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Default Air Force Logo JPPSO encourages planning now for summer moves
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Joint Personal Property Shipping Office-Northeast would like to pass along moving tips to those scheduled to change station this summer.The Defense Personal Property Systems, or DPS, provides direct communication between service members and the Transportation Service Provider.DPS is available 24-hours a day, seven
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Default Air Force Logo School Notes
 Hanscom Primary and Middle schools are part of the Lincoln Public School District and students in grades 9-12 attend Bedford High School, part of the Bedford Public School District. The school calendars will vary. For up to date information please visit respective school websites to view school calendars at www.lincnet.org and
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Default Air Force Logo News in Brief
Scholarships for military children offeredApplications for the 2016-2017 school-year awards are now available at the Hanscom Commissary or at www.militaryscholar.org. Applicants must be a dependent, unmarried child, younger than 21 - or 23 if enrolled as a fulltime student at a college or university - of a service member on active duty, Reserve or
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Default Air Force Logo Upcoming events
For additional base event information, visit the calendar page on the 66th Force Support Squadron's website. Local community events can be found by visiting the Bedford, Concord, Lexington and Lincoln or the Boston and Massachusetts calendar sites.Hanscom Chapel ‘Connect’The Hanscom community is invited to connect on base with other members of the
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The Airman and Family Readiness Center here will host financial readiness programs for the base community throughout Military Saves Week Feb. 27 through March 4. (Graphic by Military Saves Week) Military Saves Week promotes positive financial habits
The Airman and Family Readiness Center here will host financial readiness programs for the base community throughout Military Saves Week Feb. 27 through March 4.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Brett Pierson, a pilot with the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, refers to his personal computer tablet during preflight checks aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft bound for a refueling mission in Afghanistan May 8, 2011, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center at Hanscom AFB, Mass., is working with industry to provide Air Mobility Command pilots with hardened digital tablets, which can withstand digital attack and electronic interference during flight, replacing hundreds of pages of printed material with secure electronic flight bags. This acquisition method, known as a plug-test can quickly put needed tools in the hands of warfighters, before the technology is outdated. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Master Sgt. William Greer) Fast Acquisitions: Not an Oxymoron at Hanscom
Several acquisition techniques, like Other Transaction Authorities and plug-test prototype demonstrations, where Airmen get hands-on exposure to test equipment they need before purchasing, are available to industry through the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Hanscom. These techniques could lead to putting cutting-edge tools in the hands of deployed Airmen in a matter of weeks and months, rather than years.
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright  is the 18th chief master sergeant appointed to the highest noncommissioned officer position. (U.S. Air Force/Scott M. Ash) 18th CMSAF: The Airman behind the stripes
Growing up with five other siblings, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright said he had a very loving home. However, living in poor neighborhoods and moving from place to place presented trials. In his own words, they were, ‘humble beginnings.’
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Chief Master Sgt. Doreen Losacco, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center command chief. Losacco reflects on career and time as command chief
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Chief Master Sgt. Doreen Losacco, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center command chief, retired Feb. 17 after 28 years of service in the United States Air Force. The Skywrighter interviewed Losacco to learn about her accomplishments, memorable moments and challenges she faced during her career. Q:  What
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Default Air Force Logo LRS responsible for all shipments, receiving requirements
The 66th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Central Shipping and Receiving section in Building 1110 is now the main point of entry and departure for parcels and freight here.
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Default Air Force Logo Hanscom helping today’s warfighters with a FEURY
A small team here is improving warfighter capabilities by providing full motion video systems for those deployed in theater.
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