Here is a shot from the recent graduation ceremony at the Airman Leadership Class at Hanscom AFB. From left, Master Sgt. Richard A. Olivarez, ALS commandant; Staff Sgt. Jeremy Guidry, ALS instructor; Col. Lester A. Weilacher, 66th Air Base Group commander; Chief Master Sgt. Baird Stiefel, 66th Air Base Group superintendent and Hanscom AFB senior enlisted advisor; Petty Officer Amanda J. Yockey, Class 12 D graduate and John L. Levitow Award Winner; Technical Sgt. Donald L. Tilley, airman leadership instructor; Paul J. Marotta, Hanscom FCU board chairman; and David Sprague, Hanscom FCU president/CEO.

The $983 million Hanscom Federal Credit Union is an ongoing co-sponsor of the Hanscom Air Force Base Airman Leadership School. Airmen must complete the five-week course to attain the rank of staff sergeant, an important early step on the path to a career as a military supervisor. The credit union said the Airman Leadership School at the Massachusetts base is unique because it offers the course to multiple services, with the Air Force joined by the Air National Guard and Coast Guard.

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