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Default Air Force Logo 66th Security Forces Squadron to host annual Police Week festivities
The 66th Security Forces Squadron will host Hanscom's annual Police Week May 14 through 18. The week begins with an opening ceremony Monday, May 14, at the former Air Force Research Lab Building 1103. This event starts at 9 a.m. with Investigator Elias Mussalum as the emcee for the morning, Staff Sgt. Richard Crotty leading the Security Forces
0 5/09
2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. - Cmdr. Travis Schweizer, a Navy SEAL currently assigned to the Naval War College in Newport, R.I., talks about special operations during Heritage of Freedom at the Hanscom Conference Center April 27. During his presentation, the SEAL also discussed the importance of joint operations and emphasized the important work done by the Electronic Systems Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) Navy SEAL emphasizes joint operations
It was standing room only in the Concord Auditorium of the Hanscom Conference Center as Cmdr. Travis Schweizer, a Navy SEAL currently assigned to the Naval War College in Newport, R.I., talked about some of his experiences in special operations and the importance of fighting as a joint team during Heritage of Freedom on April 27. He began by
0 5/02
2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Veterans, family members and scuba instructors gather before the warrior orientation dive program, courtesy of the Warrior Scuba Project, at the Hanscom pool April 27. The program is a way for veterans, including physically and non-physically wounded, to get together and take part in scuba events as part of their individual growth and healing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) Warriors dive in to new project
More than 60 wounded warriors from all branches of the armed forces and their family members took a dive into Hanscom's pool April 27 to take part in the Warrior Scuba Project. Two of the founders, Todd Jones, a retired Army captain, and Steve Snyder, an Air Force veteran, along with a team of instructors, embarked onto the base with a mission of
0 5/02
2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Col. Stacy L. Yike (left), 66th Air Base Group commander, Greg Cravedi, Civil Engineering Environmental office, and Hanscom Middle School students help plant a pear tree along Eglin Street near the clinic as part of Arbor Day activities April 27. The tree planting ceremony was just one of several efforts base personnel accomplished to achieve Tree City USA status for the 25th year in a row. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) Arbor Day Foundation names Hanscom Tree City USA community
The nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Hanscom's commitment to urban forestry by naming the base a Tree City USA community for the 25th consecutive year.The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
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2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Members of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month committee watch as Col. Stacy L. Yike (center), 66th Air Base Group commander, signs a proclamation declaring the month of May as APAHM at Hanscom. Committee members in attendance from left to right include 2nd Lt. David Lam, Don Seta, Capt. Paul Park, 2nd Lt. Samuel Han, Angie Fedukowski, 1st Lt Joel Mercado and Mark Newell. (U.S. Air Force photo by Walter Santos) Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events
May 9: Japanese Americans during World War II exhibit and Asian Pacific food sampling from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Minuteman Commons May 16: Indian American History brown bag lunch from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Minuteman Commons May 17: Asian/Pacific Studies Class from 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. for Hanscom Middle School studentsMay 23: Capstone
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2012
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Senior Airman Stephanie Roberts, playing as Sallie Two-Guns, is questioned in the witness chair as Peter Babcock (right), Electronic Systems Center attorney, and student Phoebe DeLory act as judges during Law Day April 24. The ESC Legal office celebrated Law Day 2012 on April 24 with a pirate-themed mock trial for Hanscom Middle School students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt) Hanscom students rule on Law Day
Court was in session when the Electronic Systems Center Legal office celebrated Law Day 2012 with its annual mock trial for Hanscom's fifth grade students on April 24. The Law Day theme, "No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom," underscores the importance of the courts and their role in ensuring access to justice for all Americans. Law Day is a
0 5/02
2012
Default Air Force Logo Centralized trash collection, increased restroom cleaning to be implemented in June
Changes are coming for trash collection and restroom cleaning at Hanscom. Beginning June 1, centralized trash collection will be implemented. At the same time, an increase in restroom cleanings will take place. In 2008, the Air Force Vice Chief of Staff established common Levels of Service standards for the "Big 3" base service contracts: grounds
0 5/02
2012
Default Air Force Logo AFMC to promote Employee Physical Fitness Month in May
May is National Employee Physical Fitness Month, a time for everyone to focus on developing and maintaining a fit and healthy workforce. Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Be Active: Physical Fitness and Activity Initiative throughout the month. According to the Centers of Disease Control, regular physical activity can help control body
0 4/25
2012
Default Air Force Logo Medications and dentistry
It is very important to tell dental team members, to include the dentist, hygienist or assistant, about any medicines a patient is taking, whether it is prescription, over the counter or herbal supplements. People often feel that medicines won't affect their teeth. That is not necessarily the case. For example, while a heart or blood pressure pill
0 4/25
2012
BEDFORD, Mass. -- Airman 1st Class John Fay cheers on a resident during a bowling activity at the Bedford Veteran's Hospital April 23 as Airman 1st Class Matthew Goforth looks on. Seven volunteers from Hanscom traveled to the hospital to assist with the bowling activity and visit with residents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Wyatt) Vets share stories, spend time with Airmen
Age wasn't a factor when it came to sports, stories and wit at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford April 23.Volunteers from the base came together during one of two monthly visits they make to spend time with veterans at the hospital and enjoy ice cream, games and socializing.This particular day, the Hanscom Airmen teamed
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2012
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