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  • 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,"
  • Airmen of Note's Jazz Heritage Series wraps with Branford Marsalis

    Jazz legend Branford Marsalis was the final guest for this season's Jazz Heritage series put on April 5 by Airmen of Note at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on Northern Virginia Community College’s Alexandria campus. Each month, The Air Force Band's premiere jazz ensemble welcomes a jazz artist to sit in with the troupe and bring a unique concert opportunity to the public.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
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  • Through Airmen's Eyes: Chief discusses how family, pet help PTSD issues

    Coming back from deployment, Airmen face the home-station work environment, reintegrating with family and settling back into day-to-day life.What happens when an Airman is diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and mild Traumatic Brain Injury upon return?For one Airman, his path to recovery has been slow, but he's overcome the challenges
  • AF leaders encourage energy savings in latest 'Letter to Airmen'

    Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley, Chief of Staff of the Air Force General Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy issued a tri-signature "Letter to Airmen" on Sept. 28.As part of Energy Action Month this October, the Air Force's top three leaders reminded Airmen that individual efforts do have an effect
  • 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.
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