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  • JBA goes purple for Month of the Military Child

    Team Andrews kicked off the Month of the Military Child with a "purple" parade at Child Development Center Three, April 7, 2016.Month of the Military Child, established in 1989 by former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, is a month long celebration to honor military youth for the role they play in contributing to the strength of the military
  • AFDW Hosts First Sergeant Symposium

    The Air Force District of Washington hosted a symposium for NCO's and SNCO's from around the National Capital Region 4-8 April 2016 at the General Jacob E. Smart Center."First sergeants are a unique and critical asset in every Air Force unit,"said AFDW First Sergeant Chief Master Sgt. Manny Pineiro. "We offer thissymposium so interested candidates
  • AFDW announces new global resource

    The Air Force District of Washington's Manpower, Personnel and Services Directorate recently published a new resource designed to connect AFDW's dispersed customer base with world-class support and services.The AFDW A1 staff serves approximately 25,000 military and civilian Airmen stationed in over 3,900 elements throughout the National Capital
  • 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