Hanscom Air Force Base   Right Corner Banner
Join the Air Force

News > 13th Frame Diner converts to resiliency center
13th Frame Diner converts to resiliency center

Posted 5/17/2012   Updated 5/17/2012 Email story   Print story

    


by Mark Wyatt
66th Air Base Group Public Affairs


5/17/2012 - HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- As a result of Global Base Support position reductions, the 13th Frame Diner is scheduled to close May 26 and convert to a resiliency center later this fall.

Hanscom Lanes will remain open and a mini-snack bar will be available beginning May 29 for refreshments.

"The community can still count on bowling," said Paul Hartigan, 66th Force Support Squadron Community Support flight chief, "and our bowling league patrons can be assured that we will still offer league play again in the fall."

Over the next year, the concept of the bowling and fitness centers will evolve into a resiliency center. In the current diner space, plans for an activity room are taking shape. Options for how to use this space are currently being identified, but some ideas include a space for fitness circuit training for targeted groups such as pre-teens and women only. The four pillars of resiliency will also extend into other new programs such as cooking classes, healthy eating or work/life seminars.

The fitness and resiliency centers will focus on building resilience by integrating physical, mental, social and spiritual assets in a centrally located multi-purpose facility, according to 66th Force Support Squadron officials.

"We want the community's input on this," said Hartigan. "We have crafted a survey to get feedback from the base populace on how the future resiliency center space can be used."

To participate in the survey, visit http://tinyurl.com/Fitness-Sports. In addition, FSS will be hosting focus groups in June and July.

Without the breakfast option offered at the 13th Frame Diner, other eating facilities on base are filling the void. Many have also included specials throughout June.

The Daily Bagel shop located in the 66th Medical Squadron clinic is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Throughout June, patrons can purchase a bagel with cream cheese and a medium coffee for $3.75.

Dunkin Donuts, located in the Base Exchange mall, is open Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. On June 1, customers will receive a free donut with the purchase of any beverage.

Froots, also located in the Base Exchange mall, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Throughout June, customers may purchase a breakfast wrap for $3.99 and receive a free choice of juice.

To keep up with the latest information about the 66th Force Support Squadron changes, visit their website regularly at www.HanscomServices.com.



tabComments
No comments yet.  
Add a comment

 Inside Hanscom AFB

ima cornerSearch

tabMission NewsRSS feed 
JSTARS Recap team holds industry week

Still time to register for upcoming focus week

Space, Aerial and Nuclear Networks Division offers up potential business opportunities

Significant milestone met as progress continues on AWACS upgrade

Initial phase of Joint STARS effort begins

Cursor on Target to host user group meeting

PEOs share information, emphasize collaboration at symposium

Battle Management division emphasizes acquisition priorities, sets sight on new initiatives

Hanscom facility looks to expand  1

tabHanscom NewsRSS feed 
Wolfenbarger visits Hanscom

Force management update

Prescription drugs 'take back' scheduled

AFOSI assists personnel traveling abroad via AF Portal

Air Base Group working to improve self-assessment program

Holocaust Days of Remembrance scheduled

PPE and situational awareness key to staying safe outdoors

Religious support teams minister to building occupants

AF Heritage of America Band to perform April 25

Hep B immunization guideline updated

tabNews Briefs and HappeningsRSS feed 
Upcoming events

News in Brief

School Notes

tabCommentaryRSS feed 
We all need a wingman

Military spouse resiliency

tabPhoto FeatureRSS feed 
Photo feature: This week at Hanscom, April 17

tabFeaturesRSS feed 
Air Force strong

Making a positive impact


Site Map      Contact Us     Questions     USA.gov     Security and Privacy notice     E-publishing  
Suicide Prevention    SAPR   IG   EEO   Accessibility/Section 508   No FEAR Act