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  • Meet AFDW’s new command chief!

    Chief Master Sgt. Melanie K. Noel began her role as Air Force District of Washington’s newest command chief in January 2018. As command chief, she serves as the senior enlisted leader for AFDW and the 320th Air Expeditionary Wing and is responsible to the AFDW Commander, Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, on matters concerning the welfare, effective utilization, professional development and readiness of AFDW's global Airmen.
  • AFDW commander meets with WH Communications Airmen

    AFDW SPOTLIGHT | Air Force District of Washington Commander Maj. Gen. James A Jacobson recently visited with Air Force District of Washington's United States Air Force Airmen who serve on the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) team. With just a handful of the 200 Airmen serving among the 1,200-person team, the WHCA is a one-of-a-kind military unit dedicated to providing premier, worldwide, vital information services and communications support to President Donald J. Trump and staff from The White House.
  • AFDW Airman designs new commander's coin

    Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, AFDW commander, recognized Senior Airman Lavannah Ruland, AFDW’s Manpower, Personnel and Services Directorate executive assistant, for her achievement in designing the organization’s new commander’s coin during a commander’s call, Nov. 20, 2017, here.
  • Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at JBA

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – Team Andrews gathered to welcome the Capitol Christmas Tree as it arrived here, Nov. 26. The Capitol Christmas Tree, also known as “the people’s tree,” has been a national tradition since 1964 with a different national forest being chosen each year to provide one. The 79-foot-tall Engelmann Spruce from Montana’s Kootenai
  • Taking Care of Deployed Airmen

    Making a difference -- one care package at a time.
  • USAF performs in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    NEW YORK – Millions of people watched the U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard march through the streets of New York City during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 23. Being a part of the world’s largest parade gave both a chance to make an impact on people in the U.S. and around the globe. “Performing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade was a
  • 11th MDG provides NCR eye services

    The month of October is a time we focus on vision impairments and blindness and an appropriate time to recognize the 11th Medical Group Warfighter Eye Center team. They routinely provide state of the art corrective laser eye surgery for eligible active duty members from all over the world, in addition to performing the advanced eye surgeries. The
  • AF Drill Team performs at Wise HS

     U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performed for students and staff as part of a community outreach at Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School in Upper Marlboro, Md., Nov. 17, 2017.   More than 70 military children attend the Joint Base Andrews feeder school, which is one of a number of schools that accepts students who live on base.“Events like this
  • Warrior CARE week shows strength through teamwork

    Team Andrews partnered with the U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program for the North East Warrior CARE Event, held at Joint Base Andrews and Oxon Hill, Maryland, Nov. 13 through 17.