Life at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

With a home at Bellevue, you’ll enjoy all of the conveniences of on-base living at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, District of Columbia. Grab a bite at The Bolling Club or Slip Inn Waterfront Restaurant, or fill up on wings, pizza, and burgers while you play at Potomac Lanes Bowling Center. Tune up your car at the Auto Hobby Shop and start a new woodworking project at the Arts and Crafts Center.

When you want to do some exploring, head to the Outdoor Recreation Center for recreational equipment rentals, discount tickets to area attractions, and group recreational activities. Along with a variety of on-base child care options, you’ll find a wide range of youth and teen programs, including sports leagues, summer camps, educational support, and development opportunities.

Inspiring Surroundings

At Bellevue, you’ll love living close to numerous area attractions. Whether you want to get an up-close view of the animals at Smithsonian's National Zoo or visit the rare and endangered plants at the United States Botanical Garden, you’ll find plenty of ways to fill your downtime. Visit world-class museums and galleries. Tour the monuments and memorials at the National Mall. Explore District of Columbia’s eclectic foodie scene where you’ll find a diverse array of options ranging from classic American dishes and Texas barbecue, to Honduran, Ethiopian, and Malaysian cuisine.

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Food & Drinks

  • Bolling Commissary
  • Furnari Restaurant
  • Bolling Club & Community Center
  • Slip Inn Waterfront Restaurant
  • Busboys & Poets
  • Zaytinya
  • Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
  • Officina
  • The Grill
  • The Capital Burger
Children playing at a school near Bellevue in Washington, District of Columbia

Community & Resources

  • Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Child Development Centers
  • Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Medical Clinic
  • Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Military & Family Support Center
  • Community Recreation Center
  • Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Youth Center
  • Achievement Preparatory Academy
  • Ballou High School
  • Benjamin Banneker High School
  • Brent Elementary School
  • Alice Deal Middle School
  • Duke Ellington School of the Arts
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Shopping & Entertainment

  • CityCenterDC
  • The Heights Shopping Center
  • Hechinger Mall
  • Bolling Commissary
  • DC Market
  • National Mall
  • United States Botanical Garden
  • United States National Arboretum
  • Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

More Than a Home,
It's a Community

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a family embrace at Bellevue in Washington, District of Columbia
a kid on a playground at Bellevue in Washington, District of Columbia
a gathering for a meal at Bellevue in Washington, District of Columbia