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  • Band kicks off holiday season with 4th annual flash mob

    Visitors at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum were delightfully surprised when their tour of the displays was suddenly interrupted by members of the U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard as they kicked off the holiday season with their fourth annual holiday flash mob Nov. 29.
  • AFDW formally releases new Strategic Plan

     Find Strategic Plan document here. Find the AFDW Mission trifold here.The Air Force District of Washington formally released its 2016-2021 Strategic Plan today here at a brief, formal ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen. Darryl W. Burke, AFDW Commander. While ceremoniously distributing the first copies of the new AFDW Strategic Plan to Commanders, A-staff
  • AFDW hosts Chaplain Corps Conference

    The Air Force District of Washington Chaplain Office hosted a meeting for over 40 Chaplain Corps members and other Air Force personnel from the National Capital Region Tuesday at the Jacob E. Smart Conference Center on Joint Base Andrews.Chaplain (Major General) Dondi Costin, Air Force chief of chaplains, and Chief Master Sgt. Dale McGavran,
  • Leadership, Expertise and Motivated by Pride

    Leadership, expertise, motivated by pride is the motto for the 744th Communications Squadron. On any given day, the 744CS Airmen and civilians are delivering essential cyber support throughout the National Capital Region. Part of that mission is also providing support to the Air Force District of Washington.Communication Airmen provide this
  • Past, present, future: AF Memorial 10th anniversary

    For the last decade, the Air Force Memorial stood boldly in the skyline of the nation’s capital, inciting pride and honor, and recognizing the dedication and sacrifices of Airmen who have served. Members of industry, Airmen and media attended a ceremony in celebration of the monument’s 10th anniversary under its spires in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 14.
  • James named honorary Tuskegee Airman

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James was named an honorary Tuskegee Airman and was presented the Tuskegee Airman red jacket during the Air Force Memorial’s 10th anniversary ceremony in Arlington, Va., Oct. 14.
  • Be wise, immunize

    Installation leadership received their immunization to kick-off the flu shot drive on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 3.Flu shots reduces a person's chances of contracting the influenza virus and military members are required to receive an annual vaccination.A base-wide vaccination drive for retirees, active duty and dependents is slated for Oct.
  • AFDW celebrates the U.S. Air Force’s 69th birthday with a military Tattoo

    Precision, pride and teamwork were hallmarks of the night as Airmen from across the Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) commemorated the Air Force’s 69th birthday with a Military Tattoo on the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) Ceremonial Lawn, Washington, D.C., Sept. 22.The theme “American Airmen…Bringing Airpower to the Joint Fight” was
  • AFDW in action -- Live with Fox5 DC!

    The Air Force District of Washington hosted Fox5 DC for a live broadcast of FOX 5 News Morning and Good Day DC live from JB Andrews from 7-11 a.m. on Friday, September 23 in celebration of the Air Force’s 69th Birthday.Personalities from Fox5 DC joined Airmen and leaders from AFDW, the 113th Wing (Air National Guard), the 459th Air Refueling Wing
  • 844th Communications Group ensures communications for National Capital Region Warfighters

    Communication is the foundation of any successful mission and is an irreplaceable tool for today’s warfighter. The 844th Communications Group ensures clear and continuous communications for the Nation’s senior leaders across the Nation’s Capital Region (NCR) and worldwide.The group provides cyber operations, executive support, and contingency