Joint Base Andrews

 
Units
Units

Joint Base Andrews is home to Air Force District of Washington's 11th Wing -- the base's host wing -- with several partner units on base including Air Mobility Command's 89th Airlift Wing, the 79th Medical Wing, Air Force Reserve Command's 459th Air Refueling Wing, D.C. Air National Guard's 113th Wing, the Naval Air Facility, and Army and Marine Corps detachments.
11th Wing
11th WingThe 11th Wing is the host wing for Joint Base Andrews providing security, personnel, contracting, finance and infrastructure support for 6 Wings, 2 Headquarters and more than 80 tenant organizations, as well as 40,000 Airmen and families in the national capital region and around the world. The 11th Wing supports contingency operations in our nation's capital with immediate response rotary-assets. It also provides security for the world's highest visibility flight line and is responsible for ceremonial support with the United States Air Force Band, Honor Guard and Air Force Arlington Chaplaincy. Visit their website and read the wing's full fact sheet.

Honor Guard

U.S. Air Force Honor Guard badgeThe Honor Guard is a selectively manned unit with more than 210 ceremonial guardsmen and support personnel assigned. Organizationally, the Honor Guard consists of three ceremonial flights, made up of Colors, Bearers, and Firing Party qualified personnel. The USAF Honor Guard also operates the Drill Team. To visit their official site, click here.

U.S. Air Force Band

U.S. Air Force Band Badge The U.S. Air Force Band inspires citizens to heightened patriotism and service; strengthens relations with Allies, coalition partners and international friends; and pays tribute to those who have given their "last, full measure of devotion."

Utilizing the powerful medium of music, The U.S. Air Force Band helps forge new bonds between the United States and the worldwide community, transcending language and connecting people. The excellence demonstrated by the professionals on stage is a reflection of the excellence carried out 24 hours a day by Airmen stationed around the globe. They are proud to represent these warrior Airmen, whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms Americans enjoy. To visit the official site of the U.S. Air Force Band, click here.

U.S. Air Force Chaplaincy

U.S. Air Force Chaplaincy BadgeThe United States Air Force Chaplain Corps serves as a visible reminder of the Holy by providing spiritual care and the opportunity for Air Force members and their families to exercise their constitutional right to freedom of religion. To view the official site of the Air Force Chaplaincy, click here.
Air National Guard Readiness Center
Air National Guard Readiness Center patch The Air National Guard Readiness Center is responsible for ensuring ANG Field Units are properly resourced to train and equip for State and Federal missions across the entire spectrum of Military Operations. They also provide unparalleled Wingman support sustaining ANG Airmen throughout the entire mission duration/career. By and with the States; Shape an ANG Leadership "Bench" highly capable of developing and executing corporate strategy in a transformational environment.
Andrews Chapel
Chaplain

The mission of the AFDW is to provide for the free exercise of religion to the AFDW community.

The chapels are here to support the religious needs of all Air Force members. If we don't provide opportunities for your faith group, please feel free to contact us. We will connect you with someone of your faith group, or do our best to accommodate your need.

All communications with the Chapel are 100 percent confidential and protected by the Uniform Code of Military Justice.


Joint Base Andrews Chaplain:
301-981-2111

After duty hours, call the Command Post at:
301-981-5058

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Chaplain:
202-767-5900

After duty hours, call the Navy's Regional Duty Officer at:
202-439-4243

Pentagon Chaplain:
703-695-3336
11th Units
Air Force District of Washington
Air Force District of Washington Air Force District of Washington is composed of three wings and one group. The 11th Wing at Bolling Air Force Base, and the 79th Medical Wing and 11th Wing at Andrews Air Force Base. Also under AFDW is the 844th Communications Group. The 79th Medical Wing and 844th Communications Group both have specialized missions where they will be the single Air Force voice in the National Capital Region for their respective fields of expertise. Both the 11th and 11th Wings will fulfill duties as the host base organization of Bolling and Andrews, respectively, while also supporting AFDW requirements. For more information, visit AFDW's website and fact sheet.
Naval Air Facility Washington
NAF shieldThe Naval Air Facility Washington, D.C., is one of only five Navy Reserve bases in the United States. Its objective is to ensure Navy reservists have full access to the most current weapons systems available. NAF Washington has consolidated the functions of an Air Facility, a Naval Operational Support Center, and a Readiness Command under the umbrella of NAFW to ensure Navy Reservists mobilization is effective and efficient. The NAFW mission is to provide training and readiness support for four Navy squadrons, two aviation detachments, and 133 reserve units - consisting of more than 3,900 personnel. For more information, click here.
89th Airlift Wing
89th Airlift WingThe 89th Airlift Wing is responsible for worldwide special air mission airlift, logistics and communications support for the president, vice president, cabinet members, combatant commanders and other senior military and elected leaders. Visit their website and read the wing's full fact sheet.
79th Medical Wing
79th Medical WingThe 79th Medical Wing has oversight for medical care at Air Force bases and work sites across Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Activated on May 10, 2006, it is one of three medical wings in the Air Force. Visit their website and read the wing's full fact sheet.
113th Wing D.C. Air National Guard
113th Wing D.C. Air National Guard patch Operated by the District of Columbia Air National Guard, the 113th Wing is unique among all Air National Guard. Known as the "Capital Guardians," the wing provides air sovereignty forces to defend the nation's capital, and also provides fighter, airlift and support forces capable of local, national and global employment. For more information, visit the 113 WG website and factsheet.
459th Air Refueling Wing
459th Air Refueling Wing patchThe mission of the 459th Air Refueling Wing is to recruit, train and equip its Citizen Airmen to fly and maintain the KC-135 Stratotanker to help the Air Force protect its interests in air and space power. Visit their website and their fact sheet page.
Civil Air Patrol Andrews Composite Squadron
Civil Air Patrol Andrews Composite SquadronAndrews Composite Squadron DC033, is  part of the Civil Air Patrol National Capitol Wing.  The Civil Air Patrol is a U.S. Air Force auxiliary component.
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