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 Welcome to Hanscom Air Force Base and the 66th Air Base Group. We provide worldwide support for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and outstanding quality-of-life opportunities for our military personnel, their family members and the many workers who are part of Team Hanscom.

 Our website is designed to provide information to a wide audience including other government organizations, incoming military personnel, supporting contractors and the general public. We hope this site is helpful to you and that you may one day visit Hanscom, which we strive to make "best in the Air Force."

66th Air Base Group

66th Air Base Group The 66th Air Base Group is headquartered at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. The men and women of the 66th Air Base Group secure, support and sustain more than 5,000 active-duty, Reserve and National Guard personnel, DoD civilians, contractors, and 130,000 retired military and spouses living in the six-state New England and New York area. Click here for further information about Hanscom.

Air Force Mission

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight, and win...airpower anytime, anywhere.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision:

With a Total Force of more than 689,000 personnel, Airmen work to support all aspects of airpower, which includes five core missions: air superiorityglobal strikerapid global mobilityintelligencesurveillance and reconnaissance; and command and control. Airpower also requires people and resources dedicated to unit readiness, base infrastructure and talent management.

"Delivering airpower for our nation requires more than just aircraft; It requires Total Force Airmen – active duty, Guard, Reserve, civilians – in all Air Force specialties working together as a seamless team to operate, maintain and enable our mission and bring the unique capabilities and effects of airpower to bear." --  Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr.

Learn more about the Air Force.

AFMC Mission

Headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) manages installation and mission support, discovery and development, test and evaluation, and life cycle management services and sustainment for every major Air Force weapon system. AFMC employs nearly 89,000 military and civilian Airmen and manages $67 billion of budget authority.

Read the AFMC Strategic Plan (Current as of March 2021).


Powering the world's greatest Air Force...We develop, deliver, support and sustain war-winning capabilities.

AFMC delivers war-winning expeditionary capabilities to the warfighter through development and transition of technology, professional acquisition management, exacting test and evaluation, and world-class sustainment of all Air Force weapon systems. From cradle-to-grave, AFMC provides the work force and infrastructure necessary to ensure the United States remains the world's most respected Air Force.


One AFMC--Collaborative, innovative, trusted and empowered...indispensable to our Nation, disruptive to our adversaries.

AFLCMC Mission

AFLCMCOne of five centers under Air Force Materiel Command, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is the single center responsible for total life cycle management of Air Force weapon systems. The AFLCMC mission is to deliver affordable and sustainable war-winning capabilities to U.S. and international partners -- on time, on cost, anywhere, anytime from cradle to grave.


Click here for further information about AFLCMC