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  • AFDW Airman designs new commander's coin

    Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, AFDW commander, recognized Senior Airman Lavannah Ruland, AFDW’s Manpower, Personnel and Services Directorate executive assistant, for her achievement in designing the organization’s new commander’s coin during a commander’s call, Nov. 20, 2017, here.
  • Commanders’ spouses learn about JBA military children educational options

    As part of Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson’s tour of Joint Base Andrews and its partners, his wife, Nancy Jacobson, along with Melonie Teichert, spouse of 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews Commander Col. E. John Teichert, visited JBA feeder school Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School in Upper Marlboro and Imagine Andrews Public Charter School here earlier this month.
  • Big changes in Information Technology at Air Force District of Washington.

    Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) and Headquarters Air Force (HAF) customers will see a number of changes in Information Technology services in the near future.  The 844th Communications Group, along with the 744th Communications Squadron (744 CS) and 844th Communications Squadron (844 CS), are spearheading a number of cutting-edge
  • JBA kicks off 2017 air show

    Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, kicked off the 2017 Andrews Air Show: Air and Space Expo, Sept. 15.
  • AFDW's newest SNCOs wrap leadership course

    Airmen assigned to Air Force District of Washington listen attentively to mentors sharing their perspectives as senior enlisted members during the Senior Noncommissioned Officer Professional Enhancement course Aug. 2, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews, Md. During the course, the Airmen listening were a group of newly-promoted master sergeants and master
  • AFDW conducts HQ-level emergency response exercise

    Airmen assigned to Air Force District of Washington participated in a headquarters-level Continuity of Operations Exercise this week while working from dispersed locations within the National Capital Region, Maryland and Virginia. As the exercise played out, senior planners injected scripted scenarios that tested the participants’ abilities to resolve issues that impacted mission-related operations amidst less-than-normal working conditions
  • AFDW commander presents Purple Heart to WWII vet

    Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, Air Force District of Washington commander, hosted a Purple Heart award ceremony July 14, 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Memorial, Arlington, Va. Jacobson presented the prestigious award to 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano for wounds he incurred during a forced march as a World War II prisoner of war in Germany.
  • AFDW to manage AF Memorial daily operations

    The Air Force District of Washington is taking a more active role in the Air Force Memorial’s daily operations beginning in April 2017 as part of AFDW’s mission to provide ceremonial honors to the National Capital Region and worldwide.
  • Be wise, immunize

    Installation leadership received their immunization to kick-off the flu shot drive on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 3.Flu shots reduces a person's chances of contracting the influenza virus and military members are required to receive an annual vaccination.A base-wide vaccination drive for retirees, active duty and dependents is slated for Oct.
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