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  • Mission Ready is Inspection Ready

    Members of the Air Force Inspection Agency visited the Air Force District of Washington to help the Headquarters remain mission-ready, 13-14 January. The inspection is part of a new Air Force Inspection System established to change the culture of Air Force inspections."Instead of a unit beginning to prepare for an inspection several months before,
  • Capital Airman Wayne McCray

    Wayne McCray, an Air Force District of Washington Capital Airman, is an essential contributor to the Air Force communication mission within the National Capital Region. McCray's support with the 844th Communications Group also has a direct impact on the global Air Force mission.McCray is an education specialist for AFDW's A6 and the 844th CG. He is
  • Let's get combative

    Bare feet shuffle across blue mats as Airmen and Soldiers find themselves in a battle of vigilance and reflexes during the Basic Combatives Course at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Jan. 4-8.The course supports the "total solider concept" producing well-rounded, skilled and more confident service members with approximately 10 students participating in the
  • So you got a drone for Christmas…

    On Christmas morning, you tore open a new "Invader 700" drone, complete with a digital camera sending immediate videos to your iPad. Now that the holiday excitement has died down, you are anxious to get outside and fly your new machine! You can read up on the instructions and safety rules later. You don't even plan to leave your own backyard.Hold
  • AFDW Capital Airman: Senior Airman Krystal Elmore

    Senior Airman Krystal Elmore, an Air Force District of Washington Capital Airman, directly impacts the National Capital Region mission with the Ceremonies and Protocol directorate every day. What makes her role as a protocol specialist even more unique is she is an Air Force Reservist.Elmore's interest in joining the Air Force Reserves began in
  • Installation leadership uses new tool to receive suggestions

    Joint Base Andrews is set to activate a new tool on its base website Dec. 16, 2015, called, "QOLCOMM."The Quality of Life Communication feedback tool allows users to make suggestions to base leadership that will improve the quality of life on JBA and track the progress of approved suggestions."These are ideas from members of JBA, instead of ideas
  • Redskins honor AFDW and military with Salute to Service game

    The Washington Redskins honored the Air Force and other military members with a Salute to Service Game at FedEx Field on the 74th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks Dec. 7, 2015."We are extremely grateful for the men and women of our armed forces for their service to our country," Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen said. "It is a
  • USAF Band surprises commuters at Union Station

    Members of the United States Air Force Band surprised commuters at Union Station here with a World War II Holiday Flashback Dec. 3, 2015.The event was designed to be a special holiday musical presentation celebrating the service and sacrifices of our nation's World War II veterans."This is the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. We're