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  • 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.
  • Headquarters Air Force District of Washington names Annual Award Winners

    Major General Robert L. Smolen, Commander, Air Force District of Washington, hosted the annual headquarters awards banquet on Apr. 24 in the Bolling Clubs. The winning Airmen and civilians from AFDW headquarters staff , 316th Wing, 11th Wing and the 79th Medical Wing were selected based on their outstanding performance and meritorious contributions
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  • JVC makes policy change for signing visitors on base

    After a policy change on April 1, visitors are no longer required to provide their Social Security number on entry authorization lists for events held on Bolling. "This is in an effort to minimize the security concerns associated with providing Social Security numbers," said Maj. Richard W. DeMouy, 11th Security Forces Squadron commander. Guests
  • AFDW commander hosts Air Force Review

    In true "Heritage to Horizons" style, the Air Force held an event that took a more than 300-year-old military-review ceremony and presented it to a modern audience. Air Force District of Washington Commander Maj. Gen. Robert Smolen hosted the Air Force Review April 14 at the Air Force Memorial, featuring the U.S. Air Force Band and U.S. Air Force
  • Chaplains Provide Honored Service

    On a cold and windy day in Arlington, Va., Air Force Chaplain (Capt.) Richard Black reads a few words to the small crowd gathered around a casket in Arlington National Cemetery -"We gather today, in the shadow of our Nation's Capitol, to show our respect and to honor one who was prepared to give his life, if need be, so that we and the generations
  • AF Charity Ball raises $500,000 for AFAS

    The fourth annual Air Force Charity Ball was the most successful fundraiser since its conception, raising more than $500,000 for the Air Force Aid Society March 24 at the Bolling Clubs. "We received fantastic support from the Air Force and our corporate sponsors in raising money for our Airmen and their families," said Christine Bickel, Air Force