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Maj. Gen. Ralph J. Jodice II, Air Force District of Washington commanding general, replaces an incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent light bulb in his office at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. AFDW is participating in Operation Change Out, a jointly-sponsored effort between the Defense Department and the U.S. Department of Energy that encourages everyone connected with a military installation to reduce energy usage. AFDW participates in Operation Change Out
The Air Force District of Washington is participating in the Energy Star® "Operation Change Out - The Military Challenge," a jointly-sponsored effort between the Defense Department and the U.S. Department of Energy. Operation Change Out encourages everyone connected with a military installation to reduce the energy they use and protect the
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Senior Airman Ashlee Browe, 779th Medical Group Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, holds a lighted candle in memoriam of her daughter Fallyn Averie-Hope Browe Oct. 15 at Chapel 3. Fallyn was born full term on Jan. 17, 2008 at 6 lbs 12 oz but passed away due to underdeveloped lungs and a displaced heart.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steven R. Doty) Pregnancy, Infant Loss Awareness Month honored; 'Wave of Light' candlelight vigil held at Chapel Oct. 15
For most, October 21 was an ordinary day here. But for Christina Juneau, wife of Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Juneau, a VR53 flight engineer, and their family, it was not just a date on the calendar because it marks when they lost their 6-day old son, Michael Jr. "I lost my son here at the base [in 2006]. He died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
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Maj. Gen. Ralph J. Jodice II (left), 320th Air Expeditionary Wing and Air Force District of Washington commander meets with some of the men and women supporting the 2009 presidential inauguration as part of the 56th Armed Forces Inaugural Committee. Airmen assigned to AFIC are deployed with the 320th AEW, headquartered at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Also pictured (l-r) are: Chief Master Sgt. Paul Wheeler, AFDW command chief; Capt. Todd Von Ins, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.; Master Sgt. Brian White, Offutt AFB, Neb.; Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jennifer Davis, AFIC;  and Senior Airman Olayinka Olatunji, Fort Meade, Md. (U.S. Air Force photo) 320th AEW 'deploys' Airmen for inaugural support
With the 2009 presidential inauguration three months away, more than 85 Airmen have been deployed to the 320th Air Expeditionary Wing, working with the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee, or AFIC. The 320th AEW, headquartered here, exercises administrative control of Airmen supporting a joint requirement within the National Capital Region and is led
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Members of the U.S. Air Force Band play as a helicopter from the 1st Helicopter Squadron, Andrews Air Force Base, Md., flies over during the Tattoo on Bolling Oct. 6. The Tattoo, themed "Securing Our Freedom," was held in conjunction with the 2008 NATO Air Chiefs' Conference, hosted by Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, Air Force chief of staff.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sean Adams) (Released) Securing our freedom
In a tradition that dates back to the 17th Century, representatives from the 26 NATO countries gathered Oct. 6 for a "Tattoo" hosted by Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, Air Force Chief of Staff. "The NATO Tattoo highlighted incredible teamwork by all Bolling Airmen," said Col. Jon A. Roop, 11th Wing commander. "We demonstrated the same precise mission
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2008
Home-school students Daniel, Luis, and Shawn Boothe talk to Tech. Sgt. Tyler Kuebler, U.S. Air Force Band Airmen of Note, Sept. 5 after a recording session featuring recording artist Kurt Elling. Home-school communities from Fort Meade, Md., Fort Belvoir, Va., Andrews AFB, Md., and Bolling gathered in Gabriel Hall Friday to be part of the Air Force Band’s 2008 Jazz Heritage Series. (U.S. Air Force photo by Thomas Dennis) USAF Band's 2008 holiday concerts at DAR Constitution Hall
With summer in the rearview mirror, The United States Air Force Band is already making big plans for the winter season. This year's holiday show, "Simple Gifts," will feature the U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants in a special musical presentation at DAR Constitution Hall. This concert is sure to make your season a little brighter
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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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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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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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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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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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