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  • Promotion ceremony reunites family

    Col Chelsea Bartoe, who serves as Judge Advocate General Corps Investigations, Inquiries, and Relief division chief in the Military Justice and Discipline domain at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, brought her promotion ceremony hundreds of miles to Minnesota in order for her family to participate.
  • AFDW member candidly recounts suicidal ideation, recovery 

    One year ago, March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic. The world shut down as people lost loved ones, became separated from their families, workplaces and friends with no idea when the nightmare would be over.The effects of this pandemic affect us all in different ways. Many of us have
  • The Air Force seeks to accelerate efficiency

    As modern warfare continues to evolve, the Air Force has renewed its focus on maintaining secure fuel networks and optimizing operations for maximized combat capability. Over the past year, the Air Force Operational Energy office targeted specific initiatives that aim to increase operational efficiency, incorporate modern technology and processes, and improve sustainment. Furthermore, these efforts have an added benefit of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a critical aspect of the Secretary of Defense’s climate change prioritization. Read the breakdown of our latest accomplishments and how we’re bringing 21st century energy solutions to the Air Force.
  • AFDW, medical leaders champion vaccine rollout program

    The Air Force District of Washington vaccination program is successfully underway at Joint Base Andrews and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. AFDW is prepared to rapidly expand distribution capabilities as vaccine supply increases to support partner organizations, tenant units, and geographically-separated service members within the National Capital Region.
  • All services including Department of the Air Force to furnish adverse information to officer promotion boards in designated grades, circumstances

    The Department of the Air Force announced it is establishing policy to comply with the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020 and newly released DoDI 1320.14 requiring all services to furnish adverse information to promotion boards considering officers for promotion to the regular grades of O-4 and above, and to all reserve active status promotion boards to the grades of O-6 and above.
  • AFDW&You: Meet James Patrick Hegarty

    The Air Force District of Washington encompasses more than 33,000 Airmen in 1,758 units stationed at 500 locations in 108 countries. AFDW Airmen execute varied missions around the world alongside service members and civilians from different Air Force major commands, joint units and international organizations. AFDW highlights Airmen in these unique missions in its series, “AFDW&You.”
  • Air Force signs lease for LEARN Charter School on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

    The U.S. Air Force signed a leasing agreement Jan. 26 allowing the LEARN D.C. Charter School to operate on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling beginning with the 2021-2022 school year.
  • AFDW&You: Meet Capt. Patrick William Boss

    The Air Force District of Washington encompasses more than 33,000 Airmen in 1,758 units stationed at 500 locations in 108 countries. AFDW Airmen execute varied missions around the world alongside service members and civilians from different Air Force major commands, joint units and international organizations. AFDW highlights Airmen in these unique missions in its series, “AFDW&You.”
  • COVID-19 survivor continues recovering, recommends vaccinations

    Six months ago this week, he began experiencing severe shortness of breath.
  • JBA first responders are base’s first recipients of historic COVID-19 vaccine

    Members from the 316th Medical Group administered the new Moderna COVID-19 vaccine here, Dec. 30, 2020.
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