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  • O’Donnell highlights need for more effective, efficient C-sUAS

    At this year’s current Counter-small Unmanned Aerial Systems Symposium, Oct. 9 and 10, attendees and presenters discussed operational and acquisition challenges and all were in agreement that countering UAS is a difficult problem.
  • The Head, Hand, and Heart of Women’s Health

    While healthy living is essential to all military personnel and civilians, there are some health concerns that affect women differently than men, sometimes with more life-threatening consequences. October—Women’s Health Month—provides a platform to educate women on issues that affect their day-to-day lives. The Military Health System contributes by addressing health issues as they relate to women.
  • Employees with disabilities offer unique perspective

    Each October National Disability Employment Awareness Month organizers seek to educate people about disability employment as well as to recognize the contributions of employees with disabilities.
  • Hanscom NCO named one of 'top 5 Airmen'

    An Air Force Life Cycle Management Center noncommissioned officer here has been named one of the Air Force Association of Massachusetts’ “Top 5 Airmen” of 2019. This is the fifth year the Massachusetts AFA has named the top five performers who best represent the Air Force mission throughout the Commonwealth. The remaining four awardees are Airmen serving in the Massachusetts Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard.
  • Revised requirement for financial support of dependents

    All Air Force members must provide adequate support for their dependents, even while going through a divorce.
  • 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

    Hanscom SFS updates sponsorship policy, enforces curfew Effective immediately, the age of sponsorship onto Hanscom AFB has been updated from 18 to 16 years old. The 66SFS would also like to remind the community of the installation curfew policy, which applies to all juveniles ages 17 and younger. Curfew hours are Sunday through Thursday, 11 p.m. to
  • 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
  • Senate confirms Barrett to be Air Force secretary

    The 85 to 7 vote makes Barbara Barrett the third consecutive woman confirmed to lead the Air Force and its 685,000 total force Airmen. Barrett replaces Heather Wilson who resigned in May. Undersecretary Matthew Donovan served as acting secretary in the interim.
  • Translate the idea of trust

    Uncertainty waits outside the wire. Incoming fire, attacks and ambushes are a moment away. To survive in a war zone, U.S. troops must rely on their teams, putting their trust in their equipment, their wingmen and their interpreters.