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  • New senior enlisted advisor promises to get the job done

    Although Hanscom's new senior enlisted advisor and 66th Air Base Group superintendent, Chief Master Sgt. David Huerd, is new to the job, he's not new to the base. The former 66th Security Forces Squadron manager has had the luxury of patrolling the installation, meeting people and learning about the

  • Hanscom member uses his sight, skills to give back

    Back in 1979, a one of a kind program was born in Newton, Mass., that over the years would change the lives of many, including one Hanscom employee.SailBlind was established by the Carroll Center for the Blind and is the first organized sailing program in the United States specifically created to

  • Hanscom detachment strives to uphold military traditions

    Heritage and tradition is upheld in many ways throughout the Air Force. The 46th Test Squadron, Detachment 1, here supports the idea of heritage and tradition by ensuring they participate in their own way."The United States Air Force is the youngest of all the services, but we have a rich heritage

  • Restoration of ‘the Stump Jumper’ a team effort

    The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk was the first combat aircraft assigned to Hanscom Field during the summer of 1942. Through the years the static display on the corner of Marrett and Vandenberg Streets has stood as a visual reminder of those from Hanscom who served in Africa during World War II.Now, "the

  • The different sides of an enlisted aide

    Flexibility and organizational skills are highly desirable in almost any job, but in one particular job within the Air Force, it is vital.Enlisted aides are allotted for all three and four star generals in the Air Force. Depending on the general's position, between one and four enlisted aides are

  • Hanscom spouse receives incredible surprise

    Military spouses are known for the unwavering support of their servicemembers, but many are fierce in their own right.This is true for one particular Hanscom spouse that was a finalist in the 2012 Military Spouse of the Year competition for Military Spouse magazine. Ingrid Herrera-Yee was a top

  • Hanscom represents at Head Of The Charles Regatta

    In a competition that attracts more than 9,000 athletes and 300,000 spectators, the Air Force was represented by two Hanscom members during the Head Of The Charles Regatta Oct. 21 and 22. Capt. Christopher James, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Architecture and Services Division project

  • Bowler stays focused to achieve his goal

    Airman 1st Class Nathan Smith grew up in a small farming community in Indiana. He was involved in his high school marching band, enjoyed baling hay and liked competitive bass fishing. He also bowled for his high school's bowling team - and bowled well."I've been bowling for five years," said Smith,

  • Air Force wins gold second year in a row

    The All-Air Force Men's Soccer Team has done it again.The team triumphed in the 2012 Armed Forces Soccer Championship held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 23 through Oct. 1. Air Force team members traveled from all over the world to train, compete and bring home the gold with a 2-1 victory over

  • Lieutenants act quickly, divert traffic from danger

    The quick actions of two second lieutenants who witnessed a tanker truck flip over a passenger vehicle earlier this summer potentially saved many lives. Second Lts. Adam Sheridan and David Lam, 2011 graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy and current members of Air Force Life Cycle Management