Blue skies ahead for retiring pilot Blue skies ahead for retiring pilot

Blue skies ahead for retiring pilot

Decorated Air Force pilot reflects on nearly 30 years of military service
No combat sodas No combat sodas

No combat sodas

Road from cadet to colonel leads to Air Force Memorial
Squad goals Squad goals

Squad goals

AFDW Commanders Course finishes strong
First Sergeants First Sergeants

Polishing diamonds

Future first sergeants sharpen skills at symposium
Berlin for Lunch Bunch visits Air Force Memorial Berlin for Lunch Bunch visits Air Force Memorial

Eyes in the sky, fall of the wall

‘Berlin for Lunch Bunch’ bridges Air Force history to modern times
AFDW offers summer internship program AFDW offers summer internship program

Hire Learning

AFDW begins paid summer hire internship program
Cadets meet commander Cadets meet commander

Cadets meet commander

Air Force ROTC Detachments visit for tour, commander’s candid perspective
The final stripe The final stripe

The final stripe

AFDW molds newest enlisted leaders at 2018 Chiefs’ Orientation Course
Branford Marsalis with Airmen of Note Branford Marsalis with Airmen of Note

Branford Marsalis with Airmen of Note

Airmen of Note wrap up Jazz Heritage Series with sax legend Branford Marsalis
AFDW SPOTLIGHT AFDW SPOTLIGHT

AFDW SPOTLIGHT

AFDW commander meets with WH Communications Airmen
A Calmare machine A Calmare machine

Retraining the brain

Nerve Scrambler Therapy lessens pain for warfighters, Tricare patients
Keeping AF mission in focus Keeping AF mission in focus

Keeping AF mission in focus

Warfighters have vision improved at 779th MDG’s Eye Center
Lt. Mary Helen Gosnell Lt. Mary Helen Gosnell

Off they went..!!

AF’s women Airmen raised the bar

Slide show

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CONGRATULATIONS United States Air Force!! Joint Base Andrews | Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling | Fort George G. Meade, Md
Let’s go United States Air Force softball team! Joint Base Andrews | Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling | Fort George G. Meade, Md
The United States Air Force softball team is warmed up and ready to face the U.S. Army in tonight’s All-Star Armed Services Classic! If you can’t make the game leave some support in the comments! #GoAirForce #BeatArmy Joint Base Andrews | Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling | Fort George G. Meade, Md
The United States Air Force softball team arrives at Washington Nationals Park for tonight’s All-Star Armed Services Classic versus the U.S. Army. The event starts at 7pm, is free and open to the public, come show your support! #GoAirForce #BeatArmy Joint Base Andrews | Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling | Fort George G. Meade, Md
AFDW welcomes Col. Andrew M. Purath, new commander of the 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews, to the team! We wish fair winds and blue skies to Col. E. John Teichert on his next assignment!
GO AIR FORCE BEAT ARMY! Did you know that many of the players on the Air Force team are #AFDWairmen from around the National Capitol Region? Come out to the All-Star Armed Services Classic game on Friday at Washington Nationals Park to show your support! Active Duty members are encouraged to contact their leadership for tickets first, as a number of them have been set aside. Otherwise, you may use the link listed below. #GoAirForce #BeatArmy Air Force District of Washington | AFDW Command Chief | Joint Base Andrews | Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling | Fort George G. Meade, Md | Nationals Park
ICYMI | Here are some of the photos as members from the Air Force District of Washington, Naval District Washington (NDW), The United States Air Force Band, US Air Force Honor Guard, and United States Navy Band celebrated Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling's 100 years of excellence! We hope you enjoyed the video from this morning's post also! (U.S. Air Force photos by 2nd Lt. Jessica Cicchetto and Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz) For additional photos, please visit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/afdw/albums/72157670791997788/with/43181145961/
ICYMI, checkout the video highlights as the US Air Force Honor Guard and The United States Air Force Band joined our Navy brothers and sisters in celebrating Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling's 100 years of excellence! Air Force District of Washington | Naval District Washington (NDW)
The sound of freedom! 🇺🇸 Wishing everyone a happy Independence Day!
Live from Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling! Celebrating 100 years of excellence as a member from Singing Sergeants reenacts the life and legacy of Col. Bolling. Air Force District of Washington | Naval District Washington (NDW)| #100yearsofexcellence
Attn: DoD ID cardholders - please consider joining us on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling tomorrow morning to celebrate 100 years of excellence! Commandant, Naval District Washington and Commander, Air Force District of Washington requests the pleasure of your company at a Parade in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling on Tuesday, the Third of July. The parade will begin at nine o'clock at the Air Force Ceremonial Lawn, 20 MacDill Boulevard, Washington, D.C.
"I have to admit this is a surreal situation in that I was first stationed here back in the mid 80s manning gates and guarding Air Force One," said Sinks. "To be here leading a superb group of airmen with such a critical cyberspace operations mission is truly a blessing and honor." Read more in the story below! For additional pictures, visit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/afdw/albums/72157696841214451 Air Force District of Washington | AFDW Command Chief | Joint Base Andrews | #KnowYourMil
Live from Joint Base Andrews: Air Force District of Washington Commander Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson hosts the Change of Command Ceremony for the 844th Communications Group where Col. Rocky A. Favorito relinquishes command to Col. Michael A. Sinks.
ICYMI - Great news for military spouses!
CALLING ALL STORYTELLERS! United States Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own recruiting video through the We Are Airmen 2018 Recruiting Video Contest. You or someone you know have the talent to do so? Tag them below! The winner of the competition will have the opportunity to work with the Air Force Recruiting Service to shadow a professional marketing crew and witness first-hand how an official recruiting commercial is produced! AFDW Command Chief | Joint Base Andrews
FIRED UP! | Members with 11th Civil Engineering Squadron Fire Emergency Services demonstrate firefighting response for members of 2d Audiovisual Squadron for production in the upcoming new AFDW mission video! (U.S. Air Force photos by 2nd Lt. Jessica Cicchetto/released) For additional photos visit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/afdw/albums/72157697919630215 Air Force District of Washington | AFDW Command Chief | Joint Base Andrews | Air Force Fire Emergency Services | Joint Base Andrews Fire Prevention | #KnowYourMil
BEHIND THE SCENES | Take a look at 2d Audiovisual Squadron filming military working dog handlers with 11th Security Support Squadron on Joint Base Andrews which will be included in the upcoming new AFDW mission video! (U.S. Air Force photos by 2nd Lt. Jessica Cicchetto/released) For additional photos visit https://www.flickr.com/photos/afdw/albums/72157697919630215/with/42042225174/ DoD Military Working Dog Breeding Program | #MilitaryWorkingDog #MWD #AirForceProductions
“Flying around D.C. at 200 feet is a hoot; it’s a bucket list item many people don’t get to do,” Larson said. “When I land for that last time, I think probably the eyes will get a little foggy...." Read more below as Col Elizabeth Larson's reflects on her career as she approaches retirement! For more photos of her retirement ceremony visit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/afdw/albums/72157667976439097 United States Air Force | Joint Base Andrews | AFDW Command Chief | #KnowYourMil
As promised, check out the photo coverage of The United States Air Force Band and US Air Force Honor Guard during last nights Heritage to Horizons Concert at the Air Force Memorial. A great time was had by all. Hope to see everyone at the next one on July 13! https://www.flickr.com/photos/afdw/albums/72157697803187535
Thank you to all who were able to join us as we went live with The United States Air Force Band and US Air Force Honor Guard at the Heritage to Horizons Concert at the Air Force Memorial. Keep a look out for when we post our photo coverage of the event.
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RT @LeeHudson_: #USAF officials say all of the #F22 aircraft left during the storm are repairable.
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Phase two of @TeamTyndall recovery efforts has begun. #Airmen & dependents will have limited access to the base to… https://t.co/AVQQZf4RQP
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