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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
Lt. Col. Kenneth A. Ferland, 66th Air Base Group deputy commander, and Jon O'Connor, commander of American Legion Post 221, salute as the national anthem plays during a Veterans Day ceremony in Bedford, Mass., Nov. 11. Several local towns surrounding Hanscom honored military service members during Veterans Day observances. (Courtesy photo)  
Local Veterans Day observances planned
Hanscom personnel will participate in local Veterans Day observances honoring military service members Nov. 9 and 11. “According to public law, Veterans Day is a ‘celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good,’” said Randy Bergeron, 66th Air Base Group historian. “How fortunate we are to be able to ‘celebrate’ the patriotism, fervent love for liberty and contributions made to our national security, which Hanscom veterans and all veterans have made.”
0 11/02
2017
Default Air Force Logo AFLCMC taps into reserve component to fill vacancies
Two reserve component officers here recently began three years of active duty service through the Air Force Personnel Center’s Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty program.
0 10/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo CE announces contract award
Hanscom civil engineers recently announced the award of a $17 million contract to complete the second phase of Building 1604, located on the corner of Barksdale and Eglin Streets.
0 10/27
2017
National American Indian Heritage Month proclamation November is National American Indian Heritage Month
November is National American Indian Heritage Month, a time to recognize the contributions made by American Indian and Alaska Native people. The theme for this year’s monthlong observance is “Standing Together.”
0 10/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Center continues to improve
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Change isn’t always easy … especially when you have more than 26,000 employees, multiple locations across the country and a vast portfolio of responsibilities to include acquiring and supporting most of the Air Force’s weapons systems. Entering its sixth year of operation, the Air Force Life Cycle Management
0 10/26
2017
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