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  • 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.
  • JBA kicks off 2017 air show

    Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, kicked off the 2017 Andrews Air Show: Air and Space Expo, Sept. 15.
  • 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.
  • 79th Medical Wing inactivates, 11th Medical Group continues mission

    Col. Sharon Bannister relinquished command of the 79th Medical Wing during an in-activation ceremony presided over by Maj. Gen. Darryl Burke, Air Force District of Washington commander, here, June 16.
  • 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.
  • AFDW hosts Presidential Inauguration Media Day

    The Air Force District of Washington hosted 12 media outlets for a media day at Hangar 3 on Joint Base Andrews to demonstrate the capabilities and support AFDW Airmen will provide to the 2017 Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017.  Personalities from a wide variety of media outlets joined Airmen and leaders from AFDW, the 113th Wing (Air
  • 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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