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Lt. Col. Dennis Kitterman, Wing Chaplain for the 66th Air Base Wing, receives a medallion from Col. Tom Schluckebier, 66 ABW commander, during Hanscom’s Heroes’ Homecoming event held June 22. (Far left) Col. Bob ONeill, Electronic Systems Center chief of staff, was one of several base leaders to shake hands with the deployers. During the event, over 60 servicemember who had deployed within the last 6 months were formally welcomed home and recognized for their service. (US photo by Mark Wyatt) Heroes' Homecoming honors servicemembers' dedication, sacrifice
Hundreds of base personnel, family and friends gathered at Memorial Park here today to honor the service of more than 60 Hanscom deployers. The Heroes' Homecoming, held in conjunction with the base's annual Summer Bash event, formally welcomed home troops who have returned from their deployments within the last six months. "This ceremony is an
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2007
Default Air Force Logo ESOHCAMP: Team wraps up recent assessment of base
After an out-brief June 8, Hanscom's Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment Management Program team officially wrapped up their recent assessment of the base. The ESOHCAMP team was composed of volunteer military members and civilians -- some with either environmental, safety or occupational health professional
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2007
A servicemember takes protective actions during a simulated attacked at Camp Patriot during the base Operational Readiness Inspection. More than 70 inspectors visited Hanscom and put employees through their paces. (US Air Force photo by Jan Abate) AFMC Inspectors deem Team Hanscom 'Excellent' -- Hundreds pack Minuteman Club to hear results of week-long inspection
Months of hard work and preparation paid off as Team Hanscom earned an overall "Excellent" rating during the Air Force Materiel Command Operational Readiness Inspection and Targeted Compliance Inspection. More than 70 inspectors, led by AFMC Inspector General Col. Joan Cunningham, conducted numerous ORI scenarios that tested Electronic Systems
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2007
Staff Sgt. Jeanette Reichel, 66th Security Forces Squadron, checks seatbelt usage during this year’s “Click It or Ticket” campaign on base June 5. The program is designed to allow law enforcement an opportunity to ensure drivers are using their seatbelts and are securing their child passengers in approved child safety seats.

In addition to June being National Safety Month, the Air Force-wide 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign has begun and will continue to run through Labor Day weekend. (US Air Force Photo by Jan Abate) Base emphasizes importance of driver safety
June is National Safety Month; the Electronic Systems Center Safety Office wants to remind the Hanscom community of the importance of safe driving and especially seatbelt usage. Chances of surviving motor vehicle accidents increase significantly simply by wearing a seatbelt, states the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Web site,
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2007
Default Air Force Logo VPP requires team effort, involvement
As the busy months of summer unfold, the importance of safety both in and out of the office is paramount, and a matter that requires processes such as the Voluntary Protection Program implemented daily.The Voluntary Protection Program, created by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in 1982 and formally introduced to the Hanscom
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Teen delivers bracelets for Hanscom's deployed
Jenessa Largent, 16, visited Hanscom June 7 to deliver approximately 2,000 hand-made bracelets intended for the base's deployed servicemembers to Electronic Systems Center Vice Commander Maj. Gen. Art Rooney. The bracelets were made by students at Blanchard Middle School in Westford, Mass., where Jenessa had traveled to deliver a speech and to lead
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Default Air Force Logo Post ORI Celebrations: Heroes' Homecoming, Summer Bash scheduled June 22
 With the stress and excitement of the Operational Readiness Inspection almost out of sight, the need for a relaxing and worry-free environment becomes even more evident for base personnel and their families. The base will have one such opportunity June 22, as Hanscom celebrates the hard work and dedication of the community during the Heroes'
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HANSCOM AFB, Mass. -- First Lt. Jae Yoon, 66th Comptroller Squadron, demonstrates his knowledge of Self-Aid and Buddy Care techniques on a simulated victim during the “Iron Warrior” Olympics on May 30. The event was held to help prepare Hanscom Airmen for the Operational Readiness Inspection. 

Lieutenant Yoon was recognized during the “Iron Warrior” Olympics for his speed in disassembling and reassembling an M-9 during one of the competitions, which he completed in 17 seconds. The lieutenant received coins from Maj. Gen. Art Rooney, Electronic Systems Center Vice commander, Brig. Gen. Peter Hoene, 350th Electronic Systems Wing commander, and Col. Tom Schluckebier, 66th Air Base Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt)
Hanscom gears up for ORI

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2007
Default Air Force Logo 66 MDG to receive medical training through partnership
A new partnership between the 66th Medical Group and the Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System in West Roxbury, Mass. will provide Hanscom's active-duty nurses and medical technicians with essential wartime skills. A training affiliation agreement was signed here Wednesday between the 66 MDG and the VA hospital, beginning a partnership that
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Walking with a cause: woman takes strides for breast cancer awareness
Walking 39 miles in two days is physically and emotionally punishing, but one Hanscom spouse determined the training and two-day trek to be worth the sacrifice to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. Boston recently hosted an Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, which benefits local and national breast cancer research, education, prevention and
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2007
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