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  • Future first sergeants hone leadership skills at symposium

    Dozens of National Capital Region technical and master sergeants attended the Joint Base Andrews/Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling First Sergeant Symposium at the Smart Center here May 7-11. The event featured leadership perspectives from Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, Air Force District of Washington commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melanie K. Noel, AFDW command chief, among others. The symposium is designed to instill critical thinking, enforce Air Force core values, and prepare attendees to lead Airmen.
  • ‘Berlin for Lunch Bunch’ bridges Air Force history to modern times

    In what appeared to be routine, uneventful trips, cargo and imagery aircraft crews frequently flew in and out of West Berlin using three routes in what some assert was the most significant, sustained, and effective military reconnaissance program of the entire Cold War. Decades later, the Berlin for Lunch Bunch alumni and their families recently met for their latest biennial reunion at the Air Force Memorial.
  • Air Force ROTC Detachments visit for tour, commander’s candid perspective

    About 30 North Carolina-based Air Force ROTC cadets toured the National Capital Region for mission briefings and chats with leadership from Joint Base Andrews and Joint Anacostia-Bolling.
  • Services acquisitions team shares insight at town hall meeting

    Services acquisitions professionals gathered for a town hall meeting hosted by Nancy Andrews, senior executive service Air Force Program Executive Officer for Combat and Mission Support, here March 9.
  • AFDW molds newest enlisted leaders at 2018 Chiefs’ Orientation Course

    Thirty-nine of the national capital region’s newest eight-stripers and selects gathered at the Gen. Jacob E. Smart Center here March 12 for the 2018 Air Force District of Washington Chiefs’ Orientation Course.
  • Force Budget Update

    Military and civilian attendees listen to discussions during the Air Force District of Washington Financial Management and Comptroller Conference in the Smart Conference Center here March 1, 2018. The day-long total force event covered myriad topics to include accounting, budget, manning and other key financial issues. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master
  • Air Force District of Washington Industry Day marks new era for acquisition reform

    With a renewed focus on speed, relevance and multi-platform capabilities, the Air Force District of Washington contracting directorate hosted Industry Day Feb. 21, an acquisition networking event designed to spark federal business opportunities and enhance warfighter capabilities.
  • Partnerships within the NCR

    Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, commander of the Air Force District of Washington, AFDW, at Joint Base Andrews, Md., met with Maj. Gen. Michael L. Howard, commanding general, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and U.S. Army Military District of Washington, on Aug., 14, 2017, at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington D.C., to discuss the agencies’ partnership.
  • 2012 Scholarships for Military Children opens Dec. 1

    2011 Scholarships for Military Children recipient Jordan Cherry said receiving extra money for college lightened her financial load. "This scholarship definitely decreases the financial burden of school, which we all know is a big benefit," she said.Applications for the 2012 Scholarships for Military Children Program will be available starting Dec.
  • Installations meet on NCR contingency expectations

    Installations are the "combat power" the military brings to the homeland defense and defense support to civil authorities missions and are being looked at in the same sorts of ways military organizations are in judging their readiness. That is at least one message one could take from first-ever Installation and Base Commanders Conference for the
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