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Default Air Force Logo Upcoming events
For base event information, visit the calendar page on the 66th Force Support Squadron's website or the internal community calendar that is only accessible with a common access card on an Air Force network computer. Local community events can be found by visiting the Bedford, Concord, Lexington and Lincoln or the Boston and Massachusetts calendar
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2018
U.S. Air Force Capt. Trevor Millette, 71st Rescue Squadron pilot, taxis an HC-130J Combat King II on the unimproved landing zone on Bemiss Field, July 29, 2016, at Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range, Ga. This flight marked the first time an HC-130J landed at the ULZ on Bemiss Field, which was previously used for airdrops and helicopter landings. The landing validated the pilot’s training for future operations in austere locations and met requirements for training that cannot be accomplished on paved runways or assault strips. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)
Deployable landing system gives pilots global reach
Airmen with the 46th Test Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, worked for several months to learn the setup process and basic maintenance of the D-ILS system. Their efforts will help standardize the setup checklists all air traffic control systems Airmen will use assembling D-ILS units around the globe. Developed runways have permanent systems, but undeveloped runways sometimes have no electronic landing system capability. D-ILS provides instrument landing capabilities where they never existed, or where they have been degraded by enemy action or natural disasters. It facilitates humanitarian relief operations and supports the 24-hour, 365-day potential operational footprint of the U.S. Air Force.
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2017
AFLCMC CGO Hanscom CGO semifinalist in entertainment competition
An Air Force Life Cycle Management Center company grade officer here won the instrumental category for the 2017 Air Force Entertainer of the Year, but failed to advance as one of three in the competition.
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2017
Native American Indian Heritage Month National American Indian Heritage Month: Standing Together
This year is the 27th year that the U.S. has celebrated National American Indian Heritage Month in November. The theme for this year’s observance is “Standing Together.”
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Thanksgiving food preparation and safety tips
Thanksgiving is next week and this often means a lot of cooking for holiday dinners. Improper storing and cooking of a turkey dinner can lead to the growth of harmful bacteria, and serving that dinner could cause food-borne illnesses.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo CFC drive begins Nov. 15
The 2017 Combined Federal Campaign will kick off here Nov. 15 with a goal to raise $140,000 and make 100 percent contact with local military and civilian federal employees.
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2017
Salute to Veterans Ceremony honors service, sacrifice of veterans
More than 60 local veterans were honored during the sixth annual Salute to Veterans ceremony at the base conference center here Nov. 9.
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2017
Acquisition awards presented Hanscom personnel capture AFLCMC acquisition awards
The winners of 2017 Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Acquisition Management awards were announced during a ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, Nov. 7.
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2017
Potentially counterfeit circuit board. Fraud Working Group keeps supply chain genuine, safe
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Hanscom personnel can learn how to respond to reports of counterfeit materials supplied by manufacturers and potentially receive continuous learning points if they attend an Air Force Fraud Working Group meeting Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. in the Conference Center here. The group meets biannually, providing real-world
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2017
Second Lt. Nic Cincotti, Command and Control test manager, 46th Test Squadron, Detachment 1, speaks to other members of the detachment about the support the group provides to program offices at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., July 13. Listening at the table from left-to-right is Lt. Col. Corey Beaverson, commander; 1st Lt. Matt Neau, C2 Cybersecurity test engineer; Jim Bordini, test engineer; and Tech. Sgt. James Pryor, Cybersecurity test manager. The detachment supports Hanscom by being the access point to the test community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) Detachment connects Hanscom to test community
A team here has been supporting Hanscom program executive officers and program managers for 19 years by being the access point to the test community.
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2017
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