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  • AFDW Around the World: Meet Tech. Sgt. Tiffany Ransic

    The Airman: Tech. Sgt. Tiffany Rasnic, NCO in charge of personnel programs at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Her hometown is Storrs, Connecticut.
  • AFDW: There’s an app for that

    Whether you’re moving to the Air Force District of Washington team or moving away, there’s one app you can download with pertinent information on where you are and where you’re going. Service members and civilians associated with the Air Force District of Washington, or those interested in learning more about the unit, can now connect to the recently released AFDW content on the AF Connect app.
  • AFDW Around the World: Meet Tech. Sgt. Andrew Wright

    The Air Force District of Washington encompasses more than 30,000 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 will highlight Airmen in these unique missions in an “AFDW Around the World” series. Meet Tech. Sgt. Andrew Wright: The Airman: Sergeant Wright is the administration support section chief, Chief Information Office Headquarters at the Defense Intelligence Agency on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. His hometown is Rentz, Georgia.
  • AFDW Around the World: Meet Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Noyes

    The Air Force District of Washington encompasses more than 30,000 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 will highlight Airmen in these unique missions in an “AFDW Around the World” series. Meet Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Noyes
  • ICYMI: CMSAF talks leadership during last WHYTANK Culture event

    Last month, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright was the featured guest for the last WHYTANK Culture event at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Sept. 20. Focused on leadership, team-building, mentorship, and empowerment, WHYTANK is designed for junior and mid-grade Airmen and civilians to redefine goals and create new inroads to
  • Unlimited potential: AFDW observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Did you know? Each year Oct. 1-31 is established by Public Law and Presidential Proclamation as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. AFDW joins the nation in this observance so that Americans may reaffirm their commitment to ensuring equal opportunity for all citizens and so that they may pay tribute to the accomplishments of men and
  • Air Force Honor Guard, Band shine during general's immersion tour

    As part of their ongoing immersion tours, AFDW Commander Maj. Gen. Ricky N. Rupp, AFDW Command Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Yevchak, and their spouses, Charlotte Rupp and Julie Yevchak, witnessed the precision, dedication, and sheer talent of the United States Air Force Honor Guard and The United States Air Force Band, including ensembles Airmen of Note, the Singing Sergeants, and Air Force Strings stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Oct. 1.
  • Same team, different uniform: The story of an Iraqi translator who became an American Airman

    In 2003, Airman 1st Class Saeed Shnawa was not Airman 1st Class Saeed Shnawa. He was a 21-year-old Iraqi student of technology at a university in Baghdad.That’s when American and coalition forces arrived to overthrow the Iraqi government, turning Baghdad a war zone. Like many young men and women in Baghdad, Shnawa fled the city, bound for western
  • Having a field day: coin toss, recognition highlights at Redskins game

    D.C. Air National Guard F-16s fly over FedEx Field in the opening ceremony of the NFL Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys game, September 15, 2019. The Washington Redskins recognized the Air Force throughout the game to honor the Air Forces 72nd birthday. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Erica Flores)
  • Shoulders of giants: AFDW command chief speaks at Air Force Retirement Home

    Chief Master Sgt. Christopher M. Yevchak, Air Force District of Washington command chief, speaks during the 72nd Air Force birthday event at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington D.C., Sept. 13, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Michael B. Keller)
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