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  • Spouses walk to save lives

    Where there is a will, there is a way, and when it comes to the Hanscom community pulling together for a great cause, there is no doubt the will is there.A group of Hanscom spouses, who call themselves "The Real Housewives of Hanscom," joined together to walk 26.2 miles to raise money for cancer

  • Airman sees big picture during deployment

    Even when deployments are "inside the wire," for many servicemembers, they can be "outside the comfort zone." For Senior Airman Justin Peattie, a ceremonial honor guardsman with the Patriot Honor Guard, his deployment was just that.Peattie went to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to fulfill a Joint

  • Hanscom families help raise awareness of heart defects

    Three years ago, Samantha McMenamy and her husband, Maj. Brian McMenamy, went to a doctor's appointment for a 20-week ultrasound for twins. It was during that time they learned one of their babies had a congenital heart defect (CHD), truncus arteriosus, where a single blood vessel comes out of the

  • How tweet it is

    Hours after sending his first ever "tweet," a long-time New England Patriots fan and twenty-year Air Force veteran was given tickets to watch his favorite team play the Baltimore Ravens Jan. 22 at Gillette Stadium, courtesy of Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker. Joseph "JP" Peloquin, now retired from

  • Hanscom captains lead Air Force to eighth rugby title

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. - Nothing can stop the U.S. Air Force. These are fitting words to describe the Armed Forces Rugby Championship held Nov. 2 through 5 at Fort Benning, Ga.The Air Force rugby team blasted through the competition, winning all of their games and taking the title of champion

  • Hanscom personnel coach soccer team to victory

    Winners, champions and defenders of freedom -- all of these titles can be used to describe this year's All-Air Force Men's Soccer Team. The team triumphed in the championship round of the 2011 Armed Forces Soccer Championship held at Fort Eustis, Va., Oct. 19 through 24. Air Force team members

  • Airman competes in Marine Corps marathon, helps military charity

    What was initially a goal to run in a marathon turned out to be the first step on what is sure to be a long journey for Senior Airman Dennis Cooke. Distance running is somewhat of a new pastime for Airman Cooke, from the 66th Medical Squadron's Mental Health Flight. Just a couple of years ago, the

  • Battle Management personnel help out Habitat for Humanity

    When Habitat for Humanity came to Bedford recently, ten employees from Hanscom's Battle Management Directorate stepped up to do their part, by installing insulation in two of the homes and clearing land for a third one."This is the first time we've ever done this, so we had no idea what to expect,"

  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Many backgrounds, many stories, one American spirit

    National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to American society and culture. The month-long celebration begins Sept. 15 and continues through Oct. 15. The dates were chosen in honor of five Central American countries which celebrate their

  • Major from ESC experiences new roles while deployed on Navy ship

    A member of the Cyber/Netcentric Directorate is getting a chance to earn his sea legs during his current deployment.Maj. George B. Nuño has been deployed since early April on the U.S. Naval Ship Comfort, serving two main positions. He commands all non-medical Air Force personnel who are aboard the