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  • Hanscom Airman has come a long way

    Airmen come from all corners of the country to serve in the U.S. Air Force. In some cases, they come from even further, such as Airman 1st Class Rilwanu Olowu, a medical records technician in the 66th Medical Squadron here, whose journey to the Air Force began in Nigeria.
  • AFPC conducts test of revised Base of Preference program on seven career fields

    Beginning April 2018, the Air Force’s Personnel Center will launch a test on how it delivers information to Airmen for the Base of Preference program. The test will provide increased visibility of available locations to Airmen in seven Air Force Specialty Codes, to start. If the program proves successful, AFPC will expand it.
  • Hanscom captain wins CGO of the year for AFMC

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Annual Excellence Award Banquet March 7 served as the venue to honor Air Force Materiel Command’s top Airmen for 2017.Nominees in nine separate categories -- airman, non-commissioned officer, senior NCO, first sergeant, company grade officer, field grade officer, civilian category I, civilian category II
  • The dangers of opioid pain medications

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Pain is the most common reason people seek medical treatment. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 1 in 10 Americans have chronic pain or pain every day for the preceding three months. When used as directed by your physician, opioid medications safely help control acute pain, such as
  • Air Force releases FY17 Air Force acquisition report

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson released the fiscal year 2017 Air Force Acquisition Annual Report March 13, 2018.
  • Airmen feedback critical to future Air Force

    Select total force Airmen will be chosen to participate in one of two surveys supporting the Invisible Wounds Initiative.
  • Bedford teachers learn about Hanscom

    More than 35 members of the Bedford School District visited Hanscom March 9 to learn about the lives of their military-connected students.
  • Fire chief reflects on nearly 50-year career

    Since 1969, Bob Hildreth, Hanscom’s fire chief, has committed his professional life to protecting the lives of those in the community he lived in.
  • New appraisal system set to begin April 1

    Beginning April 1, bargaining unit federal employees here will begin using a new, standardized performance appraisal program as part of the Department of Defense’s New Beginnings initiative.
  • Program helps eligible employees in need of leave

    Federal employees here with a personal or family medical emergency and without the availability of paid leave may be eligible to apply for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program.