Joint Base Andrews News

Aircraft belonging to NATO allies and partners sit on the flight line prior to delegation departures at Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 11, 2024. National delegations arrived at Joint Base Andrews for the 2024 NATO Summit, which marked the alliance’s 75th anniversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Olushino Bolden Jr.)
Week in Photos: America's Airfield in action for 2024 NATO Summit
By 316th Wing Public Affairs | July 18, 2024
Service members and civilian personnel supported operations for NATO allies and partners arriving at and departing from Joint Base Andrews for the 2024 NATO Summit, July 8-12, 2024. These efforts ensured mission success for...

Sean Harris, a Maryland State Police Aviation Unit AW139 helicopter pilot, shows his flight helmet to Clyde Hicks at Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 9, 2024. Clyde and his family visited the base as part of the Check-6 Foundation’s Pilot for a Day program for children battling serious illnesses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Patrick Griffith)
Eight-year-old cancer fighter honored as 35th Pilot for a Day
By Patrick Griffith | July 16, 2024
Clyde Hicks, an eight-year-old from Severna Park, Md., was honored as the Check-6 Foundation’s 35th Pilot for a Day, July 10.Clyde was diagnosed in December with a grade two intramedullary spinal astrocytoma and grade two...

U.S. Air Force Col. Jun S. Oh, 316th Wing and installation commander, addresses the wing during his first all call at Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 3, 2024. Oh emphasized the importance of possessing an optimistic outlook and urged the wing to carry that optimism in their daily work. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daekwon Stith)
People first: 316th Wing commander, command chief share vision and priorities at first all call
By Senior Airman Austin Pate | July 15, 2024
U.S. Air Force Col. Jun S. Oh, 316th Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Kevin W. Helms, 316th Wing command chief, addressed the wing during their first all call at Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 3...

Savannah Bananas player Danny Hosley, left, and U.S. Air Force Capt. Alexander Jones, a UH-1N Huey pilot assigned to the 1st Helicopter Squadron, pose on top of a UH-1N Huey helicopter at Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 11, 2024. The 1st Helicopter Squadron hosted the baseball team for a special flight around Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Isaac March)
Savannah Bananas soar over D.C. with the 1st Helicopter Squadron
By Staff Sgt. Isaac March | July 14, 2024
The 1st Helicopter Squadron partnered with the Savannah Bananas baseball team for an aerial tour around Washington, D.C., July 11. The flight was part of the Savannah Bananas’ pregame presentation showcased to thousands of...

U.S. Air Force Col. Jun S. Oh, 316th Wing and installation commander, passes the guidon to Col. Mindy A. P. Davitch, as she assumes command of the 316th Mission Support Group at Joint Base Andrews, Md., July 9, 2024. Davitch previously served as the chief of staff to the director of manpower and personnel for the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gianluca Ciccopiedi)
New commander takes helm of 316th Mission Support Group
By Airman 1st Class Gianluca Ciccopiedi | July 10, 2024
U.S. Air Force Col. Mindy A. P. Davitch assumed command of the 316th Mission Support Group during a ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Tuesday...