JBA honors National Week Police
An Airman from the 1st Helicopter Squadron fires his weapon during a shooting competition at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance Facility on Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 17, 2022. The event honored National Police Week, and competitors who placed in the top 10% were awarded an Excellence in Competition badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)
May 20, 2022 - During Police Week, Joint Base Andrews held multiple events to honor past and present law enforcement officers, as well as those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty...

Who Am I…
Col Ian Dinesen, 316th Security Forces Group commander
May 17, 2022 - In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week...

Project SEARCH graduates four at JBA
Project SEARCH staff and interns pose for a group photo following the graduation of the Project SEARCH class of 2022 at JBA, Md., May 13, 2022. Joint Base Andrews teamed up with Prince George’s County Public Schools to host the interns for the program throughout the school year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Spencer Slocum)
May 13, 2022 - Joint Base Andrews hosted a graduation today for four students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have worked at multiple locations on base for the last nine months...

JBA's EMEDS training prepares medical personnel for deployments
Joint Base Andrews medical personnel practice tactical combat casualty care during the Expeditionary Medical Support System exercise at JBA, Md., May 5, 2022. Military medical professionals practiced different medical aid techniques to prepare for real-world scenarios in deployed environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew-John Braman)
May 12, 2022 - Military medical personnel from across the United States participated in the final day of an Expeditionary Medical Support System exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 12, 2022. The entire exercise allowed for the...

JBA celebrates military spouses
An attendee of the National Capital Region Military Spouse Appreciation Day event receives a gift basket from the Base Exchange at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 6, 2022. The gift basket was one of many prizes raffled off to show appreciation to military spouses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)
May 11, 2022 - The Military Family Support Center hosted its annual National Capital Region Military Spouse Appreciation Day at Joint Base Andrews, May 6, 2022...
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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: The 316th Wing Public Affairs Office offers services to all members stationed on Joint Base Andrews. Military members stationed outside Joint Base Andrews should contact their respective Public Affairs office to schedule a studio appointment.

Pentagon PA Studio: (703) 695-2603
JBAB PA: (202) 284-3224

We provide limited support for official Visa/Passports, ISOPREP, Official Air Force Biography, Full Length, and Special Duty Assignment packages every Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment ONLY, effective Jan. 5, 2022. Appointments are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Please call (240) 612-4430 or e-mail 316WG.PA.COMMANDINFORMATION@us.af.mil for any questions.

The PA studio is located in the William A. Jones III Building 1500 West Perimeter Road, Suite 2330, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762.

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