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  • AFDW prepares for flu season

    Air Force District of Washington is staying ahead of the season - flu season. Joint Base Andrews, Md., and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., Public Health and Immunization Clinics are working hand-in-hand to provide convenient vaccinations for our servicemembers.Starting in October, AFDW "flu line" clinics will be set up on both
  • AFDW surpasses goal for Feds Feed Families in the NCR

    Air Force District of Washington Airmen wrapped-up their third annual "Feds Feed Families" campaign with success Aug. 31, collecting 27,190 pounds of donated goods, and exceeding the original goal to collect 15,000 pounds of food, said Capt. Joseph M. Walters, program coordinator for AFDW's 2011 campaign."We quadrupled the amount raised last year,
  • Air Force command post 'superstar' controller comes to AFDW

    Maj. Gen. Robert L. Smolen, Air Force District of Washington commander, announced this week that the "best of the best Air Force command post controllers" has just been recently assigned to the AFDW command post at Bolling.Staff Sgt. Paul Q. Piper was honored as the Air Force's Command Post Airman of the Year for 2005 while assigned as a search and
  • What exactly is an 'A' staff anyway?

    The November announcement that the Air Force District of Washington was being reactivated at Bolling has brought many new challenges and questions. Timely exchange of information has helped answer some of them.With the release of the initial AFDW staff structure, the big question has centered on what the A-staff designators, the letter "A" followed
  • The tangled web of homeland security

    The Air Force District of Washington's new homeland security priorities in the National Capital Region will resemble a tangled web until the operational and communication layers are sorted out.With the official stand-up of the Joint Task Force Headquarters-National Capital Region in October 2004 and the reactivation of the Air Force District of