• Col Murphy excited about Air Force, new job

    Col. Mark Murphy is excited about the Air Force. One major reason for that is "the commitment of the men and women of Hanscom." The colonel recently became vice director of the 653rd Electronic Systems Wing, a job he's already begun to tackle with great enthusiasm. "From the moment I got here, the

  • Colonel Dennis takes command of 551st ELSW

    Standing next to the P-40 Warhawk display that he helped bring to Hanscom during his first tour at the base nearly 20 years ago, Col. Dwyer Dennis assumed command of the 551st Electronic Systems Wing Tuesday morning. With brilliant sunshine reflecting off the plane and the aluminum stands set up for

  • Opportunity to learn, experience Special Tactics career field July 16

    The opportunity to experience the physically and mentally challenging career fields of the elite Air Force Special Tactics force has made it's way to Hanscom, and individuals itching to find out what a day in the life of a ST operator is like, will soon have their chance. For individuals wanting to

  • Fourth features familiy festivities

    Those seeking holiday excitement while celebrating Independence Day will find many patriotic festivities in the area to enjoy. Bedford, Boston, Concord, Lexington and Lincoln each offer entertaining possibilities for Fourth of July fun, including live performances, parades and fireworks displays. A

  • July 4 brings reflection on nation's independence, sacrifice

    Next week we'll pause as a nation to reflect on and celebrate the 231st anniversary of our nation's birth. This is a to time reflect on the freedom we enjoy and to remember and honor all those who have sacrificed to give us that freedom. Even before I put on a uniform, I considered myself to be a

  • Heroes' Homecoming honors servicemembers' dedication, sacrifice

    Hundreds of base personnel, family and friends gathered at Memorial Park here today to honor the service of more than 60 Hanscom deployers. The Heroes' Homecoming, held in conjunction with the base's annual Summer Bash event, formally welcomed home troops who have returned from their deployments

  • ESOHCAMP: Team wraps up recent assessment of base

    After an out-brief June 8, Hanscom's Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment Management Program team officially wrapped up their recent assessment of the base. The ESOHCAMP team was composed of volunteer military members and civilians -- some with either environmental,

  • Base emphasizes importance of driver safety

    June is National Safety Month; the Electronic Systems Center Safety Office wants to remind the Hanscom community of the importance of safe driving and especially seatbelt usage. Chances of surviving motor vehicle accidents increase significantly simply by wearing a seatbelt, states the National

  • VPP requires team effort, involvement

    As the busy months of summer unfold, the importance of safety both in and out of the office is paramount, and a matter that requires processes such as the Voluntary Protection Program implemented daily.The Voluntary Protection Program, created by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in

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