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  • Honor Guard gives back by giving blood

    The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard will be hosting a blood drive Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. through 2 p.m. at the ceremonial hall on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, D.C. "I hold these drives because I feel like I can do more than just render honors at funerals," said Senior Airmen Timothy DeJong, Honor Guard ceremonial guardsman. "I can have a direct and
  • Opportunities to return to active duty

    The Air Force is now accepting applications for the Prior Service enlistment program. The program allows qualified individuals the opportunity to return to active duty through direct duty or select retraining opportunities. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements outlined in AFRSI 36-2001. The PS program is open to any qualified applicant who
  • User-friendly USAF Song recordings ready for use

    New recordings of The U.S. Air Force Song are available for use in official military ceremonies. The new recordings, one with vocals and one instrumental-only, respect the original character, lyrics and melody of the song, but are designed to promote more successful performances of our service song by military members around the world. "Our
  • Resiliency Day commander's call leaves Airmen thinking, empowered

    Airmen from The Chief's Own, 11th Wing attended a Resiliency Day commander's call at the base theater Jan. 26 to discuss the topic of suicide in the Air Force and the Air Force's initiative of persisting resiliency in the wake of hardship. Unlike a traditional commander's call, the event was aimed to challenge audience members, forcing them to look
  • Wing, Honor Guard on a mission to be Fit to Fight

    The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Fit to Fight program, Jan. 20, had two unexpected guest at the base gym on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. 11th Wing Commander Col. Kenneth R. Rizer and Command Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley participated in a full-body work out session with the unit to support and encourage the guard's new physical
  • NCR Airmen honor fallen in annual wreath ceremony

    The Joint Service Volunteer Committee is partnering with the nonprofit organization Wreaths Across America to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the annual event Dec. 9 and 10 at Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Servicemembers are encouraged to volunteer to help place holiday wreaths on every grave in Arlington."While service Honor Guards perform
  • USAF Honor Guard unveils resiliency room

    U.S. Air Force Honor Guard servicemembers unveiled new space to recharge and unwind Nov.2 at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the resiliency room, on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. The day room is complete with two new flat screen televisions, an XBox gaming system, three rows of new recliners, and a ping pong table."Today's ribbon
  • USAF Band and Honor Guard seize moments to impact communities

    The U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard, two of the Air Force's premiere performing units, have spent nearly a month honoring - and being honored - on their 2011 Fall Tour. "We've had several audience members on this tour who have lost sons or daughters while serving in the military," said Chief Master Sgt. Carol H. Wiley, U.S. Air Force Band
  • Nebraska JROTC students meet Honor Guard

    The U.S. Air Force is being represented across the Midwest by two of the service's premiere units - the honor guard and band. The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Colors Team is on tour with the U.S. Air Force Band, assisting in spreading message of the global Air Force mission across Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska and South Dakota.While in Grand Island,
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