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  • Semper fi: Rupp visits a few good Airmen at Marine Corps University

    Air Force District of Washington Commander Maj. Gen. Ricky N. Rupp met with Air Force students and AFDW Air Force Element leadership last week at the prestigious Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia.
  • AFDW&You - Spotlight Series

    The Air Force District of Washington encompasses more than 30,000 Airmen in 1,758 units stationed at 500 locations in 108 countries. AFDW Airmen execute varied missions around the world alongside service members and civilians from different Air Force major commands, joint units and international organizations. AFDW highlights Airmen in these unique missions in its series, “AFDW&You.”
  • Department of the Air Force Civic Leader Annual Conference wraps up

    Key communicators and advocates for the Department of the Air Force gathered at the Gen. Jacob E. Smart Center on Joint Base Andrews Jan. 30, the final day of the three-day Department of the Air Force Civic Leader Annual Conference.
  • ICYMI: CMSAF talks leadership during last WHYTANK Culture event

    Last month, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright was the featured guest for the last WHYTANK Culture event at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Sept. 20. Focused on leadership, team-building, mentorship, and empowerment, WHYTANK is designed for junior and mid-grade Airmen and civilians to redefine goals and create new inroads to
  • Terribly fond farewell: AFDW sends off vice commander in style

    Staffers and family members gathered yesterday for a Pittsburgh Steelers-themed send off at Air Force District of Washington headquarters in honor of outgoing Vice Commander Col. Kevin Eastland Sept. 5.
  • One Airman at a Time: new AFDW commander seeks to lead, listen in person

    As the new commander of Air Force District of Washington, Maj. Gen. Ricky N. Rupp has spent has spent his first month focused on getting know the AFDW's Airmen and civilians -- face to face.
  • AFDW commander attends Selva retirement

    Air Force District of Washington Commander Maj. Gen. Ricky N. Rupp attended the retirement ceremony honoring the nation's second highest-ranking military officer, United States Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at Joint Base Andrews Hangar 3 July 31.
  • Rupp assumes command of AFDW as Air Force vice chief presides

    Military members and civilians gathered to watch leadership shift as Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson presided over the Air Force District of Washington change of command ceremony here July 9.
  • Farewell to the chiefs

    Chief Master Sgts. Melanie K. Noel, Air Force District of Washington command chief, and Michael D. Noel, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, held their combined retirement ceremony at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., May 31, 2019. The couple shared a combined 50 years of military service.
  • WHYTANK professional development speaker series debuts at AFDW

    With innovation and an ever-evolving learning culture at the heart of modern Air Force endeavors, Air Force District of Washington presented the first in a new series known as WHYTANK May 17, featuring the Hon. Henry F. De Sio, Jr., the proclaimed global ambassador for changemakers.