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Welcome to the Nation’s Capital and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling!

oint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) is comprised of the former Naval Support Facility Anacostia, the former Bolling Air Force Base and the Bellevue Housing Area. The properties merged in October 2010 as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), 2005.

The 1,018-acre military base is located in Southeast D.C. The installation is situated between the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, off of Interstate 295 in the Anacostia and Congress Heights areas.

JBAB’s primary mission is to support 17,000 military and civilian personnel at the nearly 50 military and federal agencies operating daily on the installation.

The Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Guide is an authorized publication for members of the JBAB community. It is printed by Comprint Military Publications of Gaithersburg, Md., a private firm in no way connected with the Department of Defense, under exclusive contract with JBAB. All editorial content of the guide is prepared and edited by the JBAB Public Affairs Office. Opinions expressed herein by writers are their own and not an official expression by the Department of Defense. The appearance of advertisements in this publication is not an endorsement by the Department of Defense of the products or services advertised. The civilian printer is responsible for commercial advertising. Everything advertised in this publication must be made available for purchase, use, or patronage without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age or handicap of the purchaser, user or patron.

Use this guide to quickly find information for getting around the base and locating experts who can answer your questions on topics ranging from unaccompanied housing to education options for military children.

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