Under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington seeks public comment regarding the demolition of five historic buildings at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. NAVFAC Washington intends to demolish buildings 29, 34, 73, 108, and 109 on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB). These buildings have been determined to be historically significant as they contribute to either the Naval Air Station Anacostia Historic District or the Bolling Air Force Base Historic District. Therefore, their demolition would be an adverse effect on historic properties as defined by the National Historic Preservation Act.
As a result of recent concerns of sub-standard privatized housing conditions across the military branches, Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson has directed an “out of cycle” housing survey be given to all service members currently living at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.
Boggs Corpuz, Mert Sayilkan, community recreation marina marina manager; James Fournier, JBAB J-9 marketing; JBAB Vice Commander and Air Force Element Commander Col. Wayne Blanchette; JBAB Commander Navy Capt. Jose L. Rodriguez; JBAB J-9 Director Robert McCullough; and JBAB Senior Enlisted Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Ellen Jones cut the ribbon to open the first community garden on base April 18.
Photo by Delonte Harrod
If you’re reading this story on a screen, not much is going to change for you, but if you’re reading an actual newspaper, then cherish this moment, because this is the last printed issue of the Joint Base Journal.
The Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Protestant Women of the Chapel spent Nov. 14 wrapping 100 turkeys, which were distributed to needy, military families so they can feed their families on Thanksgiving.