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  • SNCO teaches course on staying connected while social distancing

    To help Airmen adapt to the challenges faced by social distancing, Senior Master Sgt. Eric Bergery Jr., Senior Enlisted Manager of the Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection office, Air Force District of Washington, uses cloud-based video conference services to deliver interactive lessons focused on offering Airmen the necessary skills to
  • AFDW recognizes Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    Each year in May, Air Force District of Washington joins the nation to observe Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which recognizes the vital contributions and achievements of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians to the American cultural tapestry.
  • SAPR office adapts to continue 24/7 mission support

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- The Air Force District of Washington Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program, and Joint Base Andrews’ Sexual Assault Response Coordinators and Victim Advocates, continue to offer 24/7 support for people who experience incidents of sexual assault throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.By leveraging virtual platforms,
  • 5 Burning Questions: Clinical/Tele-Health Dietician

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – The second installment in the “5 Burning Questions” series covers nutrition with answers from the 11th Medical Group’s Clinical/Tele-Health Dietician, Ms. Ann M. Elkins, MS, RD, LD.Elkins has been a practicing registered dietician since 2011. She entered into the profession after her own success losing 268 pounds, which
  • 5 Burning Questions: 844th Communications Group

    In an effort to answer some of your top questions about a variety of subjects, the Air Force District of Washington is launching this series: “5 Burning Questions.” The first segment covers communications, computers, networks and teleworking.5BQ’s with Col. Michael Sinks, 844th Communications Group commanderHow are laptops and other necessary
  • Through the pane: Airman describes quarantine from family, newborn son

    No cough, no fever, no body aches. Nothing really out of sorts other than a slightly diminished sense of taste and smell that made the dinner his wife had prepared seem a little bland. Unbeknownst to him, Master Sgt. Matthew Alejandro was sick with coronavirus.
  • PRESS RELEASE: Twin newborns medically evacuated from Korea land at Joint Base Andrews to receive care at Walter Reed

    Twin newborns medically evacuated from Osan Air Base, South Korea, landed at Joint Base Andrews in a C-17 Globemaster III this evening. The pair were then transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for advanced neonatal care.
  • PRESS RELEASE:Joint Base Andrews to increase health protection condition

    Joint Base Andrews will increase its health protection condition (HPCON) at 5 a.m. tomorrow in response to the coronavirus pandemic. At the direction of Col. Andrew Purath, the commander of the 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews, the base will shift from HPCON Alpha to HPCON Bravo.
  • DOD Officials Explain New Coronavirus Domestic Travel Restrictions

    Defense officials announced restrictions on domestic travel for service members, Defense Department employees and family members in response to the new coronavirus, or COVID-19.
  • Defense Department releases statement on Domestic Travel Restrictions

    On March 13, Deputy Secretary of Defense David L. Norquist approved new travel restrictions for service members, Defense Department civilians, and their families assigned to DoD installations, facilities and surrounding areas within the United States and its territories.