Air Force leaders rely on Public Affairs professionals to assist them with delivering their communication efforts to Airmen and their families, to include retirees, civilians and contract employees. Command Information provides effective and efficient communication tools and products to link Airmen with their leaders. CI helps Airmen and their families understand their purpose, role, and value to the Air Force community located at Joint Base Andrews.
The Command Information section of the public affairs office at Joint Base Andrews manages several products to accomplish this mission:
Our products highlight our Airmen and our mission. If you have or know someone who has a story to share, contact our journalism team at 240-988-9234 or via e-mail at 316WG.PA.COMMANDINFORMATION@us.af.mil. We want to hear about it!
Studio photos are for WALK-INS for official Visa/Passports and ISO Prep and Special Duty Assignment packages only.
Walk-ins: Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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.
For emergency Public Affairs assistance, please contact the Command Post at (301) 981-5058 for the on-call PA representative.
** Official photos are only provided for group-level and above quarterly awards winners, Chain of Command key personnel and special duty packages. For official photos and special duty packages please bring in a copy of your specific requirements. We do not take photos for retirement programs, award nominees, or unofficial biographies. For special duty packages, please bring a copy of the photo requirements. We are required to provide our customers with high quality, properly exposed and composed digital images. The photographer may assist you with minor adjustments for best subject representation. The photographer is NOT responsible for proper wear of the uniform. Military photographers are NOT authorized (AFI 35-109 and DODI 5040.02) to digitally alter image in any way. For more information or to set up an appointment, call 240-612-4430, DSN 612-4430.**
Photo and Video Support: Please see our customer notice regarding all our products and services guidelines. Complete the highlighted sections of the AF Form 833, available HERE. Please digitally sign, date, and then e-mail soft copies HERE. Hard-copy signed forms can also be dropped off at our office. William A. Jones III Building 1500 West Perimeter Road, Suite 2330 Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762.
For specific questions about what services meet criteria for support, please contact 240-988-9234.
The 316th Wing Public Affairs Office manages the base's electronic marquee located near the Visitor Control Center to announce time-sensitive and recurring information to base members.
Members must submit a marquee request form at least one week before the post date, but no more than four weeks before, to: 316WG.PA.COMMANDINFORMATION@us.af.mil
Messages are limited to welcome messages for distinguished visitors, announcing base-wide events, and retirement messages for general officers and above, force protection condition and weather alerts.
The marquee will not be used to promote fundraising or to display items or services for sale.
The marquee will not display commercial advertisements, political messages or any non-mission essential messages.
Marquee messages that take up more than one frame will not be authorized.
The marquee policy letter can be found here.
Camera Purchases: * Per AFI 35-109, 5.3.3 -- Any film or digital photographic cameras, video cameras, and photographic printer purchases must be approved by your base's Public Affairs office.
To request approval, send an e-mail to 316WG.PA.COMMANDINFORMATION@us.af.mil
containing the following information: