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  • Members must schedule PHAs via Tricare online

    A Physical Health Assessment is an annual mandatory Air Force requirement for all active-duty personnel to identify health risk factors. A medical technician completes the assessment, and then a primary care manager reviews the assessment and determines if a follow-up appointment is needed. All PHA appointments must be booked via Tricare Online at
  • Airman, Family Readiness Center to hold financial fitness classes

    "Are you financially fit?" That's the million dollar question that will be the focus of a new lunch and learn series that Maj. Gen. Art Rooney, Electronic Systems Center vice commander, and the Airmen and Family Readiness Center will kick off next month. The first Financial Lunch and Learn series will take place on Feb. 2 at the Minuteman Club from
  • Survey Says...Readers provide feedback in 2006 Hansconian readership survey

    The 66th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office conducted a readership survey of the Hansconian from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, 2006, providing an opportunity for the Hanscom community readership to submit feedback about the newspaper. "We appreciate all of the feedback the survey provided," said 2nd Lt. Lisa Spilinek, 66th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
  • Club to reopen Tuesday following facility upgrades

    The Minuteman Club will reopen Tuesday following a week-long upgrade of the facility. Club patrons will be able to purchase lunch at the club on Tuesday and Steak Night will be held Tuesday night. The renovations included replacing the heating, ventilation and air conditioning in the club ballroom, as well as in the Concord Room and the Bedford
  • Registration ongoing for New Horizons Symposium

    The Lexington-Concord Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association in participation with the Electronic Systems Center will hold its annual New Horizons Symposium Jan. 24 and 25 at the Bedford Glen Hotel, Bedford, Mass. The symposium provides a forum for the Electronic Systems Center with industry personnel to exchange
  • Hanscom to honor heroes

    A Heroes' Homecoming celebration will be held Jan. 19 to honor Hanscom personnel who have returned from deployments during the past six months. The free event will be held in the Aero Club Hangar and will begin at 3:30 p.m.; the entire base community is welcome to attend. "We'd like to see as many people as possible come out to support these very
  • Education, Training Center to host college fair Monday

    The 66th Mission Support Squadron Education and Training Flight will host a college fair Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Education and Training Center building. Representatives from 16 educational institutions will be available to discuss their programs. The event is open to all base personnel and residents. "Today's successes come from
  • Rapid Improvement Event streamlines base access process

    Those who worked at Hanscom before the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks remember the days when a valid driver's license was all that was required to gain access to the base. Since the attacks, however, military installations have taken on a more secure posture and have strengthened their base entry procedures. While providing greater security and