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January 2012 Heroes Homecoming logo. (U.S. Air Force graphic) Parade, homecoming, festival and fireworks set for Aug. 30
More than 80 Airmen who have returned home from deployment since January, along with their family members, will be honored during this summer's Heroes Homecoming at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 in the parking lot behind the Outdoor Recreation facility. Following Heroes Homecoming, the entire Hanscom community is invited to take part in an end-of-summer
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HANSCOM Air Force Base, Mass. - Members of the Electronic Systems Center render salutes during a formal retreat ceremony held outside Building 1606 April 25. The Patriot Honor Guard and Band of Liberty also participated in the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt) Three buildings named winners in energy competition
When participants from three different office buildings were asked, "How low can you go?" they knew it wasn't for a limbo contest, but a serious challenge to reduce weekend energy consumption. Buildings 1624, 1606 and 1305 were all named as winners during the latest energy competition here. The concept was to reduce energy consumption during the
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Default Air Force Logo Hanscom youth enter video contest
The Air Force Teen Council (AFTC) is hosting a team video contest, and the council with the most "likes" wins. Youth were asked to create an item that deployed members would find useful in their everyday life. The catch was that it had to be made out of duct tape.The Hanscom Youth Center worked as a team to create the useful item and made a one to
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Default Air Force Logo Hanscom employee takes OPSEC to national level
Valerie Simpson, a division security manager, was recently elected as vice president of the Operations Security Professionals Society. She is the first female elected to serve the society in its 22-year history. According to Simpson, she is one of only 18 lifetime certified operations security professionals in the Department of Defense and the only
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Default Air Force Logo Minuteman Commons is new model for clubs across Air Force
Over the past year there have been several changes to services offered to the base community as a result of the Global Base Support initiative. As a result, officials from the 66th Force Support Squadron have overhauled many base programs to continue to offer important services for the Hanscom community.The Minuteman Commons, named to reflect the
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HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. - Chief Master Sgt. Michael Warner, Air Force Materiel Command command chief, speaks to junior enlisted members in the Brown Building conference room July 20. Warner used the session to speak to E-1s through E-6s about his career, the continuing changes within the Air Force and AFMC and answered questions regarding promotion, enlisted performance reports and basic allowance for housing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt) AFMC command chief visits Airmen
Air Force Materiel Command's new command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Warner, spoke to junior enlisted members here July 20.As the command chief, he advises the commander and senior staff on matters concerning effective use, training, education and readiness of AFMC's more than 13,000 enlisted Airmen."It's my job...to make sure you know our
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Default Air Force Logo Next fraud working group training scheduled for Aug. 2
Anthony Scalice, acquisition fraud counsel, will host the next Boston Area Fraud Working Group (BAFWG) training session on Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. at the Hanscom Conference Center, Concord Auditorium. The session will feature Ron Meldonian, Defense Contract Audit Agency Northeast Region director, as the keynote speaker. Meldonian is responsible for 22
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Derrick Pizarro, Hanscom Youth of the Year, receives a plaque from Maj. Gen. Darren McDew, Air Force District of Washington commander, during the Air Force Youth of the Year awards ceremony in June at the Pentagon. Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. (Courtesy photo) Exceptional Hanscom teen wins Youth of the Year honor
Hanscom teen Derrick Pizarro was recently selected as Youth of the Year for the base and competed against other Boys & Girls Club members for the Massachusetts Youth of the Year title and a $1,000 college scholarship. As the new Youth of the Year for Hanscom's Youth Center, this 15-year-old is a true example of an extraordinary young man recognized
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Default Air Force Logo Privately owned weapons require proper registration and storage
With many new families arriving at Hanscom, it's important to know the guidelines and restrictions for having weapons on base. All personnel residing in dormitories, Visiting Officers' Quarters (VOQ), Visiting Airmen Quarters (VAQ) and Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) are not authorized to store weapons/munitions or dangerous weapons and are
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Default Air Force Logo FSGLI covers family members
On Nov. 1, 2001, Family Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (FSGLI), was established for spouses and dependent children of servicemembers insured under the SGLI program.FSGLI provides a maximum of $100,000 of life insurance coverage for spouses, not to exceed the amount of SGLI coverage the servicemember has in force. Spouse coverage is available
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