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  • AFDW&You: Meet Senior Airman Ana Jovanovic

    AFDW&You: Meet Senior Airman Ana Jovanovic. Airman Jovanovic is a Personnel Management Journeyman assigned to the Air Force District of Washington Headquarters Commander’s Support Staff at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
  • AFDW commander, command chief welcome Air Force’s newest Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Yevchak, Air Force District of Washington command chief, center left, and Maj. Gen. Ricky Rupp, AFDW, center right, stand with 37th Training Wing leadership and Air Force Basic Military Training instructors before a BMT graduation ceremony Jan. 10, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. Rupp and Yevchak visited BMT to
  • Air Force medics bring Army Special Forces background to 501st

    A setup of two separate medical clinics under one wing – the 501st Combat Support Wing – is a unique aspect to an already unique mission. But even more unique are the two commanders who lead them and the similar backgrounds they share. Lt. Col. Elizabeth Hoettels, commander of the 423rd Medical Squadron, and Lt. Col. Robert Heil, commander of the 422nd Medical Squadron, are both prior Army soldiers, both came from a Special Forces background, and both are now serving squadron command tours at the 501 CSW. The chances seem quite unlikely.
  • Setting the foundation for an energy-optimized and lethal Air Force

    As 2020 approaches and the Air Force prepares to take on the challenges of the next decade, we must also review our successes and lessons learned. For Air Force Operational Energy, 2019 was a year for laying the foundation to build a more optimized and lethal force in the years to come.  By collaborating with several partners, we made some important strides in developing and executing our strategy and were able to set the groundwork for many of our operational energy initiatives.
  • AFGSC establishes new detachment for MH-139 testing

    Air Force Global Strike Command will stand up Detachment 7 later this month at Duke Field, Florida, to support testing and evaluation of the command’s new MH-139A helicopter. The MH-139A is the first service-unique helicopter acquired by the Air Force and the first aircraft ever acquired by AFGSC. It will replace the Vietnam-era UH-1N “Hueys” which
  • AFDW&You: Meet Tech. Sgt. Tiffany Ransic

    The Airman: Tech. Sgt. Tiffany Rasnic, NCO in charge of personnel programs at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Her hometown is Storrs, Connecticut.
  • AFDW: There’s an app for that

    Whether you’re moving to the Air Force District of Washington team or moving away, there’s one app you can download with pertinent information on where you are and where you’re going. Service members and civilians associated with the Air Force District of Washington, or those interested in learning more about the unit, can now connect to the recently released AFDW content on the AF Connect app.
  • AFDW Around the World: Meet Tech. Sgt. Andrew Wright

    The Air Force District of Washington encompasses more than 30,000 Airmen in 1,758 units stationed at 500 locations in 108 countries. AFDW Airmen execute varied missions around the world alongside service members and civilians from different Air Force major commands, joint units and international organizations. AFDW will highlight Airmen in these unique missions in an “AFDW Around the World” series. Meet Tech. Sgt. Andrew Wright: The Airman: Sergeant Wright is the administration support section chief, Chief Information Office Headquarters at the Defense Intelligence Agency on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. His hometown is Rentz, Georgia.
  • AFDW Around the World: Meet Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Noyes

    The Air Force District of Washington encompasses more than 30,000 Airmen in 1,758 units stationed at 500 locations in 108 countries. AFDW Airmen execute varied missions around the world alongside service members and civilians from different Air Force major commands, joint units and international organizations. AFDW will highlight Airmen in these unique missions in an “AFDW Around the World” series. Meet Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Noyes
  • ICYMI: CMSAF talks leadership during last WHYTANK Culture event

    Last month, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright was the featured guest for the last WHYTANK Culture event at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Sept. 20. Focused on leadership, team-building, mentorship, and empowerment, WHYTANK is designed for junior and mid-grade Airmen and civilians to redefine goals and create new inroads to
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