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  • Air Force District of Washington communications and information announces annual award winners

    AFDW Commander, Major General Robert Smolen hosted AFDW's first annual Communications and Information Awards Ceremony on Feb. 26 at the Bolling Clubs. "It's an honor and a real privilege for me to present these first-time AFDW annual awards to our communications and information team today," said Gen. Smolen. "AFDW's smooth standup and continuing
  • Bolling chaplain returns from Ali Base, Iraq; says troop morale best in region

    As he approached the eight-year mark of his priesthood in 1999, ministering to the faithful in the staid suburban diocese of Newark, N.J., in towns like Maywood, Westfield and North Bergen, the Rev. James A. Hamel came to the growing realization that God had called him to more than the safe and predictable life of the American parish priest. His
  • Airmen of the 11th Wing visits the Armed Forces Retirement Home

    Several 11th Wing Airmen joined Col. Kurt F. Neubauer, 11th Wing Commander, during a visit with residents at the Armed Forces Retirement home in Washington D. C., Feb. 13. Since the visit coincided with the monthly ice cream social, during the stop at the retirement home, the 11th Wing staff donned gloves and served hundreds of scoops of ice cream
  • Privitization to improve Bolling's housing

    Enhanced living quarters, more responsive maintenance and new community amenities will result from the privatization of military housing at Bolling Air Force Base.  The Air Force announced this week that it will lease 145 acres of land to BLB Family Housing, LLC and convey all 1, 343 housing units and accompanying infrastructure to the company, a
  • Air Force District of Washington's first Communications and Information Awards Ceremony

    For the first time, AFDW Commander, Major General Smolen will host a Communications and Information Awards Ceremony on Monday, Feb. 26 in the Bolling Club Capital Ballroom at 1330 hours. During the ceremony, 25 award nominees from 11 different career fields within Communications will be honored for their outstanding performance and meritorious
  • Air Force 60th Anniversary Flag Dedication Ceremony

    The Honorable Michael W. Wynne, Secretary of the Air Force, and General T. Michael Moseley, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, will be hosting an Air Force 60th Anniversary Flag Dedication Ceremony, in recognition of the year-long 60th Anniversary commemoration. The ceremony will take place Thursday, 1 Mar at 2 p.m. at the Air Force Memorial,
  • Air Force announces offer for Bolling AFB housing privitizaton

    Today the Air Force announced BLB Family Housing, LLC, a joint venture between Hunt ELP, Ltd and Pinnacle AMS Development Company, LLC as the developer responsible for providing up-to-date family housing for military members stationed here. As part of this same agreement, BLB Family Housing, LLC will also own and operate housing units at Langley
  • Air Force District of Washington announces 4th Quarter winners

    Congratulations to the 4th Quarter 2006 Air Force District of Washington award winners. The award recipients were announced Feb. 9 at the Bolling Clubs. Military and civilian nominees are selected on the basis of leadership and job performance in primary duties, significant self-improvement, and base and community involvement. SrA Gabriel Urdaneta
  • Installations meet on NCR contingency expectations

    Installations are the "combat power" the military brings to the homeland defense and defense support to civil authorities missions and are being looked at in the same sorts of ways military organizations are in judging their readiness. That is at least one message one could take from first-ever Installation and Base Commanders Conference for the