Air Force District of Washington A1

Manpower, Personnel and Services

A1 Motto: Professionals, Dedicated, Responsive
A1 Vision: Professionals Committed to our Airmen and their Families
A1 Mission: Provide Manpower, Personnel and Services oversight and support to the National Capital Region and worldwide.





The AFDW/A1 directorate is responsible for supporting more than 26,000 military and Department of the Air Force civilian personnel worldwide. A1 provides manpower, personnel and services support to Air Force District of Washington, Headquarters Air Force and Air Force Elements in the White House, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff and Defense agencies in the National Capital Region, and around the world. This directorate also provides expeditionary combat forces for Air Expeditionary Forces capability, and wartime customer support to Air Force personnel and their families.




Who We Service

  • Civilian: 6,794
  • Officer: 11,432
  • Enlisted: 10,636
  • Total: 28,862 service men and women worldwide, 2,777  of which reside OCONUS








Directorate Divisions

A1C: Civilian Personnel Division Responsible for Human Resources Policy and Oversight for the 11th and the  316th Wing Civilian Personnel Offices (CPO), Compliance and Recourses, Human Capital Frame Work Inspection and Management Advisory.

A1K: Personnel Support Division
Decorations, Enlisted Assignments/Promotions, Evaluations, Force Shaping/Reduction In Force/ Selective Early Retirement, Intermediate and Senior Development Education, Officer Assignments/Promotions, Senior Leader Enlisted Commissioning Program, STEP, Special Trophies/Awards, Enlisted Developmental Special Duty, Mission Readiness/MAJCOM Training Programs, Acquisition Funding, Civilian Training, Readiness/Personnel Accountability Program, PASCode / Personnel System Management support, MPA M4S and Mass Transit support

A1L: Senior Leader Management
Command Screening Board and Command Select List, Colonel Gameplan, Chief Assignments, Colonel OPR, Chief EPR, Col/Chief Decoration Review and Routing, BG Board support

A1M: Manpower, Organization and Resources
Requirements Determination, Program Allocation and Control, Organization Structure, Continuous Process Improvement


A1F: Community Support Division
Employee Assistance Program, Suicide Prevention Program Oversight, Comprehensive Airmen Fitness Oversight 

A1Z Leadership Nudges