• The Pearl Harbor (Commercial Vehicle Search Gate), located on the East Side of base, will have modified holiday hours (9am to 3pm) on Friday, 17 January, for the AFDW Family Day, and Monday, 20 January, for the Martin Luther King Federal Holiday


  • Beginning Jan. 7, at 6 a.m., all DoD ID card holders who wish to escort/sponsor a non-DoD ID card holder will be required to visit the Visitor Control Center to acquire a visitor's pass. All non-DoD ID card holders will be required to present a government-issued form of identification and will be vetted through a criminal background check before being issued a visitor’s pass to access the installation. In conjunction with this requirement, the VCC will begin 24/7 operations. Please help maximize efficient flow of traffic by visiting the VCC BEFORE approaching the gate. For further questions, contact the VCC at 301-981-0689. Thank you!

Andrews Against Drunk Driving: 240-484-1174 Fridays & Saturdays 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.

**The Joint Base Andrews Firing Range, located at building 2495, is off limits to all unauthorized personnel. Personnel requiring access must contact Combat Arms at 301-981-9755. All personnel are reminded of the dangers of gunfire. Trespassing is not only illegal, but inherently dangerous due to gunfire.**


America's Airman: SrA Deandre Andrews
America's Airman: Senior Airman Deandre Andrews
Jan. 3, 2020 -  What's your full name, job title and unit? Deandre Andrews, Security Forces Protective Service,

America's Airman: SrA Cortney Williams
America's Airman SrA Cortney Williams
Dec. 27, 2019 -  What's your full name, job title and unit? SrA Cortney Williams, Aerospace Medical Technician,

With the stroke of a pen, U.S. Space Force becomes a reality
President Donald Trump signs S.1790, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 as senior leaders look on, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 At Joint Base Andrews. The act authorizes a budget that supports the U.S. armed forces and postures the Air Force to meet the requirements of the National Defense Strategy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)
Dec. 20, 2019 - President Trump signed into law Dec. 20 the sprawling, $738 billion defense bill, making history by creating the Space Force as a stand-alone, sixth branch of the U.S. military and guaranteeing for the first time 12 weeks of paid parental leave for federal workers.

America's Airman: SSgt Brandon Field
America's Airman: SSgt. Brandon Field
Dec. 20, 2019 -  What's your full name, job title and unit? Brandon Field, NCOIC Small Air Terminal 11LRSWhat's your

World Series trophy comes to JBA
Air Force Maj. Gen. Ricky N. Rupp, 320th Air Expeditionary Wing and Air Force District of Washington commander, speaks to attendees at a World Series trophy display at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 17, 2019. The Washington Nationals won the 2019 World Series and brought the trophy to JBA to connect with base personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)
Dec. 19, 2019 - Air Force District of Washington hosted a Washington Nationals World Series trophy display event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 17, 2019. The event featuring Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman was organized to boost the relationship between the team and military members. Zimmerman and the trophy traveled to the 1st Helicopter Squadron and the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, for a meet and greet. Airmen and civilians were invited to take pictures of the trophy and receive autographs from Zimmerman.

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A resiliency message to Airmen from Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Kaleth O. Wright.



JBA Operating Conditions


JBA is OPEN for normal operations.

The winter months will require heightened awareness and preparation. Please stay vigilant and ready for inclement weather situations.


Joint Base Andrews generally follows the Office of Personnel Management weather advisory and will provide updates as they become available.


If operating conditions change, notices will be posted here: Facebook, Twitter & Straight Talk Line (301-981-5995). 

OPM / Medical Appointments  / Inclement weather FAQs

Local Media

Television: WJLA (ABC), WTTG (FOX), WRC (NBC)
Radio: 107.7 FM, 1500 AM, 820 AM, 630 AM


Public Affairs

Base Operator: 301-981-1110

Click here for frequently called numbers.

11th Wing Public Affairs does not act as an operator service and does not have the capability to redirect incoming calls to other offices. If you need to reach the public affairs office regarding issues of public importance/concern:

Public Affairs Inquiries    240-612-4428
Photo Studio                   240-612-4430

Common links

Base Tour Program
11 Wing PA Org box Email
Marquee Request
Multimedia Request
Hometown News Release
Citizen Complaint Form
PAR Program EIS


Mission Partners

Air Force District of Washington 89th Airlift Wing   113th Wing
459th Air Fefueling Wing Air National Guard Readiness Center Naval Air Facility Washington
United States Air Force Band United States Air Force Honor Guard

Frequent Links

Base Access Procedure update

Newcomers Information



Imagine Andrews

Liberty Park

ID Card appointments

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