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SNCO of the Quarter – Master Sgt. Gary Rucks, AFDW/A7XF, NCOIC AFDW Quarterly Award winners announced
Air Force District of Washington announced its Quarterly Award winners for the third quarter during a luncheon here Oct. 23 at The Club on Andrews. The winners, who were honored for their performances from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2008, are: · Airman of the Quarter - Senior Airman Arnez Smith, AFDW Knowledge Operations Center information
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Default Air Force Logo School bus safety week highlighted throughout AFDW
The national school bus safety campaign began October 19 and runs through October 25. The 11th Wing Safety office is helping to educate Bolling adults and children on the safety and precautionary measures for children riding the school buses. "Our intent is to highlight school bus safety through awareness and monitoring is important." said Tech.
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The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill performs Oct. 10 at the 96th Annual Cherokee Indian Fair in Cherokee, N.C. The drill team is the traveling component of the Honor Guard and tours worldwide representing all Airmen while showcasing Air Force precision. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tim Chacon) Drill Team vists Cherokee N.C.

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Default Air Force Logo The biggest untold mortgage crisis: Help for families facing military foreclosures
More and more military families are finding themselves in the middle of a mortgage nightmare. Soldiers are returning after several tours of duty, only to find they are on the verge of losing their homes. While trying to rebuild their lives, they face the additional pressure and stress of a looming foreclosure. According to one recent study, the
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2008
Chief Master Sgt. Paul Wheeler, Air Force District of Washington command chief, receives his flu shot from Aerospace Medical Technician Staff Sgt. Latoya McGee, from the 779th Medical Operation Squadron, Allergy/Immunization Clinic, Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Flu vaccinations this year are being combined with Individual Medical Readiness screenings for all AFDW Airmen assigned to Andrews. Screenings will occur Oct. 21 thru 23 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Andrews base theater. In addition to the flu vaccination, public health, dental and immunizations readiness requirements  will be reviewed. Flu shots are recommended for all Airmen. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year in the United States more than 200,000 people are hospitalized and more than 36,000 people die from flu complications. Flu shots available for AFDW Airmen

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“Three Pretty Fly Girls” a watercolor painting by local artist Lori Dawson, is one of more than 200 paintings being introduced into the Air Force Art Program. The new artwork will be displayed at the Bolling Officers’ Club Oct. 21-24. There are more than 9,400 paintings in the Air Force Art Program collection. Air Force Art Program displaying 200 new works at Bolling AFB
The Air Force Art Program will display more than 200 new paintings from approximately 150 artists at the Bolling Air Force Base, D.C., Officers' Club Oct. 21-24. The art was created by artists from around the country and donated to the Air Force, bringing the total number of paintings in the Air Force collection to more than 9,400. The exhibit at
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Default Air Force Logo End-of-year planning pays off for AFDW units
Planning, hard work and the ability to quickly execute the mission paid big dividends for the Air Force District of Washington during the fiscal year 2008 end-of-year closeout.AFDW received and obligated millions of dollars in end-of-year money within days to support five command priorities: Combat Air Power, Taking Care of Our People, Taking Care
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Default Air Force Logo U.S Air Force Band teams up with music legends for Veterans Day TV special
The world-renowned United States Air Force Band will be in the national spotlight in a Veterans Day extravaganza when the Symphony Orchestra and Singing Sergeants join a dazzling lineup of celebrities and recording artists to present "America's Veterans: A Musical Tribute." The program premieres Nov. 10 on public television stations from coast to
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Senior Airman Gregory Benhase, 744th Communications Group, cuts a 2-by- 4 for a closet door frame for a Habitat for Humanity house Oct. 9 in Washington. Airman Benhase is a volunteer with the Air Force District of Washington Airmen of Distinction and helped with various projects throughout the day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dan DeCook) Airmen of Distinction help build homes from the ground up
Hammering nails, painting walls, shingling a roof, and framing houses was all in a day's work as members of the Airmen of Distinction from Bolling AFB volunteered with Habitat for Humanity Oct. 9 in Washington, D.C. Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization which seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make
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Wounded warriors Senior Master Sgt. William Ewing, Army 1st Lt. Jeff Hensley, Tech. Sgt. Christopher Frost, and Marine Sgt. Kenneth Blair cut the ribbon to open the renovated 779th Aeromedical Staging Facility on Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Oct. 9.  Maj. Gen. Gar Graham, 79th Medical Wing commander; Congresswoman Donna Edwards, Maryland’s 4th Congressional District; and Col. Robert Miller, 779th Medical Group commander applaud behind them.  The $4.9 million-dollar renovation project ensures service members returning from overseas receive the “heroes welcome they deserve,” Colonel Miller said.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Michael Land) Wounded warriors, leaders open renovated ASF

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