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  • $866M contract sustains 6 missile warning radars

    The contract, awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, directly supports the continued operations of the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS), PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS) and Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System radars. The radars are responsible for ballistic missile warning and defense for the continental United States, among other missions.
  • 2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

    The 2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for Massachusetts Water Resource Authority, or MWRA, Lexington and Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Public Water System Identification, or PWSID, Number 3023002.
  • Improved AF-WIN tool helps eligible Airmen meet retraining goals

    Officials at the Air Force’s Personnel Center recently updated and improved the Air Force Work Interest Navigator, or AF-WIN, tool which helps Airmen who are interested in re-training to identify which Air Force Specialty Codes best fit their strengths and interests.
  • Base leaders seek to curb youth misconduct this summer

    The end of another school year is nearing and the 66th Security Forces Squadron here has historically seen an increase in mischievous behavior by youth on the installation this time of year.
  • Former employees selected for Memorial Park induction

    Hanscom officials announced that three deceased former base employees will have trees planted in their honor during a ceremony July 31 at 10 a.m. at Hanscom Heroes Memorial Park here.
  • 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.