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  • World War II laborer champions ‘Rosie the Riveter’ legacy at Pentagon, Capitol Hill

    When it comes to symbolizing the influx of women in the workforce and the wave of patriotism and feminism that surge sparked during World War II, few American icons are more recognizable than “Rosie the Riveter.” Artist J. Howard Miller’s 1942 poster, featuring a bandanna-donning, blue-collared woman with the famed flex beneath the rally cry, “We Can Do It!” grew over time to represent millions of women who stepped up to fill various stateside labor-intensive jobs once held by men, now tapped to fight German and Japanese forces.
  • Air Force District of Washington Airmen attend Captain Marvel premiere

    About 50 Air Force District of Washington Airmen joined Air Force senior leaders and other distinguished invited guests to celebrate the release of Captain Marvel with a special event and screening at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum here today.
  • Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence

    In observance of National Women’s History Month, celebrated each year during the month of March, Air Force District of Washington salutes the pioneers who paved the way for military and civilian women alike to steer the nation’s course to equality.
  • A Moving Experience: AFDW Airmen handle business at Personal Property Activity

    Air Force District of Washington unit headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, uses innovative analysis, diligent compliance, and reliable practices to ensure smooth movement of household goods for Defense Department service members, civilians, affiliated employees, and their families.
  • AFDW provides ceremonial honors to longest-serving Congressional member

    Air Force District of Washington conducted an Arrival Ceremony in honor of World War II Army veteran and former Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) here Tuesday.
  • 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,