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  • Immersive AFDW Squadron Commanders Course wraps

    The Air Force District of Washington hosted the 2018 Squadron Commanders Course at the Gen. Jacob E. Smart Conference Center here May 14-18. The immersive, hands-on course presented to 16 field grade officers and several of their spouses command and leadership principles through guest speakers, site visits, media training workshops, and mentor guidance.
  • Air Force ROTC Detachments visit for tour, commander’s candid perspective

    About 30 North Carolina-based Air Force ROTC cadets toured the National Capital Region for mission briefings and chats with leadership from Joint Base Andrews and Joint Anacostia-Bolling.
  • Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at JBA

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – Team Andrews gathered to welcome the Capitol Christmas Tree as it arrived here, Nov. 26. The Capitol Christmas Tree, also known as “the people’s tree,” has been a national tradition since 1964 with a different national forest being chosen each year to provide one. The 79-foot-tall Engelmann Spruce from Montana’s Kootenai
  • USAF performs in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    NEW YORK – Millions of people watched the U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard march through the streets of New York City during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 23. Being a part of the world’s largest parade gave both a chance to make an impact on people in the U.S. and around the globe. “Performing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade was a
  • 11th MDG provides NCR eye services

    The month of October is a time we focus on vision impairments and blindness and an appropriate time to recognize the 11th Medical Group Warfighter Eye Center team. They routinely provide state of the art corrective laser eye surgery for eligible active duty members from all over the world, in addition to performing the advanced eye surgeries. The
  • 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
  • 811th OSS hosts African ally for UH-1N training

    In an effort to build upon their partnership, the U.S. and Burkinabe defense forces have engaged in a number of military training and exchange initiatives. One of the most recent opportunities for training occurred last week when Airmen from the 811th Operations Support Squadron hosted a team of Burkinabe Air Force pilots and aircraft maintainers for an immersion tour of the UH-1N Iroquois Helicopter ("Huey") Sept. 26-28, here.
  • 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 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.
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