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Tennessee Air Force Bases (1)


  • Arnold AFB Tullahoma

  • Arnold Air Force Base, located near Tullahoma, is named after General Henry Arnold who is known as the father of the Air Force. He was trained to fly by the Wright Brothers themselves. The base is home to the largest flight simulation facilities in the world (AEDC). In 2002, $10 million dollars was spent to expand these facilities even further. There are 58 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units.

Tennessee Navy Bases (1)


  • NSA Mid-South Millington

  • Naval Support Activity Mid-South is a US Navy base located in Millington, Tennessee. It is operated by the Navy Region Midwest and the Navy Installations Command. Today, it is recognized as the Human Resources Center of Excellence of the US Navy. Naval Support Activity Mid-South is home to Navy Personnel Command, Navy Recruiting Command, the Navy Manpower Analysis Center, and the US Army Corps of Engineers Finance Center. In November 1917, the base was established as an Army Signal Corps Aviation School known as Park Field. It was tasked to train pilots of Allied Forces during World War I. Today, the base has the primary mission of maintaining and operating its facilities, providing administrative and logistic support to tenant activities, and performing functions as commanded by higher authorities.