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Default Air Force Logo Reporting options available to abused
There are many reasons someone stays in an abusive relationship, with fear for safety and lack of resources being two of the most common reasons. To address these two issues, the Department of Defense has established options and support processes to mitigate the chances someone who needs help does not go without it. The first is restricted
0 11/20
2012
Default Air Force Logo Operation Best Wishes lands at Hanscom; Credit union offers opportunity for military families to connect with video greeting
Staying connected during the holidays can help bridge the distance for military members and their loved ones. Whether deployed overseas or unable to leave their duty station to be home for the holidays, it is important to reach out to those who serve.On Dec. 6 from 11 a.m. 7 p.m., Hanscom families, co-workers and friends will get a chance to send a
0 11/15
2012
Default Air Force Logo Dorm council strengthens communication, builds bonds
Single Airmen living in the dorms are busy making sure life is fun, functional and furnished through the dormitory council. The council, which was formed here in July 2010, provides Airmen living in the dorms a communication tool with base leadership as well as improving dormitory life for all residents."The dorm council is the forum by which
0 11/15
2012
Default Air Force Logo Cooking a turkey safely
The holiday season is fast approaching. For most people that means family gatherings, shopping, hurrying about and food. The last thing anyone wants this holiday season is a food borne illness. Since all raw foods of animal origin carry bacteria, assume that the Thanksgiving turkey is no exception. Salmonella or campylobacter can be found on a
0 11/14
2012
Default Air Force Logo Export control is featured topic of the next BAFWG
The next Boston Area Fraud Working Group training session is set for Nov. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. Experts in the arena of export control will be educating the Hanscom acquisition workforce. Specifically, Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie Siegmann, from the Anti-Terrorism and National Security Unit in Boston, will be briefing on applicable export
0 11/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo Quit smoking: The time is now
Many people wait to make their New Year's resolution in January, and a number of those resolutions will be to stop the use of tobacco. However, New Year's is eight weeks away. Rather than waiting, Hanscom personnel are encouraged to take the steps to quit by Jan. 1 and begin the new year with one goal already completed. Nov. 15 is the Great
0 11/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo One week left to contribute to CFC
Federal employees have one more week to contribute to the Combined Federal Campaign. CFC wraps up on Nov. 16, but there is still time to fill out a pledge card or make a one-time donation.So far, $151,000 has been raised--51 percent toward the goal of $295,000.The CFC installation manager reminds personnel that there are many charities that are in
0 11/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo Air Force officials delay MilPDS upgrade
Air Force officials are delaying the upgrade of the Military Personnel Data System that was originally scheduled for December.Delaying the upgrade is necessary to ensure the new system is thoroughly tested by the Air Force Personnel Center and other Department of Defense and Air Force agencies that use personnel information from MilPDS."Despite the
0 11/07
2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Attendees of the Transition Assistance Programs for Survivors Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp release balloons with notes attached to their loved ones outside the Minuteman Commons Nov. 3. TAPS is open to surviving family members of military personnel who have died while serving in the military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry) Hanscom hosts families coping with grief
Approximately 125 surviving family members of military personnel who have died while serving in the military embarked upon the base Nov. 2 through 4 to take part in the Transition Assistance Programs for Survivors Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp for kids.The free seminar began with a reception at the Minuteman Commons Nov. 2. The
0 11/07
2012
Default Air Force Logo Hanscom hosts college basketball game
Hanscom will host a women's college basketball game at the Fitness and Sports Center Nov. 10 at 1 p.m.The free event will feature Newbury College Nighthawks vs. Simmons College Sharks. Both teams are located in Boston with Newbury playing in the New England Collegiate Conference and Simmons playing in the Great Northeast Atlantic Conference."The
0 11/07
2012
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