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  • Small business information focus of HRA meeting

    The new director of Small Business Programs for Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, spoke about the information and assistance his office can provide during the Hanscom Representatives Association meeting here April 18.
  • DOD website educates personnel about dietary supplements

    Dietary supplements that allege to improve fitness performance, health, strength and weight loss may result in adverse effects for those who use them, including a positive drug test.
  • AFPC adopting innovative officer assignment system IT platform

    Talent Marketplace is an innovative technological platform supporting the officer assignment system that aims to increase flexibility and transparency for officers and commanders. It is the final piece of the revised officer assignment system triad, which includes advanced assignment notification to commanders and the transition from three to two assignment cycles each year.
  • Hanscom SFS enforces curfew, loitering policy

    With warmer weather nearly here, the 66th Security Forces Squadron would like to remind the community of the base’s curfew and loitering policy.
  • Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt takes over C3I&N Directorate

    Schmidt became the Program Executive Officer for a $10.9 billion portfolio. He will oversee 2,200 personnel at two primary operating bases, Hanscom and Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, as well as several smaller offices throughout the continental United States. Distinguished guests from base leadership, other directorates, political offices, community and industry partners as well as families of the incoming and departing C3I&N leaders attended the ceremony at the Hanscom Aero Club hangar.
  • Leave your desk & learn during Focus Week

    Focus week occurs once a quarter and involves several organizations in the acquisition orbit, providing continuous learning points to those on specific career tracks. Distance learning courses will be available through Defense Collaboration Services.
  • Motorcycle training required before riding at Hanscom

    Motorcycle riders here must attend a mandatory initial or refresher motorcycle-training course prior to operating on base, according to 66th Air Base Group safety officials.
  • FSS to host Health and Fitness Expo, Air Force Alpha Warrior event

    The 66th Force Support Squadron will host a Health and Fitness Expo along with Air Force Alpha Warrior demonstrations and competition for the base community at the Fitness and Sports Center here May 9.
  • Fraud working group focuses on OTAs

    The 10 a.m. to noon event will feature a panel with experts from the Defense Contract Management Agency, as well as a talk from an OTA expert from the Air Force Research Lab. It is open to military and civilian government employees, but not contractors.
  • 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.