Joint Base Andrews News

Andrews tops AMC bases in college degrees
November 1, 2006

Speed eaters risk medical conditions, even death in competitions
November 1, 2006

Andrews gears up for 2006 flu season
November 1, 2006

Andrews AFSA Chapter 102 cleans Vietnam Wall
October 24, 2006

NSPS transition eases with classes
October 24, 2006

Navy pilot's daughter teaches importance of friends, family
October 13, 2006
Allyson J. Fairweather and her son, Brendan, 1, were among a crowd of Andrews patrons to stand in line to have books autographed by Elizabeth Edwards, author of "Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers," at the Base Exchange Oct. 6. Mrs. Edwards is the wife of John Edwards, former senator from North Carolina and a vice presidential candidate in 2004. Mrs. Fairweather is the wife of Capt. Brian J. Fairweather, 99th Airlift Squadron pilot.

Andrews surgeon devotes part of practice to prevent, treat Breast Cancer
October 13, 2006
Maj. (Dr.) Shannon Lehr screens a set of mammogram X-rays in conjunction with a patient's office visit. Major Lehr is one of four general surgeons assigned to the 79th Surgical Operations Squadron at Malcolm Grow Medical Center. The American Cancer Society, a nationwide health organization, encourages women ages 20 and older to conduct breast self-examinations monthly. Breast examinations and screenings by a doctor are also recommended annually.

Two Airmen awarded Bronze Star Medal during the quarterly commander’s call
October 13, 2006

Engineers, Military Working Dog teams train to deploy
October 10, 2006

Father, son provide services to Andrews members
August 22, 2006

CDC 1 earns national accreditation
August 22, 2006

Airmen evacuate veterans
August 22, 2006
ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- Airmen with the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Scott AFB, Ill., and the 89th Medical Group here strap down cargo while transporting veterans from the Armed Forces Home in Gulfport, Miss., after Hurricane Katrina decimated the area. The veterans were flown by a C-130 Hercules from Maxwell to here where they were then taken to the Armed Forces Home in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher J. Matthews)

Air Force amputee returns to flight status
August 22, 2006
ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- Lt. Col. Andrew Lourake sits in an Air Force C-20 here. Colonel Lourake underwent an above-the-knee amputation in June 2002. He was medically cleared June 18 to return to flying status and is waiting to attend formal training to get requalified to fly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bobby Jones)

Andrews Airman helps save father, son
August 22, 2006

Andrews and Bolling medical assets to combine in new wing
August 22, 2006

Andrews AFB becomes part of Air Force District of Washington
August 22, 2006

Andrews radio operators assist crewmembers worldwide
August 22, 2006
Airman 1st Class Corina Arangure talks from the 789th Communications Squadron's Centralized Network Control Station at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., with an operator at Airfield Portugal. Airman Arangure is a radio operator assigned to the CNCS.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Bobby Jones)

USAFE football reunion to be held at Andrews
August 22, 2006