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  • 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
  • Airman, Wingman, Gay Man

      JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – While the LGBT community remains a minority in the military, they serve in the same positions of excellence and roles of responsibility as any other service member. One such Airman is Senior Master Sgt. Jeremiah Grisham, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight chief.  “I am an Airman, a wingman, a