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  • 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
  • Commissary makes layout changes

    The Bolling commissary began construction April 19, replacing old refrigerators, shelves and registers to redefine its look. The project is scheduled to be finish by the end of August and will result in an increase in products and accelerated service. Changes began with refrigerators in the produce section and will end with new bakery cases
  • Bolling celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month

    Cooking demonstrations featuring Filipino Lumpia, Japanese Gyoza and Indian Curry Rice, and an Expo of cultural performances, embassy representatives and food sampling are a few of the events people can expect from this years Asian Pacific Heritage Month during the month of May. The theme for this year is "Pursuing Excellence through Leadership,
  • Homeschoolers, legal office conduct fairytale trial

    Twelve Bolling area homeschoolers participated in a mock trial held by the 11th Wing Judge Advocate at Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals courtroom here April 27. The goal of the mock trial, State of Italia v. Gepetta, was to introduce the homeschoolers to the legal process. The children also learned about the military justice appeals processes,
  • Airman Hill murder trial gets under way at Bolling with opening statements, early testimony

    After five motions hearings and several months of administrative delays, the court-martial of Airman Calvin Eugene Hill, charged with premeditated murder, in the August 14, 2005 death of Airman 1st Class Ashley Turner while the two were stationed at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, began April 25 with opening statements from both sides. Maj.