Leaders rely on public affairs professionals to assist them with delivering their communication efforts to service members and their families, to include retirees, civilians and contract employees. Command Information provides effective and efficient communication tools and products to link members with their leaders. Command Information helps service members and their families understand their purpose, role, and value to the Joint Base Andrews community.
The 316th Wing Public Affairs Studio supports members assigned to Joint Base Andrews and units with an active support agreement. We provide studio photography services for portrait, full-length and official passport/identification photos.
Book a studio photography appointment
Photo and Video Support
Units may request general public affairs support for education and training, unit-level command information, wing-level official recognition programs, and other events that support mission requirements. Photo and video support are available based on the commander's priorities, operational core tasks, urgency, mission impact, agencies supported, and resources available.
Submit a "General PA Support" request through our customer service portal.
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.
Submit a "Marquee & Displays" request through our customer service portal and attach the Base Marquee Request Form.
Hometown News Release
The Joint Hometown News Service showcases the accomplishments of members of the Armed Forces through the Hometown News Release program for distribution to commercial media outlets in the hometowns of servicemembers and their families. Submit a Joint Hometown News Form.
Unit Camera Purchase Review
In accordance with AFI 35-101, Public Affairs Operations, units wishing to purchase video or still cameras and photographic printers must receive approval from 316 WG/PA Visual Information Manager, to preclude duplication of effort and to ensure equipment, system, and date compatibility.
To request approval, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the product type, make and model, price, and purpose.
Consumer-grade still photo and video equipment are available for self-help use on a first-come, first-served basis when the public affairs staff is already scheduled to support higher or equal priority tasks.
Submit a "General PA Support" request through our customer service portal or email email@example.com for more information about self-help services.
Security and Policy Review
Personnel must obtain necessary security and policy review before releasing official imagery, documents, information, or proposed statements outside official government channels.
Submit a "Security and Policy Review" request through our customer service portal.