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  • A brief history of Hanscom Air Force Base

    Hanscom Air Force Base began its existence while the United States was considering its entry into the Second World War. In May 1941, the Massachusetts Legislature authorized the purchase of a large tract of farmland bordering the towns of Bedford, Lincoln, Concord and Lexington for a Boston Auxiliary Airport. Funds to build the new airport were
  • About the clinic

    The Hanscom Clinic, or the 66th Medical Squadron (66 MDS), is an outpatient military treatment facility with a staff of approximately 162 military, civilian and contract personnel spread across five buildings, encompassing more than 62,000 square feet. The main building is more than 50,000 square feet.Our 2015 annual budget was $7.6 million.
  • AtHoc emergency notification available for inclement weather information

    Members of the workforce are encouraged to use AtHoc, an interactive warning system that allows senior leaders to inform base personnel of urgent information such as base closures or delayed openings.The system notifies users via phone call, text message or email. Messages are sent through the same mass alert system that provides pop-up
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