COVID-19 (Coronavirus)


316th CES receives new commander
Lt. Col. Ross Dotzlaf (right) receives the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron guidon from Col. Nichole Scott, 316th Mission Support Group commander, (left), during an assumption of command ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept 18, 2020. An assumption of command is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit to a commanding officer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xiomara M. Martinez)
Sept. 21, 2020 - Lt. Col. Ross Dotzlaf became the commander of the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 18, 2020.

316th Wing celebrates 73rd AF birthday, reflects on history
Joint Base Andrews Airmen salute the flag during a reveille ceremony in honor of the 73rd Air Force Birthday at JBA, Md., Sept. 18, 2020. Reveille signifies the start of the duty day and is initiated with a bugle call, which is followed by the playing of
Sept. 18, 2020 - The 316th Wing held a reveille and cake-cutting ceremony in recognition of the 73rd Air Force birthday here, Sept. 18.

JBA remembers 9/11 with ceremony
An American flag hangs between two fire trucks during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Heritage Park, Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 11, 2020. The flag was set up between the fire trucks to honor the first responders who lost their lives due to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America 19 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001.
Sept. 11, 2020 - Joint Base Andrews hosted a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Heritage Park here to honor the victims and first responders of the terrorist attacks on America 19 years ago today.

JBA hosts Unity Festival
Col. Tyler R. Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, gives opening remarks at the start of the JBA Unity Festival at JBA, Md., Sept. 3, 2020. This event was intended to unify the JBA community through the sharing of stories and experiences regarding inequity, racism and unconscious bias. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)
Sept. 4, 2020 - Joint Base Andrews hosted a Unity Festival at the Community Commons here to enhance both cross-cultural and cross-gender awareness and promote harmony amongst military members, their families and the civilian workforce, Sept. 3.

316th WG Legal Office hosts intern training litigation competition
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Aug. 28, 2020 - The 316th Wing Legal Office here hosted a Judge Advocate General's Corps-wide, two-round litigation competition via video teleconferencing for interns, in an effort to enhance their training over a span of four days.

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Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, JBA is currently under HPCON Bravo. For more information, please visit JBA's dedicated COVID-19 resource page.


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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: During COVID-19, 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
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