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  • AEDC announces 70th anniversary open house

    Members of the community are invited to help the men and women of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex celebrate the organization’s 70th anniversary.The “Hap Arnold Day” 70th Anniversary Celebration will take place at Arnold Air Force Base, where AEDC is headquartered, on June 26 from noon to 4 p.m.The drive-through event beginning at the
  • Kangas hopes STEM outreach buds greater interest among area students

    Heather Kangas has made it her mission to take science, technology, engineering and math - otherwise known as STEM - beyond photos, charts and text and bring it to life for children living in close vicinity to Holloman Air Force Base. “I think it’s important just because not everybody’s been exposed to it,” she said. “Kids get science in school,
  • 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
  • AEDC supporting Golden Horde testing

    The 586th Flight Test Squadron, Detachment 1, a unit of the 704th Test Group of Arnold Engineering Development Complex, is currently supporting one of the Air Force Vanguard programs – Golden Horde.Vanguards, part of the Air Force 2030 Science and Technology Strategy, are focused on advancing emerging weapons systems and warfighting concepts
  • AEDC critical to fielding DARPA OpFires

    Critical testing for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program was recently completed in Arnold Engineering Development Complex test facilities.  This testing supported the DARPA Operational Fires, or OpFires, program, and was completed in October 2020 in the von Kármán Gas Dynamics Facility (VKF) at AEDC.  The goal of the OpFires program
  • Cadets get a closer look at possible future during Arnold AFB visit

    With the beginning of their Air Force careers rapidly approaching, four future Airmen visited Arnold Air Force Base March 18 and 19 to get an up-close look at the types of work they may soon be performing and hear directly from some who were once in their shoes to help them better prepare for the journey ahead.The cadets are members of Air Force
  • Arnold FES urges springtime fire safety

    Flowers are blooming, and the birds are singing. The sun is setting later as the sound of children playing and lawnmowers whirring resonate through neighborhoods. Winter is over. Spring has sprung.The longer days and pleasant weather mean more people are going to be spending more time outside over the coming months.Members of the Arnold Air Force
  • Flag retreat ceremony marks end of Extremism Stand Down exercises at Arnold AFB

    Members of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex workforce gathered April 6 to observe a flag retreat ceremony signaling the completion of the Extremism Stand Down exercises at Arnold Air Force Base.“In a longstanding military tradition, the retreat ceremony honors what we protect as military, civilians and contractors,” said Col. Jeffrey
  • National Welding Month: Welders play vital role in AEDC mission

    Welding is the process of using high heat to fuse metal together. At Arnold Air Force Base, the headquarters for Arnold Engineering Development Complex, there are boilermakers, pipefitters, ironworkers, sheet metal workers and machinists in the Model and Machine Shop who specialize in the skill of welding.In recognition of the folks who possess
  • Stacey Lamb named 2020 Outstanding Quality Assurance Program Coordinator for AFMC

    Stacey Lamb, the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Quality Assurance Program coordinator (QAPC) and Small Business specialist at Arnold Air Force Base, has once again distinguished herself among her peers, earning the Air Force Material Command Award for Outstanding QAPC for a second time.Lamb earned the award the first time for her work in