HANSCOM AFB

Housing - Overview

Housing - Temporary Temporary Lodging Facility The Hanscom Inn is a temporary lodging facility, also known as the Swift Inn. Eligibility/Orders/Length of Stay Persons in Permissive TDY status are authorized ten days. Persons in PCS In status are authorized 30 days in Temporary Lodging Facilities. Persons in PCS Out status
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Sponsorship

Sponsorship Settling into your new location and your new unit takes time. MilitaryINSTALLATIONS and Plan My Move are designed to assist you with information about your new location. Complementing Plan My Move and MilitaryINSTALLATIONS each of the military Services has a Sponsorship Program which is very helpful in providing new
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Installation Overview

Location Hanscom AFB is in Middlesex County, MA, and touches the towns of Bedford, Concord, Lincoln and Lexington - the birthplace of America. Hanscom is approximately 20 miles northwest of Boston, MA; 25 miles south of Nashua, New Hampshire; and 85 miles from Portland, Maine. Hanscom is about 4 hours
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Check In Procedures

Check-in Procedures Inprocessing Procedures Your first stop should be the Military Personnel Section. Their hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Bldg 1305, First Floor, Customer Service Section. You must be in uniform to in-process. Please bring your PCS package from your last base. If you arrive
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Motor Vehicles

Motor Vehicles Registration & Licensing Requirements Massachusetts State law requires you to have sufficient liability insurance and a valid driver’s license in order to operate a vehicle. The term “vehicle” generally includes automobiles, motorcycles, vans, trailers and boats regularly parked or garaged overnight. Further, your vehicle must be properly registered.
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Fallen Defender honored with boat dedication

Story by Cheryl Sawyers on 02/28/2017 The 96th Security Forces Squadron christened a new patrol vessel in honor of fallen defender, Senior Airman Nathan Sartain here February 24. Sartain, a Pensacola native, was a member of the 66th Security Forces Squadron, from Hanscom Air Force Base, and died October 2,
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Colonel's American dream started in Vietnam

Story by Stephen Warns on 01/23/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas Col. Quy Nguyen, budget execution and analysis branch chief for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, describes his career and life as a "meaningful journey." It's a journey that began when his father, Anh, and mother, Lieu,
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Engineer training strengthens U.S., Kenyan armed forces partnership

Story by Meredith March on 01/20/2017 VICENZA, Italy Massachusetts National Guard engineers and their State Partnership Program counterparts from the Kenya Defence Forces Engineer Brigade are putting their partnership into action at Thika Barracks, a job site near Nairobi, Kenya, where they are conducting overseas deployment training. The State Partnership
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Hanscom Airman takes road less traveled

Story by Mark Wyatt on 12/16/2016 Life has not always been easy for Airman 1st Class Louis A. Ortiz, an administration specialist for the C3I and Networks Directorate, who is in the first year of a six-year enlistment. Ortiz grew up in Schenectady, New York, "in an area that wasn't
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Wright-Patterson and Lackland AFB take home 2016 AFRL Commanders Challenge Trophy

Story by Wesley Farnsworth on 12/15/2016 More than 40 Airmen from six bases across the United States, gathered at the Nevada National Security Site in Las Vegas, Nev., Dec. 9 to demonstrate their innovative solutions to a rapidly evolving threat. The six teams in the week-long 2016 Air Force Research
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From stripes to bars: Travis Airmen set sights on Officer Training School

Story by 2nd Lt. Sarah Johnson on 12/12/2016 TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. Two Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, California are working hard to prepare for their Officer Training School classes this spring, where they will each earn their commission as second lieutenants in the United States Air Force
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Education - General Overview

Education - Local Schools How do I choose a school? Choosing the right school for children is a priority for military families. Whether you are assigned living quarters or have a choice of where to live, it is important to explore all educational options to discover the proper match for
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