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April 18, 2023

U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team competes at Joint Services Drill Exhibition

Under the shadow of the Washington Monument, the Air Force’s ambassadors in blue displayed focus and precision during a Joint Service Drill Exhibition on April 15, 2023. The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team competed alongside the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard drill teams to continue the tradition of friendly competition between services.

April 10, 2023

JBAB Personnel Deployment Function readies departing Airmen

Service members deploy for the first time regularly across the Department of Defense. A joint base deploying units for the very first time, however, is a rare occurrence in recent history. As proof of increased readiness, JBAB completed its first large-scale Personnel Deployment Function on March 30, 2023.

April 5, 2023

FCC program increases JBAB child care

Quality care is important to any developing child, and military children are no exception. To help combat limited on-base child care, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling has opened the Family Child Care program. FCC providers care for children in the provider’s home, which increases child care capacity for the JBAB community while simultaneously creating work-from-home employment opportunities.

April 4, 2023

Honoring Women of the Military: Cathleen Giguere’s Dedication to Service

Throughout history, women have made significant contributions to the U.S. military, breaking barriers and shattering stereotypes along the way. One of the many women making history in the U.S. Coast Guard is Lt. Cmdr. Cathleen Giguere, commanding officer at Coast Guard Station Washington.

March 28, 2023

Engineers lead the way: AFDW Civil Engineer Squadrons train for Readiness Challenge IX

FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – It’s no easy feat to build a base but civil engineers are prepared for the job. To prove they are maintaining the necessary contingency skills, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center hosts the ultimate test for civil engineers to showcase their capabilities: the Air Force Civil Engineer Readiness Challenge.

March 27, 2023

Honoring Women of the Military: Senior Airman Clements’ Dedication to Service

As a Combat Arms Training and Maintenance (CATM) Instructor and assistant Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of the armory at the 11th Security Forces Squadron on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., Senior Airman Lynn Clements has an extensive background and a family history of military service that inspires her everyday.

March 3, 2023

Gregory Southall: Embracing a legacy of service at JBAB

One of the great competitive edges the U.S. Air Force has over their adversaries is the excellence of their Airmen, past and present, particularly those who weren’t afraid to break barriers. Gregory Southall, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron chief of infrastructure, is acutely aware of this history and progression, not only as a Black man but also as the grandson of a Tuskegee Airman. Southall and his family grew up hearing about the service of his grandfather, the late U.S. Air Force Maj. Clarence Gordon Southall. Service to the country became a family business.

Feb. 28, 2023

JBA, JBAB rideshare program goes live

Joint Base Andrews and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., paired together to kick off a new program allowing the rideshare company Uber to transport passengers with installation access to and from the bases starting March 1, 2023.

Feb. 21, 2023

11th Wing manifests bright future on JBAB, releases strategic plan

The 11th Wing released its Strategic Plan on Feb. 21, defining the Commander’s strategic purpose and vision for the Wing and, by extension, the entirety of Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.

Feb. 6, 2023

JBAB 2022 Annual Award nominees tour the NCR

Active duty service members and civilian employees from Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling tour the Supreme Court of the United States and the U.S. Capitol, Feb 1, 2023, Washington, D.C. The group attended the tour as part of JBAB’s 2022 Annual Award nominees.