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  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month events promote an end to sexual violence

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is recognized every April to raise awareness about sexual violence and help educate the community on how to reduce the risk of it occurring.Leadership from the 79th Medical Wing and 779th Medical Group kicked off SAAM on April 1 by placing teal ribbons on an evergreen tree displayed in the cafeteria at Malcolm
  • Team Andrews vital to Nuclear Security Summit

    Team Andrews' members recently welcomed more than 20 foreign leaders traveling to the U.S., March 29 - 31, 2016.Joint Base Andrews acted as a travel hub as the leaders transitioned to the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C."It is amazing to work an event like this. Nowhere else in the Air Force will you get these opportunities," Lt. Col.
  • AFDW Capital Airman Orlando Rodriguez

    Orlando Rodriguez, an Air Force District of Washington Capital Airman, supports Air Force acquisition needs within the National Capital Region and across the world. He is a contract specialist with the AFDW contracting directorate.The Philadelphia, PA native joined the Air Force Reserves in 1998 and served as a crew chief on the KC-10 aircraft.
  • Incorrect tax notices impact some military D.C. residents

    As the deadline for filing state and federal income taxes quickly approaches, it is important for military members to remain abreast of recent issues which may affect them as residents in the National Capital Region."Recently, some military personnel previously stationed in the District of Columbia, and living on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, have
  • USAFHG recognizes first female ceremonial guardsmen

    The United States Air Force Honor Guard honored the first five female ceremonial guardsmen on the Ceremonial Lawn and at the Bolling Club, Mar. 8.Members of the USAFHG participated in a formal lawn ceremony during which four of the five first female Honor Guard members, Lt. Col. Cindi Feldwisch, Master Sgt. (ret.) Margaret Jones, Madelyn Ritz, and
  • AFDW announces new strategic alignment initiative

    The Air Force District of Washington recently established a Strategic Planning Council to revise AFDW's strategic plan, the guidepost for the command until 2035.Under the direction of AFDW's Vice Commander Col. Chris Patterson, this cross-functional team of experts representing every directorate and subordinate unit will align AFDW's strategic plan
  • Chief’s Orientation concludes today

    The Air Force District of Washington's Chief Master Sergeant Orientation Course concluded at the General Jacob E. Smart Center today.The week-long professional development opportunity included a wide range of speakers who addressed critical issues facing today's Air Force. Additionally, a number of senior leaders and current and former chief master
  • VCSAF and CMSAF visit AFDW’s Chief Master Sergeant Orientation

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody addressed new chief master sergeants at the Air Force District of Washington's Chief Master Sergeant Orientation Course 29 Feb. 2016 at the General Jacob E. Smart Center."It's a big deal to be selected to be a chief in our Air Force," Cody
  • Bus renovations keep AFDW ceremonial mission rolling

    Everyone can appreciate having reliable transportation. The 11th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight uses the Service Life Enhancement Program to ensure transportation for Airmen in the NCR remains mission ready.The Air Force District of Washington partnered with the 11th LRS to ensure funding was available to repair the Joint
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