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Salute to Veterans Ceremony honors service, sacrifice of veterans
More than 60 local veterans were honored during the sixth annual Salute to Veterans ceremony at the base conference center here Nov. 9.
0 11/09
2017
Acquisition awards presented Hanscom personnel capture AFLCMC acquisition awards
The winners of 2017 Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Acquisition Management awards were announced during a ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, Nov. 7.
0 11/09
2017
Take command with TRICARE changes Take command: Enroll now for 2018 TRICARE coverage
On Jan. 1, 2018, there are a number of changes coming to your TRICARE benefit. This includes a change to the current TRICARE regions. The current three regions (North, South and West) will become two regions (East and West). There will be new regional contractors for the new East and West regions.
0 11/09
2017
Default Air Force Logo Hanscom to host Thanksgiving dinner
Members of the Hanscom community are invited to attend a Thanksgiving dinner at the chapel annex Nov. 23 from 3 to 5 p.m.
0 11/07
2017
Veena Meer, a program manager for IT security systems in the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Directorate at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., holds 3D printed airfoils, which will help fabricate an aircraft for the Air Force Research Lab’s 2018 Commander’s Challenge. 50 pounds. 30 miles. Unlimited ingenuity.
Veena Meer is Hanscom’s team lead for the Air Force Research Laboratory Commander’s Challenge. The team of six young program managers and engineers is at the halfway point of a competition asking junior acquisition experts to build a vehicle capable of delivering 50 pounds of supplies 30 miles behind enemy lines with a $50,000 budget.
0 11/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo Special tactics looking to recruit current Airmen
Air Force special tactics recruiters will be at the Education and Training Center here Nov. 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. to meet with anyone interested in cross training into the special tactics career field.
0 11/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo Cheyenne Mountain sees better satellite picture
UEWR primary missions include missile warning and missile defense, where radars spot missile launches, track them and send data to the Ballistic Missile Defense System. These primary missions enable ground-based interceptors to launch and eliminate incoming threats. The secondary mission is space surveillance, which includes tracking the increasingly crowded skies for manmade objects in orbit. “Our radars track and identify a lot of space-based objects. But, in this case, important information wasn’t getting to the people who needed it to make timely decisions,” said Col. Todd Wiest, senior materiel leader, Strategic Warning and Surveillance Systems division, referring to the Cheyenne Mountain Complex Combatant Commanders’ Integrated Command and Control Systems.
0 11/03
2017
Turkey Drop donation First sergeants plan annual food drive
Hanscom’s first sergeants will collect traditional Thanksgiving meal items Nov. 20 outside the Commissary here from 8 a.m. to 12 noon for those military and civilian employees in need.
0 11/03
2017
Default Air Force Logo Straight Talk: Use of outdoor fitness bubble
For those who have questions and may not know where to find answers, Straight Talk may be the solution. Clear communication is vital for everyone on base, and frustrations can mount when answers cannot be found. Straight Talk is a great tool to facilitate discussion on a variety of Hanscom issues.
0 11/02
2017
Default Air Force Logo Supporting dependents during divorce
The Air Force expects all Airmen to provide adequate support for their dependents, even while going through a divorce.
0 11/02
2017
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