ARNOLD AFB

Craft crew help with weather encounter testing

Story by Bradley Hicks on 09/18/2018 During these tests, projectiles at high velocities will pass through simulated weather as they travel down the range. Afterwards, the impact of these weather conditions on the projectiles will be assessed. The range Craft crew at is responsible for the construction of the mechanism
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Craft crew help with weather encounter testing

Story by Bradley Hicks on 09/18/2018 During these tests, projectiles at high velocities will pass through simulated weather as they travel down the range. Afterwards, the impact of these weather conditions on the projectiles will be assessed. The range Craft crew at is responsible for the construction of the mechanism
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Sea Level Test Cells entering third decade with AEDC

Story by Bradley Hicks on 09/18/2018 The acquisition of the test cells by AEDC marked the end of a five-year project in which the testing capability was relocated from the Navy test facility in Trenton, New Jersey, to Arnold Air Force Base. This project was a joint effort between the
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Sea Level Test Cells entering third decade with AEDC

Story by Bradley Hicks on 09/18/2018 The acquisition of the test cells by AEDC marked the end of a five-year project in which the testing capability was relocated from the Navy test facility in Trenton, New Jersey, to Arnold Air Force Base. This project was a joint effort between the
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Alpha Warrior brings unique fitness challenge to Arnold Air Force Base

Story by Bradley Hicks on 09/18/2018 Tony Pennington couldn't wait to give it a go. "I guess there's always a voice inside my head asking me if I have what it takes to meet whatever challenge, so the Alpha Warrior event was a perfect opportunity to answer that voice," he
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Alpha Warrior brings unique fitness challenge to Arnold Air Force Base

Story by Bradley Hicks on 09/18/2018 Tony Pennington couldn't wait to give it a go. "I guess there's always a voice inside my head asking me if I have what it takes to meet whatever challenge, so the Alpha Warrior event was a perfect opportunity to answer that voice," he
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Air Force's first Invisible Wounds Center opens

Story by Ilka Cole on 09/04/2018 The 96th Medical Group held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Air Force's first Invisible Wounds Center Aug. 30. More than 120 people attended the event and toured the new facility, including the Air Force Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg,
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A beloved Soldier and the tokens he kept

Story by MSG Michel Sauret on 08/22/2018 ODENTON, Md. The "Old Soldier" has a basement full of history. At the age of 88, he has to walk gingerly down the steps. Coming around a bend in the stairway, he points to a "Moran St." sign encased behind glass in a
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California Air National Guard fights fires with innovation

Story by TSgt Gregory Solman on 08/14/2018 MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. The 163d Attack Wing's Hap Arnold Innovation Center (HAIC) has turned California wildfires into a crucible of American ingenuity. The brainstorming center of the California Air National Guard wing, which flies MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) from
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Instrumentation technicians the ones behind the scenes of testing at Arnold

Story by Deidre R Ortiz on 08/07/2018 Duties of an IT also include testing, calibrating, installing, repairing and inspecting monitoring devices. ITs are essential personnel to Arnold Air Force Base because they are the ones who prepare the test facilities for an upcoming test, assist in monitoring the facility and
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Innovative calibration mitigation effort achieves cost avoidance for AEDC

Story by Deidre R Ortiz on 08/07/2018 According to Randy Prince, an instrumentation, data and controls engineering tech at Arnold AFB, mitigating this calibration interval change was essential in maintaining current test operations. "If the calibration interval had changed from the current six months interval down to three months, it
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