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  • 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
  • AFDW: Home of a Diverse and Complex Legal Practice

    Every Air Force commander understands the importance of, and relies upon, his or her judge advocate (JA) office to help navigate legal matters. For the Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) commander, who serves as the Air Force's single voice for planning and implementing joint solutions within the National Capital Region (NCR), his JA is
  • International Senior Leaders gather for Summit

    The senior-most enlisted leaders from 36 countries gathered for a summit here, July 12-15. Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody hosted the summit, which also included multiple Air Force command chiefs.The gathering provided a setting for attendees to meet and discuss issues and initiatives that affect the international community of
  • AFDW's Command Chief Now on Facebook!

    Air Force District of Washington's Command Chief Master Sgt. Tommy Mazzone is now on Facebook! Be sure to like his page, "AFDW Command Chief."Chief Mazzone took over the position as AFDW's Command Chief in April 2016. As the command chief, he is the senior enlisted leader responsible to the commander on matters concerning the welfare, effective
  • Happy Birthday AFDW!

    As we recover from the festivities, fireworks and long holiday weekend in celebration of our Nation's Independence and 240th birthday, the Air Force District of Washington will now celebrate its 11th Anniversary on Thursday. The Air Force District of Washington was reactivated as a fully-capable, independent Air Force unit July 7, 2005 with our