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JBA youth compete in Redskins program November 17, 2017 — Ashley Cottrell, left, Washington Redskins cheerleader, reads a book to Rodney Chapman, participant, during the Salute to Redskins Read at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 9, 2017. In an effort to make reading more fun for elementary students, the Redskins Charitable Foundation created the Redskins Read Program focusing on a playbook for students to MORE

Airmen team-up during 2017 Dorm Olympics October 19, 2017 —  JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – More than 100 Airmen from JBA participated in the first ever Dorm Olympics on base, Oct. 13. “The event was created as a morale event for dorm residents,” said Staff Sgt. Leighton Bryan, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron facility maintenance team NCO in charge. “It was aimed at creating competition, building team work and, MORE

JBA kicks off 2017 air show September 15, 2017 — Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, kicked off the 2017 Andrews Air Show: Air and Space Expo, Sept. 15. MORE

NCR home to USSSA Military World Series champions August 23, 2017 — Approximately 20 women from various U.S. Military branches and dependents from the National Capital Region, who make up the Lady Not Forgotten softball team, brought back the title from the annual U.S. Special Sports Association Military World Series in Augusta, Ga., Aug. 14.   The team played in several tournaments, both civilian and military, and MORE

JBA Fire Explorer Academy brings the 'heat' August 2, 2017 — 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 MORE

Honoring trailblazing women in business and labor March 16, 2017 — Lt. Gen. Gina Grosso, U.S. Air Force Manpower, Personnel and Services deputy chief of staff, spoke to approximately 50 military members and DOD civilians attended the Women’s History Month luncheon at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, March 10. MORE

AF Band tour honors vets, inspires patriotism November 1, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants Fall 2016 Tour concluded Oct. 29 after a 10-day performance-filled trip through Ohio and Pennsylvania.Tours are held biannually to connect with the American public in various ways.“We do these tours threefold,” said Maj. Matthew Henry, U.S. Air Force Band director of staff and associate conductor. “We MORE