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  • Daylight-saving time comes earlier

    As a part of a cost-cutting study by the Department of Energy, traditional daylight-saving time will be extended in 2007 for the first time since 1966. The Energy Policy Act of 2005, which was signed by President George W. Bush on Aug. 8, 2005, changed the dates for daylight-saving time in the United States. Beginning this year, DST starts on the
  • Honor Guard Salute: banquet held for base, area honor guards

    With strong emphasis on the "total force" concept, the Hanscom community joined together with guests from around New England to pay tribute to members of the Patriot Honor Guard and other area honor guards at the annual Honor Guard Awards Banquet Feb 23. Honor Guard representatives from New York, Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont and
  • 'How can we meet your needs?' Customers can use Web program to submit feedback

    How can we serve you better? What could make your life easier? How can we meet your needs? These are the questions customer service providers on Hanscom are hoping customers will be able to answer by using the Interactive Customer Evaluation program. ICE is a Web-based customer feedback system provided by the Department of Defense Quality
  • ESC to recognize top performers at awards banquet March 2

    Electronic Systems Center will honor the best of the best at the ESC Annual Awards Banquet March 2 at the Minuteman Club. Guest speaker for the event is former Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Bob Gaylor, who served in that position from 1977 to 1979, the fifth individual to serve in the Air Force's top enlisted position. Entertainment will
  • 850th director discusses need for acquisition speed

    Given the rapidly changing environment at U.S. Strategic Command, system users there might not always have a complete understanding of their requirements,"but they want them met fast," Senior Executive Service member Ron Mason said Tuesday. Speaking at the monthly meeting of the Hanscom Representatives Association, held in the Minuteman Club, the
  • 850 ELSG office leads way in integrating radars' missile defense abilities

    The defense of the United States against potential missile threats is steps closer to fruition thanks to the efforts of the 850th Electronic Systems Group's Upgraded Early Warning Radar Program Office, which is charged with incorporating missile defense into existing Air Force early warning radars. "We will have a ballistic missile defense option
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  • Teach kids about healthy snacks for healthy teeth

    Fluoridated water supplies have reduced the prevalence of tooth decay for many youngsters. It is still important for parents and caregivers, however, to teach children the basics of proper brushing, flossing and diet. Here are a few answers to common questions adapted from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry about promoting a healthy dental