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Default Air Force Logo ESC-managed center takes new strides in AF cyber security
The 754th Electronic Systems Group is further forging its role in the Air Force's cyber domain after recently awarding a contract for a $10-million security protection plan. That plan goes hand-in-hand with the group-managed Air Force Application Software Assurance Center of Excellence that stood up last month. "During the last five years, the Air
0 11/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Heroes’ Homecoming scheduled Dec. 5
Airmen who have recently returned from deployments, along with their families, will take center stage during Hanscom's upcoming Heroes' Homecoming celebration Dec. 5. Families of Airmen who are currently deployed will also be honored during the free event that is open to the entire base populace. The event, which will begin at noon in the Aero Club
0 11/20
2007
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Chief Master Sgt. Karen McCoy is the new Electronic Systems Center and 66th Air Base Wing Command Chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) New Command Chief emphasizes care of people
Getting to know a lot of new faces might be considered, by some people, a daunting aspect of a new job. For the Electronic Systems Center and 66th Air Base Wing new command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Karen McCoy, getting to know 9,000 new people - and ensuring they know her -- is much more than just a part of her job - it is her job. "I like to get
0 11/19
2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass. – Hanscom runners enjoy the sunny autumn weather while participating in the Fitness and Sports Center’s Pilgrim’s Parade Fun Run Nov. 14. In the male category, Erik Duerr, MIT Lincoln Lab, placed first with a time of 18:52. Joe Fischetti, MIT Lincoln Lab, and Capt. David Jarvis, 652nd Electronic Systems Squadron, followed with the times 19:13 and 21:11 respectively. Susan Miller, 652 ELSS, finished with a time of 28:20 in the female category. For more information on upcoming Fitness and Sports Center events and classes, visit www.hanscomservices.com/FitnessandSportsCenter.html. (U.S. Air Force photos by Mark Wyatt.) 

Pilgrim’s Parade Fun Run

0 11/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo Recent AFSO21 initiatives translate into real results at ESC
 Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century and Continuous Process Improvement are terms that have become commonplace for Electronic Systems Center personnel, not only because of the importance of these initiatives, but also because of the strides the center has made by using them. The idea of properly focusing limited resources and improving
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2007
HANSCOM AIR FORCE Base -- Jane Doherty, Hanscom Library technician, reads the children’s book, “Brother Eagle, Sister Sky,” to Grace and Marshall Parish and Mitchell Wrisley during a Native American Story Telling session at the Base Library Nov. 14. The event was sponsored by the 551st Electronic Systems Wing to celebrate Native American Heritage Month, which is ongoing through November. On Nov. 28, “Indian Warriors – the Untold Story of the Civil War,” will be shown at the Base Theater at 11 a.m. For information on this event, contact Tom Arsenault at 781-377-8735. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) It's Story Time

0 11/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo Base snow removal policies, procedures
As the winter season quickly approaches at Hanscom, snow removal crews are gearing up for yet another unpredictable New England winter. Winter is right around the corner and so is the annual requirement to remove snow and ice from the streets and walkways of Hanscom. The base maintenance contractor, Del-Jen, Inc., is responsible for snow and ice
0 11/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo Safety Office offers safe driving tips for winter season
Winter months in New England can be challenging for veterans of many winter seasons here and newcomers alike. Consequently, The 66th Air Base Wing Safety Office offers the Hanscom community some tips for navigating this year's winter travel safely. Driving Tips: -- Reduce driving speed as weather conditions dictate. -- Increase following distances
0 11/15
2007
A camera located on a Litening Targeting Pod, shown here attached to an F/A-18 aircraft, works by receiving energy pulses from a targeted object as part of the Laser Target Imaging Program. LTIP, one of two 630th Electronic Systems Squadron's combat ID technologies showcased at Bold Quest,  provides strike aircraft with real-time ID capability by illuminating targets at a much farther range than previously existed.  (Courtesy photo) 630 ELSS' combat ID technologies meet success during Bold Quest
Whether helping to differentiate a hot rock from a T-72 tank or an enemy from a coalition force, a war fighter's decision making in the cockpit is becoming more streamlined thanks to the work of the 630th Electronic Systems Squadron, which recently showcased two combat identification technologies at the Bold Quest demonstration event. The 630 ELSS'
0 11/14
2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass. -- Contractors pave the road leading to the Old Musket Meadows neighborhood on Nov. 14. The road had been graded and scarified in June before construction on Hanscom’s privatized housing came to a halt. A coordinated effort on the part of the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, Air Force Materiel Command Headquarters and the Hanscom Civil Engineer team resulted in the road being paved before winter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt)
 
Hanscom housing privatization update
Officials from Headquarters, United States Air Force and the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, AFCEE, the portfolio manager that oversees all Air Force privatized housing projects, met in Washington this week with lenders to discuss the potential sale of Hanscom's privatized housing project, as well as the three other Air Force
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2007
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