forego lunch for exercise.“I told some of them (his co-workers), I said,
  • Area students participate in CyberPatriot Advanced CyberCamp

    Air Force Association CyberPatriot Advanced CyberCamp was June 17-21 at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma. The camp is sponsored by the Arnold Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program. Those participating in the CyberCamp were area middle school students ages 11-14. Many of them are members of their school’s
  • Woman’s visit to Arnold brings back memories of her family, childhood

    Touching an X-15 model in the A&E Lobby at Arnold Air Force Base, Annette Freres became emotional as she imagined her father doing the same decades earlier as an engineer working at Arnold.Freres recently had the opportunity to visit Arnold AFB, along with her daughter Michelle and high school friend Bob Hyde.Though she’s currently a resident of
  • AEDC space chamber supports Ground-Based Midcourse Defense

    The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) conducted a successful flight test for a program that the AEDC 10-foot vacuum (10V) chamber at Arnold Air Force Base has supported for nearly a decade. MDA, in cooperation with the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, U.S. Northern Command, and elements of the U.S. Air Force Space
  • AEDC Quality Assurance Program Coordinator receives 2018 AFMC award

    Stacey Lamb, the AEDC Quality Assurance Program Coordinator (QAPC) and Small Business Specialist at Arnold Air Force Base, received the 2018 Air Force Material Command Award for Outstanding Quality Assurance Program Coordinator.Lamb said she’s elated to have received such a prestigious award.“It almost feels like a bigger-than-life accomplishment,”
  • Two local high school graduates receive Bechtel scholarships

    Two local high school graduates, who are children of employees with National Aerospace Solutions, the Test Operations and Sustainment contractor at Arnold Air Force Base, were recently announced as scholarship recipients through the 2019 Bechtel Global Scholars program.As scholarship winners, Kayden Fletcher, of Shelbyville, and Drake Sizemore, of
  • Arnold Air Force Base Cultural Resources hosts meeting with Tribal Governments

    A meeting, hosted by Arnold Air Force Base Cultural Resources, was held May 21-22 at the Arnold Lakeside Center to provide a face-to-face government-to-government consultation with Tribal Historic Preservation representatives of federally recognized tribes. “The purpose was to review and discuss the cultural resource program at Arnold,” said
  • Glenn Liston retiring after 37 years of service to the Air Force, Department of Defense

    Glenn Liston, chief of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) High Speed Experimentation Branch at Arnold Air Force Base, will retire from Air Force civilian service June 30 after 37 years of federal service.Liston was selected to establish the new branch in May 2014 and to oversee the operations of the government and contractor teams
  • Heavy workload expected for AEDC in 2019 and beyond

    The demand for testing at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex is expected to reach historic levels in many facilities during 2019 and continue into the foreseeable future… and U.S. Air Force leadership is noticing the work we do.The number of recent tours given to the U.S. Air Force Headquarters and Department of Defense personnel is
  • Students spring into science during camp at Hands-On Science Center

    A group of area students learned a variety of science lessons at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma during the Spring Camp led by Olga Oakley, the AEDC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics coordinator. According to Oakley, each day of the weeklong camp involved a new topic for the students.“The campers learned about space, made