About Hanscom AFB, MA
Hanscom AFB is operated by the United States Air Force and is located mostly in Bedford, Massachusetts, 15 miles northwest of Boston. Some of Hansom AFB is located in Concord and Lincoln as well. Hanscom AFB was built in 1942 and has been in continual use ever since.
5,000 military personnel and military civilians work and live at Hanscom AFB. Its host unit, the 66th Air Base Group, is a non-flying unit and additionally provide support services to over 100,000 people in the New England region and New York associated with the military. Hansom AFB is integrated into the community.
Hanscom AFB is part of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. This center is responsible for monitoring weapons systems across the Air Force for longevity and overall health.