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  • 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
  • AFDW hosts Presidential Inauguration Media Day

    The Air Force District of Washington hosted 12 media outlets for a media day at Hangar 3 on Joint Base Andrews to demonstrate the capabilities and support AFDW Airmen will provide to the 2017 Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017.  Personalities from a wide variety of media outlets joined Airmen and leaders from AFDW, the 113th Wing (Air
  • Vice President-elect Pence arrives at JBA

    Vice President-elect Mike Pence arrived at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Jan. 9, 2017. Pence was in the area in preparation to take office on Jan. 20.
  • USAF Honor Guard performs at Sugar Bowl Parade

    The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard performed during the 83rd Annual Allstate Sugar Bowl New Years Eve Parade on Dec. 31, 2016.
  • National Capital Region Joint Professional Development Seminar

    Military professionals from each branch of the Department of Defense attended the National Capital Region Joint Professional Development Seminar at the National Defense University in Washington D.C., running from Nov 28-Dec 2.The guest speakers provided attending NCOs and petty officers tools to help them operate in a joint environment. Staff Sgt.
  • 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