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Master sergeant promotion Hanscom Airmen selected for master sergeant
Air Force officials have selected 6,176 technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant out of 20,866 eligible for a selection rate of 29.60 percent. Eighteen technical sergeants assigned here were among those selected for promotion.
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E-8C Joint STARS One E-8C JSTARS to undergo organic depot maintenance
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  The Air Force plans to bring an E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, better known as JSTARS, into the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins AFB, Georgia, for Programmed Depot Maintenance by Summer 2018.   The move would increase PDM capacity by demonstrating an organic depot-capacity
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Program Executive Officer for Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt looks over acquisition strategies with his deputy, Scott Owens, at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Friday, May 18. Schmidt and Owens recently took over leadership of the C3I&N directorate in April and say they are working towards enabling a workforce which acquires systems at the speed technology evolves. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Todd Maki) Schmidt digs into network acquisition
“It’s harder, in this portfolio, to visualize what we’re giving to the warfighter than some of the other three PEO’s I’ve had the privilege to lead,” said Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt. “But make no mistake, it doesn’t matter if you have the coolest B-21 or F-35 in the air, it won’t do any good for you without the awareness generated by networks we manage here.”
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Default Air Force Logo Summer safety must begin with risk management
Members of the 66th Air Base Group Safety Office encourage all members of Team Hanscom to use risk management techniques this summer, both on and off duty.
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A Japan Air Self-Defense Force E-767 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft taxis before takeoff on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 14, 2015. The JASDF contingent is on JBER to participate in Red Flag-Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed training exercises for U.S. and international forces to provide joint offensive, counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large force employment in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alejandro Pena) Japanese AWACS fleet to get $208 million in upgrades
Mission computing upgrades will give Japanese AWACS better interoperability with U.S. systems and improve their standalone command and control capability. AFLCMC’s International Airborne Battle Management Command and Control Division at Hanscom, which awarded the contract, expects the first delivery in late 2019.
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The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program ensures Airmen are aware of the limitations and consequences of alcohol abuse and its impact on their Air Force career. At each installation, the ADAPT program offers awareness outreach, assessment, and counseling. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.) Alcohol’s insidious nature: Getting help empowers your career
Alcohol abuse has a deceptively gradual onset that can slowly affect family, friends and work. Knowing the signs and getting help early are key to beating alcohol abuse.
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Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform
Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
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Hayden Santiago, a Hanscom Middle School student, and others run across a bridge during this year's HOPA race at Castle Park on base May 17. The annual three-mile race is named after the Hopa Crabapple tree that was planted near the finish line of the race 32 years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) HMS hosts annual community event
The Hanscom Middle School community has held a three-mile race through Castle Park and the surrounding area here every year since 1986, including this year, when it will be run on Wednesday, May 16, at noon.
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Members of Team Hanscom can attend numerous local Memorial Day parades and ceremonies scheduled to take place in late May. Memorial Day is an opportunity to pause and remember the sacrifices of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who gave their lives to secure our freedoms. Local Memorial Day observances to honor service members’ sacrifices
Members of Team Hanscom can attend numerous local Memorial Day parades and ceremonies scheduled to take place in late May.
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Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel, the Air Force’s director of Information Technology Acquisition Process Development at the Pentagon, cuts the ribbon for the Kessel Run Experimentation Lab opening in Boston May 7 Kessel Run hits hyperdrive
Thirty U.S. Air Force active duty, civilians and contractors gathered in a shared workspace downtown May 7 for the opening of the Kessel Run Experimentation Lab, where they will build the next generation of combat software.
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