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Combat photographer receives Bronze Star with Valor October 5, 2017 — Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace, 89th Airlift Wing public affairs chief, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor, the fourth highest military decoration signifying heroism, on August 15, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews. MORE

Sunshine, swim and safety with JBA youth August 14, 2017 — Swimming is enjoyed by many children during hot summer days. For parents, water safety is paramount. Due to the popularity and hazards of this activity, the Joint Base Andrews Youth Center and ZAC Foundation teamed up to host a four-day ZAC Camp for 107 children, ages five to nine, at JBA, Aug. 8-11. This is the second year in a row the camp was MORE

Eyes, ears of America’s Airfield June 12, 2017 — The 89th Airlift Wing’s Special Air Mission provides transportation for the U.S. president, vice president, cabinet members, combatant commanders and other senior military leaders as tasked by the White House, Air Force chief of staff and Air Mobility Command. Members of Joint Base Andrews’ 89th Operations Support Squadron airfield management MORE

President-Elect Arrives at JBA January 19, 2017 — JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md.— President-Elect Donald Trump and his family, arrived at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland Jan. 19, 2017, one day before taking office as the 45th President of the United States. MORE

89th AW supports president’s farewell flight January 12, 2017 — The 89th Airlift Wing supported President Barack Obama’s final official flight as president on Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Jan. 10. First lady, Michelle Obama, accompanied the president to Chicago where he delivered a farewell address to the nation. MORE

JBA's 89th AW supports First Family's final flight of 2016 December 21, 2016 — The 89th Airlift Wing supported President Barack Obama’s final flight for the year on Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 16, 2016. The First Lady accompanied President Obama along with their two daughters to his native-state of Hawaii for the holiday season. MORE

Submerged training November 1, 2016 — Flight crew members from the National Capital Region take part in Water Survival Training and Helicopter Emergency Egress Device Training at Prince George’s Community College’s Robert I. Bickford Natatorium in Largo, Md., Oct. 27 and 28, 2016. The Water Survival Training, lead by 89th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and MORE