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  • Hanscom first sergeants announce ‘Run-Walk’ challenge winners

    The First Sergeants Council announced the winners of the 31-day ‘Run-Walk’ challenge here June 4. The challenge took place throughout the month of May for anyone associated with the base to encourage active lifestyles while working from home. The 40 participants ranged in age from 2 to 45 years old, and recorded a total of 3,300 miles throughout the month-long event.
  • AFMC Digital Campaign aims to modernize, streamline life cycle process

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a new Digital Campaign to modernize and streamline the life cycle process of Air Force platforms and systems, ensuring warfighters have the technology required to maintain a competitive advantage over adversaries.“Transitioning to a digital AFMC enterprise is a
  • Commentary: Unrest in America

    To the Airmen who are mourning, angry, or weary of the battle against racial prejudice, discrimination, bias, and systemic discrimination, Chief Wright and I recognize your pain. As the Air Force's military leadership, we reflect on and acknowledge that what happens on America's streets is also resident in our Air Force.
  • Hanscom begins use of new ID card appointment website

    The Defense Manpower Data Center recently released a new DEERS appointment system known as "ID Card Office Online." The previous RAPIDS Appointment Scheduler will now go offline and all current appointments transferred into the new system.
  • Expanded network capacity gets 200K teleworkers online

    To boost capacity for users of the Air Force network during the COVID-19 pandemic, personnel from the AFNet Sustainment & Operations branch, or HNIB, here quickly developed solutions to get more users online.
  • Team Hanscom celebrates the Class of 2020

    Officials from across the installation are planning events to celebrate graduating students of the class of 2020.
  • HMS students compete at national level

    Seven Hanscom Middle School students are competing in the 2020 National History Day Project Finals. The nation-wide competition engages more than 500,000 middle and high school students from across the U.S. throughout the school year and reinforces research and reading skills. The Hanscom students beat out more than 700 other Massachusetts competitors to qualify in categories of written papers, websites, exhibitions and documentaries.
  • Hanscom to phase in return to full capacity

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Hanscom Air Force Base has developed a plan for a gradual and measured return to full capacity that will allow more employees – though by no means all – to return to work on base, possibly within the next several weeks. The installation would also bring more of its facilities and services back on line, consistent
  • Air Force delays mandatory wear-date for OCP items, 2PFDU

    Several uniform changes scheduled to become mandatory for the Operational Camouflage Pattern and Two-Piece Flight Duty Uniform (2PFDU) on June 1, have been delayed to Sept. 1.
  • Newly appointed privatized housing advocate backs residents

    Base officials recently appointed an advocate for active duty on-base privatized housing residents here. The new position follows the signing of the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights earlier this year, which serves to ensure on-base residents receive quality housing and fair treatment from the Air Force partners that operate and maintain privatized housing.