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  • Bolling celebrates nation's birthday with 6th annual Freedom Fest

    "The Chief's Own" celebrated the Fourth of July with the 6th Annual Freedom Fest at Bolling Green Park. "Congratulations on a job well done. Our Fourth of July celebrations were phenomenally successful," said Col. Jon A. Roop, 11th Wing commander. "What a team; everyone had a lot of fun thanks to the dedicated volunteerism and hard work of our
  • Drinking water rated safe for consumption

    Bolling's drinking water, and that of Washington, has been tested and deemed safe for consumption, meeting all Environmental Protection Agency standards, according to 579th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight officials. The annual drinking water quality report for 2007 was recently completed and can be viewed on the Internet at
  • Brass celebrates Fourth of July with millions

    The United States Air Force Band Ceremonial Brass played its 10th performance in New York on NBC's "Today" show as part of this year's a Fourth of July celebration. "The U.S. Air Force Band is honored to represent the excellence found in every Air Force career field," said Col. Dennis M. Layendecker, commander and music director. "Our 'Today' show
  • Wing historian impresses at London air power conference

    Andrew J. Stephens, the Air Force District of Washington and 11th Wing historian, has added another impressive line to his already-glowing resume. At the June 12-13 Air Power and Strategy: Challenges for the 21st Century Conference in Shrivenham, England (London area), Mr. Stephens mounted the podium with his paper, "Stairway to Heaven: Building
  • New center consolidates information services

     ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Maryland -- A new Area Processing Center that enables the Air Force to consolidate e-mail, Web, file-sharing and other information services for more than 160,000 active-duty Air Force, contractors, civilians and Air National Guardsmen into one location opened May 1 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. This is a regional data