Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders tour 113th Wing
Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, Col. Michael Oliver, 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard vice commander, 316th Wing senior leaders, and Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders pose in front of a 121st Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon during the Honorary Commanders Program quarterly visit at JBA, Md., Sept. 14, 2021. The JBA Honorary Commanders Program matches a civic leader with a military leader to provide commanders a means to educate participants about the armed forces and their various missions. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)
Sept. 20, 2021 - Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, hosted a tour of the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard for the JBA Honorary Commanders (HCCs) Program on Sept. 14, 2021...

JBA’s CDCs and caretakers show resilience through COVID-19
Child-care providers and children from Child Development Center Two stand together after the Month of the Military Child parade on Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 24, 2020. Some of the providers are wearing purple as a visible way to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Duhon)
Sept. 13, 2021 - For most people, March 11, 2020 was when the COVID-19 crisis first became real...

JBA community remembers lives lost on 9/11, 20 years later
A flight of four 1st Helicopter Squadron UH-1N Hueys conduct a flyover during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony held at Joint Base Andrews, Md., on Sept. 10, 2021. The ceremony paid tribute to those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Duhon)
Sept. 10, 2021 - Military and community members gathered for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Hangars 6 and 7 here, today...

UVA ROTC cadets take flight
The University of Virginia's Det. 890 ROTC cadets board a helicopter flown by two 1st Helicopter Squadron pilots. The pilots offered flights to all the cadets, giving them a small taste of what the operational Air Force is actually like. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Essence Myricks)
Aug. 31, 2021 - The 1st Helicopter Squadron flew more than 50 cadets from the University of Virginia's ROTC Detachment 890 here, Aug. 27, 2021...

Washington Football Team takes field at JBA
The Washington Football Team holds a preseason practice at the Tactical Fitness Center field, Aug. 27, 2021, Joint Base Andrews, Md. This is part of an annual tradition to honor service members and families on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Amir R. Young)
Aug. 27, 2021 - The Washington Football Team held a preseason practice at the Tactical Fitness Center field here today...

JBA Operating Conditions





Main Gate: OPEN 24/7

  • Virginia Gate: OPEN Monday - Sunday, 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. 
  • Pearl Harbor Gate POV Lane:  OPEN Monday - Sunday, 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.; CLOSED on AFDW Family Days and associated holidays.     
  • Pearl Harbor Gate Commercial Lane: OPEN Monday - Sunday, 5:00 a.m. - 9 p.m. 
  • Pedestrian Gate: OPEN Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • North Gate Outbound: CLOSED 

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All JBA personnel and patrons will comply with CDC and installation guidance: Face masks are required while indoors on Joint Base Andrews, regardless of vaccination status.

The COVID-19 vaccine is now being offered to all beneficiaries 12 years of age and older at Joint Base Andrews. You must have an appointment and access to JBA. For more information on accessing JBA, please visit

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Contact Us

Base Operator: 301-981-1110

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316th Wing Public Affairs does not act as an operator service and does not have the capability to redirect incoming calls to other offices.

Studio Photography: We provide limited support for official Visa/Passports and ISOPrep and Special Duty Assignment packages only every Wednesday. The PA studio is located in the William A. Jones III Building 1500 West Perimeter Road, Suite 2330, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762.

Please bring your own colored collared shirts. NO WHITE COLLARED SHIRTS! If you are getting both Visa and Passport photos, you will need two different colored shirts. Walk-in hours: Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. No appointments available.

If you need to reach the Public Affairs office regarding issues of public importance or concern, please call:

Public Affairs Inquiries    240-988-9234
Photo Studio                   240-988-9234

Common links

Base Tour Program
Marquee Request Form 
Photo/Video Request Form
Hometown News Release
Noise Complaints and Citizen Concerns Form
PAR Program EIS