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Chief Master Sgt. Paul Wheeler, Air Force District of Washington command chief, receives the Bronze Star from AFDW Commander Maj. Gen. Ralph Jodice during a ceremony at Andrews AFB, Md., Oct. 2. Chief Wheeler earned the medal for service with the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, engaged in combat operations at Balad Air Base, Iraq. During his time with the 332nd, the chief was the command chief to more than 26,000 Airmen located at five major air bases in Iraq. During his year in theater, the chief made more than 90 site visits across more than 10,000 miles of hostile terrain to meet with Airmen he served.  (USAF photo by Senior Airman Melissa Stonecipher) AFDW Command Chief Earns Bronze Star

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2008
Col. Jon A. Roop, 11th Wing commander, hands out a purple ribbon to Amanda Watson, from the Defense Intelligence Agency, Oct. 1 at Bolling’s main gate, to help promote Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tim Chacon) Raising awareness

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2008
Default Air Force Logo U.S. Air Force, NATO Chiefs Tattoo set for Oct. 6
The 2008 NATO Air Chiefs Tattoo, themed  "Securing Our Freedom," is scheduled for Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. on the U.S. Air Force Ceremonial Lawn at Bolling Air Force Base, District of Columbia.The event is open to Department of Defense identification card holders.  Attire for the evening is business casual for military members and civilians.  Business
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2008
Col. Jon A. Roop, 11th Wing commander, passes the guidon to Maj. Jason Kobylski, 11th Comptroller Squadron commander, Oct. 23 during an assumption of command ceremony in the Bolling Clubs. Previously a directorate of the 11th Wing, the new squadron is 32 members strong and will be relocating from building 5681 to building P-20, room 240. The relocation is planned for late October to early November. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Raymond Mills) Same finance, new name

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2008
Default Air Force Logo Aeromedical staging facility renovated
A true "Hero's Welcome Home" awaits recently injured Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom patients returning home to the United States through the 79th Aeromedical Staging Facility here following a multimillion dollar facelift.     The busiest gateway in the United States for patients awaiting transportation back to their home stations benefited
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2008
Default Air Force Logo IMR ensures Airmen are ready to deploy
Individual Medical Readiness monitoring and reports allow commanders and their medical support providers to track the medical readiness status of unit personnel, ensuring a healthy and fit fighting force, one medically ready to deploy. IMR requirements are divided into six key elements: immunizations, dental, laboratory testing, medical equipment,
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2008
Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team stand ready to perform for a crowd Sept. 17 at the World War II Memorial in Washington. The show was a tribute to World War II veterans in attendance and to honor those that lost their lives during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sean Adams) Drill Team performs for veterans

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2008
Corey Dixon, 744th Communications Group, returns an interception for a touchdown against the White House Communications Agency Sept. 17 on Bolling. The CG went on to beat WHCA 24 - 19 in their first meeting of the season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel DeCook) Bolling kicks off flag football season
With the NFL season underway, highly-paid professionals strap on their cleats and put on their helmets.  Meanwhile, Airmen, civilians and their family members grab flags and head to a makeshift football field here. Bolling began its flag football season Sept. 15 and the season runs through Oct. 27, with games being played on Monday and Wednesday
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2008
Airmen from the National Capital Region attach a POW/MIA flag Sept. 19 to the flagpole on Bolling. The flag was attached during a reveille ceremony as part of the National POW/MIA Day. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Dan DeCook) Honoring our captured and missing heroes
World War II, Vietnam and the Korean War claimed many lives and saw huge numbers of America's heroes taken prisoner. National POW/MIA Day is held across the country on military installations, ships at sea, state capitals, schools and veterans' facilities to honor these heroes. Bolling held its own special observance, which began with the sounding
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2008
Col. Steven Shepro (center), 316th Wing commander, along with Airman Tiffany Barker (left), 316th Operations Support Squadron, and Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Haggett, 316th Force Support Squadron Superintendent, cut a birthday cake at the Freedom Hall Dining Facility Thursday. September 18 commemorated the Air Force’s 61st birthday. Airman Barker is the newest Airman on Andrews, while Chief Haggett is Andrews’ most seasoned career Airman. (USAF photo by Senior Airman Steven R. Doty) Air Force Birthday Celebration

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