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Maj. Gen. Thomas Kane (right), Air Mobility Command's director of Strategic Plans, prepares to cut the ribbon opening the vendor area at this year's Communication, Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management Conference in Orlando, Fla., along with Claire Goulet from the Lexington-Concord Chapter of AFCEA and Lt. Col. Michael Harrington, the Electronic Systems Center's Global Air Traffic Management division chief. (Courtesy photo)
Conference helps put Air Force fliers on enhanced path
Enhanced air traffic standards, and the technology used to achieve them, are making it safer for the Air Force to do its job in Iraq and Afghanistan, a top Air Mobility Command general said last week. Speaking at the Air Force CNS/ATM conference in Orlando, Fla., AMC's director of Strategic Plans, Maj. Gen. Thomas Kane, said, better air-to-ground
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2007
A military retiree pauses to look at a display of vintage Air Force uniforms at the 27th Annual Hanscom Retiree Day Saturday.  The display, which is part of a larger collection, by Will Schaefer is in honor of the Air Force’s 60th Anniversary. The event, sponsored by the Hanscom Retiree Activities Office, featured more than 35 information service tables representing on- and off-base agencies. (US Air Force Photo by Jan Abate) Retiree Day: reflecting on AF heritage

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2007
Default Air Force Logo Disaster ready pets: an owner’s responsibility
Disasters come in many forms, from hurricanes to house fires. If a disaster happened tomorrow, would you know what to do? Perhaps you have a family disaster plan and an emergency kit all ready to go, but did you include pets in the planning? If not, take the steps outlined below so the whole family will be prepared in the event of an emergency.
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Law Day educates on legal system
The theme for May 1's Law Day was "Liberty Under Law: Empowering Youth, Assuring Democracy." To help Hanscom youth understand America's legal process, the 66th Air Base Wing Legal Office and the Electronic Systems Center Legal Office teamed up to celebrate Law Day by staging a mock trial, the United States v. Bunyan, for Hanscom Middle School fifth
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2007
Default Air Force Logo NSPS employees should have their approved job objectives by now
Electronic Systems Center employees who converted from the old GS personnel system to the National Security Personnel System on Jan. 21 should by now have approved job objectives in their official electronic "My Biz" folders, according to ESC's NSPS officials. Additionally, they should be preparing for the interim review portion of NSPS, which
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Center's top civilian earns Presidential Rank Award
Electronic Systems Center Executive Director Fran Duntz received the President's Rank Award April 20 during a ceremony held at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne and Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John Corley conveyed the prestigious award to Mrs. Duntz,
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2007
U.S. Army servicemembers observe a demonstration April 25 of the Skid Monster, a device attached to the back of a car that can be controlled by remote. The device teaches drivers how to handle cars that become out of control due to driving on snow, ice, sand or other difficult driving surfaces. The demonstration was part of the 2007 Spring Regional Safety and Occupational Health Conference that took place on base April 23 through 27. (US Air Force photo by Jan Abate) Skid monster teaches safe driving

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2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Village Foundation reaches out to those in need
Editor's Note: This story is the fifth in a series showcasing the Air Force Assistance Fund programs. Through the vision of the Air Force Officers' Wives' Club and numerous Air Force leaders, a foundation took form in 1964 that allowed for the housing and financial assistance of retired Air Force officers' widows who were in need. Today, the Air
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Hanscom Celebrates Law Day
Hanscom will observe Law Day, an annual celebration of the nation's great heritage of liberty, justice and equality under law on May 1.Originally established in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower and officially designated by joint resolution of Congress in 1961, Law Day is an opportunity for Americans to reflect upon the legal ties that
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Calling base volunteers: A&FRC to host Volunteer Salute Thursday
The 2007 Hanscom Volunteer Salute will be held Thursday at the Minuteman Club from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Volunteer Salute is the only annual event that recognizes the contributions of all of Hanscom's volunteers. The theme for the 2007 Hanscom Volunteer Salute is "Inspire by Example." The event is free and base volunteers and their supporters
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