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Senior Airman John Hooten, 66th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, issues a warning over the public address system to protesters outside of the Hartwell gate during a squadron-level exercise as the 66 SFS?Confrontation Management Team stands guard April 20. (US Air Force photo by Jan Abate) Your attention please

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2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass. -- Director Emeritus of the United States Air Force Band retired Col. Arnald D. Gabriel  conducts members of the Air Force Band of Liberty April 10. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) Military band legend visits AF Band of Liberty
When it comes to music and the military, perhaps no one has lived a life quite like retired Col. Arnald D. Gabriel. From the beaches of Normandy on D-Day to the conductor's podium on some of the great stages of the world, Colonel Gabriel has been there, done that and then some.Director Emeritus of the United States Air Force Band retired Colonel
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2007
HANSCOM AFB, Mass -- From left, Staff Sgt. John Malzone, 66th Medical Group Dental Flight, shows Tech Sgt. Raymond Merring, 66 MDG Dental Flight, his X-rays, which were taken using the new digital radiography system that was recently installed at Hanscom. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jan Abate) Say Ahhhh: Dental clinic transitions to digital X-ray system
The 66th Dental Clinic recently took a technological leap by transitioning from the conventional film radiography to digital radiography. Now, instead of using the film to X-ray patients' pearly whites, the clinic's dentists and dental technicians are encouraging patients to gently bite down on digital sensors, which return instantaneous images for
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Self-referred behavioral health services: Proceed with caution
Tricare Prime beneficiaries are entitled to eight "self-referred" visits to a Tricare network behavioral health care provider each fiscal year. This option allows beneficiaries to take advantage of these appointments each year without a referral from their Primary Care Managers. When choosing a behavioral health care provider, members must be
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Incidents can turn into Equal Opportunity issues
Recently, an argument over available products at Hanscom's Commissary escalated quickly when an angry customer insulted an Army and Air Force Exchange Service employee by using a derogatory racial slur. Because the incident involved ethnic derision, what was initially a customer service issue quickly became an equal opportunity issue; the employee
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Hanscom moves to AFMC regional e-mail environment
Hanscom e-mail accounts will migrate to the Air Force Materiel Command's Advanced Messaging System, or AAMS, beginning Tuesday. This move is a culmination of ongoing work since 2003, when AFMC embarked upon an initiative to develop an enterprise-wide system hosted on Microsoft Exchange 2003 Servers in Regional Data Centers. The system architecture
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2007
Default Air Force Logo ESC announces $800 million support services contract awards
The U.S. Air Force's Electronic Systems Center has awarded eight contracts, worth a total ceiling value of $800 million, for Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) to eight companies: Abacus Technology Corporation, Business Technologies & Solutions, Inc., Gemini Industries, Inc., Oasis Systems, Odyssey Systems, PESystems, Inc., Quantech Services,
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Default Air Force Logo Runners conquer Boston Marathon
The weather forecasters predicted dire conditions - winds gusting at 30 or more miles per hour and icy, driving rain. Some called it a "monster nor'easter." The 32 determined runners, hailing from various locations and military services, still showed up at Sports and Fitness Center here at 6:30 a.m. on April 16. Neither the adverse weather
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Intense focus, professionalism on display at 'ORI Survivor' competition
After several rounds of intense competition, the 554th Electronic Systems Wing stood as the 'sole survivor' of the April 5 installment of Hanscom's Operational Readiness Inspection 'Olympics.' Last Thursday's event was billed as the ESC ORI 'Survivor' Competition because it loosely followed the format of the popular TV show. One team from each of
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 'Plethora of challenges' discussed at MAC Breakfast meeting
The Electronic Systems Center is working hard to deliver the power of information to air, space and cyberspace, Executive Director Fran Duntz told a mixed audience of government and industry personnel this morning. Speaking at a Military Affairs Council breakfast meeting at Max Stein's restaurant in Lexington, Mrs. Duntz said the center is taking
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2007
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