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HANSCOM AFB, Mass., -- From left, Airman 1st Class Harold Pastoral, 66th Medical Support Squadron, plays his guitar for fellow dorm residents, Senior Airman James Aguilar, 66th Comptroller Squadron, Airman 1st Class Robert Wiese, 66th Medical Operations Squadron, and Airman Basic Ashley Brock,  66th Air Base Wing Command Post, during a dorm dinner held in building 1510 July 19. The dinner was hosted by Base Chapel personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt) Sweet Serenade

0 7/26
2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass., -- Members of the 66th Security Forces Squadron check base drivers’ safety belt usage during a ‘Click it or Ticket’ event during June. During the check, four base motorists were cited for not wearing safety belts. Drivers are reminded to wear safety belts and not talk on their cell phones while driving. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jan Abate) Message to motorists: Break safety belt, cell phone laws? Be prepared for consequences
Members of the 66th Security Forces Squadron want to make two things perfectly clear to base drivers: buckle up and don't talk on cell phones while driving. Failure to comply with either or both of these laws will result in fines or disciplinary actions. "Security Force members are on the lookout every day for people who aren't wearing their safety
0 7/26
2007
Default Air Force Logo Adopt-a-ward visits connect current Airmen with heroes, heritage
The actions and sacrifices of past U.S. military servicemembers have allowed the current generation of servicemembers to thrive, said Master Sgt. Robert Taylor. "We must not forget those who protected our grandparents, parents and us so we can be here to wear the uniform today." In addition to his duties serving as the 653rd Electronic Systems
0 7/23
2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass., -- Left, Pete and, right, Patrick Sullivan watch as, Kelly Sullivan, center, “shows them the way” on the green at the Patriot Golf Course on July 14. (U.S. Air Force photo by Walter Santos) To putt or not to putt

0 7/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Aug. 3 tribute to honor deceased base personnel
Since 1991, Hanscom has taken one day each year to pay special tribute to deceased members of the Hanscom community. This year the names of three "Hanscom family" members will be memorialized in Hanscom Heroes Memorial Park Aug. 3 with a bronze plaque and tree dedication in their honor. "The individuals that we honor often went beyond the call of
0 7/19
2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass. -- From left, nearest to airplane ramp, Patriot Honor Guard Staff Sgts. Philip Pelletier and Lucien Blake render salutes as the remains of Staff Sgt. Donald Michaud are lowered from a Delta Airlines jet at Logan Airport. Joining the sergeants are members of the Logan Airport Fire Department and a member of the Massachusetts State Police. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Turner) Airman missing 28 years comes home
For nearly 30 years, the family of deceased Staff Sgt. Donald Michaud, who was assigned to Detachment 3 of the 322nd Airlift Division, Hellenikon Air Base, Greece, at the time of his death in 1978, have been waiting his return home. The sergeant returned to New England July 18 to be laid to rest with full military honors in his hometown of
0 7/19
2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass. -- The new Fitness and Sports Center’s basketball court and running track are nearly completed. The $9.5 million project includes construction of 41,600 square feet of new space and renovation of 7,800 square feet of existing space. The fitness center will have an elevated indoor running track that encircles the new multifunctional gymnasium, along with three racquetball courts, motorized bleachers, lockers, a rock-climbing wall in the lobby, and sauna and steam rooms in the locker rooms. It will also include family fitness, group exercise, cardio equipment and free weight rooms. The facility was designed so that natural light is abundant throughout. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt)
Gym construction continues

0 7/16
2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass. -- From right, Hanscom nurse coordinator and health educator, Deanne Casey, pricks the finger of Freda Desmarais, 66th Mission Support Group, to obtain cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose measurements. Ms. Casey is in charge of the base’s Civilian Health Promotion Program, which offers health services and tests to base civilian personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jan Abate)
New nurse heads base Civilian Health Promotion Program
Hanscom civilians have a new weapon against heart disease, diabetes, obesity and other health concerns -- new nurse coordinator and health educator, Deanne Casey. Ms. Casey, a registered nurse assigned to Hanscom by Federal Occupational Health, a component of the Department of Health and Human Services, now oversees the base's Civilian Health
0 7/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo School physicals available at clinic
School physical appointments are available now through September at the Base Clinic.The 66th Medical Group has designated more than 75 appointments each week through Sept. 14 as "school physical" only slots. In addition, the 66 MDG will offer more than 300 school physical appointments from July 16 to July 27. Physicals are required in Massachusetts
0 7/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Number of base fires increasing
The Hanscom Fire Department has responded to 10 fires on base since January. All 10 fires were relatively small and resulted in little monetary loss, however, the fire department encourages the community to be more cautious and aware of the dangers of fire, said 66th Mission Support Group Fire Prevention Capt. Dale Smith. "Our community cannot wait
0 7/13
2007
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