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  • Hanscom’s ‘Youth of the Year’ announced

    Youth Center officials here recently announced the winner of the 2018 Military Youth of the Year.
  • Down to one, Hanscom employee waits for a kidney

    Though any available option could grant him healthy years, he’s hoping for a donation from a living organ donor, because they last longer than cadaver kidneys harvested from deceased organ donors.
  • SFS hosts Police Week activities

    Members of the 66th Security Forces Squadron here will host events May 14 through 18 in recognition of National Police Week.
  • A&FRC revamp newcomers welcome

    Airman and Family Readiness Center officials here will introduce a revamped employee orientation program for newly hired personnel at the Community Support Center May 21 and 22.
  • May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a celebration of those people and their culture. The theme for this year’s observance is “Unite Our Voices by Speaking Together.”
  • BACN goes global after delivering CENTCOM comms for 9 years

    Making BACN a program of record is a way to formalize requirements and set up a predictable budget. The change happened officially March 30. For a system that has proved its value to warfighters for nearly a decade, becoming a POR means the program office here can bring better communications to any theater, while performing training, experimentation and testing to make the system more effective and user-friendly.
  • Local veteran with Hanscom ties celebrates 100

    A local military retiree with Hanscom ties recently celebrated his 100th birthday.
  • Air Force courts tech startups

    BOSTON-- An idea that sprang from the minds of four captains at Squadron Officer School led to 10 startup companies pitching their ideas to Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, April 20 here. The Techstars Autonomous Technology Accelerator for the Air Force Demo Day was packed with potential investors, Airmen, tech sector experts,
  • Hanscom Airmen and local Girl Scouts connect over cookies

    Hanscom volunteers and the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts joined forces at the base April 21 to distribute 17,600 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to several base, military and veteran organizations.
  • Director: Special Programs at its best fusing systems

    White takes over a division responsible for procuring some of the most advanced, closely guarded technologies for the Air Force. He has six children, and explains his job to them as “buying really cool stuff for the Air Force.”