When Florida Freezes Over
- McKinley's makeup. // Airman;Oct98, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p48
Features the six chambers of the McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Main chamber; Equipment test chamber; Sun, wind, rain and dust chamber; All-weather room; Salt fog chamber; Temperature-altitude chamber.
- Texas. // Marines;May98, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p9
Provides information on the tri-service laboratory facility dedicated to former Marine and Congressman Frank M. Tejeda opened in Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Cost of the facility; Experiments to be conducted in the laboratory.
- Labs discover the real world. // New Mexico Business Journal;Sep94, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p33
Focuses on efforts by Sandia National Laboratories and the Air Force Phillips Laboratory at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico to transfer military technologies into the private sector. Operating budgets for fiscal 1994; US Senator Jeff Bingaman's call on the federal laboratories to convert...
- Weathering heights. Sherman, Fraser // Boys' Life;Dec97, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p58
Describes McKinley Climatic Laboratory at the Eglin Air Force Base in Florida and its work in testing Air Force planes for weather-hardiness. Number of aircraft tested by the laboratory since it opened in 1947; Range of temperature the laboratory can test; Equipment used during the testing.
- Battle Scars of a Fallen Air Base. Bennett, Brian // Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/7/2003, Issue 13, p45
The article presents information on an air base in southern Iraq, that was captured by the U.S. Army. The site was chosen to relieve pressure on the supply line into Iraq from Kuwait and to escape from the Iraqi radar systems. The place serves as a chemical-and biological-weapons detection lab,...
- Primates like us. Feinberg, Susan // Animals;Sep/Oct98, Vol. 131 Issue 5, p30
Focuses on the controversy surrounding the 141 chimpanzees in the research facility at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Comments from several primatologists; Lobbying efforts being done by several humane societies; Brief background on the chimpanzees; Information on the Center...
- Popular Science Lauds Kirtland Satellite System. // New Mexico Business Journal;Feb2006, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p38
Focuses on the 2005 "Best of What's New" award received by the spacecraft developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, from "Popular Science" magazine. Category won by the spacecraft; Description of the spacecraft;...
- A Garden Spot. McKenna, Pat // Airman;Feb99, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p2
Focuses on McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. Views of United States Air Force airmen on McGuire; Service as a redistribution terminal for Europe; Construction projects at McGuire.
- When airmen get to Los Angeles Air Force Base, they find many opportunities awaiting them, and they're soon living the...California Dream. Arana-Barradas, Louis A. // Airman;Jun99, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p22
Features the Los Angeles Air Force Base in California. Details on the base; Reasons for some personnel's second thoughts about the city; Comments from Lieutenant General Eugene Tattini, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center; Information on the housing; What the personnel have to say...