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Airmen assigned to Air Force District of Washington listen attentively to mentors sharing their perspectives AFDW's newest SNCOs wrap leadership course
Airmen assigned to Air Force District of Washington listen attentively to mentors sharing their perspectives as senior enlisted members during the Senior Noncommissioned Officer Professional Enhancement course Aug. 2, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews, Md. During the course, the Airmen listening were a group of newly-promoted master sergeants and master
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2017
When the Joint Force Headquarters-NCR transitions to the Joint Task Force NCR, the 320 Air Expeditionary Wing activates and becomes the Air Force service component of JTF-NCR. Normally, the commander of AFDW serves as the commander, 320th AEW. (Courtesy photo) AFDW conducts HQ-level emergency response exercise
Airmen assigned to Air Force District of Washington participated in a headquarters-level Continuity of Operations Exercise this week while working from dispersed locations within the National Capital Region, Maryland and Virginia. As the exercise played out, senior planners injected scripted scenarios that tested the participants’ abilities to resolve issues that impacted mission-related operations amidst less-than-normal working conditions
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2017
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement began July 31, 2017. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Steve Thompson) New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
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2017
Courtesy photo AFDW commander presents Purple Heart to WWII vet
Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, Air Force District of Washington commander, hosted a Purple Heart award ceremony July 14, 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Memorial, Arlington, Va. Jacobson presented the prestigious award to 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano for wounds he incurred during a forced march as a World War II prisoner of war in Germany.
0 7/17
2017
The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
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2017
Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, commander, Air Force District of Washington, answers questions about his vision for AFDW, June 23, 2017, after taking command of the unit. Taking care of Airmen while maintaining constant readiness -- thoughts from the new AFDW Commander
“My job, as the commander, is to work for the Airmen of the Headquarters, Air Force District of Washington, and the Airmen within AFDW writ large,” said the new Air Force District of Washington Commander, Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, while sharing his initial thoughts about the command, its mission and, most importantly, its people.During the
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2017
Maj. Gen. James Jacobson (right) assumes  command of the Air Force District of Washington during a ceremony on Joint Base Andrews, Md. June 20, 2017. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson (left) presided over the ceremony where Maj. Gen. Darryl Burke relinquished command to Jacobson. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi)(released) Maj. Gen. James Jacobson takes command of AFDW
Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson officially took command of the Air Force District of Washington during a change of command ceremony here, June 20. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson presided over the ceremony and passed the guidon to Jacobson, signifying the official departure of Maj. Gen. Darryl W. Burke as the outgoing
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2017
Maj. Gen. Darryl Burke (left), Air Force District of Washington commander, receives the 79th Medical Wing guidon from Col. Sharon Bannister, former 79th Medical Wing commander, during an in-activation ceremony June 16, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Bannister had led the wing since assuming command 2015 and its approximately 1,500 Air Force health care professionals operating in eight locations and providing Air Force medical forces for expeditionary deployment, homeland defense operations and operations worldwide. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Yanik) 79th Medical Wing inactivates, 11th Medical Group continues mission
Col. Sharon Bannister relinquished command of the 79th Medical Wing during an in-activation ceremony presided over by Maj. Gen. Darryl Burke, Air Force District of Washington commander, here, June 16.
0 6/19
2017
Rear Adm. David A. Lane (fourth from right), National Capital Region (NCR) Medical Directorate director, Defense Health Agency, meets with 779th Medical Group leaders May 24, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews, Md. During the meeting, They discussed the director's vision regarding how Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center fit into the NCR construct,  how the National Defense Authorization Act will affect the region's medical services and how he can support the 779th Medical Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Yanik) NCR Medical Directorate director visits 779th MDG

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2017
Heritage to Horizons Heritage to Horizons Concert
Heritage to Horizons Concert
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