Current Updates

The AEDC commander has directed Arnold Air Force Base move to an Operationally Urgent posture, effective April 6th.

The enhanced screening measures in place since March 21 will remain. However, only those employees who are required to complete critical missions will be allowed entry.

Operationally Urgent personnel are defined as those personnel who are required to be present on the installation to conduct or support testing operations deemed critical to national security by the AEDC commander or higher authority.

Individuals who are deemed Operationally Urgent will be notified by their supervisor.

Tunnel 9 and Arnold Air Force Base remain at Health Protection level Charlie.

The National Full-scale Aerodynamics Complex in California remains closed.

For additional information, visit Arnold AFB Coronavirus Site

Messages from the General Manager

Know the Facts About COVID-19

  • Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions seem to be at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19 illness.
  • There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap isn’t available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • The virus is thought to mainly spread from person-to-person. Stay 6 feet away from someone who is sick.
  • Avoid social gatherings of more than 10 people.
  • The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure: Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath
  • Stay home if you are sick, unless a medical visit is necessary. Call ahead before visiting your doctor.
  • For additional information about COVID-19 visit CDC Site.

NAS Safety Message

Your safety is a top priority for NAS. Do NOT let the current situation create workplace distractions. Stop work IMMEDIATELY if you have safety concerns.

Self Reporting Illness

Notify your supervisor immediately of confirmed COVID-19 cases or quarantine pertaining to you or immediate family members, or if you or your immediate family members have been placed under observation

EAP Hotline Available 24/7

All NAS employees are automatically enrolled in the Employee Assistance Program. EAP offers a 24/7 helpline.
Call (888) 293-6948 or visit: WorkHealthLife.