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  • 579th MDG welcomes new commander

    The men and women of the 579th Medical Group welcomed Col. Dennis L. Oakes as the new 579th MDG commander during a ceremony on the U.S. Air Force Ceremonial Lawn May 25. Colonel Oakes takes the reins from Col. Brenda J. McEleney. Colonel Oakes comes to the 11th Wing from the Air Force Surgeon General's Modernization Directorate, and is originally
  • Bolling to offer bus transportation to and from Anacostia Metro Station

    Beginning May 29, Bolling and Anacostia Annex will offer free bus transportation to and from the Anacostia Metro Station. From 6 to 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 to 6 p.m., three shuttles will transport federal employees from the Anacostia Metro Station to nine locations on Bolling and Anacostia Annex: Building 168, Anacostia child-development center,
  • Airman found not guilty of 2005 murder of fellow Airman in Iceland

    A military jury of eight Air Force officers and six enlisted members found Airman Calvin Eugene Hill not guilty of the August 14, 2005 premeditated murder of Airman Ashley Turner while the two were stationed at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, as well as a related obstruction of justice charge. The verdict was announced May 16. Airman Turner
  • Privatization peeks interest at town hall meeting

    Housing privatization was the most discussed topic at Bolling's Town Hall Meeting held May 10 at the base technology center. Col. Thomas J. Carroll, the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, spoke about housing privatization and other 11th CES issues of concern to Bolling residents. "Housing privatization is a huge deal containing a lot of
  • Washington Nationals honor military service

    The Washington Nationals baseball team saluted the U.S. military during an evening pre-game program May 11 that featured fireworks, a group enlistment and servicemembers tossing ceremonial pitches. Military Appreciation Night activities held at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium here also included Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon R. England, who met with
  • Bolling exceeds AFAF contribution goal by 52 percent

    Bolling Air Force Base, D.C., raised $38,234 during this year's Air Force Assistance Fund drive, exceeding the preset goal of $25,030 by more than 50 percent. "This year's campaign has been the benchmark for future campaigns," said 1st Lt. Peter Mask, Alternate AFAF representative for Bolling and Andrews AFB. "It's truly an honor to have been part
  • Historian named outstanding civilian administrative professional -- executive level

    Andrew J. Stephens, 11th Wing historian, received the Outstanding Civilian Administrative Professional Award -- Executive Level during a ceremony at the Bolling Clubs April 25. Mr. Stephens was the sole historian in the Air Force District of Washington, providing extensive historical guidance and support by interfacing with the Air Force Historian
  • Seat belts save lives, money

    According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seat belts saved over 15,700 American lives in 2005, while preventing 350,000 serious injuries and $67 billion in economic costs. With the summer months quickly approaching, it is time Airmen start thinking about safety according to leadership. "Our Airmen are the most important resource