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  • Air Force declares Mobile Communications System ‘combat ready’

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., -- Air Combat Command recently declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Mobile Communications System (MCS) Block 2, a program managed by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Battlespace Communications Branch at Hanscom Air Force Base. MCS Block 2 integrates
  • Department of the Air Force approves special leave accrual for fiscal year 2021

    Air Force and Space Force members performing active service, and Reserve and Guard Airmen on Title 10 or Title 32 orders, can now accrue up to 120 days of annual leave for fiscal year 2021 instead of the typical 60 days of leave.
  • Commentary: Leading with emotional intelligence

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Being an effective leader in today’s workforce, one must possess emotional intelligence, the ability to understand and manage your own emotions in positive ways.When we operate at a high level of EQ, it helps us communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict. Leaders
  • SkillBridge sets military members up for future success

    Airmen preparing to separate from active duty service can take steps toward their next career using the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program.
  • Hanscom team members recognized for excellence in acquisition and leadership

    The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, along with Air Force Materiel Command, recognized multiple Hanscom team members with 2020 Acquisition Excellence and Leadership Awards.
  • Service members can stream Tokyo Olympic, Paralympic games for free

    The Exchange and Comcast NBCUniversal announced today that U.S. service members and honorably discharged Veterans worldwide will be able to stream NBCUniversal’s extensive coverage of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games from their personal devices and computers through ShopMyExchange.com. The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will take place July 23-Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan, while the Paralympic Games will run from Aug. 24-Sep. 5.
  • Wage Grade Career Path Resource Site Q and A

    Experts from Air Force Sustainment Center Civilian Personnel Office answer the discuss the common questions about the Wage Grade Career Path Resource Site
  • Air Force employee wins volunteer award and looks toward retirement

    Longtime Air Force civilian wins National Service Award and approaches retirement with a desire to do even more for her community.
  • A Look Back...Fairfield Air Depot

    The Fairfield Air Depot provided expertise to the establishment, layout, and manning of new depots and sub-depots around the nation. Until the day it closed in January 1946, the depot provided the backbone of the logistics function that Air Force Materiel Command manages to this day.
  • Simulators Division looking to “match” problems and solutions with a game

    Air Force training units looking for new, innovative solutions to meet their training needs may find their answer in a game designed by the Simulators Division Innovation team for the Industry/Interservice Training Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC).
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