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Elmo and friends delight audiences of all ages October 21, 2008 — Elmo and his friends, Zoe, Rosita, Cookie Monster and Grover, rocked the house, otherwise known as the base theater, last week and treated Team Andrews audience members to three memorable performances designed just for military families. Both the young -- and the young-at-heart -- danced and wiggled in the aisles, sang along with Elmo and enjoyed MORE

Baggers' Wall of Fame much more than just about bagging groceries October 16, 2008 — Next time you go to the commissary, the student that is bagging your groceries may just be a future military member, doctor, airline pilot or social worker. "People might look at us and just see folks bagging their groceries, but we're so much more than that -- we're a family, a bagging family," said retired Air Force Master Sgt. Eric Rhodes, Sr., MORE

Outdoor Rec offers fun trips, adventure October 16, 2008 — Team Andrews members looking for fun and adventure outside the gates need only to go visit the Outdoor Recreation Center. Madeline Veria, Outdoor Recreation's new recreation specialist and programmer, has been hard at work designing fun and exciting adventures for Team Andrews' members and their families. Interestingly, Ms. Veria served eight years MORE

Courses at Andrews new chef brings own flair to menu August 22, 2008 — The Courses at Andrews welcomed a new team member recently--a new chef who likes to take a traditional, ordinary recipe, add a little of this and that, and transition it into extraordinary dish. "I've been cooking for over 20 years," said Eric Briggs, The Courses at Andrews chef. "In 10th grade they had a French cooking class that I took and that's MORE

Teens volunteer time with 316th Wing multimedia, services, legal offices July 24, 2008 — For high school or college students, summer break is the light at the end of the tunnel. It's no more teachers no more books. It's the beach, barbeques and baseball. But for those students who wish to spend their summer gaining valuable work experience, the Prince George's County Executive Office has a program geared for them. Each summer the MORE

Andrews golfer gets selected to play by Tiger Woods June 30, 2008 — At a time when Americans are planning vacations and barbecues, one Andrews sergeant is planning to play golf. The Tiger Woods Foundation selected Senior Master Sgt. Kirk Kessler, 316th Civil Engineer Squadron, to play in the 2nd Annual AT&T National golf tournament July 2 at the Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Md. Sergeant Kessler was the MORE

Child care registration provides one-stop service June 27, 2008 — Team Andrews parents in need of child care options should be aware of the services offered by the base's Child Care Registration office. "Child care registration is a one stop shop for all child care needs at Andrews," said Donna Meador, Child Care Registration and Family Child Care director. "We can offer child care options both on- and off-base, MORE

YES gives teens work skills, scholarships June 19, 2008 — The Air Force Aid Society and the base Youth Center's Youth Employment Skills (YES) program is currently accepting applications for its on-base volunteer initiative for high school students. Underwritten by the Air Force Aid Society, the YES program is a joint effort of the Air Force Aid Society and Services. The program's goal is to provide MORE

Andrews celebrates Juneteenth - Gospel style June 19, 2008 — Andrews Chapel 3 Gospel Service Choir hosted it's Fourth Annual Juneteenth Celebration in the parking lot in front of Chapel 3, at 7:30pm, June 13. Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, dating back to June 19, 1865. The spiritual-based MORE

Youth Center coach named Coach of the Year June 12, 2008 — A Team Andrews member won the Jr. National Basketball Association and Women's NBA coach of the year award in a nationwide competition. Tech. Sgt. Pitman Kennedy is the 79th Medical Operation Squadron NCO in charge of pediatric records and a volunteer basketball coach at the Youth Center. "The Jr. NBA/WNBA award is difficult to earn and it's a MORE

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