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  • ALS graduates Air Force, Coast Guard future leaders

    Twelve junior enlisted Air Force and Coast Guard service members completed five weeks of professional military education Aug. 16 following an Airman Leadership School graduation ceremony at the Minuteman Commons here.
  • Installation chaplain eager to grow community

    Since arriving here last month, the new installation chaplain has been busy unpacking boxes, getting acclimated to the area and connecting with members of the community.
  • Air Force forecasts with petaflops of power

    Program Executive Office Digital is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee to build Air Force Weather’s most powerful weather computer, at an estimated 7.2 petaflops.
  • Senior NCO Induction Ceremony planned

    A Senior NCO Induction Ceremony will take place Sept. 13 at the Minuteman Commons to recognize Total Force Airmen recently selected for promotion to master sergeant. The theme for this year’s ceremony is “Tomorrow’s Leaders Begin Today.”
  • Bunch addresses questions, concerns at inaugural online town hall

    Resiliency, facilities and workforce retention were among the topics addressed by Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. during his inaugural command-wide virtual town hall, Aug. 8. The town hall, streamed live on the Air Force Materiel Command Facebook page, provided an opportunity for the commander to reach the large, geographically dispersed AFMC workforce and address topics of interest and concern.
  • Hanscom spouse takes advantage of new relicense reimbursement program

    An Air Force spouse here recently received reimbursement for the cost of an employment recertification following a permanent change of station move across state lines.
  • Tree dedication planned for former CE employee

    Hanscom officials announced that a former 66th Civil Engineering Division employee would have a tree planted in his honor during a ceremony Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at Hanscom Heroes Memorial Park here.
  • Volunteers sought for A&FRC Loan Locker

    The 66th Force Support Squadron’s Airman and Family Readiness Center offers newly-assigned or departing active duty and civilian employees a place to borrow basic household items temporarily.
  • DOD program leaves sexual predators nowhere to hide

    A Defense Department program called Catch a Serial Offender, or "CATCH," aims to make it more difficult for perpetrators of sexual assault to evade identification and capture by law enforcement. While the new tool isn't good news for offenders, it's expected to allow victims making a restricted report of sexual assault — a reporting mechanism that allows a victim to remain confidential — to help investigators do a better job of finding wrongdoers and bring them to justice.
  • Straight Talk: Playground equipment

    For those who have questions and may not know where to find answers, Straight Talk may be the solution.