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  • First woman chief master sergeant laid to rest

    The first woman to ever hold such a rank, Chief Master Sgt. Grace Peterson was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery Feb. 8.
  • Black Migrations: movement across miles, history

    Each February, the nation observes Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, to celebrate achievements by Black Americans and recognize their central role in U.S. history.
  • MLK: A life, a lesson, a legacy that changed the nation

    On Jan. 21, Air Force District of Washington joins the nation to celebrate and reflect on the legacy of courage, integrity, humility, and service of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., born 90 years ago on Jan. 15, 1929.
  • Noted! Singing Sergeants bring holiday cheer to AFDW

    The Singing Sergeants jingled all the way to the lobby of the William A. Jones III building here, where Air Force District of Washington employees and visitors gathered to hear the U.S. Air Force’s official chorus perform holiday carols.
  • AFDW gives George H.W. Bush a final salute

    Air Force District of Washington and Joint Task Force-National Capital Region personnel conducted a departure ceremony at Joint Base Andrews following the national funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral for 41st President of the United States George H.W. Bush.The President's remains are en route to Ellington Field, Houston, Texas,
  • AFDW ceremonial honors highlight George H.W. Bush legacy

    As part of the three-phase state funeral for George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, Air Force District of Washington began wide-range support to the Air Force, Defense Department, and Joint Task Force-National Capital Region.
  • CARE Package Central supplies holiday cheer to deployed troops

    As the holiday season makes its swift approach, Air Force District of Washington members rallied once again recently to make deployed service members feel a little bit closer to home during an annual tradition to send packages during the holidays.
  • Air Force civilian’s legacy lives on with conference room dedication and memorial

    Air Force District of Washington leadership memorialized Marsha K. Johnson, Air Force Strategic Programming and Development Facility director, with the dedication of a conference room bearing her name at the Gen. Jacob E. Smart Conference Center here Nov. 16.
  • AFDW honors federal employee after half a century of Air Force service

    Fifty years ago, in 1968, iconic singer-songwriter and former Air Force enlistee Johnny Cash recorded “Folsom Prison Blues” at the California State Prison by the same name.That same year, turmoil unfolded outside prison walls when civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. succumbed to an assassin’s bullet in Memphis, Tennessee.This was also the
  • AFDW hosts first Commanders and Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference

    Air Force District of Washington commanders and senior enlisted leaders from more than 500 locations around the world gathered at the Gen. Jacob E. Smart Conference Center at Joint Base Andrews, Md., for the first AFDW Commanders and Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference Nov. 15. AFDW is responsible for organizing, training, equipping and providing
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