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  • 79th Medical Wing inactivates, 11th Medical Group continues mission

    Col. Sharon Bannister relinquished command of the 79th Medical Wing during an in-activation ceremony presided over by Maj. Gen. Darryl Burke, Air Force District of Washington commander, here, June 16.
  • Heritage to Horizons Concert

    Heritage to Horizons Concert
  • 79th Medical Wing's Airmen finalize preparation for Vibrant Response Exercise

    Members of the 779th and 579th Medical Groups finalized their deployment process before beginning the Vibrant Response training exercise April 19, 2017, at the base theater at Joint Base Andrews, Md. The Airmen, who will make up the expeditionary medical support contingent during the U.S. Army North’s 2017 nuclear attack training program, spent
  • AFDW to manage AF Memorial daily operations

    The Air Force District of Washington is taking a more active role in the Air Force Memorial’s daily operations beginning in April 2017 as part of AFDW’s mission to provide ceremonial honors to the National Capital Region and worldwide.
  • AFDW emphasizes contracting professional development

    The Air Force District of Washington’s Deputy Director for Contracting hosted a first-of-its-kind in the region Air Force Contracting Civilian Development Symposium for contracting professionals from across the entire National Capital Region on Joint Base Andrews, Mar. 16, 2017. Ms. Yolanda Felder, AFDW’s Deputy Director for Contracting, organized
  • AFDW oversees movement of presidential records

    With every inauguration of a new American President, a key but generally unnoticed part of the presidential transition of power process is the movement of the outgoing president’s paper, records and artifacts.  This critical role is part of the Air Force District of Washington’s mission. Airmen from AFDW, the 82nd Aerial Port Squadron, Travis AFB,
  • CSAF Revitalizing Squadrons Initiative process begins with first field visit at AFDW, JB Andrews

    The Air Force District of Washington and Joint Base Andrews are on the leading edge of a Chief of Staff of the Air Force initiative that will impact the Total Force Air Force.The core project team tasked with overseeing a three-phase, full-time project to revitalize Air Force squadrons chose AFDW and JB Andrews as its first field visit.Why?Air
  • U.S. Air Force to host open house/public hearings

    For Immediate ReleaseContact: AFDW Public AffairsPhone: 240-612-6484 February 21, 2017Joint Base Andrews – The United States Air Force will host two public hearings to discuss the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the implementation of the proposed Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization (PAR) Program at Joint Base Andrews. The hearings
  • Aiding Recovery through Movement

    “It’s going to hurt, but it’s going to be a good hurt,” said Staff Sgt. Kivynn Pabst. “You’re doing a great job!”He offers helpful words of encouragement, as the patient’s face wrinkles with a grimace of pain and struggles to complete the movement. Pabst places his hand on the patient’s leg helping increase her flexibility with a leg stretch.Their