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Default Air Force Logo Area events to celebrate USAF 60th Anniversary
President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act on July 26, 1947 -- effectively establishing the Air Force as a separate military service. Just 54 days later on Sept. 18, the provisions of the act took effect, and the dreams of early aviation pioneers became a reality. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Air Force as an
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2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass. -- Military Working Dog Cody will retire in a ceremony Aug. 10. (Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) 66 SFS retires two faithful defenders
Two Military Working Dogs assigned to the 66th Security Forces Squadron will officially retire Aug. 10 during a joint ceremony. Johnny and Cody protected the lives of base employees and visitors alike as well as helped in fighting the Global War on Terror through multiple deployments. Both dogs are being retired because of health issues. MWD
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Installation of new cashier system to expedite commissary shopping
Hanscom Commissary customers will soon experience an improved level of service when they pay for their groceries. On Aug. 12, the commissary will install the Defense Commissary Agency's new state-of-the-art checkout stations. "This new front-end operation, known as the Commissary Advanced Resale Transaction System, features new cashier stations
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2007
66th Air Base Wing and Electronic Systems Center Command Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Sirois, right, informs Hanscom's enlisted population about current Air Force hot topics during an enlisted call at the Minuteman Club July 31. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clinton Atkins.) Command chief discusses hot issues during enlisted call
After the Senior Enlisted Leadership Summit concluded on July 27 at Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, Ala., 66th Air Base Wing and Electronic Systems Center Command Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Sirois returned and shared her views and enthusiasm for Airmen at an enlisted call held July 31. "It was an incredible opportunity to be a part of the Chief
0 8/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo New Fitness Center to open Sept. 5
After much anticipation, the newly constructed Hanscom Fitness Center will open its doors to patrons Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. during a grand opening celebration that will feature a number of demonstrations and events to acclimate customers to the new amenities featured in the facility. "We welcome members of the Hanscom community to join us for the grand
0 8/09
2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass. -- Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team member Senior Airman James Cashwell chats with Brenda Huff, wife of Capt. Richard Huff, and their children Rebecca, 11, Sarah, 7, and Jake, 6, following a Drill Team performance in Minute Man National Historical Park in Lexington, Mass. Aug. 7. The Huff family recently relocated to Hanscom. The Drill Team conducted two performances during their visit to the base. On Aug. 6 the Drill Team performed on base for the base populace; on Aug. 7 the Drill Team performed for the public in the park. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jan Abate) Precision engagement

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2007
Default Air Force Logo Mission Planning User's Conference to be held Aug. 7-10
The 13th annual Mission Planning User's Conference will kick off next week in Orlando, Fla., running from Aug. 7 through 10. The conference will be hosted by the Electronic Systems Center's 951st Electronic Systems Group and the Paul Revere Chapter of the Air Force Association. ESC Commander Lt. Gen. Chuck Johnson will welcome the nearly 1,400
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Center delivers accounting, management system on time, on cost
A vision four years in the making to create a state-of-the-art financial management system that serves the Air Force and United States Transportation Command came to fruition on Friday when the Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management System Increment 1, Spiral 1 was successfully fielded at Scott AFB, Ill. The DEAMS program was developed by the
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2007
From left, left line: Senior Airmen Brett J. Reed, Aaron E. Minor, Prudencio Olmos, and From right, right line: Senior Airmen Michelle K. Urso, Thomas J. Credit and Evans O. Opoku participate in a flag folding ceremony conducted during the Airman Leadership School graduation held July 27 in the Minuteman Club. Eleven servicemembers graduated during the ceremony. The next ALS graduation is scheduled Oct. 5. The five-week ALS course is the first step of Professional Military Education for all enlisted Airmen. The class is required to be taken in residence before servicemembers are promoted to the rank of staff sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jan Abate). 
Eleven servicemembers graduate from ALS July 27

0 8/02
2007
Members of the Electronic Systems Center Safety Office joined area veterans for a fun-filled kayaking trip on the Charles River July 26. The trip was sponsored by the Boston Vet Center. The Hanscom volunteers helped with trip details and shared many smiles and stories with the former servicemembers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jan Abate). Wingmen explore Charles River

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