Feb. 19, 2021

11th Wing Leadership vaccinated for COVID-19

U.S. Air Force Col. Erica “Deuce” Rabe, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and 11th Wing vice commander, receives her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kiera Howard, 316th Medical Squadron family health technician, at JBAB, Washington D.C., Feb. 5, 2021. The Department of Defense is conducting a coordinated vaccine

Feb. 16, 2021

AFDW, medical leaders champion vaccine rollout program

The Air Force District of Washington vaccination program is successfully underway at Joint Base Andrews and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. AFDW is prepared to rapidly expand distribution capabilities as vaccine supply increases to support partner organizations, tenant units, and geographically-separated service members within the National Capital Region.

Feb. 10, 2021

Behind the Braids: Reservists play key role in first women’s hair policy change in 70 years

Reserve Citizen Airmen have been instrumental in helping bring about the first major change in the Air Force’s women’s hair policy since the late 1940s.As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length

Jan. 27, 2021

Air Force signs lease for LEARN Charter School on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

The U.S. Air Force signed a leasing agreement Jan. 26 allowing the LEARN D.C. Charter School to operate on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling beginning with the 2021-2022 school year.

Jan. 26, 2021

11th Wing honors traditions, supports 59th Presidential Inauguration

JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING, Washington D.C. – It was a break in, but also a keeping of, tradition as The United States Air Force Band and Honor Guard prepared for an unprecedented 59th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20.

Jan. 22, 2021

Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Charter School

JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING, Washington — Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (United States Air Force (USAF)) announces the availability of a Final Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Finding of No Significant Impact to develop and operate a Charter School in partnership with Lawndale Educational and Regional Network. The USAF evaluated an Alternative that was not analyzed in the original Environmental Assessment (EA). The USAF adopts the EA that was previously conducted by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington, which yielded a Finding of No Significant Impact in September 2020. Inquiries regarding this Final SEA and FONSI should be sent to Ms. Erica Hahn, JBAB, 370 Brookley Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20032 or by email to

Jan. 21, 2021

Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the underarm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.

Jan. 6, 2021

Air Force Surgeon General visits Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, receives COVID-19 vaccine

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kelvin Thomas, 316th Medical Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of immunizations, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination to U.S. Air Force Lt. General Dorothy A. Hogg, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force Surgeon General, at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington D.C., Jan. 6, 2021. As initial quantities of

Dec. 30, 2020

JBAB begins limited, phased COVID-19 distribution

The 316th Medical Squadron at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling administered the first locally available COVID-19 vaccines to JBAB first responders Dec. 30. As initial quantities of the vaccine are limited, medical, fire department and security forces professionals are the first to be offered the vaccine in line with the Department of Defense phased prioritization plan. The vaccine, made available under an Emergency Use Authorization, will remain voluntary until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration provides full and final approval.

Dec. 23, 2020

JBAB Chapel serves community during holidays, year-round

The Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Chapel is bustling as the holidays approach, hosting events to bring cheer in the upcoming season and sharing with the JBAB community their overall mission. “We want people to know more about who we are,” said Capt. Wesley Sneed, 11th Wing chaplain. “We love to serve, and we’re a part of the readiness and resiliency of the base.”