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Default Air Force Logo 13th Frame Diner converts to resiliency center
As a result of Global Base Support position reductions, the 13th Frame Diner is scheduled to close May 26 and convert to a resiliency center later this fall.Hanscom Lanes will remain open and a mini-snack bar will be available beginning May 29 for refreshments. "The community can still count on bowling," said Paul Hartigan, 66th Force Support
0 5/17
2012
Default Air Force Logo Credentials awarded to childhood educators
Two Hanscom employees have been awarded credentials in recognition of their outstanding work with youth. Colleen Evangelista-Weeks, who works at the Child Development Center, was awarded the Child Development Associate credential in recognition of her outstanding work with young children. Ashley Camacho, a School Age program employee, was awarded a
0 5/16
2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Thirteen of the 19 Hanscom Spouses Club scholarship recipients pose with their certificates during the 51st annual HSC Scholarship Awards Night at the Minuteman Commons May 9. HSC officers awarded $42,000 in scholarships to the students. (Courtesy photo) HSC gives $42,000 in scholarships
On May 9 the Hanscom Spouses Club hosted nearly 100 people at the Minuteman Commons to honor 15 high school seniors and four spouses during the 51st annual HSC Scholarship Awards Night. The students were dependents of military families in the New England area. HSC officers awarded $42,000 in scholarships to the students, all of whose transcripts
0 5/16
2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Susumo Ito, a Japanese American who fought in World War II, shares his experiences at the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month food tasting at the Minuteman Commons May 9. Several events are scheduled throughout this month that will recognize Asian Pacific heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt) Heritage month celebrates with WWII vet
On May 9 the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month committee hosted a "Japanese Americans During World War II" exhibit at the Minuteman Commons during the lunch hour. Susumo Ito, a well-decorated World War II veteran, spoke about his experiences during the war. Ito was an artillery spotter who rose to the rank of lieutenant and participated in the
0 5/16
2012
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – (from left to right) Charles Miller, Pamela Winters, Samuel Baker, Aleah Davis, Patrick Baker and Bain Kitchin work to create a device that drops golf balls into various size tubes from 14 inches away during a challenge at the Science of Sports Science Fair May 6 at Gillette Stadium. The team from Hanscom won the challenge and will have an opportunity to attend a New England Patriots training camp session. (Courtesy photo) Youth Center members participate in Science of Sports event
Since January, four members of the Hanscom Youth Center -- Bain Kitchin, Patrick and Sam Baker and Tyler Lefebvre -- have been working hard on a science experiment in order to participate in the Science of Sports Science Fair. With support from the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and Raytheon, a series of events led the team to present
0 5/16
2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Col. Stacy L. Yike, 66th Air Base Group commander, salutes during Retreat as Airmen prepare to remove the flag and present it to her. Yike will retire after more than 20 years of service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) Commander prepares to retire, ready to start down new path
During the fast-paced, sometimes chaotic life of a base commander, it's the quiet moments that are the most cherished. For Col. Stacy L. Yike, 66th Air Base Group commander, those are the moments she enjoys and takes time to reflect on as her retirement draws near. Yike will hand over command May 21 after more than 20 years of service. As she looks
0 5/16
2012
HUMAROCK, Mass. -- Fourth Cliff family recreation facility in Humarock, Mass., opened May 1 for the summer season. Fourth Cliff is a 56-acre seaside resort on the Massachusetts south shore that offers several activities for service members and their families throughout the summer months.(U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry) Fourth Cliff reopens for season
Fourth Cliff family recreation facility in Humarock, Mass., opened May 1 for the summer season.Originally opened as a seasonal facility, Fourth Cliff is a 56-acre seaside resort on the Massachusetts south shore that offers several activities for service members and their families throughout the summer months."The staff at Fourth Cliff has done a
0 5/09
2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass – Family Child Care provider Rachel Perez works with McKenna Perez on a project May 8. Hanscom is celebrating Provider Appreciation Day May 11 by thanking all child care providers from FCC, the Child Development Center and School Age program. (Photo by Rick Berry) Child care providers get special day
May 11 marks Provider Appreciation Day and staff from the Family Child Care program, School Age program and Child Development Center are being honored for their work in caring for children. Provider Appreciation Day began in 1996 by a group of volunteers in New Jersey. These founders saw the need to recognize the efforts of providers who care for
0 5/09
2012
Default Air Force Logo Airmen bring home AFSA awards
Two Airmen from Hanscom have been recognized by the Air Force Sergeants Association for their outstanding service. Tech. Sgt. Renieka Pepper and Staff Sgt. JonCarlos Candelario were both recognized at the AFSA Division 1 level, which encompasses seven states and eight chapters in the northeast region.Pepper, who works in the 66th Comptroller
0 5/09
2012
Default Air Force Logo Commissary reset improves shopping experience
The Hanscom commissary will close June 3 through 5 while it undergoes a "reset" as part of the Defense Commissary Agency's ongoing effort to enhance the shopping experience."We have to inconvenience our customers with the closure, but this is something we'll all appreciate when it's done," said Clyde Nolen, store director.The reset is part of an
0 5/09
2012
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