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  • 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
  • National Harbor honors DoD branches with statues on Veterans Day

    Art and history intersected at the National Harbor, Md. Nov. 11, where government officials, military leaders, and spectators honored service members past and present on Veterans Day.
  • 100th Anniversary of World War I end

    This Sunday marks the official observance of Veterans Day, but it also marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice on Nov. 11, 1918 that ended World War I.More than 16 million people perished in the Great War, and World War II would later claim more than 80 million lives, leading to our current observance honoring all U.S. veterans who have served
  • Air Force Band, Honor Guard support Ukrainian air chief counterpart visit

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein hosted his Ukrainian counterpart, Gen.-Col. Sergii Drozdov, during a four-day tour that showcased U.S. Air Force capabilities.
  • Air Force Honor Guard, Air Force Band shine in Canadian counterpart wreath-laying

    The U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, where Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein welcomed his counterpart, Royal Canadian Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Al Meinzinger.
  • AFDW Airmen celebrate AF birthday at Nationals baseball game

     The Washington Nationals dedicated their game against the New York Mets to honor the Air Force's 71st birthday on "U.S. Air Force Day" at Nationals Park in Washington D.C., Sept. 20, 2018.