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  • 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
  • AFDW Airmen and Walter Reed Soldiers and Sailors train together to protect the warfighter

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen Marines and Coast Guardsmen are deployed today to the far reaches of the globe; with global posture and reach comes an inherent risk of exposure to diseases or unknown infections. Tuesday, August 16 Airmen from Air Mobility Command, Joint Base Charleston, Air Force District of Washington, and Soldiers and Sailors from the
  • AFDW ramps up for busy September, Presidential Inauguration

    Beginning his third year commanding the Air Force District of Washington, Maj. Gen. Darryl W. Burke held a commander’s call with the AFDW headquarters staff today.He and his leadership team discussed a number of issues during the event, but General Burke said the highlight for him was to recognize the members of his team for their
  • The Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region Commander's Conference

    Plan. Partner. Maintain. The Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region Commander's Conference took place at the Jacob E. Smart building on Joint Base Andrews, Md. on Aug. 08, 2016.  Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, commander of Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (JFHQ-NCR/MDW),
  • AFDW mentors future officers

    The Air Force District of Washington oversees a variety of unique missions that support the National Capitol Region. Over the past two weeks AFDW has had the opportunity to share and explain these missions with a group of officer cadets.Six second class cadets (juniors) from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., are visiting Joint
  • AFDW Conference helps First Sergeants speak with one voice

    It’s the job of an Air Force first sergeant to provide his or her commander with Airmen that are ready to support the mission. First sergeants from different organizations often work together to achieve this goal. The first ever Air Force District of Washington First Sergeant Conference help Airmen “speak with one voice.”The conference was