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  • 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
  • Leadership school closes with CES Airman earning Levitow award

    When the Airman Leadership School here closed for good recently, an 11th Wing Civil Engineering Squadron Airman stood at the head of the last graduating class. Senior Airman Jonathan D. Bellamy, a pavements and equipment operator, earned the John L. Levitow Award, the school's top prize, besting 19 other students. The award is presented to the
  • Ceremonial Guardsmen lay Lady Bird Johnson to rest

    Representing the Air Force in one of the most humbling ways possible, two Airmen from the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard were chosen to carry the casket of the former first lady, Mrs. Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson, after her death July 11. Airmen 1st Class Joshua Malyemezian and Robert Cimino, pallbearers with the Honor Guard, were chosen as Air Force
  • 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
  • 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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