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  • 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
  • AFDW commander congratulates "Chief's Own" on UCI Results

    Air Force District of Washington commander, Major General Robert L. Smolen, publicly congratulated one of AFDW's wings on the "excellent" rating it received in its unit compliance inspection last week. "The 11th Wing's excellent rating is a fantastic accomplishment that reflects not only on the Wing's great leadership, but also on every member of
  • Dormitory residents get crash course in cooking

    Eight Bolling Airmen attended the first dormitory cooking classes held at Blanchard Barracks Jan. 8. Two general officer enlisted aides held two 90-minute classes to teach Airmen how to better shop for, handle and prepare their own food. The cooking class was the idea of Chief Master Sgt. Jeffery K. Bowes, 11th Wing command chief. "With the closing
  • An Air Force legend returns: the Gremlins are back

    During World War II, a special wartime publication, limited to 5,000 copies, brought some welcome light in the Allies' darkest days. But this "rarest of the rare" books appealed to more than just yesterday's Airmen--it charmed their children. Now, after 63 years, and the hard-fought efforts of one Air Force historian, the book will again be made
  • 11th Wing quarterly awards winners announced

    The 3rd Quarter 11th Wing award winners were announced Oct. 26 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. The volunteer awards are based on total number of hours volunteered, specific
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