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Airmen put finishing touches on the installation of equipment at the brand new, state-of-the-art combined air and space operations center, or CAOC, in Southwest Asia.  A team from the Electronic Systems Center, headquartered at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., led the effort to equip, modernize and streamline operations in the new center.
(Courtesy Photo) ESC team efforts bring new CAOC to life
When the new, state-of-the-art combined air and space operations center, or CAOC, in Southwest Asia came on line Sept. 1, it marked a milestone for joint and coalition combat forces and for the Electronic Systems Center team working to make it happen. "We're constantly striving to bring enhanced AOC capabilities to the warfighters, and I'm
0 10/13
2009
Pictured are sage green fleece outer garments with proper placement of name
and rank tapes.  The 98th Air Force Virtual Uniform Board released a policy message for wearing the new Air Force sage green fleece as an outer garment for the Airmen Battle Uniform. Fleece wear policy released
The 98th Air Force Virtual Uniform Board has just released a policy message for wearing the new Air Force sage green fleece as an outer garment for the Airmen Battle Uniform. According to the message, the sage green fleece may only be worn over the ABU top, and is not authorized to be worn solely over a T-shirt, thermal underwear and similar
0 10/09
2009
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Garrett McNulty from Room 1 at the Child Development Center, tries on a fire helmet during a visit to Center by members of the Hanscom Fire Department for Fire Prevention Week. The Fire Department hosted a number of educational events across the base throughout the week to educate the base community on the importance of fire safety. On Oct. 10, the Fire Department will hold a Fire Prevention Walk at Castle Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include several fire safety demonstrations, an amusement area for children and plenty of food and refreshments in addition to fire prevention giveaways and prizes. The entire Hanscom community is welcome to attend the free family event which is part of Hanscom’s Year of the Air Force Family celebrations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry) Hanscom celebrates AF Year of the Family with Fire Prevention Week

0 10/07
2009
LEDYARD, Conn. -- Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz 
reviews one of many technology displays at the Air Force C2ISR Symposium
here Sept. 30. The general also addressed symposium attendees, telling them that
technology and doctrine must move in lockstep.  (USAF Photo/Rick Berry)
Chief of staff calls for harmony between technology, doctrine
The Air Force chief of staff discussed the complementary roles of technology and doctrine during a major conference here Sept. 30. "Our success today relies on both the technology that enables advanced systems and - believe it or not - the doctrine that articulates our institutionally held beliefs on how to leverage those capabilities," Gen. Norton
0 10/02
2009
Air Force crash rescue and safety personnel inspect the wreckage of a replica 1905 Wright Flyer III that crashed Oct. 1, 2009 on Huffman Prairie Flying Field at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  Pilot and vintage aircraft builder Mark Dusenberry of Dennison, Ohio was injured during the practice flight in preparation to celebrate the 104th Anniversary of Practical Flight. (Air Force photo/Al Bright) Wright Flyer replica crashes; 104th Practical Flight Ceremony cancelled
An authentic replica of the 1905 Wright Flyer III crashed at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field here at approximately 9:30 a.m. Oct. 1. Vintage aircraft builder and pilot Mark Dusenberry, was flown by CareFlight helicopter to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton where his injuries were initially identified as serious. Following the crash, Dusenberry was
0 10/01
2009
LEDYARD, Conn. -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley chats with officers from the Electronic Systems Center, headquartered at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., while touring the display area at the Air Force C2ISR Symposium here Sept. 29. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry) Secretary Donley visits C2ISR displays

0 9/30
2009
LEDYARD, Conn. -- Gen. C. Robert Kehler, commander of Air Force Space Command, addresses the Air Force Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Symposium.  The general is one of many Air Force and corporate leaders to address the symposium. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry) Space Command boss talks of space, cyber connection
Addressing the Air Force Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Symposium here today, the leader of the Air Force Space community said space and cyberspace are integrally connected. "Think of space and cyber as circles on a Venn diagram," said Gen. C. Robert Kehler, commander of Air Force Space Command. Those circles, he
0 9/29
2009
LEDYARD, Conn. -- Former Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John P. Jumper kicks off the Air Force C2ISR Symposium here Sept. 28. The speaking line-up continues today and Wednesday, with a host of major presenters scheduled, including Air Force Secretary Michael Donley and Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Rick Berry) C2ISR Symposium kicks off with former CSAF Jumper
The Air Force Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Symposium here kicked off Monday afternoon with a presentation by former Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John Jumper. He told the mixed industry and government gathering that, in an era of flat or declining defense budgets, new will platforms be hard to come by. "What
0 9/29
2009
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. - Marthe Kent, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Region One administrator, presents a plaque in honor of Hanscom earning Voluntary Protection Program ‘Star’ status to Lt. Gen. Ted Bowlds, Electronic Systems Center commander and Col. David Orr, 66th Air Base Wing commander. The ceremony, held Sept. 24, marked the culmination of a three-plus-year effort by base leaders and personnel to earn star status, OSHA’s highest safety rating. Hanscom became the first Air Force installation to do so. (Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte-Britt) Hanscom shines as first Air Force VPP Star site
"Long may she wave," were the words of Marthe B. Kent, Occupational Safety and Health Administration regional administrator, as she stood alongside Hanscom leaders, employees and invited guests to watch as the Voluntary Protection Program Star flag was raised over the base Sept. 24, signifying Hanscom Air Force Base's status as the first Air Force
0 9/25
2009
NEW CASTLE, N.H.  – Brig. Gen. Pete Hoene, program executive officer for Command and Control Capabilities at the Defense Information Systems Agency, shares his thoughts with audience members during this year’s Net-centric Operations Conference, held here Sept. 21. (USAF Photo/Rick Berry) Leaders call for balance between network use and protection
Finding the right balance between user needs and network protection is essential, senior officials from the Air Force, the joint community and other organizations said during a conference here Monday. Addressing the 7th annual Net-centric Operations Conference, Air Force Electronic Systems Center Commander Lt. Gen. Ted Bowlds said that protecting
0 9/24
2009
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