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Default Air Force Logo Col Murphy excited about Air Force, new job
Col. Mark Murphy is excited about the Air Force. One major reason for that is "the commitment of the men and women of Hanscom." The colonel recently became vice director of the 653rd Electronic Systems Wing, a job he's already begun to tackle with great enthusiasm. "From the moment I got here, the professionalism and dedication of the wing team was
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Colonel Dennis takes command of 551st ELSW
Standing next to the P-40 Warhawk display that he helped bring to Hanscom during his first tour at the base nearly 20 years ago, Col. Dwyer Dennis assumed command of the 551st Electronic Systems Wing Tuesday morning. With brilliant sunshine reflecting off the plane and the aluminum stands set up for attendees, the colonel talked about service and
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Opportunity to learn, experience Special Tactics career field July 16
The opportunity to experience the physically and mentally challenging career fields of the elite Air Force Special Tactics force has made it's way to Hanscom, and individuals itching to find out what a day in the life of a ST operator is like, will soon have their chance. For individuals wanting to learn more about this career field, the 360th
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Fourth features familiy festivities
Those seeking holiday excitement while celebrating Independence Day will find many patriotic festivities in the area to enjoy. Bedford, Boston, Concord, Lexington and Lincoln each offer entertaining possibilities for Fourth of July fun, including live performances, parades and fireworks displays. A wide variety of celebrations close to home offers
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2007
Default Air Force Logo July 4 brings reflection on nation's independence, sacrifice
Next week we'll pause as a nation to reflect on and celebrate the 231st anniversary of our nation's birth. This is a to time reflect on the freedom we enjoy and to remember and honor all those who have sacrificed to give us that freedom. Even before I put on a uniform, I considered myself to be a patriot. My family has always viewed the military as
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2007
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
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