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  • Strike up the band

    Air Force District of Washington Commander Maj. Gen. Ricky N. Rupp, and his wife, Charlotte, attended the U.S. Air Force Band’s latest Heritage to Horizons performance at the Air Force Memorial July 26. The recurring ceremonial event features a unique set of themed concerts with events scheduled to occur monthly through August.Heritage to Horizons
  • Air Force Band, renowned pianist jazz it up

    The U.S. Air Force Band Airmen of Note performed alongside pianist Kenny Barron during a Jazz Heritage Series performance at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., March 8, 2017. The series began in 1990 and has been broadcast to millions each year through National Public Radio, independent jazz radio stations, satellite radio services and the internet.
  • USAF celebrates 70th birthday with military tattoo

    The U.S. Air Force celebrated its 70th birthday with a multi-demonstration Air Force Tattoo Sept. 14, 2017 at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling's Ceremonial Lawn, Washington D.C. The tattoo, an exhibition of military pomp and ceremony, provided a venue for the Air Force to showcase its array of warfighting capabilities in flying, fighting and protecting the U.S. homeland and its interests abroad.
  • 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.
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