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  • Financial managers look sideways

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- The Battle Management Directorate’s financial managers gathered Wednesday in an office atrium here to mingle and learn about each other’s impact on weapons systems. The event, which included food and boards describing weapons systems overseen at Hanscom, resembled a social lunch hour at a high school cafeteria,
  • School and camp physicals offered

    In Massachusetts, children ages 4 to 17 are required to have physicals for initial enrollment in school, most summer camps, and sports, which require updated physicals every 13 months.
  • Ph.D. program for Air Force captains now accepting applications

    The application window for the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Captains Prestigious Ph.D. Program is open for active-duty Air Force captains who seek unique learning experiences at top universities.
  • New parental leave policy implemented

    In accordance with the Department of Defense Military Parental Leave Program, the Air Force announced an expansion to its parental leave policy on non-chargeable leave entitlements following the birth or adoption of a child.
  • Hanscom to welcome home deployers next month

    A Hanscom Heroes Homecoming celebration will take place here next month to welcome back all base personnel who have returned home from deployment since last July.
  • Hanscom Community Block Party planned June 15

    The 66th Force Support Squadron invites all members of Team Hanscom to attend a Community Block Party June 15 beginning at 4 p.m.
  • Pride Month begins at Hanscom

    People can celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month in June as Hanscom hosts educational, social and for-fun events to honor the LGBT community.
  • Number of promotion opportunities for exceptional performers to increase

    Air Force officials have announced changes to the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program, a program designed to promote enlisted Airmen early who demonstrate exceptional potential. The changes will take effect immediately.
  • Command meets its cost-savings objective for second fiscal year in a row

    A contracting initiative on a Hanscom AFB-managed program - the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node, better known as BACN - topped the list of Air Force Materiel Command cost savings for fiscal year 2017.
  • Historian discusses Hanscom’s heritage

    Members of the workforce came together to learn how the emergence of a military base in Massachusetts contributed to the development of radar and other military technology during a Heritage of Hanscom presentation May 24.