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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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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