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  • Preventing falls on ice

    More snow will soon fall in New England, and everyone will be slipping and sliding all over the place. The following is a review and some tips on staying upright while walking.Tony LaCasse, a mountaineer and former winter rescuer in New Hampshire's White Mountains, advises to walk like a skier in order to lower the center of gravity. "Know how to
  • Privately Owned Weapons

    Privately Owned Weapons ProceduresApplication for Non-resident Temporary License to Carry FirearmsAll personnel residing on base in dormitories, Visiting Officers' Quarters (VOQ), Visiting Airmen Quarters (VAQ) and the Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) are not authorized to store weapons, munitions or dangerous weapons in those facilities.
  • Public Health

    Public Health: Helping to Prevent Disease, Death and Disability66th Medical SquadronGeneral Hours of Operation:Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.The first Thursday of every month Public Health is closed for readiness training. The clinic is also closed for all Air Force Materiel Command family days and federal holidays. For those who
  • Referrals

    Referral Management Center: 781-225-6197TRICARE pays for covered medical services for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries that are authorized in advance by the PCM. Think of your PCM as the provider that focuses on your overall health that has the ability to guide you to other health care professionals - specialists, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities,
  • Restructuring Information

    Click on the links below to learn more about Air Force civilian workforce restructuring and Air Force Materiel Command organizational restructuring. ESC becomes part of AFLCMC; Mission work remains at HanscomAFLCMC Fact SheetAFLCMC Transition Newsletter - June 2012ESC readies to transition; PEOs to mergeAFMC ready to transition to 5-Center
  • School communication and cancellation procedures

    The winter months bring harsh weather to Hanscom and at times inclement weather results in school closings and delays. The following information will help Hanscom families know what to do if Hanscom or Bedford schools are closed or delayed. Hanscom Primary, Hanscom Middle and Bedford High School have systems in place to notify parents of early
  • Space Available Travel

    The 66th Air Base Group Passenger Service is maintained by the 66th Logistics Readiness Squadron Small Air Terminal.
  • Staggered release plan

    A staggered release of employees is initiated by the installation commander if, during normal duty hours, events such as a major storm threatens Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. A staggered release is intended to maximize the safety of employees and minimize traffic congestion using the following release schedule and zones. Zone One --
  • Tricare Information

    What is TRICARE? TRICARE is a health care program for active duty, their eligible family members, their survivors and eligible retired military personnel and their family members. TRICARE is designed to: 1) improve timely access to health care 2) maintain a high quality of care 3) offer more services and a full range of specialists 4) give
  • Voter Information

    The Director, Federal Voting Assistance Program, administers the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, or UOCAVA on behalf of the Secretary of Defense. The UOCAVA requires that the states and territories allow certain U.S. citizens, as defined below, to register and vote absentee in elections for Federal office. These groups