Joint Base Andrews News

316th MDG learns about casualty care for military working dogs
December 7, 2020
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Catherine Vodel (left), Marine Helicopter Squadron One military working dog handler, and U.S. Army Capt. Carli Williams (right), course instructor and veterinarian at Ft. Belvoir, Va., pet Ory, military working dog, during an annual Canine Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 12, 2020.

Col. Schaff and CMSgt. Ross wish the JBA community a happy holiday season
December 4, 2020
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316th Operations Group hosts immersion tour for CMSAF Bass
November 24, 2020
U.S. Air Force Col Tyler Schaff and Chief Master Sgt. Ezekiel Ross, 316th Wing Commander and Command Chief, welcome Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass, and Chief Master Sgt. Nathaniel Perry, Air Force First Sgt. Special Duty Manager, at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 23, 2020. Bass and her team attended the 316th Operations Group’s immersion tour. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kaylea Berry)

JBA hosts multiagency forensic training
November 20, 2020
Senior Airman Zion Coleman, 316th Security Forces Base Defense Operations Center controller, receives a call initiating the start of a training for Security Forces, the Office of Special Investigations, and Judge Advocates at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 30, 2020. BDOC is responsible for dispatching patrolmen when calls come in.

A word from the CC about COVID-19 and the holiday season
November 20, 2020

SparkX Cell open house showcases cutting-edge technology
November 19, 2020
SparkX Cell open house showcases cutting-edge technology

Woman Warrior: Battling breast cancer in the military
October 29, 2020
U.S. Air Force Maj. Jessica Brooks (middle) and her colleagues from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences pose for a photo during a celebration in October 2019.

Military and Family Support Center hosts base tour for new JBA military spouses
October 27, 2020
Joint Base Andrews military spouses and tour guides pose for a photo in front of the Helicopter Operations Facility during JBA’s first “Windshield Tour,” a quarterly event hosted by the Military and Family Support Center that provides introductions to historical attractions on the base, Oct. 23, 2020.

"No Heat, No Cool" Fall 2020
October 8, 2020
The 316th Civil Engineer Squadron will initiate an installation-wide "No Heat/No Cool" period from Oct. 15 - Nov. 30, 2021, weather permitting, to assist in switching heating, ventilation and air conditioning units from cooling to heating modes.

JBA mental health clinic treats pandemic-related emotional pain
October 6, 2020
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JBA offers helpful voting tips for service members
October 6, 2020
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Staff sergeant selects announced
September 28, 2020
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316th CES receives new commander
September 21, 2020
316th CES  receives new commander

316th Wing celebrates 73rd AF birthday, reflects on history
September 18, 2020
Joint Base Andrews Airmen salute the flag during a reveille ceremony in honor of the 73rd Air Force Birthday at JBA, Md., Sept. 18, 2020. Reveille signifies the start of the duty day and is initiated with a bugle call, which is followed by the playing of "To the Colors.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

JBA remembers 9/11 with ceremony
September 11, 2020
An American flag hangs between two fire trucks during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Heritage Park, Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 11, 2020.

JBA hosts Unity Festival
September 4, 2020
Col. Tyler R. Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews commander, gives opening remarks at the start of the JBA Unity Festival at JBA, Md., Sept. 3, 2020. This event was intended to unify the JBA community through the sharing of stories and experiences regarding inequity, racism and unconscious bias. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

316th WG Legal Office hosts intern training litigation competition
August 28, 2020
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1st HS honors women’s suffrage centennial with flyover
August 28, 2020
From left, Capt. Jennie Seibert, Capt. Sabrina Shaub, Col. Anne-Marie Contreras, Lt. Col. Kate Springer and Maj. Kim Mevers pose for a photo at Joint Base Andrews, Aug. 26, 2020.

America's Airman: Master Sgt. Andres Portela
August 28, 2020
America's Airman: Master Sgt. Andres Portela

Technical sergeant selects announced
August 27, 2020
Air Force officials have selected 8,246 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant out of 28,358 eligible for a selection rate of 29.08 percent in the 20E6 promotion cycle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Herlihy)

Pre-Ravens; success in the face of COVID-19
August 22, 2020
Airmen from the 816th Security Forces Squadron enrolled in the “Pre-Raven” Fly-Away Course run a 6-mile lap from the Lincoln Memorial to the United States Capitol, completing it when they return to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Aug. 21, 2020.

JBA Aeromedical Staging Facility continues mission during COVID-19
August 20, 2020
Medical transport buses await their departure to pick up patients arriving from Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Kaiserslautern, Germany, at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 13, 2020. Buses are used to transport patients from the flight line at JBA, back to the Aeromedical Staging Facility or other nearby medical facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

First encounter with Grey Wolf
August 10, 2020
A UH-1N “Huey” (left) and an MH-139A Grey Wolf (right) sit side-by-side at an airfield in Richmond, Va., July 30, 2020.

316th SSPTS welcomes new commander
August 7, 2020
Col. Ian Dinesen, 316th Security Forces Group commander, passes the guidon to Stephen A. Hubbard Jr., who assumed command of the 316th Security Support Squadron during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 7, 2020.

1st Helicopter Squadron conducts a training flight over Washington, D.C.
August 4, 2020
Pilots from the 1st Helicopter Squadron conduct a training flight in a UH-1 “Huey” over Washington, D.C., July 30, 2020.