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  • O’Donnell highlights need for more effective, efficient C-sUAS

    At this year’s current Counter-small Unmanned Aerial Systems Symposium, Oct. 9 and 10, attendees and presenters discussed operational and acquisition challenges and all were in agreement that countering UAS is a difficult problem.
  • Employees with disabilities offer unique perspective

    Each October National Disability Employment Awareness Month organizers seek to educate people about disability employment as well as to recognize the contributions of employees with disabilities.
  • Hanscom NCO named one of 'top 5 Airmen'

    An Air Force Life Cycle Management Center noncommissioned officer here has been named one of the Air Force Association of Massachusetts’ “Top 5 Airmen” of 2019. This is the fifth year the Massachusetts AFA has named the top five performers who best represent the Air Force mission throughout the Commonwealth. The remaining four awardees are Airmen serving in the Massachusetts Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard.
  • Revised requirement for financial support of dependents

    All Air Force members must provide adequate support for their dependents, even while going through a divorce.
  • Senate confirms Barrett to be Air Force secretary

    The 85 to 7 vote makes Barbara Barrett the third consecutive woman confirmed to lead the Air Force and its 685,000 total force Airmen. Barrett replaces Heather Wilson who resigned in May. Undersecretary Matthew Donovan served as acting secretary in the interim.
  • Translate the idea of trust

    Uncertainty waits outside the wire. Incoming fire, attacks and ambushes are a moment away. To survive in a war zone, U.S. troops must rely on their teams, putting their trust in their equipment, their wingmen and their interpreters.
  • Fraud training offered to Hanscom personnel

    Government employees with base access may attend the next Northeast U.S. Fraud Working Group meeting Oct. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Building 1305 here.
  • New tools allow for improved collaboration

    A joint government and industry team led by members from the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Directorate headquartered here is providing new collaborative IT tools for Air Force users.
  • Program offers Hanscom commuters more money, less stress

    Administrators of a ride share program here announced that a monthly subsidy used to offset the commuting cost for federal employees has increased.
  • SFS, volunteers to participate in Halloween Watch

    66th Security Forces Squadron personnel are in search of volunteers to participate in Halloween Watch Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. during trick-or-treating in base housing here.