Tactical Combat Casualty Care training prepares 316th Wing Airmen
A 316th Security Forces Group Airman waits for Tactical Combat Casualty Care training to begin at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 18, 2022. The training consisted of 316th SFG,  316th Operations Group and 316th Medical Group Airmen practicing emergency care and evacuation by helicopter to reduce preventable deaths. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Austin Pate)
Nov. 21, 2022 - More than 50 Airmen from the 316th Wing worked together in Tactical Combat Casualty Care training at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 18, 2022...

Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at JBA
The 78-foot-tall Capitol Christmas Tree is displayed on the bed of a truck at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 17, 2022. The Red Spruce nicknamed “Ruby” was harvested in the Pisgah National Forest of North Carolina on Nov. 2 and prepared for a nearly 1,000-mile expedition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Austin Pate)
Nov. 17, 2022 - Service members and families from across the installation came together to see the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for the last stop on its journey and to be a part of a night of celebration at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 17,...

National Harbor honors veterans with Spirit Park opening
An American flag waves in the wind at the opening of Spirit Park in National Harbor, Md., Nov. 11, 2022. Harbor officials honored the occasion with the unveiling of a 50-foot tall and 80-foot wide custom-made American flag and the grand opening of Spirit Park in honor of veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Spencer Slocum)
Nov. 11, 2022 - Government officials, military leaders, and spectators honored  past and present service members on Veterans Day at the National Harbor, Md., Nov. 11, 2022.This year’s observance marked 104 years of celebrating Armistice Day,...

JBA welcomes Simon Sinek to speak on professional development
Simon Sinek, author and inspirational speaker, speaks at the General Jacob E. Smart Conference Center at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Nov. 9, 2022. Sinek spoke on topics such as professional development and leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew-John Braman)
Nov. 9, 2022 - Joint Base Andrews welcomed Simon Sinek, author and inspirational speaker, to the General Jacob E. Smart Conference Center at JBA, Md., Nov. 9, 2022. The intent of the event was to provide professional development and...

JBA leadership prepares for winter
A group of Joint Base Andrews leaders gather for a pre-season inclement weather brief at JBA, Md., Nov. 7, 2022. The group discussed JBA’s Snow and Ice Control plan and participated in a tabletop activity to ensure that all parties understood their roles and responsibilities for the upcoming winter season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)
Nov. 8, 2022 - Approximately 40 senior leaders from across Joint Base Andrews gathered for an in-depth discussion about preparations and responsibilities for the upcoming winter season at JBA, Md., Nov. 7, 2022...
COVID-19 updates
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    Commanders and public health personnel use HPCON levels to guide specific actions you can take in response to a health threat.

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    The pedestrian gate located directly in front of the Jones Bldg will be open 6-9 a.m., Monday through Friday.

    Pearl Harbor Gate's Commercial Vehicle Search Area will be open 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

    Please note, commercial vehicle deliveries will still be supported at the Virginia Gate and Main Gate after 4 p.m., but drivers should expect delays in processing and screening. The gate will continue to remain open for outbound traffic until 9 p.m.

    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. - 1 p.m.
    • North Gate Outbound: CLOSED 


    JBA is currently under HPCON Alpha. For more information on facilities and services, please visit the Base Services Activity Status page.

    All JBA personnel and patrons will comply with CDC and installation guidance: Face masks are required while indoors on Joint Base Andrews at all Medical Group Facilities, Child Development Centers, and if you have symptoms/exposure or a positive COVID-19 test, regardless of vaccination status. See the Joint Base Andrews COVID-19 Mitigation Policy.

    The COVID-19 vaccine is available to all beneficiaries. The Defense Department announced that the new Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is available in military clinics effective Aug. 29, 2022. For additional information, location, and hours of operation please call the COVID-19 vaccine information line at 240-612-4866 or visit https://andrews.tricare.mil and click the blue banner.  

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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: 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) 284-3250

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.

Appointments MUST be made online by clicking:

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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.

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.

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

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