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  • VCSAF highlights speed, innovation as keys to victory in future war

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson emphasized Airmen will continue leading the way in preparing for the future of war and highlighted the importance of speed, connectivity and innovation during the 2018 Future of War Conference April 9, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
  • C3I&N PEO retires, asks Airmen to remember heritage

    Dennis talks a lot about family, and sometimes it’s unclear whether he’s talking about his personal life or his work life. The two overlap significantly. His son is a second lieutenant in the Battle Management Directorate here, working in a program office for AWACS that closely resembles Dennis’ second assignment after commissioning. He was a program manager at Hanscom in the formerly known Electronic Systems Division from 1984-1989.
  • SecAF stresses Hanscom importance at town hall

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson emphasized the priorities demanded by the new National Defense Strategy and Hanscom’s vital role in meeting them during a town hall here April 5.
  • Hanscom golf pro preparing for new season

    The Patriot Golf Course is slated to open April 13, weather permitting, and the manager has been busy preparing the course for a new season of golf.
  • Resilient Warrior training offered to Airmen

    Airmen here can attend a six-session Resilient Warrior course at the 66th Medical Squadron beginning April 30.
  • Active shooter false alarm at Hanscom Air Force Base

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – At 9:18 a.m., security forces at Hanscom notified the base population of a potential active shooter situation, triggering base lockdown and shelter-in-place. By 9:34, security forces issued an all-clear, and informed the base population there was no active shooter.The active shooter report and subsequent lockdown was
  • For Military Children's Health Month, focus on cyberfitness

    Protecting systems and data from cyberattacks is part of our everyday work routine. Devices are password-protected, for example, and regular cybersecurity training is required. But off the job, are we applying workplace cybersecurity diligence to personal devices – devices to which our children have easy access?
  • Hanscom Airman wins Air Force FM Airman of the Year

    A senior airman from the 66th Comptroller Squadron here is the Air Force’s Financial Management Airman of the Year for 2017.
  • AFMC announces SFS best in command

    Air Force Materiel Command announced earlier this month that the 66th Security Forces Squadron here is once again the command’s best Outstanding Small Size Security Forces Unit recipient.
  • Hanscom personnel set to run Boston Marathon

    Runners here are preparing to participate in the annual Boston Marathon on Patriots’ Day, which is being celebrated on April 16 this year.