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Chief Master Sgt. Sidney McNeil, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron, waits for the signal to raise his flag during a ceremony July 9 as part of the Arnold Gate dedication ceremony at Bolling. Re-establishing Bolling’s Avenue of Flags, the ceremony involved the simultaneous rising of 56 different flags by members of the Bolling community representing the 50 states, as well the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Northern Marianna Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sean Adams) United we stand

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Robert Arnold, grandson of Gen. Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, the first and only five-star General of the Air Force (1949), and Col.Terry Ross, 11th Wing vice commander, unveil the General Arnold dedication plaque during the Main Gate and Avenue of Flag Dedication Ceremony on Bolling July 9.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Catherine Thompson) Gen. Henry "Hap" Arnold Gate dedicated at Bolling
The main gate at Bolling Air Force Base no longer exists. In a dedication ceremony July 9, the main gate was renamed as the Gen. Henry "Hap" Arnold Gate, named after the first and only five-star General of the Air Force. Robert Arnold, grandson of the illustrious general, and Col. Terry Ross, 11th Wing vice commander, unveiled the plaque of General
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Default Air Force Logo AFDW Commander visits Walter Reed's wounded warriors
On the eve of his retirement Maj. Gen. Robert Smolen, commander Air Force District of Washington, took a moment to say thanks to the wounded men and women at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The focus of the visit was to boost the patients' morale and recovery. During the visit, the general spent time talking with the patients in and effort to
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Tech. Sgt. Andy Amor, 316th Civil Engineer Squadron, Andrews Air Force Base, Md., tees off as professional golfer Tiger Woods and his caddie Steve Williams watch at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., July 4. Sergeant Amor was selected to represent the Air Force in the pro-am event before the start of the AT&T National Golf Tournament at Congressional. Tiger Woods was the event host as well as a contestant and spokesman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dan DeCook) Tech. Sgt. golfs with Tiger Woods

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The world renowned brass quintet Empire Brass performs with the U.S. Air Force Band at Strathmore Music center in Bethesda, Md., June 30.  Empire Brass appeared with the Band as part of a musical celebration in honor of the U.S. Air Force's 60th anniversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Timothy Chacon) Band hosts 60th anniversary concert

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Gen. John D.W. Corley  (left), Air Force vice chief of staff, hands the Air Force District of Washington guidon, signifying command, to Brig. Gen. Frank Gorenc, the new AFDW commander, June 29 on the U. S. Air Force Ceremonial Lawn on Bolling during a combined retirement and change-of-command ceremony. General Gorenc replaces Maj. Gen. Robert L. Smolen, who retired after 33 years of military service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dan DeCook) New AFDW commander takes the riens

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Airman 1st Class Bernard Arthur, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard, donates blood June 25 at the Honor Guard Ceremonial Hall on Bolling. The Armed Services Blood Program holds similar drives four times a week in the National Capital Region. For more information or to donate blood, call ASBP at (703) 681-8024. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sean Adams) Giving the gift of life

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Country Western singing star Charlie Daniels shakes the hand of Senior Airman Tyler Perry, 316th Contracting Sqadron contracting specialist after signing a guitar during an event hosted by AAFES at the Base Exchange Tuesday. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Christopher Matthews) Singing sensation visit

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Dr. Samuel W. Casscells, Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs, talks to wounded soldiers returning from overseas as they remain strapped down on litters to prevent any further injuries during transport. Health Affairs visit

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Air Force District of Washington Commanders (left to right) Maj. Gen. Smolen, AFDW Commander and Col. Chesnut, AFDW Vice Commander.  Col. Chesnut accepts an award during his retirement ceremony on June 15 at Bolling AFB, Washington D.C.  (U. S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Timothy Chacon) Air Force District of Washington honors Vice Commander, Colonel J. Scott Chesnut.
Air Force District of Washington said farewell to Vice Commander Colonel J. Scott Chesnut on June 15, 2007 after serving nearly 25 years of Air Force service culminating with his tenure as Vice Commander of AFDW and the Air Force National Capital Region. "I have been blessed by God with nearly 25 years of exciting Air Force service," said Col.
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