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Default Air Force Logo Two Airmen awarded Bronze Star Medal during the quarterly commander’s call
Two Airmen were awarded the Bronze Star Medal during the quarterly commander's call at the Base Theater Oct. 5. The BSMs were awarded to Chief Master Sgt. Conrad F. Marshall, 316th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operations manager, and Staff Sgt. Carlie C. Morey, 316 LRS vehicle mechanic. Chief Marshall was assigned to the 732nd Expeditionary
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Engineers, Military Working Dog teams train to deploy
Training is part of life for all servicemembers, both humans and dogs on Andrews, especially when they are scheduled for deployment in areas of conflict. Servicemembers assigned to the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron spent Tuesday focusing on mobility training and training related to their specific job duties. Tuesday was Prime BEEF Day, which is
0 10/10
2006
Default Air Force Logo Father, son provide services to Andrews members
Earl places a fresh batch of pastries in the display case to fill the request of Andrews Commissary patrons.The first thing people notice about W. Earl Yarbrough, Andrews Defense Commissary Agency store administrator, is his easy smile. Whether he's walking the store aisles or chatting with the staff, his smile accompanies him like a valued
0 8/22
2006
Default Air Force Logo CDC 1 earns national accreditation
Child Development Center 1 here has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Youth Children in Washington, D.C. The NAEYC accreditation certificate states CDC 1 has ''demonstrated substantial compliance with nationally recognized criteria for high-quality early childhood programs." The accreditation expires in
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2006
ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- Airmen with the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Scott AFB, Ill., and the 89th Medical Group here strap down cargo while transporting veterans from the Armed Forces Home in Gulfport, Miss., after Hurricane Katrina decimated the area. The veterans were flown by a C-130 Hercules from Maxwell to here where they were then taken to the Armed Forces Home in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher J. Matthews) Airmen evacuate veterans

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2006
ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- Lt. Col. Andrew Lourake sits in an Air Force C-20 here. Colonel Lourake underwent an above-the-knee amputation in June 2002. He was medically cleared June 18 to return to flying status and is waiting to attend formal training to get requalified to fly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bobby Jones) Air Force amputee returns to flight status
An Airman here who had his leg amputated above the knee will soon fly an Air Force aircraft again.Lt. Col. Andrew Lourake, the Commander's Action Group chief, has been medically cleared to return to flight status.The Air Force surgeon general, Lt. Gen. George Peach Taylor, medically cleared Colonel Lourake on June 18. This came after a battery of
0 8/22
2006
Default Air Force Logo Andrews Airman helps save father, son
An Airman with the 89th Airlift Wing's dental squadron here helped rescue a father and son involved in a recent accident in nearby Waldorf.Master Sgt. David Klink, the squadron's superintendent, was waiting in his vehicle at a stoplight at a T-intersection when he witnessed a truck barreling through the intersection on two tires after its brakes
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Andrews and Bolling medical assets to combine in new wing
The 89th Medical Group from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and the 11th Medical Group at Bolling AFB are scheduled to combine into the 79th Medical Wing May 12.Maj. Gen. Robert L. Smolen, the Air Force District of Washington commander, will preside over the wing activation ceremony at Andrews. Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Travis, 89th MDG commander, and Col.
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Andrews AFB becomes part of Air Force District of Washington
The chief of staff of the Air Force, Gen T. Michael Moseley, announced today that Andrews Air Force Base, Md. would become part of the Air Force District of Washington.In January 2005, the CSAF reactivated AFDW to strengthen the Air Force's participation in the newly established Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region. Today's announcement
0 8/22
2006
Airman 1st Class Corina Arangure talks from the 789th Communications Squadron's Centralized Network Control Station at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., with an operator at Airfield Portugal. Airman Arangure is a radio operator assigned to the CNCS.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Bobby Jones) Andrews radio operators assist crewmembers worldwide
As an Air Force aircraft approaches Yokota Air Base, Japan, the pilot sets his radio to a specified frequency and says, "Main Sail, Main Sail" -- the call sign for any global radio station.Within seconds, the pilot hears, "This is the Yokota operator." That operator is actually with the 789th Communications Squadron at the Centralized Network
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