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  • AFDW observes Women's History Month

    In observance of National Women’s History Month, celebrated in March of each year, Air Force District of Washington joins all Americans to salute the pioneers who led the way for military and civilian women alike to positively impact the nation's history and future.
  • 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.