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  • AFDW Commander: JBAB transfer to bring great opportunities

    There are big changes at work for the Air Force District of Washington and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. These changes mean incredible opportunities to enhance the Air Force’s service to the National Capital Region.

  • Technology, accessibility promote leadership adaption

    COVID-19 has forced the incorporation of technology into almost everyone’s daily lives. We are living in unchartered times and have transformed and adapted the way we conduct business. It is my belief that many of these lessons learned will stick and become the new normal as we power through this

  • AFDW celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Col. Elizabeth S. Larson is the Director of Operations, Plans and Requirements, assigned to Air Force District of Washington, Joint Base Andrews, Md. In this position, she serves as the primary advisor to the AFDW commander and his staff, providing policy and planning for all operational matters

  • AFDW: We stand ready

    “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty… If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” -- Thomas Jefferson, in a letter to Col. Charles Yancey, Jan. 6, 1816.   Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2017, was a federal holiday for most

  • Words Matter - So Think Before You Speak

    How often do you say something you wished could be taken back the moment it left your mouth? Those situations happen all of the time, and to nearly everyone. Sir Winston Churchill, one of Britain’s most influential leaders and speakers, once stated, “We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of

  • Happy Independence Day!

    Team AFDW,Happy Independence Day!  As we prepare to spend a long weekend with our families and friends, I would like to take just a moment to reflect on why Independence Day is such an important day to us as Airmen and Americans.The tradition of Independence Day goes back to the 18th century and the