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  • Hanscom to implement Trusted Traveler Program

    The 66th Security Forces Squadron will implement a Trusted Traveler Program here beginning April 21. The program will expedite access for those visiting the installation as guests of service members, dependents, Department of Defense employees, and military retirees, by allowing those with base

  • Ruiz Gate hours extended for inbound, outbound traffic

    Officials from the 66th Security Forces Squadron here announced the Ruiz Gate (formerly Hartwell Gate) will open for expanded hours beginning March 1. The gate will open seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. for both inbound and outbound traffic.

  • SFS updates gate entry procedures

    Defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron have adjusted the installation entry and visitor access procedures as a result of the COVID-19 response and the installation’s current Health Protection condition.

  • Hanscom defender saves a life

    An average day on the job quickly turned to a matter of life or death for one Hanscom defender, whose fast action saved the life of a subcontractor who suffered a heart attack while on base.

  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.

  • States given Real ID extension

    The Department of Homeland Security has granted an extension allowing federal agencies to accept driver's licenses and identification cards from several states and U.S. territories.