• Ready Eagle prepares Hanscom medics

    The 66th Medical Squadron held a full-scale disaster response exercise here July 26 to 30 focused on medical readiness and preparedness. The week-long exercise, Ready Eagle, tested personnel from across nine medical flights on their ability to respond to a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear

  • Retiring Medical commander reflects on 30-year career

    Col. Mark Oordt, 66th Medical Squadron commander, is slated to retire from the Air Force July 9 after 30 years of service. Since taking command of the Hanscom medical facility in 2019, Oordt oversaw nine flights and the care of more than 6,000 beneficiaries, and led the clinic through the COVID-19

  • MDS to move COVID vaccinations to walk-in basis

    The 66th Medical Squadron will conduct the last COVID-19 vaccination point of distribution, or POD, June 25 before moving vaccines to a walk-in basis at the clinic here. Eligible personnel can receive first and second vaccine doses Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 66 MDS

  • AFMC commander lauds MDS team

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., the commander of Air Force Materiel Command, thanked members of the 66th Medical Squadron for their COVID-19 response during a visit to the installation June 16.

  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Hanscom Clinic

    Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg thanked members of the 66th Medical Squadron for their COVID-19 response and continued work to provide high-quality care, during a visit here May 11.

  • Vaccine appointments available at MDS facilities

    The 66th Medical Squadron here has increased availability of COVID vaccine appointments for personnel with a valid Department of Defense identification card. Currently, appointments are available for both Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.

  • Hanscom transitions to Tier 2 vaccine eligibility

    Hanscom has expanded vaccine registration eligibility to include all base personnel in Tiers 1 and 2 as defined by the Department of Defense prioritization schema. All eligible, unvaccinated individuals with a valid DOD identification card can now schedule COVID-19 vaccinations through the Defense

  • Flu vaccine available

    The 66th Medical Squadron will be administering the annual influenza vaccine to all eligible TRICARE beneficiaries here beginning this week.Eligible individuals can receive the vaccine at the immunization clinic beginning Monday, Jan. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. on a walk-in basis.

  • Patient advocate prepared to assist with medical needs

    The 66th Medical Squadron Patient Advocacy Program is in place to ensure every member enrolled at the Hanscom Clinic has access to quality health care and that patients’ concerns are addressed appropriately and promptly.

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