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  • COVID-19 booster shots available for eligible beneficiaries

    The 66th Medical Squadron is now offering single Pfizer COVID vaccine booster doses to eligible beneficiaries. At this time, only the Pfizer vaccines are available for the booster here. The Hanscom Clinic has not yet approved mixing vaccine brands, meaning a patient’s initial vaccine dose and booster brand should match.
  • ALS graduates future leaders

    Base officials held an Airman Leadership School graduation ceremony at the Minuteman Commons here Oct. 21. The five-week professional military education course prepares junior enlisted members to become first-line supervisors.
  • Resource Group leads set the pace for DEI progress

    Members of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Cell here are tracking the pulse of the installation’s way forward to advancing racial and gender equity for members of the workforce. The DEI Cell includes Member Employee Resource Group program leads for the Black, Asian American and Women affinity groups. These volunteers receive specialized training to determine barriers when it comes to recruitment, hiring, retention and representation.
  • Impact Aid Surveys due Oct. 31

    Families living on base with children enrolled at Bedford High School have until Oct. 31 to complete and submit the 2021-2022 Federal Impact Aid Survey for federally-connected students.
  • DAF COVID-19 military vaccination deadlines approaches

    Any active-component Airman or Guardian who has refused to obtain a qualifying vaccine by Nov. 2 and has not received, or, is not in the process of seeking, a medical exemption or religious accommodation will be in violation of a lawful order and subject to discipline under Article 92 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
  • Wert provides update, discusses A.I., machine learning

    A Hanscom senior official discussed his directorate’s use of artificial intelligence and machine learning during a virtual meeting with Hanscom area business leaders Oct.14.
  • Defenders to host haunted house

    Defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron will host a haunted house in Building 1510 here Oct. 22-24 and Oct. 29-30 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. The Hanscom Blue Knights designed and decorated 11 rooms throughout the building, each with a different theme, for members of the community to enjoy.
  • Re-branded DEIA office targets removing barriers to employment opportunity

    Ensuring the current structure is named accordingly for all aspects of opportunity, the Air Force Materiel Command has rebranded the office charged with leading the efforts across the enterprise, resulting in a new “DEIA” acronym that encompasses diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility as mission imperatives.
  • Leadercast development event planned

    The Warhawk First Sergeant Council will host an in-person Leadercast “Shift” event for enlisted service members at the Minuteman Commons here Nov. 15 and 16.
  • Base safety offers tips as seasons change

    Autumn in New England can bring with it many safety-related challenges for newcomers or lifelong residents.