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The history of Joint Base Andrews dates back to the Civil War when the Union occupied a small country church as its headquarters for soldiers camped nearby. Today, that church is known as Chapel Two, and the base community still uses it for worship services. Read the full history of Joint Base Andrews.
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Joint Base Andrews Namesake
Lt. Gen. Frank M. AndrewsLt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews was one of the most influential leaders behind the creation of today's modern Air Force. General Andrews was a significant figure in the early days of the Army Air Corps. He was often called "Marshall's Airman," referring to General of the Army George C. Marshall, who was the Army Chief of Staff. General Andrews was General Marshall's main advisor concerning aviation matters. Although General Andrews died in 1943, his influence with General Marshall and other senior military leaders played a pivotal role toward the ultimate establishment of a separate and independent Air Force. Read more about General Andrews.
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To find a telephone number on JBA, call the base operator: 301-981-1110

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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
DSN                                       612-4428
Photo Studio                   240-612-4430

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