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  • Drivers continue to find road bumpy after answering automobile ads

    An individual or individuals claiming to be "Exchange Inc." have been placing advertisements in auto magazines and commercial newspapers, leading Army and Air Force Exchange Service shoppers to believe they are purchasing a vehicle through the Department of Defense retailer. "This has been a problem for the past few months, where someone is using
  • Hanscom hosts American heroes

    On Feb. 21, the base hosted some American heroes as part of African American Heritage Month. The heritage committee invited retired Col. Charles McGee, an original Tuskegee Airman, to be the guest speaker at the 2013 African American Heritage luncheon held at the Minuteman Commons. Following an introduction by committee member Capt. Wellington
  • HAWC celebrates National Nutrition Month with new cookbook

    March is National Nutrition Month. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics chose this year's theme, "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day," since food preferences, lifestyles, cultural and ethnic traditions and health concerns all affect a person's food choices. Here at Hanscom, the Health and Wellness Center will be rolling out some new initiatives and
  • Group looking for volunteers to discuss life in the Air Force

    The base will host the 2013 Caring for People forum on March 28 and volunteers are needed to help identify, develop and prioritize issues that affect their personal and professional lives. Forum officials say the goal of the CfP is to allow community members to provide honest and thoughtful feedback for local, major command and Air Force
  • New A&FRC director ready to support and lead

    New Airman and Family Readiness Center director Robyn Endo is on board and ready to continue her work of providing support for servicemembers and their families. Endo arrived from RAF Lakenheath, England, where she served as team lead and acting chief for the 48th Fighter Wing A&FRC. Prior to that, she served as a work life consultant at Yokota AB,
  • Panetta notifies Congress DoD preparing for furloughs

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has notified Congress that the Defense Department is prepared to implement furloughs for civilian personnel in response to the threat of sequestration.In a memo to all employees, Panetta vowed to continue working with Congress to avoid sequestration, which would add $470 billion to the $487 billion in defense
  • Many resources available to help reduce tax filing stress

    Many American's consider April 15, tax day, among the most stressful days of the year. Fortunately for base employees, tax professionals are available to assist in free tax preparation. The Retiree Activities Office offers free tax return preparation assistance and filing for active duty servicemembers, reservists, retirees, Department of Defense
  • February wraps up Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

    February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month and the Family Advocacy Program wants to ensure families know how to detect and support loved ones in the case of teen dating violence.According to the National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Initiative, nearly 25 percent of 14 to 17 year olds surveyed know at least one student who
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