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  • 2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

    The 2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for Massachusetts Water Resource Authority, or MWRA, Lexington and Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Public Water System Identification, or PWSID, Number 3023002.
  • Improved AF-WIN tool helps eligible Airmen meet retraining goals

    Officials at the Air Force’s Personnel Center recently updated and improved the Air Force Work Interest Navigator, or AF-WIN, tool which helps Airmen who are interested in re-training to identify which Air Force Specialty Codes best fit their strengths and interests.
  • A peek behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

    Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better. These stigmas and misconceptions create perceived barriers, preventing Airmen from seeking care. Delaying treatment can cause the anxiety and fear following a traumatic event to affect an Airman’s readiness.
  • Base leaders seek to curb youth misconduct this summer

    The end of another school year is nearing and the 66th Security Forces Squadron here has historically seen an increase in mischievous behavior by youth on the installation this time of year.
  • Former employees selected for Memorial Park induction

    Hanscom officials announced that three deceased former base employees will have trees planted in their honor during a ceremony July 31 at 10 a.m. at Hanscom Heroes Memorial Park here.
  • Financial managers look sideways

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- The Battle Management Directorate’s financial managers gathered Wednesday in an office atrium here to mingle and learn about each other’s impact on weapons systems. The event, which included food and boards describing weapons systems overseen at Hanscom, resembled a social lunch hour at a high school cafeteria,
  • School and camp physicals offered

    In Massachusetts, children ages 4 to 17 are required to have physicals for initial enrollment in school, most summer camps, and sports, which require updated physicals every 13 months.
  • Ph.D. program for Air Force captains now accepting applications

    The application window for the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Captains Prestigious Ph.D. Program is open for active-duty Air Force captains who seek unique learning experiences at top universities.
  • We Are Airmen: 2018 Recruiting Video Contest

    Calling all storytellers! Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own recruiting video through the We Are Airmen 2018 Recruiting Video Contest. Now is your chance to showcase your creativity and pride to be an Airman in the U.S. Air Force. If you were a civilian thinking about joining the military, what kind of commercial
  • New parental leave policy implemented

    In accordance with the Department of Defense Military Parental Leave Program, the Air Force announced an expansion to its parental leave policy on non-chargeable leave entitlements following the birth or adoption of a child.