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  • 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
  • Full speed ahead: Mach 18 now available to test customers at AEDC Tunnel 9

    Test customers in need of serious speed are lining up to take advantage of an unprecedented capability now available at Arnold Engineering Development Complex Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Md.Calibration of the Mach 18 system was completed at Tunnel 9 in July 2020, less than two months after the mid-May initiation of the process.
  • U.S. Space Force official gets first-hand look at Arnold AFB

    Gen. David D. Thompson, vice chief of space operations for the U.S. Space Force, recently visited the Arnold Engineering Development Complex headquarters at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., to gauge how AEDC space test and evaluation capabilities can support the newest branch of the nation’s military.On Feb. 5, Thompson spent the day at Arnold AFB
  • Important information about your drinking water

    Our water system, at Arnold Air Force Base, recently violated a drinking water standard. Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct this situation.
  • Knauf promoted to lieutenant colonel

    Brian Knauf, retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, left, administers the oath of office to his brother, newly-promoted Lt. Col. Michael Knauf during a promotion ceremony, March 1, 2021, at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jill Pickett)
  • COVID-19 vaccines administered to DOD employees at Arnold Air Force Base

    After a week of wintry weather in late February brought Middle Tennessee to a near halt, a new week brought with it sunshine, warm weather and COVID-19 vaccines for DOD employees at Arnold Air Force Base.Vials of the two-dose Moderna vaccine arrived at base, and the first doses were administered Feb. 23 by members of a COVID Joint Task Force from
  • Arnold Lakeside Complex beach wall reconstructed

    Arnold Lakeside Complex patrons can once again enjoy the sand and surf of Woods Reservoir thanks to an Arnold Air Force Base Civil Engineering project to rebuild the beach wall.The beach wall had failed in two separate places necessitating a temporary closure of the beach access at the ALC. Knowing the boost to quality of life that the beach area
  • AEDC personnel honored at annual awards ceremony

    Arnold Engineering Development Complex leadership honored military and civilian government annual award winners and nominees during a ceremony Feb. 21 at the Arnold Lakeside Complex at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.The award recipients are: Maj. Wesly Anderson, Field Grade Officer of the Year Capt. Erin Alt, Company Grade Officer of the Year Master
  • AEDC adds large-scale mass flow assembly calibration to test capability offering

    The Arnold Engineering Development Complex team stood up a new capability in the 16-foot supersonic wind tunnel at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. – hardware calibration for engine inlet testing.An Aerodynamics Test Branch customer needed to calibrate their mass flow assembly, or MFA, for an upcoming high priority propulsion integration test. The MFA