Hanscom Air Force Base

Hanscom Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located predominantly within Bedford, Massachusetts, with portions extending into the adjoining towns of Lincoln, Concord and Lexington. The facility is adjacent to Hanscom Field which provides general aviation and charter service.

Camo plane monument on a pedestal

Hanscom AFB is the part of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, one of six centers under Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC). The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is the single center responsible for total life cycle management of Air Force weapon systems and is headquartered at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. The host unit at Hanscom is the 66th Air Base Group (66 ABG) assigned to AFMC.

Bedford Public Schools is proud to offer high school students of active duty families residing on Hanscom AFB (HAFB) the opportunity to attend Bedford High School. For more information about this opportunity, please contact the Hanscom AFB School Liaison Laurel Wironen. To learn more about this topic, please visit Hanscom AFB School Liaison website.

To ensure we are addressing the needs of the Hansom AFB community, as of January 2022 Bedford School Committee has an appointed, non-voting Hanscom AFB Representative: Kimberly Howell

Commanding Officer

Woman in Air Force Dress Blue Uniform smiling infront of drapped American flag.
Colonel Taona A. Enriquez


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