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  • AFDW Commemorates Air Force Birthday with USAF Tattoo

    Airmen from the Air Force District of Washington brought the Air Force's rich history and heritage to life with a celebration of music, drill and ceremony, aircraft, and fireworks as the service commemorated its 68th birthday on the Air Force Ceremonial Lawn at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling today. The United States Air Force Tattoo, themed "The U.S.
  • JBA Air Show: It's Here!

    The 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show has arrived and with it comes many changes to normal base operation.Friday, Sept. 18 kicks off the JBA Air Show with a full program open to Department of Defense cardholders and special invitees only.Saturday, Sept. 19, JBA will open it's gates to the public as a way of saying "thank you" to the community, the
  • USAF Honor Guard honors first responders in New York on 9/11 anniversary

    The United States Air Force Honor Guard arrived in New York City, N.Y. at the National September 11 Memorial on Sept. 10, stood in front of the bronze plates inscribed with 2,983 victims and began folding three American Flags.Those flags were safe guarded overnight and delivered Sept. 11 to three separate groups of first responders to honor the
  • Where were you on September 11?

    Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing on 9/11 when there were a series of four terrorist attacks on US soil by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda.I talked with members of the 79th Medical Wing staff to find out their stories of where they were and what they were doing. Here are a few of their stories, including my own. Col.
  • Air Force Honor Guard Honors Veterans at the WWII Memorial

    A member of the United States Air Force Honor Guard joined with sister service counterparts on a Joint Service Color Team to pay tribute to World War II veterans at the National World War II Memorial today.86 World War II veterans from Chicago attended the Wreath Laying Ceremony with the Honor Flight Chicago, which was founded to recognize veterans
  • Increased aerial activity expected in NCR for Air Force birthday week

    The U.S. Air Force is celebrating its 68th birthday with several events planned throughout the Washington D.C. area Sept. 16-20, 2015.Residents and visitors in the local area can expect an increased amount of aerial activity on Sept. 16 and 17 when the Air Force District of Washington hosts the U.S. Air Force Tattoo on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
  • USAF Honor Guard wraps-up international performances

    Twenty members of the United States Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team wrapped up three weeks of performances in the United Kingdom during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Edinburgh, Scotland Aug. 29.During this year's tattoo, the drill team represented not only the USAF but also the Department of Defense as the only U.S. military branch to