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  • Hanscom Airman named Base Honor Guard Member of the Year

    Air Force officials recently announced the winners of the 2019 Air Force Honor Guard Awards, and a Hanscom member took a top honor. Tech. Sgt. Meldion Shehu, 66th Force Support Squadron ceremonial guardsman, was named the Base Honor Guard Member of the Year.
  • Hanscom CHPS offers virtual resources, summer health hazards

    The Air Force Civilian Health Promotion Services is now offering virtual health and wellness resources to the workforce. The CHPS program offers federal civilians a multitude of services that improve productivity, promote healthy living and enhance the quality of life through screenings and educational classes. While Department of Defense civilians are eligible for all resources, many are also available to military members.
  • Phase II SBIR partnership leads to improved resource access for CNS/ATM customers

    The Communications, Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management Center of Excellence here is using a collaborative approach to enhance access to resources for aircraft program offices, avionics engineers and budget planners across the Air Force. Through a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract, the CNS/ATM team partnered with the Business and Enterprise Systems Product Innovation, or BESPIN, office, an agile software factory located at Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, Alabama, and Omni Federal, a startup company focused on designing and delivering user-centric digital solutions.
  • AFMC to host Digital Campaign Virtual Industry Exchange Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Materiel Command will host a Digital Campaign Virtual Industry Exchange Day, July 30, to gather input and feedback from academia and industry on the newly-launched priority effort.“We need to streamline the design, development, acquisition and testing to get technology to our warfighters
  • Hanscom team supports NASA, plays role in SpaceX launch

    When SpaceX and NASA successfully launched the Crew Dragon Demo-2 spacecraft from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, May 30, a team from the Digital Directorate here was on-site to defend assets from potential aerial threats posed by unmanned aircraft.
  • Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey helps civilians voice their opinions

    The FEVS is a government-wide, Office of Personnel Management administered annual survey that Air Force civilian employees have been participating in since 2006. The approximately 100-question survey takes 20-to-30 minutes to complete and is anonymous. The survey includes questions about employees’ work-life, job and organizational satisfaction, commitment, engagement, performance management and communication. It measures employee perceptions of whether their organization is successful.
  • Stephens eager to propel Hanscom, community forward

    Col. Katrina Stephens, who assumed command of the 66th Air Base Group last month, is eager to continue building and fostering relationships with mission partners across the community.
  • Pilot project with MassChallenge reaches significant milestones

    The U.S. Air Force Labs with MassChallenge initiative marked two major milestones this week as the accelerator culminated in a virtual demo day June 30 and the online Banshee program kicked off July 1. The demo day, hosted on Hopin, focused on the growth and accomplishments of the 10 startups in the accelerator’s inaugural cohort. The startups received specialized mentorship and support from Air Force and MassChallenge experts throughout the eight-week program, which is designed to increase non-traditional success rates with Small Business Innovation Research program opportunities.
  • AFMC launches Spark Tank competition

    Air Force Materiel Command Airmen are invited to submit innovative, game-changing ideas to compete in the AFMC Spark Tank competition.The submitters of the top five, most innovative, game-changing ideas will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges during the AFMC Senior Leader Conference this September. This panel will then select the top two ideas
  • Spark Tank 2021 encourages leadership to support Airmen ideas

    The annual campaign is designed to spur and empower innovative ideas from Airmen to further strengthen Air Force culture and capabilities.