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Default Air Force Logo Is portion distortion out of control or managable?
Portion sizes for foods have increased significantly over the past two decades. More than 66 percent of Americans are now considered overweight or obese. Not only do consumers want to get "their money's worth" in fast food establishments, but larger portions have also become the norm at home. If people look around, it seems other things are growing
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2008
Default Air Force Logo Think before you drink: April is Alcohol Awareness Month
The month of April is designated as Alcohol Awareness Month and the base Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program team wants to encourage Andrews members to be mindful of alcohol abuse. "When many people think of an alcohol abuser, they tend to picture the stereotypical alcoholic in the movies, a middle-aged man sitting alone in a
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2008
Master Sgt. Russell P. Petcoff, 11th Wing Public Affairs, received a Defense Meritorious Service Medal March 26. Sergeant Petcoff recently deployed to the International Security Assistance Force Public Information Office, Kabul, Afghanistan. While there, he produced more than 300 media releases and answered breaking news queries for a command of 37,000 troops representing 42 nations. Following the shoot down of a Chinook helicopter, Sergeant Petcoff authored the messages for public release for an all-night news media response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel DeCook.) Warrior of the Week

0 3/27
2008
Left to right, Lt. Col. Rima V. Silenas, Capt. Candace L. Hunstiger, Lt. Col. Dawn M. K. Zoldi and Senior Master Sgt. Patrick Vilmenay pose for a photo March 26 at the 11th Wing Legal Office. Six members of the 11th Wing garnered Air Force District of Washington Judge Advocate General Awards, which were announced March 21. Colonel Silenas is currently on Reserve duty at the Air Force Legal Operation Agency.(U.S. Air Force photo by Thomas Dennis)  Bolling legal office staff takes six AFDW awards
Six members of the 11th Wing garnered Air Force District of Washington Judge Advocate General Awards, which were announced March 21. The 2007 winners from Bolling include Lt. Col. Dawn M. K. Zoldi, outstanding career armed services attorney; Capt. Candace L. Hunstiger, outstanding judge advocate; Senior Master Sgt. Patrick Vilmenay, outstanding
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2008
Members of the Bolling community help clean up the Potomac shoreline March 31. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marleah Miller) Annual Potomac River Cleanup
The 20th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup event is April 5 from 8 a.m. to noon at Giesboro Park Pavilion 1. Bolling will join forces with the Naval District of Washington for the cleanup. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the marina. Volunteers may pre-register by logging on to www.cnic.navy.mil/ndw or by contacting Capt. Chris Bulson at
0 3/26
2008
Default Air Force Logo 25 NCR Airmen 'tack on' another stripe
Twenty-five Bolling members will receive their promotions to a higher rank during the 11th Wing's monthly promotion ceremony March 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the Washington Dining Room of the Bolling Clubs. "I'm very proud of all the Airmen for their hard work and dedication to the Air Force mission," Chief Master Sgt. Randall Raper, 11th Wing command
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2008
Senior Airman Frank Rivas and Ch. (Capt.) Andrew Cohen, talk beside Army Pfc. Darren Riley, after his return from duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom  at the 79th Aeromedical Staging Flight on Feb. 18. (US Air Force/Bobby Jones) Chaplains Assistants; Honoring Airmen, Serving All

0 2/22
2008
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

0 2/22
2008
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
0 2/22
2008
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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2008
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