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The Airman and Family Readiness Center here will host financial readiness programs for the base community throughout Military Saves Week Feb. 27 through March 4. (Graphic by Military Saves Week) Military Saves Week promotes positive financial habits
The Airman and Family Readiness Center here will host financial readiness programs for the base community throughout Military Saves Week Feb. 27 through March 4.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Brett Pierson, a pilot with the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, refers to his personal computer tablet during preflight checks aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft bound for a refueling mission in Afghanistan May 8, 2011, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center at Hanscom AFB, Mass., is working with industry to provide Air Mobility Command pilots with hardened digital tablets, which can withstand digital attack and electronic interference during flight, replacing hundreds of pages of printed material with secure electronic flight bags. This acquisition method, known as a plug-test can quickly put needed tools in the hands of warfighters, before the technology is outdated. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Master Sgt. William Greer) Fast Acquisitions: Not an Oxymoron at Hanscom
Several acquisition techniques, like Other Transaction Authorities and plug-test prototype demonstrations, where Airmen get hands-on exposure to test equipment they need before purchasing, are available to industry through the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Hanscom. These techniques could lead to putting cutting-edge tools in the hands of deployed Airmen in a matter of weeks and months, rather than years.
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Chief Master Sgt. Doreen Losacco, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center command chief. Losacco reflects on career and time as command chief
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Chief Master Sgt. Doreen Losacco, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center command chief, retired Feb. 17 after 28 years of service in the United States Air Force. The Skywrighter interviewed Losacco to learn about her accomplishments, memorable moments and challenges she faced during her career. Q:  What
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Default Air Force Logo Hanscom helping today’s warfighters with a FEURY
A small team here is improving warfighter capabilities by providing full motion video systems for those deployed in theater.
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Default Air Force Logo Hanscom division upgrades Saudi AWACS
The International Airborne Battle Management Command and Control Division here has completed a significant radar upgrade for the Royal Saudi Air Force.
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Senior Airman Matthew Marra, 66th Medical Squadron pharmacy technician, discards medication in a MedSafe container in the lobby of the clinic last month. Personnel with base access may now safely turn in unused or expired medication at the MedSafe drop box Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Herlihy) MedSafe ensures safe disposal of medications
Base personnel may now safely turn in unused or expired medication at a MedSafe drop box located in the lobby of Building 1900.
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Senior Airman Robert Beaver, assigned to the Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) Integration Directorate, has been named The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center’s Airman of the Year. The announcement came Feb. 2 during the center’s annual award ceremony at the Mountain View Club at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, where AFNWC is headquartered. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt) Beaver named AFNWC Airman of the Year
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- A senior airman stationed in the Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) Integration Directorate here has been named The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center’s Airman of the Year.The selection of Senior Airman Robert Beaver was announced during the center’s annual award ceremony Feb. 2 at the Mountain View
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Senior Airman Michael Mejia salutes Col. Roman L. Hund, installation commander, after receiving the John L. Levitow Award during the Airman Leadership School graduation ceremony at the Minuteman Commons Feb. 10. Mejia, a member of the 66th Comptroller Squadron, received the award for achieving the highest overall standing from a combination of academic scores, performance evaluation and leadership qualities. It's the highest honor awarded to an enlisted PME student. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Herlihy) ALS graduates complete PME milestone
Twelve students attending Airman Leadership School here completed the first step in their professional military education following a graduation ceremony Feb. 10 at the Minuteman Commons.
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Default Air Force Logo New Horizons around the bend
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. - An annual event that allows interaction between government, industry and academia, New Horizons will take place March 14 and 15 at the Marriott Hotel in Newton, Massachusetts.Sponsored by the Lexington-Concord Chapter of the Armed Force Communications and Electronics Association, New Horizons will feature Lt. Gen.
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Default Air Force Logo AFLCMC Success: BACN in the fight
Over the course of two days in early December 2016, coalition forces struck and destroyed a fleet of 188 transport trucks in Syria used to support the Islamic State’s illicit oil operation.
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