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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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