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  • Leaders discuss readiness, retention at AFDW Squadron Commander and Spouse Orientation Course

    As part of ongoing efforts to develop well-trained, responsive Airmen in support of local and global missions, Air Force District of Washington senior leaders emphasized the value of risk, retention, and readiness at the 2019 Squadron Commanders and Spouses Course in the Gen. Jacob E. Smart Conference Center April 15.
  • April is Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness month

    U.S. Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Message
  • Trumpeter Randy Brecker joins Airmen of Note

    Tech. Sgts. Kristian Baarsvik, right, and Michael Cemprola, Airmen of Note alto saxophonists, perform during a Jazz Heritage Series concert at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Northern Virginia Community College campus in Alexandria, Va., March 22, 2019. The Airmen of Note are the U.S. Air Force Band's premier jazz
  • World War II laborer champions ‘Rosie the Riveter’ legacy at Pentagon, Capitol Hill

    When it comes to symbolizing the influx of women in the workforce and the wave of patriotism and feminism that surge sparked during World War II, few American icons are more recognizable than “Rosie the Riveter.” Artist J. Howard Miller’s 1942 poster, featuring a bandanna-donning, blue-collared woman with the famed flex beneath the rally cry, “We Can Do It!” grew over time to represent millions of women who stepped up to fill various stateside labor-intensive jobs once held by men, now tapped to fight German and Japanese forces.
  • Air Force District of Washington Airmen attend Captain Marvel premiere

    About 50 Air Force District of Washington Airmen joined Air Force senior leaders and other distinguished invited guests to celebrate the release of Captain Marvel with a special event and screening at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum here today.
  • Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence

    In observance of National Women’s History Month, celebrated each year during the month of March, Air Force District of Washington salutes the pioneers who paved the way for military and civilian women alike to steer the nation’s course to equality.
  • A Moving Experience: AFDW Airmen handle business at Personal Property Activity

    Air Force District of Washington unit headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, uses innovative analysis, diligent compliance, and reliable practices to ensure smooth movement of household goods for Defense Department service members, civilians, affiliated employees, and their families.
  • AFDW provides ceremonial honors to longest-serving Congressional member

    Air Force District of Washington conducted an Arrival Ceremony in honor of World War II Army veteran and former Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) here Tuesday.
  • First woman chief master sergeant laid to rest

    The first woman to ever hold such a rank, Chief Master Sgt. Grace Peterson was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery Feb. 8.
  • Black Migrations: movement across miles, history

    Each February, the nation observes Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, to celebrate achievements by Black Americans and recognize their central role in U.S. history.
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