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  • WHYTANK professional development speaker series debuts at AFDW

    With innovation and an ever-evolving learning culture at the heart of modern Air Force endeavors, Air Force District of Washington presented the first in a new series known as WHYTANK May 17, featuring the Hon. Henry F. De Sio, Jr., the proclaimed global ambassador for changemakers.
  • Propelled for success

    U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Joshua Lucas, 1st Helicopter Squadron flight engineer, prepares for flight in a UH-1 Huey during the opening ceremonies at the Joint Base Andrews Air & Space Expo, May 10. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Jessica Cicchetto)
  • NFL labor organization director shares insight at AFDW Squadron Commander and Spouse Orientation Course 

    As part of ongoing efforts to convey leadership principles, Air Force District of Washington tapped into its partnership with the executive director of the National Football League Players Association to mentor and advise attendees at the 2019 AFDW Squadron Commander and Spouse Orientation Course. 
  • Trumpeter Randy Brecker joins Airmen of Note

    Tech. Sgts. Kristian Baarsvik, right, and Michael Cemprola, Airmen of Note alto saxophonists, perform during a Jazz Heritage Series concert at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Northern Virginia Community College campus in Alexandria, Va., March 22, 2019. The Airmen of Note are the U.S. Air Force Band's premier jazz
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Joint effort supports dignified transfer of U.S. senator

    The flag-draped casket of Sen. John McCain arrives at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 30, 2018. U.S. Department of Defense DoD personnel are honoring the former senator, and retired U.S.Navy Captain, by providing ceremonial support to his congressional funeral events. The highest honor the military and the public can give to a senator is a congressional funeral. The men and women of the Department of Defense are proud to be a part of this historical event.
  • Sinks assumes command of 844th Communications Group

    Joint Base Andrews, Md. -- Col. Michael A. Sinks accepted command of the 844th Communications Group from Col. Rocky A. Favorito during a change-of-command ceremony June 28 on Joint Base Andrews, Maryland."I have to admit this is a surreal situation in that I was first stationed here back in the mid 80’s manning gates and guarding Air Force One,"
  • 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.
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