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  • Heroes’ Homecoming scheduled Dec. 5

    Airmen who have recently returned from deployments, along with their families, will take center stage during Hanscom's upcoming Heroes' Homecoming celebration Dec. 5. Families of Airmen who are currently deployed will also be honored during the free event that is open to the entire base populace. The event, which will begin at noon in the Aero Club
  • New Command Chief emphasizes care of people

    Getting to know a lot of new faces might be considered, by some people, a daunting aspect of a new job. For the Electronic Systems Center and 66th Air Base Wing new command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Karen McCoy, getting to know 9,000 new people - and ensuring they know her -- is much more than just a part of her job - it is her job. "I like to get
  • Recent AFSO21 initiatives translate into real results at ESC

     Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century and Continuous Process Improvement are terms that have become commonplace for Electronic Systems Center personnel, not only because of the importance of these initiatives, but also because of the strides the center has made by using them. The idea of properly focusing limited resources and improving
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  • Base snow removal policies, procedures

    As the winter season quickly approaches at Hanscom, snow removal crews are gearing up for yet another unpredictable New England winter. Winter is right around the corner and so is the annual requirement to remove snow and ice from the streets and walkways of Hanscom. The base maintenance contractor, Del-Jen, Inc., is responsible for snow and ice
  • Safety Office offers safe driving tips for winter season

    Winter months in New England can be challenging for veterans of many winter seasons here and newcomers alike. Consequently, The 66th Air Base Wing Safety Office offers the Hanscom community some tips for navigating this year's winter travel safely. Driving Tips: -- Reduce driving speed as weather conditions dictate. -- Increase following distances
  • 630 ELSS' combat ID technologies meet success during Bold Quest

    Whether helping to differentiate a hot rock from a T-72 tank or an enemy from a coalition force, a war fighter's decision making in the cockpit is becoming more streamlined thanks to the work of the 630th Electronic Systems Squadron, which recently showcased two combat identification technologies at the Bold Quest demonstration event. The 630 ELSS'
  • Hanscom housing privatization update

    Officials from Headquarters, United States Air Force and the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, AFCEE, the portfolio manager that oversees all Air Force privatized housing projects, met in Washington this week with lenders to discuss the potential sale of Hanscom's privatized housing project, as well as the three other Air Force
  • Hanscom raises more than $230,000 for CFC

    Hanscom's successful 2007 Combined Federal Campaign fundraiser ends Nov. 16. The six-week campaign has afforded Hanscom's military and civilian personnel the opportunity to give donations to a variety of organizations and causes through direct donations of cash or check, or through payroll deduction options. Although final donations have yet to be