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  • 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
  • NCR Airmen volunteer at D.C. Special Olympics Bowling Championship

    More than 70 Airmen and civilians from across the National Capital Region volunteered to support athletes competing in the D.C. Special Olympics Bowling Championship Feb. 25 in Hyattsville, Md.The event, part of the D.C. Special Olympics Winter championships, brought together more than 150 athletes from 15 local schools.Volunteer Airmen are crucial
  • Capital Airman Tech. Sgt. Marcie Strickland-King

    Tech. Sgt. Marcie Strickland-King, an Air Force District of Washington Capital Airman, helps uphold legal integrity within the National Capital Region and across the world. Strickland-King is the NCOIC of military justice in the AFDW Judge Advocate Directorate.The Mississippi native originally joined the military to help pay for school, and her
  • Capital Airmen Seminar Concludes

    Thirty Airmen completed the Air Force District of Washington's sixth annual Capital Airmen Development Seminar today at the General Jacob E. Smart Center.The professional development opportunity, which included briefings by senior Air Force leaders, candid discussions, and a tour of the U.S. Capitol building, was designed to increase participants'
  • Pilot for a day

    Airmen from across Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, came together to host a Virginia teenager with a rare chronic illness during a Pilot for a Day event here, Feb. 5, 2016.Michael Oliver, diagnosed with Erdheim-Chester Disease, a disease with no known cure, experienced what it is like to be a pilot for a day along with friends and family."This has