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  • Military OneSource benefits extended

    WASHINGTON -- Eligibility for Military OneSource benefits has been extended from the current 180 days to 365 days after separation or retirement from military service to ensure all service members and families have access to comprehensive support as they transition to civilian life, Defense Department officials announced.   This change goes into
  • Hanscom interns learn on the job

    Two local college students with disabilities participated in a summer work program here that offered on-the-job experience in their respective course of study.
  • Weeklong OSHA campaign promotes safety

    The 66th Air Base Group Safety Office will take part in a national safety campaign led by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Aug. 13 through 19.
  • Air Force, Coast Guard graduates complete leadership course

    Twelve graduates of Airman Leadership School completed the first step in their professional military education following a graduation ceremony at the Minuteman Commons Aug. 10.
  • General outlines focus areas, philosophies, expectations at HRA meeting

    LEXINGTON, Mass. – Program Executive Officer Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt presented an overview of his strategic focus areas, leadership philosophies and key expectations to the Hanscom Representatives Association during a luncheon meeting Aug. 8.The general, who began his Air Force career at Hanscom in 1991, told the audience of current and
  • Revitalizing squadrons, Air Force outlines progress

    The task force conducted an Air Force-wide review, driven by Airmen in the field, to promote best practices and identify improvements. Consisting of Total Force Airmen from diverse backgrounds, they reviewed survey data and gathered inputs from across the Air Force through on-line crowd sourcing and face-to-face discussions with nearly 4,000 individuals, including spouses, from 25 different bases representing all major commands, Reserve and National Guard.
  • School notes

    Hanscom Primary and Middle schools are part of the Lincoln Public School District and students in grades 9-12 attend Bedford High School, part of the Bedford Public School District. The school calendars will vary. For up to date information please visit respective school websites to view school calendars at www.lincnet.org and
  • News in brief

     Parking lot closure notificationThe parking lot behind Building 1600 is scheduled for closure in order to demolish Building 1600 and construct a new parking area. Any concerns should be made to Gregory Covington, 66th Civil Engineering Division project manager, at 781-225-6049 or by email at gregory.covington@us.af.mil. Electricity Utility Outage
  • Upcoming events

    For base event information, visit the calendar page on the 66th Force Support Squadron's website or the internal community calendar that is only accessible with a common access card on an Air Force network computer. Local community events can be found by visiting the Bedford, Concord, Lexington and Lincoln or the Boston and Massachusetts calendar
  • Hanscom professionals excel under continued Education Partnership Agreement

    Representatives from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Massachusetts Military Asset & Security Strategy Task Force joined Hanscom leadership here Aug. 8 to recognize the second cohort of military and civilian students to complete the program manager seminar. Catherine Kendrick, dean of the Division of Online and Continuing Education at UMass Lowell, presented certificates of completion to the 28 students who participated in the 16-week seminar.