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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • General Smolen holds first officer’s call

    Air Force District of Washington Commander, Maj. Gen. Robert L. Smolen recently held his first officer's call addressing mid to senior medical officers to share his experiences being on the Command Screening Board. He gave the rising professionals a peak under the tent on how to effectively prepare

  • AFDW adds two Air Reserve senior leaders to headquarters staff

    Two Air Force Reserve senior officers have been added to the Air Force District of Washington headquarters staff.Brig. Gen. James "JJ" F. Jackson, currently serving as the mobilization assistant to the commander of the Air Force Doctrine Center, Maxwell AFB, AL, will serve as the MA to the AFDW

  • AFDW, Coast Guard partnership to improve homeland defense strategies in NCR

    New joint partnership strategies between Air Force District of Washington and the U.S. Coast Guard Station at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. are expected to improve homeland defense capabilities and better enable anti-terrorism support in the national capital region.Air Force District of