Top Three organization to host welcome at Slip Inn – June 6

Top Three organization to host welcome at Slip Inn – June 6

By Senior Master Sergeant Ryan P. Dolan
The Washington Area Top III
Special to Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Public Affairs

WASHINGTON – The Air Force Washington Area Top III (WAT III) organization will host a welcome to the Top III celebration, and membership drive at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) on June 6.

The event takes place at JBAB’s Slip Inn (adjacent to the Marina) at 2 p.m. to honor those selected for promotion into the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO) corps.

WAT III exists to increase the visibility, recognition, and esprit de corps of Airmen assigned to the Pentagon, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, and throughout the National Capital Region. As such, we want to welcome all those who will soon join the SNCO corps.

The event will include food and refreshments, along with an informal ceremony to congratulate the newly selected promotees.

The WAT III welcomes all newly selected master sergeants, all current WAT III members and any SNCOs who wish to celebrate the accomplishments of the Air Force’s newly selected promotees to join us.

The WAT III is an organization of exemplary SNCOs making a difference every day for our enlisted corps. Some of our annual events include the Community College of the Air Force graduation ceremony, the SNCO induction ceremony and the junior enlisted holiday social, along with numerous mentoring and professional development opportunities.

To join the WAT III, the annual dues are $20 and the meetings are on the third Thursday of every month, alternating between JBAB and the Pentagon.

Please come out and help us honor our newest members!

Additionally, the WAT III will formally recognize newly minted Air Fore SNCOs at the annual National Capital Region SNCO induction ceremony. This event will take place at the JBAB Club on Aug. 15 at 6 p.m.

In order to bring this ceremony together, the WAT III will hold the following fund raising events in the coming weeks which may be of interest to the wider JBAB community:

1. Treat your family and friends to a Southern Maryland Blue Crabs baseball game on Sunday, June 8th at 2:05 p.m. The SNCO Induction committee will earn $6.50 from each ticket sold with our fundraising code – WAT3.

2. On Friday, June 13 (all day), at Buffalo Wild Wings in St. Charles, MD, The WAT III will earn 10-20% of all food proceeds from patrons presenting the coupon found in the flyer on our Facebook page. Please share the coupon far and wide.

3. There will be an Air Force One basket drawing on July 3rd. Tickets are just $1 each or $5 for seven tickets.

4. Support our bake sale! See the pre-order list on our Facebook page to place an order for a baked good that will serve eight-12 people. All items cost $15. Orders will be delivered on July 3rd.

For more information, contact 301-785-7726.

Please find event flyers by searching for our group page via Facebook or by entering the following web address – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Washington-Area-Top III/472725279465724#!/groups/207179092629797/ . Feel free to print and disseminate the flyers.

Thank you for supporting the WAT III, and for making the SNCO induction ceremony a truly memorable event.

For more information pertaining to the WAT III, please contact 202-404-2789 or kristina.m.higdon.mil@mail.mil.

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