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  • 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
  • 38 Bolling members promoted

    Thirty-eight Bolling members will be promoted to a higher rank during the 11th Wing's monthly promotion ceremony today in the Washington Dining Room of the Bolling Clubs. Promotees will be accompanied by their squadron commanders and another guest of choice to assist them during the ceremony. The invited guests help each member don their service
  • Bolling readines for trick or treat night

    Bolling trick or treaters will be on the prowl for candy Tuesday night in conjunction with the base's annual Halloween Parade. Led by none other than Uncle Sam, the 1.3 mile parade will begin at 5 p.m. from Geisboro Park and proceed along Arnold Avenue to Tinker Street and cross Chappie James Blvd to Luke Avenue. After a left turn on Luke Avenue
  • Wing observes Native American Heritage Month

    This year's monthly observance of Native-American Heritage features a trip to the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian and an open fair, according to the heritage committee chair. "The Native-American Heritage Committee has been working hard to create interesting events for this year's observance," said Master Sgt. Ramona Davis,
  • Arrival ceremony first to be held at AF memorial

    Under the spires of the newly dedicated Air Force Memorial another historic ceremony was held there Tuesday - the first foreign dignitary arrival ceremony. The arrival ceremony, hosted by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley, welcomed nine Pacific air chiefs from Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand and
  • Silent, contemplative act serves as closing for Air Force Memorial dedication

    With just a day having passed since introducing its new memorial to the world, the Air Force completed one final commemorative act, one likely to set the tone for the Memorial for decades to come. On the morning of Oct. 15 and in a setting more silent and solemn than the dedication activities of the day prior, Air Force leaders and members of the
  • Memorial dedication to launch AF's 60th Anniversary observance

    The nation's youngest military service kicks off its 60th anniversary observance this weekend with the official dedication of the Air Force Memorial at Arlington, Va. The memorial, composed of three bold and graceful spires soaring skyward to a height of 270 feet, will be dedicated and given to the nation by the Air Force Memorial Foundation at an
  • Flock of 'grey geese' gather to remember, lest we forget

    What do the WWII veterans of the 11th Bombardment Group have in common with the Air Force District of Washington, an AFDW wing and a historical flock of grey geese?They share 73 years of joint Air Force history and esprit de corps, from the burning airfields of Hawaii to our nation's capital.The 11th Bombardment Group veterans organized a reunion