Welcome to the official website of Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, the home of Air Force One.
Air Force Mission
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. 

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision:

The United States Air Force will be a trusted and reliable joint partner with our sister services known for integrity in all of our activities, including supporting the joint mission first and foremost. We will provide compelling air, space, and cyber capabilities for use by the combatant commanders. We will excel as stewards of all Air Force resources in service to the American people, while providing precise and reliable Global Vigilance, Reach and Power for the nation.

The Air Force has three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. These core competencies make our six distinctive capabilities possible:

Air and Space Superiority :  With it, joint forces can dominate enemy operations in all dimensions -- land, sea, air and space.

Global Attack:  Because of technological advances, the Air Force can attack anywhere, anytime -- and do so quickly and with greater precision than ever before.

Rapid Global Mobility:  Being able to respond quickly and decisively anywhere we're needed is key to maintaining rapid global mobility.

Precision Engagement:  The essence lies in the ability to apply selective force against specific targets because the nature and variety of future contingencies demand both precise and reliable use of military power with minimal risk and collateral damage.

Information Superiority:  The ability of joint force commanders to keep pace with information and incorporate it into a campaign plan is crucial.

Agile Combat Support:  Deployment and sustainment are keys to successful operations and cannot be separated. Agile combat support applies to all forces, from those permanently based to contingency buildups to expeditionary forces.

The Air Force bases these core competencies and distinctive capabilities on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
316th Wing

316th WingThe 316th Wing is the host wing for Joint Base Andrews providing security, personnel, contracting, finance and infrastructure support for 6 Wings, 2 Headquarters and more than 80 tenant organizations, as well as 40,000 Airmen and families in the National Capital Region and around the world. The 316th Wing supports contingency operations in our nation's capital with immediate response rotary-assets. It also provides security for the world's highest visibility flight line. Visit their website and read the wing's full fact sheet. 


316th Wing Staff Agencies

• Command Post
• Community Support
• Drug Demand Reduction Program
Equal Opportunity
• Historian
• Information Protection
• Inspector General
Judge Advocate
• Plans and Readiness
• Protocol
Public Affairs
Safety
Sexual Assault Prevention & Response

• SparkX Cell
 

316th Mission Support Group 
316th Force Support Squadron
• 316th Civil Engineer Squadron
316th Contracting Squadron
• 316th Logistics Readiness Squadron
 
316th Medical Group

• 316th Dental Squadron
• 316th Medical Squadron
• 316th Medical Support Squadron
• 316th Medical Operations Squadron
• 316th Aerospace Medical Squadron
• 316th Surgical Squadron

316th Operations Group

• 316th Operations Support Squadron
1st Helicopter Squadron

316th Security Forces Group

• 316th Security Forces Squadron
• 316th Security Support Squadron
• 816th Security Forces Squadron

 

 

Public Affairs

Base Operator: 301-981-1110

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:

Studio Photos Button

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, please. 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:

Public Affairs Inquiries    240-988-9234
 
 

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