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Default Air Force Logo Andrews continues to 'Make It Yours'
July marked the one year anniversary of the "Andrews ... Make It Yours" campaign. As home to five wings, 65 additional partner units, and more than 700 military families, the campaign is designed to encourage and instill responsibility and a sense of ownership in Andrews' mission, community and living areas. The initiative compels Team Andrews to
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Bone Marrow Drive to make difference for DoD personnel
Every day more than 6,000 men, women and children search the National Marrow Donor Program Registry for a life-saving donor. These patients have leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases that can be treated by a bone marrow or cord blood transplant. Each year, thousands of lives are lost because a match is not found. This coming week,
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2007
Maj. Gen. Del Eulberg pins a Purple Heart medal on Maj. Jose L. Rivera-Hernandez during ceremonies held in his honor at the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Detachment Aug. 16. Maj. Rivera was wounded while on convoy duty in Iraq, after his armored HUMVEE hit by an improvised explosive device July 5. EOD earns Purple Heart

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2007
Default Air Force Logo Spall work no small task in flight line repairs
The Andrews flight line has been undergoing some much needed maintenance including pavement repairs as well as an annual rubber removal and painting project."The pavements here at Andrews are approximately 50 years old," said Tracy A. Morgan, 316th Operations Support Squadron airfield manager. "Construction is greatly needed to ensure upkeep of
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Phoenix Spouse program is about spouses helping each other
The Airman and Family Readiness Center recently hosted the Air Mobility Command's Phoenix Spouse readiness program.The meeting highlighted an overview of the program, its development, becoming a Phoenix Spouse, the spouses' requirements and responsibilities, and available tools and resources.The AMC Phoenix Spouse program evolved from an idea to
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Doctor chases assailants, provides care after mugging
An Andrews major helped an elderly woman who was injured in a robbery in broad daylight at a McDonalds on Gallant Fox Lane in Bowie June 26.On the June afternoon, Maj. (Dr.) Robert W. Craig-Gray, currently assigned to the 79th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, had just pulled into the parking lot of the McDonald's to get something to eat after a day of
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Andrews commissary seeks customer input
The Andrews Commissary held a customer advisory meeting recently to better gauge their needs and hear from customers how to make the base commissary a better place to shop. "Customers give us the best ideas," said Robin Daniel, Andrews Commissary Store Director. "Who better to tell us the areas where we need to improve than our
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2007
An Andrews driver enters the newly designated 15 mph zone on Alabama Avenue in front of the 744th Communications Squadon's building 1558. According to reports, there have been several near misses involving pedestrians at the crosswalks in this area as well on Menoher Drive. (U.S. Air Force/SSgt Tanika Belfield) Drivers, pedestrians cross paths
In July when the main gate re-opened, there were changes to the traffic pattern and a new 15 mph zone was established in front of Bldg. 1558 on Alabama Avenue where there are three crosswalks for access to the parking lot adjacent to Bldg. 1535. However, some pedestrians have raised their concerns about their safety after attempting use crosswalks
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Communicators recognized for contributions to American Air Forces
Three Andrews AFB Airmen were recognized for their outstanding communications support at the 47th "Conference of Chiefs of the American Air Forces" held July 20-26 in Bolivia. Master Sgt. Jose Perez and Senior Airmen Joseph Vazquez and Anna Hernandez were all recognized with awards. Sergeant Perez was awarded the Inter American Air Fraternity
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2007
Col. Margaret Woodward, 89th Airlift Wing commander, presents an award citation after pining a Legion of Merit Medal to the collar of Senior Airman Joseph Vasquez. Airman Vasquez is assigned to the 89th Communications Squadron as a radio operator. The Legion of Merit is an award, which is given for service rendered in a clearly exceptional manner. Airman receives Legion of Merit

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