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Default Air Force Logo Media Release: Joint Base Andrews Air Show
Joint Base Andrews is holding an air show free to the public featuring the United States Air Force Thunderbirds and entertainment for all ages Sept. 16 and 17, 2017.Aerial demonstration acts include the Golden Knights, F-22 Demo Team, Geico Skytypers and more.A variety of presentations from military services and other organizations will be present
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11th Medical Wing personnel Exercise preps JBA for Air Show
A major accident response exercise was conducted Aug. 10 and 11, in preparation for the upcoming 2017 Joint Base Andrews Air Show America’s Air and Space Expo, Sept. 16 and 17.The exercise evaluated the response of base emergency personnel in the case of a mass casualty incident. The exercise is the installation's way of evaluating effectiveness,
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Default Air Force Logo Viewing the Solar Eclipse: 5 Things to Know
A perfect lineup of the sun, moon and Earth will be visible across North America for the first time in 38 years on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.  One of the grandest and most fleeting natural spectacles known to humanity, this total solar eclipse is predicted to be the most viewed ever.  Here are five things for Airmen and families to know for a safe
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Ms. Marjorie Dixson, left, Mr. Ron Liljedahl, center, and Ms. Bettye Wray are volunteers at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinic and Surgery Center.  They work at the main information desk in building 1060, helping to direct patients to clinics and answering questions. 11th Medical Group volunteer opportunities available
The Base Retiree Activities Volunteer Office is an organization of retired military and their family members who provide volunteer support for Air Force base functions. At the 11th Medical Group, more than 50 BRAVO volunteers assist in numerous clinics, the information desk, and pharmacy. The clinic is always looking for new BRAVO volunteers and
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Technical Sgt. Steve Hood, 756th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels a 175th Wing Maryland Air National Guard A-10C Thunderbolt II. Refueling mission linchpin in allied training
It was a clear August morning on the Joint Base Andrews airfield when crews with the 459th Air Refueling Wing geared up for a flying mission almost a year in the making. As early light streamed into the dimly lit cockpit of one of the Wing’s eight KC-135R Stratotankers, pilots and boom operators went over preflight checklists, while maintainers
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AFMS MTFs Pilot Medical Readiness Air Force Military Treatment Facilities pilot medical readiness
Air Force Medicine has a non-stop global readiness mission. Medical Airmen must be prepared to deploy on short notice to provide life-saving and performance-enhancing healthcare in diverse, austere, and isolated locations, and all Airmen must be medically ready to deploy. To achieve this readiness mission, the Air Force Medical Service operates 76
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VBS VBS: Building 'A Mighty Fortress'
Tiffany Teichert, Vacation Bible School volunteer, hugs VBS children during a camp event on Joint Base Andrews, Md. Aug. 4, 2017. The annual summer chapel program gives teenagers the chance to mentor young kids as they learn Christian beliefs. This year's VBS theme was "A Mighty Fortress." (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott)
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NATIONAL NIGHT OUT JBA celebrates National Night Out
In an effort strengthen partnerships between emergency first responders and the local community, Joint Base Andrews members participated National Night Out events held in Clinton, Md., as well as Liberty Park on JBA, Aug. 1.
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Joint Base Andrews Fire Explorer Academy cadets test hose lines during a training exercise. JBA Fire Explorer Academy brings the 'heat'
Smoke bellows out of a building on a hot summer day as two teenagers dressed in full firefighting gear charge in as part of a Joint Base Andrews Fire Explorer Academy search and rescue exercise.The training was part of an FEA course here that allowed six cadets, from 14 to 18 years old, to experience what it is like to be an Air Force
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Richard McCormick, World War II veteran, receives a clock from the 457th Airlift Squadron leadership during the squadron’s 75th anniversary banquet at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 30, 2017. McCormick was a central fire control operator with the 457th Bombardment Squadron stationed in the Pacific during WWII.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rustie Kramer) 457th AS celebrates heritage
Past and present came together when the 457th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Andrews celebrated the 75th anniversary of their rich heritage with a squadron tour and banquet here, June 30.
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