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  • Plan important to future development of Arnold Air Force Base

    Since 1950 when construction began on Arnold Air Force Base, establishing what was then referred to as an Air Development Center, the land and facilities on the base have continued to change as the nation’s defense needs have evolved.A portion of the land is also granted use by the community, and the public use of Arnold AFB, the headquarters of
  • Sen. Bill Hagerty visits Arnold Air Force Base

    John Hile, right, an Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) test engineer, explains how an arc heater works to Sen. Bill Hagerty of Tennessee during a visit by the senator to the headquarters of AEDC, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., Aug. 23, 2021. Arc heaters allow for the testing of thermal protection systems in simulated environments
  • Arnold AFB Commissary launches CLICK2GO service

    A service that has become prevalent among grocery retailers is now available to Arnold Air Force Base Commissary patrons – online ordering with curbside delivery.The local commissary launched Commissary CLICK2GO in early August with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the store. All authorized commissary patrons can now use the service to shop. All items
  • AFTC Commander stops in at Arnold AFB to say thanks, farewell

    After 31 years of service to the U.S. Air Force, Maj. Gen. Christopher Azzano, Air Force Test Center commander, retired in July. But before heading into retirement, the AFTC commander made the rounds across the Test Center, with one of those stops being Arnold Air Force Base, the headquarters of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex.In an All
  • Prahl charged with leading Space Test Branch

    Col. Lincoln Bonner, left, chief of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Test Division, passes the guidon to incoming Space Test Branch chief, Lt. Col. Dayvid Prahl, after leadership of the Branch was relinquished by Lt. Col. Adam Quick, right, during a Change of Leadership ceremony June 24, 2021, at Arnold Lakeside Complex at Arnold Air
  • Blount promoted to first lieutenant

    Lt. Col. Michael Knauf, left, administers the oath of office to newly-promoted 1st Lt. Ryan Blount during a promotion ceremony May 25, 2021, in Manchester, Tenn. (Courtesy photo)
  • Gill, Vaught promoted to first lieutenant

    Lt. Col. John McShane, right, materiel leader of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Aerodynamics Test Branch, administers the oath of office to newly-promoted first lieutenants Ryan Gill and Riley Vaught during a promotion ceremony, May 25, 2021, at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jill Pickett)
  • Allen undertakes 26.3-mile hike to fulfill a wish

    A beautiful vista or a crashing waterfall is often the reward sought by hikers, but Shannon Allen undertook a recent hike to grant a wish for a child.Allen, the National Environmental Policy Act, Natural and Cultural Resources planner for Arnold Air Force Base, and hundreds of others trained for months to be able to complete the Make-A-Wish
  • Landrum promoted to first lieutenant

    Lt. Col. Lane Haubelt, chief of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Propulsion Test Branch, left, administers the oath of office to newly-promoted 1st Lt. Gregory Landrum during a promotion ceremony May 21, 2021, at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jill Pickett)
  • Wildflowers bloom at Arnold AFB

    The first week of May each year is recognized as National Wildflower Week, a celebration started by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. According to the center’s website, the observance began in 1987 “to celebrate the beauty and importance of native wildflowers across the United States.”The website acknowledges that ‘wildflower’ is not
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