Joint Base Andrews News

Joint Base Andrews hosts 2023 Warrior CARE Week
December 4, 2023
A banner is displayed at the Hangar 14 entrance during the 2023 Warrior CARE Week hosted by the Air Force Wounded Warrior program at Joint Base Andrews

Special Observance Committees Recognized by Base Leadership
December 3, 2023
Commanders across Joint Base Andrews gathered to thank committee members for each of the 2023 Department of Defense-approved Cultural Observances and Awareness Events, Nov. 30.

Joint Base Andrews Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting: ‘Tis the season
December 2, 2023
A crowd watches as a Christmas tree and menorah are lit during a ceremony.

Preventative Law Tips: Holiday Scams
December 1, 2023
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Non-technical Phantoms excel at Massachusetts Institute of Technology artificial intelligence program
November 27, 2023
Master Sgt. Hyuk Yoo, Section Chief for Force Management and Customer Support at the 316th Force Support Squadron, Joint Base Andrews, Md., is catching up on his tasks at his home station after his 6-month fellowship at the DAF-MIT AIA Accelerator. The phantom program is a comprehensive fellowship at the DAF-MIT AI Accelerator, which provides opportunities to learn from the brightest minds in AI. Over a 5-month period, phantoms provide their subject matter expertise to various projects and generate new processes for transitioning AI from research to operational use.  (Courtesy Photo)

Malcolm Grow Medical Center celebrates 136 years of healing
November 22, 2023
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Joint Base Andrews celebrates Native American Heritage Month
November 17, 2023
From left, retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Samuel J. Cox, Naval History and Heritage Command director, U.S. Navy Capt. Page Felini, Naval Air Facility Washington commanding officer, and Col. Todd E. Randolph, 316th Wing and installation commander, attend a Native American Heritage Month event at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 14, 2023. Cox was also the guest speaker at the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gianluca Ciccopiedi)

Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at Joint Base Andrews
November 17, 2023
Capitol Christmas Tree event attendees carry a donated Christmas tree at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 16, 2023. During the event, military families received Christmas trees from Monongahela National Forest, the same forest as the Capitol Christmas Tree. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gianluca Ciccopiedi)

Safety first: 316th Security Forces Group enhances preparedness with active shooter training at base school
November 17, 2023
U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Michael Smith, left, and Sean Martyn, with the 316th Security Force Squadron, perform a security sweep of a classroom during active shooter training at Imagine Andrews Public Charter School at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 7, 2023. The Airmen were assessed on their actions during the exercise such as how they communicated with one another, tracked down suspects and attempted to save lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gianluca Ciccopiedi)

Local Defender awarded Airman's Medal for saving child's life
November 6, 2023
Maj. Gen. Daniel A. DeVoe presents a certificate to Senior Airman Matthew B. West.

Joint Base Andrews hosts National Disability Employment Awareness Month special observance
November 2, 2023
Larysa Kautz, 459th Air Refueling Wing honorary commander, speaks during the National Disability Employment Awareness Month special observance at Joint Base Andrews, Oct. 30, 2023. According to their website, Melwood offers job placement, training, life skills and supportive services to more than 2,000 people with disabilities each year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Austin Pate)

Honorary commanders tour 459th Air Refueling Wing
October 30, 2023
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Defenders answer challenge in the Chihuahuan Desert, crown winners
October 27, 2023
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Air Force District of Washington commander visits 316th Wing
October 23, 2023
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Joint Base Andrews welcomes arrival of all-electric aircraft after historic flight
October 19, 2023
A group of people can be seen standing around an electric aircraft on a flight line.

316th Security Forces Squadron K-9 training reaches new heights
October 9, 2023
Man and dog exit a helicopter.

‘Journey to the past’: 844th Communications Group opens 50-year-old time capsule
October 2, 2023
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Joint Base Andrews welcomes top enlisted service member for Hispanic Heritage Month
September 28, 2023
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Joint Base Andrews hosts 76th Air Force Ball
September 19, 2023
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Joint Base Andrews battles Fort Belvoir at Nationals Park
September 12, 2023
A Joint Base Andrews softball player is seen laying on a base while a catcher from the other team is seen catching a softball.

'Never forget': Joint Base Andrews holds 9/11 memorial ceremony in honor of victims
September 11, 2023
Airmen and community members stand during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony Joint Base Andrews.

316th Wing Fire Emergency Services gain virtual reality tool to train for real-world disaster
September 7, 2023
U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Frank Butler, 316th Wing Inspections superintendent, works with Staff Sergeant William Leuzinger, 316th CES firefighter, on the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 29, 2023.

Joint Base Andrews celebrates Women's Equality Day
August 31, 2023
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Security Forces Airmen gear up for first Defenders Challenge since pandemic pause: 'Don’t call it a comeback'
August 31, 2023
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'Serving during a consequential time': Top enlisted leader engages with Airmen at Joint Base Andrews
August 31, 2023
Two women in uniform take photos.