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  • Base Education, Training Center aids in personnel career success

    Hanscom personnel are heeding Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne's call for continued learning. "We must take the Air Force's basic educational foundation to the next level and be relentless in our continued pursuit to become knowledge-enabled Airmen," Secretary Wynne said in his April 13, 2006 Letter to Airmen. Many members of the Hanscom
  • Active Duty personnel must use Tricare Online beginning Sept. 1

    Tricare Online conveniently allows individuals enrolled with the Hanscom Clinic the opportunity to schedule primary care medical appointments 24 hours per day from any computer with Internet access. Beginning Sept. 1, active-duty servicemembers enrolled at the clinic will be required to schedule all primary care medical appointments via TOL, which
  • Area events to celebrate USAF 60th Anniversary

    President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act on July 26, 1947 -- effectively establishing the Air Force as a separate military service. Just 54 days later on Sept. 18, the provisions of the act took effect, and the dreams of early aviation pioneers became a reality. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Air Force as an
  • 66 SFS retires two faithful defenders

    Two Military Working Dogs assigned to the 66th Security Forces Squadron will officially retire Aug. 10 during a joint ceremony. Johnny and Cody protected the lives of base employees and visitors alike as well as helped in fighting the Global War on Terror through multiple deployments. Both dogs are being retired because of health issues. MWD
  • Installation of new cashier system to expedite commissary shopping

    Hanscom Commissary customers will soon experience an improved level of service when they pay for their groceries. On Aug. 12, the commissary will install the Defense Commissary Agency's new state-of-the-art checkout stations. "This new front-end operation, known as the Commissary Advanced Resale Transaction System, features new cashier stations
  • Command chief discusses hot issues during enlisted call

    After the Senior Enlisted Leadership Summit concluded on July 27 at Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex, Ala., 66th Air Base Wing and Electronic Systems Center Command Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Sirois returned and shared her views and enthusiasm for Airmen at an enlisted call held July 31. "It was an incredible opportunity to be a part of the Chief
  • New Fitness Center to open Sept. 5

    After much anticipation, the newly constructed Hanscom Fitness Center will open its doors to patrons Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. during a grand opening celebration that will feature a number of demonstrations and events to acclimate customers to the new amenities featured in the facility. "We welcome members of the Hanscom community to join us for the grand