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  • Fallen veterans honored at Memorial Day observances

    Hanscom personnel will support several local, public Memorial Day parades and ceremonies scheduled to take place in late May. Memorial Day was first observed May 30, 1868, at Arlington National Cemetery to honor those who died during the Civil War. Today, Memorial Day is an opportunity to pause and remember the sacrifices of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who gave their lives to secure our freedoms.
  • Hanscom Spouses Club presents scholarships

    The Hanscom Spouses Club recently awarded scholarships to graduating seniors and military spouses during the 58th annual HSC Scholarship Awards Night at the Minuteman Commons here.
  • Don’t let ticks make you sick

    From neighborhood barbecues to hiking and camping, people are making the most of the warmer weather. Do not let ticks ruin your summer plans.
  • Air Force to pay up to $500 for spouse occupational license transfer during PCS

    The Air Force announced the spouse relicensure reimbursement program, May 15, which would provide financial relief up to $500 to Airmen whose spouses must obtain state occupational relicensures or recertifications during a permanent change of station or assignment across state lines.
  • Replacing power components keeps early warning radar online

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Program Executive Office Digital will save more than $2 million in energy costs annually by replacing radar Sub-Array Power Supplies, or SAPS, with more responsive and reliable models.Digital, which oversees both the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System and PAVE Phase Array Warning System, or BMEWS and PAVE PAWS
  • PEO Digital Airmen decode F-35 maintenance

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Software teams from Hanscom are fielding applications that help aircraft maintainers at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, plan for successful operational testing of the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-35 Lightning II.Hanscom’s software teams travel to Nellis to work with customers in the 57th Wing’s Bolt Aircraft
  • Chief recognition ceremony planned this month

    Base officials will host a recognition ceremony May 31 at the Minuteman Commons for two senior master sergeants here selected for promotion to chief master sergeant.
  • Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill transfers effective July 2019

    The transferability option under the Post-9/11 GI Bill allows service members to transfer all or some unused benefits to their spouse or dependent children. The request to transfer unused GI Bill benefits to eligible dependents must be completed while serving as an active member of the Armed Forces. The Department of Defense determines whether or not you can transfer benefits to your family. Once the DoD approves benefits for transfer, the new beneficiaries apply for them at Veterans Affairs.
  • Detachment 12 stands up to provide combat software

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Commander Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry stood up Detachment 12 and gave command of it to Col. Enrique Oti May 8.The first personnel assigned to Detachment 12 are Airmen, civilians and contractors in a software development unit unofficially referred to as Kessel Run, whose mission is
  • AERONet prototype could provide combat insight to allies

    “Bold Quest is the first time we will be able to show our target partner nation audience what AERONet can do for them,” said Maj. Scott Frye, the AERONet program manager with the C3I&N Quick Reaction Capability Branch. He is helping to transition AERONet from an Air Force Research Lab concept to reality. “We already have interest from several countries, so we think there’s a large demand out there for a system that creates a combat network and makes intelligence gathering and close-air support more effective.”