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Air Force District of Washington A6

Communications

A6 Motto: Wired Up! Fired Up!

A6 Vision: Delivering Agile Service... Optimizing Value

A6 Mission: Cyber Operations, Executive Support, and Contingency Response... Across the Nation's Capital and Around the World


Key Mission Areas

A6 Command Section:  AFDW/AFNCR Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Designated Approving Authority (DAA) for all AFDW systems and networks.  Dual-hatted as the Commander of the 844 Communications Group.  Focal point for C4 operations, plans, requirements, resources, capabilities and support in the NCR.  Represents AF component interests on all joint and inter-agency issues in the AOR.  OPR for AFDW and AFNCR Communications and Information support.  Higher HQ support for assigned Communications and Information units and personnel including AF Elements world-wide.

A6X, Policy and Resources Division:  Directs information technology (IT) policy and resources to optimally support Air Force District of Washington mission areas.  Ensure compliance for AFDW network systems and IT programs. Manages the readiness, training, deployment, and utilization of the AFDW 3DXXX workforce. Validates, prioritizes, and advocates IT requirements in support of executing AFDW mission responsibilities.

844 Communications Group, Operations Division:  Deliver unmatched support to the Air Force District of Washington and Headquarters Air Force by providing Enterprise Network Operations, Cyber Surety, and Information, Personnel, Physical, and Industrial Security Support.

844 Communications Group, Plans and Resources Division:  Formulate, deliver and leverage enterprise solutions to meet the requirements of our customers and the objectives of the Air Force.

844 Communications Group, Quality Control and Contract Oversight Division:  Execute efficient and responsive contract oversight and program management through effective communication, meaningful metrics, continuous monitoring, tracking, and reporting.

844 Communications Squadron:  Deliver premier cyberspace operations through secure network, infrastructure, and voice communications services; project integration; information and knowledge management operations; and video teleconferencing support to Headquarters Air Force, and the Air Staff within the Air Force Pentagon and throughout the National Capital Region. Executive agent for the National Military Command Center.  Provides secure travel communications support SecDef, SecAF, CJCS, CSAF.

744 Communications Squadron:  Deliver premier cyberspace operations through secure network, infrastructure, and voice communications services; project integration; knowledge and postal operations; maintain intrusion detection systems; and provide teleconferencing support to HQ AFDW, 11 WG, 79 MDW, 89 AW, and 84 tenant units within the National Capital Region.