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Evan Squire, a member of the Hanscom Middle School boys soccer team, runs with the ball during a home match against Watertown Middle School. Hanscom Middle School Falcons home match
Evan Squire, a member of the Hanscom Middle School boys soccer team, runs with the ball during a home match against Watertown Middle School at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Sept. 26. The HMS Falcons lost the match 3-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Herlihy)
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Hunter Kircher bowls during a Hearts Apart event at Hanscom Lanes Sept. 27. Hearts Apart
Hunter Kircher bowls during a Hearts Apart event at Hanscom Lanes Sept. 27. Families of deployed, remote tour and extended TDY servicemembers were invited for an evening of food and fun at the bowling alley.The Hearts Apart program offers support and activities for families while their loved ones are serving far from home. For more information on
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Mini Crypto is a self-contained encryption engine that generates its own session based “key.” Designed to be small and lightweight, it is about the size of a cracker. Its power requirement is roughly the same as a hearing aid, at 400 milliwatts, meaning it can be installed on equipment carried by one-person parties operating as scouts and forward air controllers. A chip that scrambles
Mini Crypto is a self-contained encryption engine that generates its own session based “key.” Designed to be small and lightweight, it is about the size of a cracker.
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Fire Prevention Week 2016 Fire Department plans prevention week activities
Consider this scenario: It is 2 a.m. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family do not have a plan in place, it could jeopardize your safety or even prove deadly. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. That is why home escape planning is so critical in a fire situation. It ensures that everyone in the household knows how to use that small window of escape time wisely.
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Air Force expands Career Intermission Program opportunities AF expands Career Intermission Program opportunities
The Air Force has changed the Career Intermission Program to expand participation opportunities for Airmen from one application window each year to three. In addition, Airmen with humanitarian circumstances may submit out-of-cycle CIP applications, as can dual-military married Airmen when a join spouse assignment cannot be supported, provided they meet CIP eligibility criteria. If desired, the Air Force Personnel Center will expedite the CIP application.
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Prevention Power 5K Walk/Run Prevention Power 5K Walk/Run
Runners participating in the Prevention Power 5K Walk/Run Suicide Awareness event take off from the Fitness Center, Sept.26. The event, which also included a resource fair, was co-sponsored by H2O - Hanscom’s Helping Organizations and the Massachusetts Air National Guard's Suicide Prevention Program office to promote a healthy, active lifestyle and
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Lt. Col. Kenneth A. Ferland, 66th Air Base Group deputy commander, receives a flu shot from Master Sgt. Eddie Escamilla, Jr., a member of the 66th Medical Squadron, on base Sept. 30. The clinic has received a limited supply of vaccinations only offered to deployers, first responders and active duty units at Hanscom at this time. Public Health will notify the community when more shipments are received (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt) Seasonal influenza prevention
The 66th Medical Squadron’s Public Health office would like to remind Airmen to practice preventative measures to protect themselves and their families during the influenza season. Flu season usually begins in October and ends as late as May, with the peak season in January or February. Knowing how the influenza virus spreads, signs and symptoms to watch for, and how to prevent spreading the virus are important.
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Default Air Force Logo Options for sponsoring base visitors expanded
In an effort to better serve the needs of the base, the 66th Security Forces Squadron Visitor Control Center is now accepting email sponsorship for visitors. The new policy, which started Sept. 25, enables military members, government civilian employees and designated Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory personnel with sponsorship authority to submit an email to sponsor a visitor without having to physically meet their guest at the Visitor Control Center.
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Hanscom newcomers attend commander's welcome Hanscom newcomers attend welcome
Chief Master Sgt. Henry Hayes, Jr., Hanscom's command chief, welcomes the base’s newest members Sept. 25 during the commander’s welcome at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Attendees received briefings from several agencies on and off base to help familiarize them with base policies and acclimate them to the surrounding area. (U.S. Air Force
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AFMC Avoiding Burnout Campaign AFMC promotes avoiding job burnout awareness
During the fall months, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Avoiding Job Burnout Awareness Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to inform the AFMC workforce about how to avoid job burnout, and what you can do when your job begins to affect your health and happiness.
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