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Jan. 3, 2020

America's Airman: SrA Deandre Andrews

 What's your full name, job title and unit? Deandre Andrews, Security Forces Protective Service, 811th SFSWhat's your hometown city and state (and country, if not U.S.)?Evansville, IndianaWhy did you decide to serve in the military?I joined for financial stabilityHow do you think your job impacts the wing’s mission? I think what I do is very

Dec. 27, 2019

America's Airman: SrA Cortney Williams

 What's your full name, job title and unit? SrA Cortney Williams, Aerospace Medical Technician, 11MDGWhat's your hometown city and state (and country, if not U.S.)?Tucson, ArizonaWhy did you decide to serve in the military? I joined the military to further my education.How do you think your job impacts the wing’s mission?  My job’s impact is

Dec. 20, 2019

With the stroke of a pen, U.S. Space Force becomes a reality

President Trump signed into law Dec. 20 the sprawling, $738 billion defense bill, making history by creating the Space Force as a stand-alone, sixth branch of the U.S. military and guaranteeing for the first time 12 weeks of paid parental leave for federal workers.

Dec. 20, 2019

America's Airman: SSgt Brandon Field

 What's your full name, job title and unit? Brandon Field, NCOIC Small Air Terminal 11LRSWhat's your hometown city and and state (and country, if not U.S.)? My hometown city and state is Tigard, OregonWhy did you decide to serve in the military?I decided to serve in the military to better care and provide for my children.How do you think your job

Dec. 19, 2019

World Series trophy comes to JBA

Air Force District of Washington hosted a Washington Nationals World Series trophy display event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 17, 2019. The event featuring Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman was organized to boost the relationship between the team and military members. Zimmerman and the trophy traveled to the 1st Helicopter Squadron and the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, for a meet and greet. Airmen and civilians were invited to take pictures of the trophy and receive autographs from Zimmerman.

Dec. 13, 2019

America's Airman: Amn Laken Rohrer

What's your full name, job title and unit?    Amn Laken Lynn Rohrer, Religious Affairs Airman, 11 WG/HC  What's your hometown city and state (and country, if not U.S.)? Springfield, OhioWhy did you decide to serve in the military? The reason I chose to serve in the military is because I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my future and I wanted to

Dec. 12, 2019

1 HS celebrates 50th anniversary at gala event

The 1st Helicopter Squadron here celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gala on base Dec. 6, 2019. The 1st HS has approximately 120 aircrew members, 22 helicopters and flies over 5,000 mission hours. July 1, 1969 the U.S. Air Force activated the 1st HS to assume control of a proud past of helicopter operations at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, and JBA. Since its activation, the unit has provided local airlift for senior military, civilian leaders, high-ranking dignitaries, distinguished visitors, Defense Support of Civil Authorities and emergency medical evacuation.

Dec. 12, 2019

First sergeant overcomes adversity; retires with former diamond

As Senior Master Sgt. Steven Bradley speaks during a resiliency lunch at the Club on Joint Base Andrews last month, the door in the back of the room slowly creaks open and a group of eager smiling faces walks in with gift in hand.Bradley, an 11th Medical Support Squadron patient, wasn’t aware but he was about to receive his diamond signifying him

Dec. 6, 2019

America's Airman: Capt Johnathon Harris

What's your full name, job title and unit? Johnathon D. Harris, Executive Officer UH-1N Evaluator Pilot, 811th Operations GroupWhat's your hometown city and state?Phoenix, AZWhy did you decide to serve in the military? I have come from a long line of military service and have always thought I would go into the Air Force.How do you think your job

Dec. 4, 2019

JBA Airman finds happiness in AFW2 program

As Capt. Jennifer Hays, wounded warrior and 11th Medical Support Squadron patient, sits in a chair waiting to begin an adaptive sports event at the 2019 Air Force Wounded Warrior Program’s Northeast Warrior CARE Event on Joint Base Andrews, she thinks about two quotes, over and over.“It's okay to fall down and lose your spark, just make sure when