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Col. Paul Ackerley, 316th Wing commander, shakes the hand of Ch. (Brig. Gen.) Cecil R. Richardson, Air Force Deputy Chief of Chaplains, the guest speaker at the National Prayer Luncheon at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Feb 15. The luncheon included readings from Hebrew, Islamic and Christian scriptures and a speech from Chaplain Richardson entitled "In God We Trust".  (US Air Force/SrA Renae Kleckner) National Prayer Luncheon

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Default Air Force Logo What Andrews needs to know about Influenza
Influenza, commonly called the "flu" is a respiratory illness caused by a virus and spreads from person to person. Each year in the United States five to 20 percent of the population gets the flu. Some people, such as senior citizens, children, and individuals with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. Influenza
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Chaplain, Brig. Gen. Cecil R. Richardson, Air Force Deputy Chief of Chaplains, gives his message entitled "In God We Trust" at the National Prayer Breakfast Feb. 12 at the Bolling Club. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dan DeCook) Incoming top Air Force chaplain speaks about trust at Bolling Prayer Breakfast
The Air Force's next chief of chaplains spoke about the importance of trusting in God, and the effect it has had on America and his life during an address at Bolling's annual prayer breakfast Feb. 12. "Trust is critical to our faith, crucial to our prayers and central to who we are as Americans," said Chaplain (Brig. Gen.) Cecil R. Richardson, Air
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Default Air Force Logo Base changes curfew policy
A new curfew has been implemented here following several recent events that have illuminated security concerns involving teenage dependents, according 11th Wing senior leadership. "For the last 60 years, the United States Air Force has fought to provide safety and security for America and her allies. We should be proud of the contributions we have
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Default Air Force Logo Country music legend headlines Band's Guest Artist Series opener
Country music legend Restless Heart headlines the season opener of the U. S. Air Force Band's 2008 Guest Artist Series Feb. 10 at Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall in Washington. Restless Heart parted ways for what they thought was the last time in 1994. They were leaving behind a true musical legacy, a decade of fulfilled
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Default Air Force Logo Doctor chases assailants, provides care after mugging.
An Andrews Air Force Major helped an elderly woman who was injured in a robbery in broad daylight at a McDonalds on Gallant Fox Lane in Bowie, MD June 26. On the June afternoon, Major (Dr.) Robert W. Craig-Gray, currently assigned to the 79th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, had just pulled into the parking lot of the McDonald's to get something to eat
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Col. Terry L. Ross (left), 11th Wing vice commander, Carson Green, president of the Jimmy Maitland Stewart Museum and Lt. Col. Diane Jones, 11th Mission Support Squadron commander, cut the ribbon at the Jimmy Stewart Theater dedication ceremony at Building 52 on Bolling Aug. 13. The theater is named after Brig. Gen. James Stewart who enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1941 and rose to the rank of colonel in four years. At the time of his enlistment Mr. Stewart was a famous actor with an Academy Award to his name. (U. S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Tim Chacon) Bolling dedicates theater to legendary actor, remarkable Airman
When 11th Wing officials here officially changed the name of Building. 52 to the Brigadier General Jimmy Stewart Theater on Aug. 13, the old building had finally come full circle, historically speaking. In the 1940s, the facility served as the base theater. In recent years it was known as the technology center. The facility provides technology and
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Senior Airman James Cashwell, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team member, talks with an old friend, Army Spc. Matthew Goodwin, after a surprise meeting at Laundsthul Medical Center in Germany Aug. 1. The drill team performed for patients and hospital staff before going room to room to visit with some of America’s injured heroes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel DeCook) Honor Guard travels to Europe, one member sees familiar face
Each of the many performances the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team executes each year leaves a unique mark on the drill team members. Whether it's meeting a retired veteran who is reinspired by a performance or seeing a child who stands up proudly to say, "That's what I will do," the job of being a drill team member has its own
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Airman 1st Class Marleah Miller, 844th Communications Group, adds the finishing touch to the “macho nachos,” one of the several Mexican-American dishes prepared July 31 during a dormitory cooking class at Blanchard Barracks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class R. Michael Longoria) Airmen aprenden cómo preparar platos mexicanos-americano (Airmen learn how to prepare Mexican-American dishes)
Bolling Airmen received a crash course on several easy-to-make Mexican-American dishes during a dormitory cooking class at Blanchard Barracks July 31. Two of our general officer enlisted aides held the class in a continuing effort to teach Airmen how to shop, handle and prepare their own meals since the closing of the dinning facility. "This is an
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Capt. (Dr.) Bradford Allen performs a presurgical evaluation on a patient. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. [Dr.] Dennis Holt) Bolling dentistry program residents complete year-long advanced training
The Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program here graduated four new practitioners July 20 and the grads are now ready for Air Force worldwide service. The program, one of 11 similar nationwide, has been active here since 1980 and the base has produced about 135 graduates since then. The purpose of the program is to build upon
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